Roy Choi’s Best Friend Now Open

California culinary legend Roy Choi electrifies the Las Vegas dining scene with his Korean BBQ concept, Best Friend, now open at Park MGM. Best Friend reflects the culture of Los Angeles while serving Choi’s take on seafood dishes, noodles, barbecue and more. A liquor store-style bar serving creative cocktails and customized slushies welcomes guests at the front of the restaurant.

  • Opening date: Dec. 19
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Daily, 5 p.m. – Midnight 
  • Reservations can be made by visiting OpenTable or calling 702-730-7777


La La Noodle Opening
Park MGM adds to its portfolio of original restaurants with La La Noodle. Serving authentic Pan-Asian cuisine, La La Noodle will be a casual destination where guests will enjoy a lively yet relaxed atmosphere while savoring a selection of noodle, seafood, meat, vegetable and rice dishes.  

  • Opening date: Dec. 21
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Monday – Thursday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    • Friday – Sunday, 5 p.m. – Midnight
      • During 5pm Vegas Golden Knights games at T-Mobile Arena, La La Noodle will open at 3 p.m.
  • Reservations can be made by calling 702-730-7777

Eataly Las Vegas Opening
Eataly, the authentic Italian marketplace, will open its Las Vegas location at Park MGM on Dec. 27. The Eataly Las Vegas experience will offer authentic Italian dishes, from tried-and-true Neapolitan pizza and pastas to specialties such as regional Italian street food and hand-pulled mozzarella and burrata cheese made in-house, all helmed by Executive Chef Nicole Brisson. A wide variety of Italian desserts and sweets, including beloved favorites like house-made gelatos and cannoli, will round out the Eataly experience.

  • Opening date: Dec. 27 at 5 p.m.
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Daily, 24 hours


NoMad Bar and Restaurant Now Open

NoMad Restaurant and NoMad Bar are now open for service. Hours of operation:

  • NoMad Restaurant
    • Tuesday – Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • NoMad Bar
    • Sunday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – Midnight
    • Friday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Reservations can be made by calling 833-706-6623

Sadelle’s Opening

Sadelle’s, the vintage-style restaurant native to New York City, will make a Las Vegas Strip debut December 26. The all-day dining concept will transform - from a breakfast-centric haven to a power lunch hotspot to a relaxing dinner locale - all while delivering distinct culinary experiences with each transition.

  • Opening date: Dec. 26
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Daily; 6 a.m. - Midnight 
  • Reservations can be made by calling 702-693-7075

Diablo’s Cantina Now Open

Luxor spices things up with the addition of Diablo’s Cantina to the resort’s food and beverage portfolio. Guests are invited to ignite their taste buds with tantalizing appetizers, wickedly tasty entrees, delicious desserts and tangy cocktails. The menu boasts vibrant Mexican fare deeply rooted in the culture and traditions of the country’s capital. From starters to sides, each dish balances rich flavors with modern cooking techniques and detailed presentations to provide guests time-honored South of the Border favorites in an approachable way.

  • Opening date: Dec. 20
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Daily, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Reservations can be made by calling 702-262-4000



Celebrate the New Year at various MGM Resorts restaurants across The Strip with special menus, lush cocktails and lively festivities. Guests can feast on a delectable tasting menu at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand; sip to the sight of fireworks from The Primrose Garden at Park MGM; party under the Vegas lights with live music and drinks at the New York-New York Bridge Bash Celebration, and more.

For a complete list of New Year’s Eve activations and menus, click here.



Win or lose, Las Vegas celebrates! FIVE50 Pizza Bar at ARIA, Hecho en Vegas at MGM Grand, Moneyline Sports Bar & Book at Park MGM and other MGM Resorts food and beverage outlets offer delicious specials and fun activations in honor of the 2018-19 Vegas Golden Knights and professional/college football seasons.

For a complete list of the sports-inspired activations and menus, click here.



Sweet Thang Thursdays at Best Friend  
Park MGM presents Sweet Thang Thursdays, an exciting music experience that takes place at Best Friend every Thursday. Guests can listen to the music of top local and Los Angeles DJs as they spin an eclectic mix of vinyl records during dinner service.

