5 treats to salute Independence Day in Vegas — PHOTOS


Bouchon Bakery, The Venetian

These tri-color cookies, which represent both the American and French flags, are suited for the Fourth of July and for Bastille Day, which is July 14, $.

The Patriot Cocktail

Rhumbar, The Mirage

American Harvest Vodka is mixed with blue Curacao, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg whites and topped with a stencil of sprayed Angostura bitters, $.

Strawberry Banana Creme Pie

Grand Cafe at Boulder, Palace, Santa Fe, Sunset and Texas Stations and Cafe Fiesta at Fiesta Henderson

This pie, available in the cafes’ pastry cases, gets its colors (and flavors) from banana creme, fresh strawberries and a ring of fresh blueberries, $12 for a 9-inch pie.

Fourth of July cupcakes

Wonderland Bakery, Downtown Summerlin

Red velvet cupcakes are topped with cream cheese buttercream and patriotic sprinkles, $3.75.

Fiesta Firework

Cabo Wabo Cantina, Miracle Mile Shops

Strawberry daiquiri forms the basis of this drink that also includes pina colada and blue Curacao, $19.

If you have suggestions for On the Menu, please contact Heidi Knapp Rinella at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Find more of her stories at wwwreviewjournal.com and bestoflasvegas.com and follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

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