The company that owns several bars and restaurants in the Fremont East neighborhood has just acquired another. Corner Bar Management, the company behind downtown Las Vegas bars like Commonwealth, Lucky Day and Discopussy, has acquired Mexican restaurant La Comida. In its place, Corner Bar will introduce a new restaurant, La Mona Rosa. Executive Chefs Daniel Arias and Isidro Marquez-Castillo, of Corner Bar’s downtown restaurant, Peyote, will curate a menu for La Mona Rosa, which aims to celebrate Mexico’s diverse regions and its robust flavors.
The 3,500-square-foot Comida in the Fremont East area is home to a dining room, bar, patio seating, and 25-foot-long cocktail bar that overlooks neighboring Corner Bar bars and restaurants like Park on Fremont and We All Scream. Corner Bar owner Ryan Doherty will keep the 7-foot-tall pink neon monkey that clings to the side of the building, but plans to add a stage to host nighttime entertainment.
La Comida got its start in 2013 as a Morton Group business of Jenna and Michael Morton, which is also behind La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas and MB Steak. Jenna and Michael are in talks to open a new La Comida at a resort hotel, according to Corner Bar Management.
Meraki Greek Grill moves to the Centenary Hills
Hot on the heels of its most recently opened Blue Diamond location, Meraki Greek Grill has just opened a new location in the Centennial Hills neighborhood at 6420 Centennial Center Boulevard. The restaurant serves Greek cuisine, including spreads and appetizers, gyros, saganaki, grilled lamb chops, and kalamakia meat skewers, as well as dishes like the Meraki steak burger and signature bowls. A fifth location is planned for American Pacific Drive and Stephanie Street in Henderson. late November 2022. And a Henderson location at Spencer Street and St. Rose Parkway is expected to open by mid-2023.
Taquito franchise plans to come to Las Vegas
Roll-Em-Up Taquitos, a fast-casual taquito restaurant, is expanding its first location in Las Vegas. The menu features beef, chicken, potato, and cheese taquitos, as well as sides such as fries, salsa, and street corn. Roll-Em-Up is slated to open at 3585 South Fort Apache in late October.
PT Taverns are 40 years old
PT’s Taverns, which owns and operates 64 PT’s Gold, PT’s Pub, PT’s Ranch, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar locations in Nevada, celebrates 40 years. To celebrate, each location will host a series of giveaways beginning November 1.