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Replacement Tastes for Departed Favorite Eateries

Scott Dickensheets
Scott Dickensheets
Posted on July 13
Photo of a plate of falafel

The falafel at Amena Mediterranean Cafe & Bakery. (City Cast Las Vegas)

“Transience is here to stay,” a wise man once noted — and that’s certainly true in the Vegas dining scene, where beloved restaurants too often close, leaving our taste buds despondent. But you can find excellent replacement dishes, as co-host Dayvid Figler and street foodie Brent Holmes discussed on a recent City Cast Las Vegas podcast:

If you miss: The modern Chinese cuisine at Flock & Fowl …

You might like: The Hainanese chicken at Banana Leaf Cafe

If you miss: Soul food from Seven Seas …

You might like: Fried catfish at Gritz Cafe

If you miss: Gourmet new American at Rosemary’s …

You might like: Wagyu beef carpaccio at Esther’s Kitchen

If you miss: The Vegan Egyptian street food from POTS …

You might like: Falafel at Amena Mediterranean Cafe & Bakery (temporarily closed as it changes locations — so email us your favorite falafel place)

If you miss: Classy diner fare at Mega Toms …

You might like: A breakfast burrito at Felipitos (unless you want to drive to the Mega Tom’s in Barstow.)

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