Tag: Food & Beverage
Basilico is Italian for basil, an ingredient that is prominent in Italian cuisine. The restaurant located in the upscale master-planned Evora community comprised of residential and commercial spaces in southwest Las Vegas on Buffalo between Sunset and Patrick is about to celebrate its 1st anniversary, as it held its grand opening in May, 2023.
Oftentimes the unsung heroes of a restaurant are the leaders of the kitchen, who are toiling behind the scenes to provide a pleasurable dining experience for the eatery’s patrons. In this series we shine a spotlight on talented, creative and unique individuals who have or are becoming the culinary superheroes of our city and what paths they have taken to establish themselves as rising and established gastronomic stars.
Mijo is a Spanish term of endearment and after dining at this coastal Mexican restaurant at the newly-opened Durango Casino & Resort you’ll likely feel affection for this unique eatery. In addition, while the coastal theme is prevalent through an array of seafood on the menu, an added plus is the use of a wood-fired grill to add a touch of smoked BBQ flavors to the offerings.
Luke Palladino has spent much of his life on the road, cooking in various locales for the experience and to learn and refine his cooking skills. Fortunately for us, he has landed in Las Vegas where hopefully he will continue to share with us his expertise and talents for many years to come.