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New Italian, Hawaiian, and Dry-aged Seafood

Sonja Swanson
Sonja Swanson
Posted on August 3
A pale hand holds a piece of spam musubi — a roughly 3 inch block of rice with a slice of seared spam on top, wrapped around the center with a ribbon of dried seaweed.

Spam musubi, a classic Hawaiian dish (Brandon Rosenblum/Getty Images)

Here's what's new in the Las Vegas food and dining scene this week.

🤌 A New Italian Joint

The highly anticipated restaurant Amari is now open inside the Uncommons complex. It’s headed by Las Vegas hospitality veteran Jason Rocheleau and is serving pizzas, pastas, focaccia, and dolce vibes. [Eater Las Vegas]

🍞 If Hawaiian is More Your Thing

Mark off your calendar for October 10 at 10:10 a.m., because that’s when Hawaiian chain Zippy’s is opening its first Vegas location. The beloved island restaurant and bakery serves items like chicken katsu, their signature chili, and Spam musubi platters. [Review-Journal]

🐟 A New Twist on Seafood

You’ve heard of dry-aged steaks — how about dry-aged seafood? 138° Restaurant in Henderson is dry-aging fish, then marinating and grilling them, a modern take on an ancient process that intensifies and enhances their flavor. [Las Vegas Weekly]

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