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Truth & Tonic Is First Plant-Based Cafe On Las Vegas Strip

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Las Vegas is notorious for many things. Aside from over indulgent gambling, city lights and raucous behavior, one cannot overlook the buffets. Vegas is buffet heaven. Add to that an innumerable amount of restaurants that satisfy any flavor preference, it’s pretty close to a foodie’s dreamland. That’s, erm, if the city ever slept. From cheap eats to fine dining casino treats, the place that seems to offer it all has surprisingly enough added something plant-based to their array of options.

Enter Canyon Ranch, an award winning leader in health and luxury spa getaways. Starting in 1979, Canyon Ranch has since expanded their integrative professional approach to wellness throughout the U.S. Their first Las Vegas location opened in 1999 at The Venetian® Resort. Since its launch, they’ve opened several culinary concepts within the city that further promote their 360° health based ethos. 

On January 17th, Canyon Ranch opened their latest brainchild, and first fully plant-based cafe on the Las Vegas Strip, Truth & Tonic. Noticing the uptick in veganism, one that’s reportedly grown 600% in the past three years, Truth & Tonic falls perfectly in line with Canyon Ranch’s wellness gospel. The cafe is headed by Executive Chef Pete Ghione and joins fellow Canyon Ranch restaurants CR CREAT and the aptly named Canyon Ranch Grill.

In hopes of “breaking down the barriers that typically divide vegan and non-vegan,” Chef Ghoine has curated a menu suited for anyone who enjoys tasty yet healthy eats. He shares the Truth & Tonic mission here: 

“By incorporating plant-based ingredients that are equally unexpected and satisfying to our menu, Truth & Tonic makes the overall journey to wellness a more desirable and enjoyable experience,” he says. “Our diet is an integral piece to one’s well-being and as the first fully vegan restaurant on The Strip, we are excited to bring this health-conscious option to our guests.”

With an all-day menu that ranges from roasted cauliflower dressed in house made caesar to a caramelized curry cauliflower, spinach, and toasted pine nuts frittatas made with “Just Egg,” Truth & Tonic is sure to be palate pleasing. Your next Vegas visit doesn’t have to end with a hangover. Before the drive of shame back, detox your night of sin with a stop by Truth & Tonic.

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Gordon Ramsay Bringing ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ To Life With New Restaurant On Vegas Strip

Gordon Ramsay is in Las Vegas this weekend, and what better place to raise hell than in Sin City.

Ramsay announced Friday that his wildly popular TV show, Hell’s Kitchen, will now be a restaurant at Caesar’s Palace, starting this winter.

It's official, #GRHellsKitchen is coming to @caesarspalace later this year !!!

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Ramsay already had four Las Vegas restaurants, and his Pub & Grill at Caesar’s, so this will be his second in that hotel alone.

“I cannot tell you how excited I am, but more importantly, the position of that restaurant is going to be magnificent,” Ramsay said during the red carpet affair. “It’s going to be set like a studio, going to have the infamous red kitchen/blue ktichen… capturing that magic that has gone into 19 seasons of Hell’s Kitchen.”

Hell’s Kitchen Will be replacing Stripside Cafe, which is located right by the strip’s sidewalk, so it’ll be hard to miss.

Goodnight #Vegas….can't wait to share a big announcement tomorrow at 5PM PST/8 PM EST on my Facebook page Gx

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It’ll be interesting to see just how much like the show the restaurant will be. If there are chefs screaming and fearing for their lives in the kitchen, I think we’d all be OK with that.