LAS VEGAS — A street food market coming to The Strip this summer will put on display dishes made with recipes imported straight from Asia’s bustling culinary scene.
Famous Foods Street Eats will open at Resorts World Las Vegas in late June or early July and offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.
Inspired by the hawker-style food centers of Singapore, this 24,000-square-foot hall will have dishes at 16 stalls from top chefs and restaurateurs.
Here’s a look at the stalls guests can expect when Resorts World opens.
Ah Chun: Traditional Chinese Shandong dumplings and hand-pulled noodles. Au Chun won a Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand award from 2013 to 2021.
Boon Tong Kee: Traditional Hainanese chicken rice – poached chicken paired with rice cooked in chicken broth – based on recipes from Singapore’s Chinatown in 1979.
FUHU Shack: A western reinterpretation of one of China’s most alluring dishes – Peking duck burritos.
Geylang Claypot Rice: Southeast Asian rice dishes slowly cooked in traditional claypots with recipes that started over four decades ago in Singapore. This eatery won a Michelin Plate in 2016.
Googgle Man’s Char Kuey Teow: Rice and egg noodles fried with fresh seafood on a charcoal-fired stove to produce a smoky aroma called “wok hei” – or “dragon’s breath.” Singapore’s Chef Ah Guan – also known as “Googgle Man” –must wear goggles while cooking to protect his eyes from the intense heat.
Pepita’s Kitchen: A stall from Dedet de la Fuente, also known as the “Lechon Diva.” This Manila chef is known for her stuffed lechón — or roasted pig.
Springleaf Prata Place: A family-style concept from Singapore serving cuisine from South India. Staples include Chicken Curry and Teh Tarik – a frothy, hot milk tea popular in Singapore.
Ten Suns Braised Beef: Thai beef noodle soup from a legendary family shop located in Bangkok Old Town. This eatery won a Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Tiger Sugar: Known for Black Sugar Boba Milk, this Taiwanese bubble tea shop features a menu of cold black tea varieties.
Dessert: An array of pre-packaged sweets from around the world, including gourmet cookies and treats.
Mamak: A word that translates to a sundry store in Singapore, Mamak sells snacks and keepsakes, including take-home food kits, books and souvenirs.
Streetbird Las Vegas: A winner of the James Beard Award,this Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s take on one of America’s favorite comfort foods – fried chicken. This menu includes Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken, Hot Honey Chicken & 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 food counter from James Beard Award finalist James Trees, this spot serves up mozzarella and burrata, fresh baked bread, small bites and sandwiches — including favorites like chicken and eggplant parmesan.
Blood Bros BBQ: This acclaimed Houston spot specializes in classic Texas barbecue, but this time there will be a Chinese and Vietnamese twist.
Nori Bar: A sushi stop for made-to-order handrolls, sashimi, warm seasoned 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 16-seat center bar features a self-pour and automated beer system that cycles through a rotating selection of beers from around the world. Wine and cocktails are also on tap here.
Here Kitty Kitty Vice Den: A grunge-style speakeasy serving craft mixed drinks.
Ed Komenda writes about Las Vegas for the Reno Gazette Journal and USA Today Network. Do you care about democracy? Then support local journalism by subscribing to the Reno Gazette Journal right here.
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