  • When: Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Time: 8 p.m. – Midnight
  • Social media info: @BestFriendVegas
  • Note: Record Shop Thursdays at Best Friend replaces Vinyl Thursdays at Primrose

Park MGM Grand Opening DJ Sessions at Best Friend
Celebrate the grand opening of Park MGM with four appearances from some of Chef Roy Choi’s favorite DJs as they play late-night during dinner service.

  • DJ ZO
    • When: Friday, Dec. 28, 8 p.m. – Midnight
  • The World-Famous Beat Junkies (DJ D-Styles, Melo D and Babu) with DJ ZO
    • Saturday, Dec. 29, 7 p.m. – Midnight
  • The World-Famous Beat Junkies (DJ D-Styles, Melo D and Babu) with DJ ZO
    • Sunday, Dec. 30, 7 p.m. – Midnight
  • DJ Kriscut and DJ 360
    • Monday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Snack Wagon Pop-Up Series at Harvest by Roy Ellamar

Each month during this exciting pop-up culinary series, a guest chef takes over one of Harvest by Roy Ellamar’s signature snack wagons, offering their own specialty small bites as they travel table-to-table to chat with diners. The interactive series gives culinary aficionados the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes and mingle with their favorite chefs.

  • When:
    • Jan. 4 featuring Black Sheep Executive Chef Jamie Tran
  • Time: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. in the restaurant’s lounge
  • To make reservations, please call 702-693-8865 or 1-866-259-7111(toll free) 
  • Social media info: @Bellagio @RoyEllamar #HarvestPopUp


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Best Friend New Year’s Eve AYCE Menu

Ring in the New Year with Best Friend’s all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ menu. All plates are served with a side of rice and Roy Choi’s specialty banchan.

  • When: Dec. 31, 5 p.m. – Midnight
  • Price: $85 per person, not inclusive of tax and gratuity
  • Reservations can be made by visiting OpenTable or calling 702-730-7777


Burger of The Month at Michael Mina’s PUB 1842

For the month of January, guests can curb their burger craving with The Lamb Burger ($20), piled high with a 7-oz. ground lamb patty, feta cheese, cucumber tomato onion relish, spinach mint leaves, tapenade aioli served with BBQ-seasoned fries.

  • To make reservations, call 702-891-3922
  • Social media info: @MGMGrand


Heritage Sunday Roast at Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak

Every Sunday, guests can savor the flavors of an ever-changing, communal menu of custom creations designed by Executive Chef Matthew Chacho. Enjoy a tableside presentation of select roasted meats as the highlight of the special tasting menu, which changes monthly. To complement each course, the restaurant offers expertly curated wine pairings and deliciously crafted sides.

  • When: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Time: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Price: $75 per person; $35 optional wine pairing
  • To view the current Sunday Roast menu, visit The Mirage website.
  • Social Media Info: @HeritageSteak @TheMirageLV
  • Reservations can be made by visiting OpenTable or calling 702-791-7111


Burger of The Month at LVB Burgers & Bar
For the month of January, guests can curb their burger craving with the Teriyaki Burger ($17) stacked with charred Shishito peppers, wasabi ketchup, tomatoes, mushrooms, avocado and a sunny-side up egg. The feast continues with LVB’s Burger & Beer Combo, which includes a Teriyaki Burger, Coors Light and fries ($26).

  • Hours of Operation:
    • Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – midnight
    • Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.


48th and Crepe: Beer and Crepe Pairing

Guests can pair a sweet or savory crepe with the perfect beer at 48th and Crepe in the village eateries at New York-New York. January’s pairing includes a Cookies and Cream Crepe with vanilla mascarpone, Oreo cookie crumbles, Hershey’s syrup and powdered sugar paired with a Black House Modern Times beer ($12.99).

  • Hours of Operation:
    • Daily, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

A variety of MGM Resorts venues, such as TAP Sports Bar at MGM Grand, Juniper Cocktail Lounge at Park MGM and Beerhaus at The Park, offer an array of happy hours, DJ performances and other reoccurring events each week.


For a complete list of weekly social happenings and special offers, click here.




Media Contacts:
Dana Rutkin / Fallon Porter
MGM Resorts International /
702-604-1270 / 702-692-6744