Pastry in Vegas: what should I see
Posted 04 January 2009 - 07:53 PM
Was wondering if my fellow egullet posters could help me out. I'm going to Vegas in Feb and am looking at visiting some great pastry shops or places to get dessert.
I see that Jean Philippe Maury has a shop in the Bellagio.
Anywhere else I should be going?
Thanks in advance!
Posted 04 January 2009 - 08:08 PM
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Posted 05 January 2009 - 08:51 PM
Payard Patisserie at Caesar's have similiar items without the chocolate fountain. Mind you, they have a bistro where you can sit down and order a plated dessert or two or three.
Arguably, Lenotre at Paris Las Vegas is the best patisserie in Las Vegas to some. I've never had any of their products yet. I'll need to find out for myself.
Bouchon Bakery at the Venetian has some wonderful baked goods. The location is a bit hard to find. The Bakery is on the other side of the resort, away from Bouchon the restaurant on the 2nd floor. If you're staying at the Venetian, you can see the bakery when you enter & exit the guest elevators.
Frederic Robert's pastries and other delights can be found at the Wynn/Encore Resorts. He had his own place called Chocolat, but that closed. He's working for the entire Wynn/Encore Resorts. It would be nice if Chef Robert can get his own place back.
There are a few artisanal chocolate places spread throughout here and there along the Strip. For example, Vosges is located inside Caesar's Forum Shops, close to the Las Vegas Blvd. (The Strip) entrance on the ground floor, next to Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab. Buy Mo's Bacon Bar.
As for plated desserts, you can usually find them at most of the high-end fine-dining restaurants: Joel Robuchon, Guy Savoy, Alex, Spago Las Vegas, etc.
I hope this helps.
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