Monte Carlo’s Primrose has soft opening ahead of Park MGM transition

The new Monte Carlo restaurant Primrose is having a soft opening as part of the property’s transition to Park MGM. In this case, that means just a preview menu is being offered, with the centerpiece grill and garden unavailable until the late-October grand opening. But you can taste the Southern French, vegetable-forward cuisine of Bryce Shuman, formerly of the critically-acclaimed New York restaurant, Betony.

Sake bar at Yui Edomae

Since opening in 2015, the off-Strip gem Yui Edomae has offered some of Las Vegas’ most exquisite — and expensive — sushi. The intimate restaurant has opened an even more intimate sake bar that offers small, more affordable tastes of the chef’s non-sushi creations. The menu at the 15-seat Tsuya includes small bites of abalone, A5 wagyu, ice cream and more for $5 to $20.

Other Mama adds room

Popular west side spot Other Mama has added a private dining room. Chef/owner Dan Krohmer wants to use the space for everything from wine dinners to office parties, communal dinners open to the public and personalized meals for an off-the-menu VIP experience.

Openings, closings

Cheba Hut, a vaguely marijuana-themed spot specializing in “toasted subs,” will open Sept. 30 at 2550 S. Rainbow Blvd.

Metro Diner has opened at 249 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.

This will be the last week for the Fresh 52 farmers’ market at Tivoli Village. You can catch the vendors from 8:30 am. to 1 p.m. Sundays at Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern Ave., and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Solista Park at Inspirada in Henderson.


Hip-hop artist French Montana with a group that included singer Ashanti, plus actor Jamie Foxx, “Scream Queens” star Abigail Breslin, magician David Copperfield and DJ David Guetta at Beauty & Essex at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

A previous version of this story indicated the New York restaurant Betony is currently open for business.

A previous version of this story said Cheba Hut is open.

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