5 ways to celebrate National Panini Month

Muffaletta Panini Bites

Fizz, Caesars Palace

In a nod to New Orleans, ham, salami and mortadella are topped with provolone cheese and a green olive tapenade on toasted focaccia bread, $10 per plate.

Kobe Meatball Panini

Lavo, The Venetian

Served during brunch, this classically pressed sandwich layers the meatballs with sheep’s milk ricotta on house-baked focaccia, $17.

Ham and cheese baguette

Bouchon, The Venetian

Hot pressing is the popular option for this concoction of Parisian ham, Emmenthaler cheese, sweet butter and Dijon mustard that’s also available cold, $8.50.

Mercadito Torta

Mercadito, Red Rock Resort

This Mexican-style pressed sandwich starts with avocado, napa cabbage, tomato, black bean puree and Oaxaca cheese and is finished with a choice from among shrimp (above), marinated skirt steak, chicken al carbon, beer-battered mahi mahi or wild mushrooms and served with french fries, $12.50.

Prosciutto panino

Due Forni

Rich prosciutto, creamy mozzarella, austere arugula and dark, sweet vincotto are layered and pressed, $12.95.

If you have suggestions for On the Menu, please contact Heidi Knapp Rinella at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com or call 702-383-0474.


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