Heritage Lobster Bisque
Heritage Steak, The Mirage
The already sublimely rich lily is gilded with herb cream and garnished with an Old Bay cracker, $18.
Matzo ball soup
Siegel’s 1941, El Cortez
Chicken broth with matzo balls and chunks of chicken and carrots is served with challah, $8.50.
RM Seafood, Mandalay Bay
New England-style chowder is made with fresh littleneck clams, bacon, potatoes and fresh herbs, $12 for a cup, $15 for a bowl.
New Orleans gumbo
The Oyster Bar and Tides Seafood & Sushi Bar, Santa Fe, Palace, Texas and Sunset Stations and Green Valley Ranch Resort
Andouille sausage, okra, shrimp, crab and lobster make a rich Creole stew served with steamed rice, $20 to $23.99, depending on location.
The Lhardy’s Madrid Beef Consomme
Bazaar Meat, SLS Las Vegas
Named for an historic Madrid restaurant, the consomme is finished with sherry, a quail egg and caviar, $12.
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