Mega-Taco Bell opening in autumn will offer alcohol
  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Las Vegas Advisor| Travel

Mega-Taco Bell opening in autumn will offer alcohol


McDonald’s and Denny’s are about to get some company. A new “Urban Restaurant Concept” announced by Taco Bell in 2015 and launched with Taco Bell Cantinas in Chicago and San Francisco is expanding to the Strip, with a two-story venue being built at the Harmon Corner, across from CityCenter. In true Las Vegas fashion, the mega- Taco Bell will be open 24 hours and serve alcohol, but there won’t be a drive-thru. It’s expected to open this fall.

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New pub: Pub 365 has opened at Tuscany in the space that used to be the Cantina. The bar-style restaurant offers 365 craft beers, with 40 draft selections.

New name: Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms has been renamed China House. Given that management and the chef remain the same, it seems likely that the former name was a bit too authentic for American diners to cozy up to.

Gossy Brexit: Caesars Palace will be a bit less British come the fall, with news that U.K. crooner Matt Goss is ending his show in September after a six-year run. No plans have been announced for Goss’ famous performance venue, which was called the Gossy Room during his tenure but might be changed back to Cleopatra’s Barge.

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