It’s National Soup Month, so warm up with one of these.
8 Noodle Bar, Red Rock Resort
Rich and creamy pork broth carries chunks of pork belly plus a poached egg, pickled ginger, bamboo, scallions and mushrooms, $12.
The Oyster Bar, Palace Station
This hearty, creamy New England-style chowder contains shucked clams, potatoes, vegetables and traditional herbs and spices, $6.99 for a cup, $8.99 for a bowl.
French onion soup
Traditional beef stock is embellished with house-made herb croutons, Devon cream and L’Etivaz cheese, which is similar to but more pungent than Gruyere, $17.
Curry Kabocha squash soup
Artisanal Foods Cafe
The soup made with Kabocha squash — also known as Japanese pumpkin — is finished with baby crudite and sweet potato and brulee marshmallow fluff, $6.
Ku Monk Soup
Ku Noodle, SLS Las Vegas
Wheat noodles, tofu skin, mushrooms, cabbage, scallions, carrots, choy sum, a poached egg, chili and a crispy rice cracker are mixed in a vegetable broth, $16.88.
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