Sep 27, 2013

Michelin Dining Experience - Le Cirque at Bellagio Las Vegas

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" -

Gazpacho -

"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 -

Camembert -

View of Bellagio's dancing water show from our table -

Towards the end of the night -

Ready for dessert?

"Chocolate Ball" before -

After -

Friend's dessert and petit four in the foreground -

"Mango and Passion Fruit Macaron, Tapioca Pearls, Coconut Sorbet and Croquant" -

Petit four again -

Tea -

Little gift box with two truffles -

Le Cirque
3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 693-8865
(866) 259-7111

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

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