LAS VEGAS – A street food market hitting the Strip this summer features dishes made with recipes imported straight from the vibrant Asian culinary scene.
Famous Foods Street Eats opens in late June or early July at Resorts World Las Vegas, offering guests a wide variety of authentic dishes from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.
Inspired by the hawker-style food centers in Singapore, this 24,000 square meter hall offers 16 stalls dishes from top chefs and restaurateurs.
Here’s a look at the booths guests can expect at the opening of Resorts World:
The traditional Hainan chicken rice at Boon Tong Kee. Courtesy Resorts World
Ah Chun: Traditional Chinese Shandong dumplings and hand-drawn noodles. Au Chun received the Bib Gourmand Award from the Michelin Guide from 2013 to 2021.
Boon Tong Kee: Traditional Hainan chicken rice – poached chicken paired with rice cooked in chicken broth – based on recipes from Singapore’s Chinatown in 1979.
FUHU Shack: A western take on one of China’s most tempting dishes – Peking duck burritos.
Geylang Claypot Rice serves Southeast Asian rice dishes prepared in traditional clay pots. Courtesy Geylang
Geylang Claypot Rice: Southeast Asian rice dishes are slowly cooked in traditional clay pots using recipes that began in Singapore over four decades ago. This restaurant was awarded a Michelin plate in 2016.
Char Kuey Teow from Googgle Man: Rice and egg noodles fried with fresh seafood on a charcoal oven to create a smoky aroma called “wok Hei” or “dragon breath”. Singapore Chef Ah Guan – also known as the “Googgle Man” – has to wear safety glasses while cooking to protect his eyes from the intense heat.
Pepitas kitchen: A stand by Dedet de la Fuente, also known as “Lechon Diva”. This Manila cook is known for her stuffed lechón – or roast pork.
Springleaf Silver Place: A family concept from Singapore serving South Indian cuisine. Staples include chicken curry and teh tarik – a frothy, hot milk tea popular in Singapore.
The braised beef noodle soup at Ten Sun.
Ten Sun’s Braised Beef: Thai beef noodle soup from a legendary family shop in Bangkok’s old town. This restaurant was awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Tiger Sugar: Known for their black sugar boba milk, this Taiwanese bubble tea shop has a selection of cold black teas.
Dessert: A range of pre-packaged sweets from around the world, including gourmet cookies and goodies.
Mamak: Mamak is a word that is reflected in another store in Singapore. It sells snacks and souvenirs, including takeaway food sets, books, and souvenirs.
The crispy bird sandwich at Streetbird. Samuelsson Group
Streetbird Las Vegas: This is a James Beard Award winner Chef Marcus Samuelsson picks up on one of America’s favorite comfort foods – fried chicken. This menu includes sweet and flavorful fried chicken, hot honey chicken and waffle, wild wild wings, and mac ‘n greens.
Luru Kuru Pa Yakitori: A Japanese and anime-inspired concept from Grammy artist and DJ Steve Aoki that serves a variety of yakitori, kushiyaki and yaki onigiri, as well as signature drinks and mochi.
Mozz Bar: An Italian counter owned by James Beard Award finalist James Trees, this place serves mozzarella and burrata, freshly baked bread, small bites, and sandwiches – including favorites like chicken and eggplant parmesan.
The Blood Bros. Griddle. White beard photography
Blood Bros BBQ: This celebrated Houston spot specializes in classic Texas grilling, but this time there will be a Chinese and Vietnamese twist.
Nori Bar: A sushi stop for handmade hand rolls, sashimi, hot spiced rice, chilled seafood and nori with an accompanying menu of sake, matcha green tea, seasonal teas and draft Japanese beer.
Famous Foods Center Bar: This Mittelbar with 16 seats has a self-pouring and automated beer system that goes through a rotating selection of beers from around the world. There are also wine and cocktails on tap here.
Here Kitty Kitty Vice Den: A grunge style speakeasy that serves handcrafted mixed drinks.
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