Casa Playa, specializing in Mexican coastal cuisine, has opened at Wynn Las Vegas.
Adjoining to the Encore Seaside Club, Casa Playa is designed to evoke Mexico’s minute seaside spots serving unique grilled seafood. The decor celebrates the culture, with titillating colors and patterns and such accents as two lights representing cascading marigolds.
The menu by govt chef Sarah Thompson involves such dishes as a squash-blossom quesadilla, Mexican blue cramped ceviche, dim truffle tostada, Yucatan Chicken Pibil made with orange annato adobo and potato, and branzino topped with guajillo adobo, herbs and salsa cruda.
Cocktails by resort mixologist Mariena Mercer Boarini encompass the Temple of Doom, made with Mal Bien Espadin Mezcal, grilled pineapple, chipotle and lime, and the Ojo de Tigre, with Uncle Nearest Bourbon, Patron Roca Anejo Tequila, salted peanut marzipan and plantain.
The restaurant additionally has an astronomical mezcal and tequila sequence, including some decisions manufactured from batches of 200 bottles or fewer.
Casa Playa is easiest the 2nd Mexican restaurant in the historical previous of Wynn Las Vegas, following the short-lived Elio.
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