CREATIVE WONDERSCAPE

Located at the Venetian Resort Las Vegas, Voltaire Belle De Nuit is a new artist-first venue that offers an immersive environment of high fashion and art, a whimsical place where creatives can connect deeply with their fans. The intimate 1,000-seat venue taps some of the most creative minds in entertainment and design, including Emmy and Tony award-winning production designer, Derek McLane, whose credits include Moulin Rouge and MJ on Broadway, and most recently the designer for the 2023 Met Gala. Kylie Minogue and Christina Aguilera were recent headliners, playing to sold-out crowds. There are many ways to experience Voltaire: balcony theatre seating for some of the bigger shows, booths and tables surrounding the stage on the main floor for more intimate group experiences, and general admission for a more free-flowing evening. 3355 S Las Vegas Boulevard, voltairelv.com

FILM FARE

A decade after actor Jon Favreau whipped up stacked Cubanos in the 2014 feel-good comedy Chef, fans of the fi lm can finally sink their teeth into chef Carl Casper’s sizzling food porn. Favreau joined forces with chef and food truck maven Roy Choi (the pair met on the set for Chef and recently worked together on Netflix’s The Chef Show) to launch the Chef Truck at Park MGM. Sizzling Cuban fare is a hallmark of the breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, and fi lm bus will be delighted to learn they can also get their hands on chef Casper’s famed molten lava cake. 3770 S Las Vegas Boulevard, mgmresorts.com/ en/restaurants/park-mgm/the-chef-truck

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THE MORE YOU DOUGH…

Just opened in the Grand Canal Shoppes, Donutique is a modern donut boutique serving fanciful modern twists on the traditional all-American dessert. Hawaiian-born chef Keris Kuwana is always on the hunt for new flavors, ingredients, and inspiration. Fan favorites include a truffle honey donut with hand-painted chocolate bees, yuzu blueberry donuts topped with mini meringues, and strawberry cheesecake filled donuts sprinkled with crushed dried strawberries. Crystal chandeliers, Italian marble, and dreamy floral installations evoke Marie Antoinette, while vintage cake stands place Donutique’s pastry works squarely in the spotlight. Kuwana’s unending creativity ensures there are always fun new flavors to try. 3377 Las Vegas Boulevard South Suite 2600, donutique.com

PASSWORD PLEASE

Tao Group Hospitality just opened a new speakeasy at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino within Italian-American restaurant Luchini. A brick portal lined with candy machines leads to Chez Bippy, a moody space with red velvet drapes, gold banquettes, bronze arched mirrors, and a ruffed chandelier with a disco ball. From a smoky Boulevardier revealed tableside to pepperoncini-infused vodka martinis and an indulgent a ogato al cae to satisfy a martini lover’s sweet tooth, these craft cocktails are the perfect way to begin or end the night for those in the know. 3799 S Las Vegas Boulevard, taogroup.com/ venues/luchini-restaurant-las-vegas/ chez-bippy

FRENCH RIVIERA FINE DINING

From its striking al fresco terrace layered with freshly cut flowers and French shutters overlooking the energy of the Las Vegas Strip to its charming dining room, LPM Restaurant & Bar emanates the glamour and sophistication of the South of France. You might recognize the LPM brand, which has locations in London, Dubai, Miami, and Abu Dhabi, and their signature tomatini. Their modern takes on beloved French classics and original murals reflect the creative spirit of Provence. Must-try dishes include garlic butter escargot, salted baked sea bass, marinated lamb cutlets with olive and aubergine, and vanilla crème brûlée for dessert. 3708 S Las Vegas Boulevard, lpmrestaurants.com