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The Wow Experience!
The Palazzo Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
By Linda Kissam 'Food, Wine & Shopping Diva'
“Wow, this place is incredible!” I must have heard that phrase a hundred times over
in my 4-
Each one of us has our own vision of what the “Vegas Experience” is, but if you haven’t been there in a while or you usually just come to play and don’t spend much time on – or in – the accommodations, restaurants, or non-
I have to admit, I use to be a casino dasher. Up and down the strip I’d go, umbrella drink in hand, my casino key card at the ready to pop into the slot machines, eating at the food courts. That was my old vision of what Las Vegas had to offer. Now that I have been introduced to the indulgent lifestyle a large well thought out and professionally managed property has to offer, I am all in; they can have all my chips and my loyalty. I understand now that I can check in to my suite, drop my bags and begin the planning for days of uncompromising culinary treats, wine, cocktails, and shows…as well as world class gambling opportunities. In fact, there really is no reason to go anywhere other than the Palazzo during your stay. Continue to read and see where The Palazzo WOW factor gets its credentials from.
With more than 3,000 spacious suites, luxury shopping, world-
The Palazzo features 3,066 sprawling suites, each specifically fashioned for convenience and comfort ranging from the 700-
My favorites include Valentino with Chef Luciano Pellegrini, AquaKnox with Chef Tom Moloney's, LAVO with Ralph Scamardella, Taqueria Canonita with Chef Reed (* see recipe below), and the Public House with Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Meidenbauer. Each one of these places features a different cuisine, exceptional service, carefully selected wines, and reasonable prices. Also not to be missed – which I definitely did not –is the unique and fabulous Fusion Mixology Bar. Located on the casino floor the Latin-
Something that everyone knows is there, but may not take advantage of, is the world
class “experience entertainment “opportunities.
I’ve traveled a lot, but Las Vegas and especially The Venetian do a great job providing enthralling Las Vegas shows with special engagements by headliners and special events. There is something to do or see every day. See critically acclaimed shows including the world-
All in all the “Wow” experience at The Palazzo in Las Vegas gets this Wine, Food
& Travel Diva’s best recommendation for a memorable luxury adult getaway!
Recipe: Taqueria Canonita, Las Vegas, Guacamole
Compliments of Chef Reed of Canonita, which is available for breakfast, lunch, dinner
and large group events. Tel: (702) 414-
1 large ripe avocado
1 Tbsp. diced onions
1 Tbsp. minced jalapeño
1 Tbsp. minced cilantro
1 Tbsp. salt (per your observation and own taste, you may want to cut this to 1 tsp.)
1 Tbsp. diced tomatoes
1/2 squeezed lime juice
Place onions, jalapeño, cilantro and salt in a large molcajete (mortar) and smash with pestle until juice is formed.
Add avocado, lime juice and tomatoes.
Lightly chop with spoon until guacamole is smooth yet still retains a chunky texture.