Las Vegas Restaurants: Popular reality show and cooking competition Top Chef is ever upping the ante for its chef competitors. But last season, the show also upped the caliber of guest judges.
Taking place in Las Vegas, Top Chef featured some of the desert city's finest dining and world-class chefs. The Houston Chronicle recently put together a list of some of the best places and culinary hotshots featured on the show, along with their most famous dishes. Here are just a few of the culinary oases on the list:
Chef Thomas Keller's Bouchon in the Venetian's Venezia Tower serves French bistro fare. Famous menu items include goat cheese salad, duck confit, roasted leg of lamb, croque madame, brandade, rillettes of salmon, steak frites and profiteroles. Not to mention the best bread outside of Paris and an excellent raw bar.
Joel Robuchon, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon: The menu is filled with luxury indulgences including a $385 degustation menu, complete with foie gras, truffles and caviar. You can also enjoy "counter service" Atelier, with a tasting menu that lets you watch as the chefs serve up something wonderful.
Hungry yet? See Houston Chronicle for all the restaurants on the show.
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