SAHARA Las Vegas is cooking up some holiday spirit this season with special menus for guests to enjoy this Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve at the award-winning Bazaar Meat by José Andrés and Northside Café
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
The Thanksgiving feast at Bazaar Meat by José Andrés begins with a selection of small bites including Ferran Adrià Olives, Croquetas de Pavo turkey-béchamel fritters, Lucia’s Endive Caesar Salad with parmesan, anchovy and air croutons, and Shrimp & Crab Cocktail with pineapple cocktail sauce.
For the main event, guests select their choice of entrée: Sonora California’s Diestel Family Ranch Heritage Turkey sous vide breast and confit leg with traditional gravy, or a Josper-Roasted Turbot from La Coruna, Spain. A selection of traditional sides with Bazaar Meat’s quintessential twists will be served family-style to accompany the meal: Green Bean Casserole with wild mushrooms and crispy shallots, Delmonico Potatoes with cream and cheddar cheese, Spiced Cranberries with confit mandarins and cinnamon, and Butifarra Cornbread Stuffing with confit piquillo peppers. Finish with pecan pie, pumpkin tart, or a roasted apple puff pastry.
The sumptuous Thanksgiving spread is $95 per person. Bazaar Meat will be open from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26.
Northside Café Thanksgiving Feast
Start with a choice of Pumpkin Bisque with crème fraîche and fine herbs or a Salad of Mixed Endives featuring Bosc pears, pomegranates, blue cheese, pepitas and maple vinaigrette. Then, for the entrée enjoy Traditional Roasted Turkey with creamy mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, maple glazed carrots and cranberry sauce. For dessert, indulge in a pumpkin pie with crème anglaise and soft whipped cream or a brown butter apple torte with caramel spread.
The Thanksgiving Feast is $26 per person. Northside Café will be open from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26.
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés presents La Noche Buena Menu
Enjoy a variety of small plates at Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, including Croquetas de Pollo (creamy béchamel chicken fritters), Jamón Ibérico de Bellota hand-cut from the famous black-footed Spanish pig and Ferran Andrià Olives served in modern and traditional styles.
Then, guests can dive into an array of savory dishes like The Lhardy’s Madrid Beef Consommé served with sherry and a quail egg, Cannelons Baked Pasta with goose, Iberico pork and foie gras, and Pa’amb Tomàquet featuring toasted cristal bread and fresh tomato. Then, enjoy entrees like Milk-Fed Suckling Lamb Cordero Asado with chickpea and spinach stew and Josper-Roasted Monkfish with mojo rojo and lemon served alongside Buttered Potato Puree, Ensalada Mixta with tomato, onion and sherry dressing and Grilled Asparagus with Romesco sauce. Finish with cream puffs, assorted tarts and little cakes.
The Christmas Eve feast at Bazaar Meat is $95 per person. The restaurant will be open from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day.
Northside Café Christmas Dinner
Begin the three-course feast with a choice of French Onion Soup with gruyére, crostini and chives or a Christmas Spiced Poached Pear Salad with baby lettuces, candied walnuts and champagne vinaigrette. Then, for the main entrée, select either a Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with haricots verts, watercress, crisp onions, creamy horseradish and au jus, or Grilled Salmon Filet with parsnips, broccolini, almonds, shallots, brown butter, capers and currants.
For dessert, choose from an apple tart with caramel sauce or molten chocolate cake with raspberry and whipped cream. The Christmas Dinner is $35 per person. Northside Café will be open from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Á la carte menus at Bazaar Meat and Northside Café will also be available on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. Additionally, guests planning to celebrate the holidays at home can indulge in the new takeaway menu from Bazaar Meat, which offers large-format meals serving up to three people, as well as à la carte selections, desserts and beverages. The takeaway menu will be available for pickup from 12 noon to 5 p.m. on both Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve. The menu must be ordered online at saharalasvegas.com/bazaartakeaway, and orders are accepted up until at least one hour in advance.
Updated hours for the culinary destinations at SAHARA Las Vegas in November and December are as follows:
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
Friday through Sunday, through Sunday, Dec. 20: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.Thanksgiving Day: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Christmas Eve: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Christmas Day: Closed Daily Saturday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 3: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday, beginning Friday, Jan. 8: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
24 Hours Daily
Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen
Daily beginning Monday, Nov. 2: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31: 7 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Friday and Saturday through Saturday, Nov. 28: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 through Thursday, Dec. 24: Closed Daily Friday, Dec. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 2: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, beginning Friday, Jan. 8: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Daily through Thursday, Dec. 24: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Daily Friday, Dec. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 2: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Daily beginning Sunday, Jan. 3: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Friday through Sunday in November: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 through Thursday, Dec. 24: Closed Daily beginning Friday, Dec. 25: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Since welcoming back resort guests, SAHARA Las Vegas has followed a comprehensive outline of health and safety protocols under the resort’s SAHARA Cares program. Under this program, a number of contactless solutions were developed to assist with social distancing measures. Guests are encouraged to reserve cabanas, daybeds and even live table games for their party so that they can curate their own unique boutique experience.
The resort collaborated with health experts to establish several practices to minimize risk for guests and team members. For the latest update on the SAHARA Cares program, an updated list of resort venues and hours or to make a reservation, visit saharalasvegas.com.