I'll let pictures tell the story of my dining journey at this exquisite one Michelin star restaurant at the Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV.
Before diving into the feast -
Macallan 18 -
Le cirque is a French word for circus -
Bread and butter (salted/unsalted) -
You can choose from a wide selection of bread of course, I picked the one infused with some fresh herbs.
"Champagne, Ruinart, Blanc de Blancs, Reims, MV" -
"Santa Barbara Sea Urchin, Yuzu Gelée, Panna Cotta, Fennel Cream, Osetra Caviar, Seaweed and Sesame Tuile" -
"Poached Farm Egg, Osetra Caviar, Lemon Crème fraîche, Scottish Smoked Salmon, Fingerling Potato, Pepper Mignonette" -
Egg yolk close up -
"Roasted New Zealand Langoustine, Jamón ibérico, Asparagus, Parmesan, Petite Mustard Greens, Citrus Sabayon, Jus de Veau -
Paired with "Puligny-Montrachet, Jean Chartron, Burgundy, 2011" -
"Sautéed Foie Gras, White Chocolate and Raisin Brioche, Roasted Almonds, Kirsch Glazed Cherries, Crème de Cassis Gastrique" -
Paired with "Maury, Pla del Fount, Roussillon, 1939" -
This was divine, by far one of the best pairing combinations I've ever had.
"Wild Pacific Barramundi, Baby Leeks, Braised Celery, Artichoke, Rutabaga, Lardon, Vitelotte Potato, Barigoule Sauce" -
"Gevrey Chambertin, Vieille Vignes, Marc Roy, Burgundy, 2009" -
"Japanese A4 Kobe Beef Rib Eye, Pommes Confit, Caramelized Cipollini, Tempura Spinach, Maitake, Bone Marrow, Hearts of Palm, Bordelaise Sauce" -
Tender beefy paradise -
View of Bellagio's dancing water show from our table -
Towards the end of the night -
Ready for dessert?
"Chocolate Ball" before -
Friend's dessert and petit four in the foreground -
"Mango and Passion Fruit Macaron, Tapioca Pearls, Coconut Sorbet and Croquant" -
Petit four again -
Little gift box with two truffles -
3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Hours of operation:
Tuesday to Sunday 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
*Currently holds one Michelin star as the date of September, 2013