Modern Mexican in Vegas
On a recent business trip to Las Vegas, we decided to try Dos Caminos, a new restaurant located in the Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino. The one in Las Vegas is fourth in a group startedin Manhattan and offers unique Mexican recipes by CorporateExecutive Chef Scott Linquist, the co-author of the Dos Caminoscookbook, Mod Mex.
This place is loud to the ears and the eyes! Pulsating music was provided by a DJ and a few musicians playing on a stage in the bar. The walls are covered in a skull motif, back lit to make them appear to float. Candles are everywhere.
We started with an appetizer of very rich, Mexican three cheese fondue and chips. For dinner, I tried the DosEnchiladas along with a side of spicy Mexican Red Rice. I normallydon't order enchiladas from restaurants at home since all I can usually tasteis the corn tortilla. I was impressed by the mild corn flavor andthe contrast of nutty tasting, mole poblano and milder tomatillo verdesauces. It was fun mixing the two to get even more interesting flavors. I would definitely order these again! The food was excellent, service was quick and the staff knowledgeable and helpful.
If you like Mexican food with a contemporary flair, and an energetic atmosphere then Dos Caminos - Las Vegas is a great place to dine.