Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 | 9:31 p.m.
One new restaurant at MGM Grand has had a recent Crush of celebrity clientele.
Actor and comedian Brad Garrett dined at Michael and Jenna Morton’s new restaurant Crush at MGM Grand. Brad and a writer friend sipped on handmade vodka and Red Bull cocktails while enjoying mini burgers and filet mignon from chef Billy DeMarco’s kitchen at a private table. Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club also is at MGM Grand.
Pop prince Joe Jonas and showman Jeff Beacher dined at Crush before his party posse moved to Beacher’s Madhouse, where DJ Tiesto celebrated his birthday shelling out big bucks to have flying little people deliver champagne bottles for the celebration.
Actor and comedian Jamie Kennedy at Crush enjoyed kale salad with fried artichokes, ricotta salata and warm mushroom vinaigrette; grilled salmon in oyster mushroom and carrot miso broth; and water. Healthy!
Knockout swimwear model and actress Brooklyn Decker, minus tennis ace husband Andy Roddick, celebrated a friend’s bachelorette party at Tao in the Venetian as part of an all-girl group in the restaurant and then onto the nightclub, where she tweeted photos. Krill also made a late-night stop there, where he hopped in the DJ booth to salute DJ Politik.
Brooklyn continued her Las Vegas partying into a second night dining with her bachelorette girlfriends at Lavo in Palazzo.
For a third star-studded night, the pop-up Tao nightclub from the Venetian hosted stars in Park City, Utah, for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Our Las Vegas Tao team led by Jason Strauss welcomed “True Blood” and “Magic Mike” hunk Joe Manganiello and his new stripper documentary “La Bare.”
Lindsay Lohan arrived in a trucker hat and a black T-shirt and was seated with DJ Julian Cavin, who she is rumored to be dating. Also spotted: Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) alongside his beautiful wife Lauren; Adrian Grenier (“Entourage”) ; and “Shameless” stars Cameron Monaghan and Noah Silver.
Plus, Rose McGowan, Shailene Woodley, Shawn Caulin Young, Anastasia Griffith, Shiloh Fernandez and Holly Madison for a second night with husband Pasquale Rotella dancing at their table, with she wearing a light-up pink boa.
Magicians Criss Angel and Nathan Burton, comedian Pete Giovine, former UFC fighter Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Jeff Beacher attended “Vegas Nocturne,” the anchor entertainment of the new Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at the Cosmopolitan.
Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil and retired NFL legend Jim Kelly dined in a party of 10 at the new center table at N9NE Steakhouse in the Palms.
Legendary blues rock guitarist and singer Joe Bonamassa also dined in a group of 10 at the center table another evening.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay ordered a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne at Fizz in Caesars Palace and watched the downstairs ground-floor action from the mezzanine owners table.
Country star Mark Wills attended classic-rock tribute artist Yellow Brick Road’s show at Boulder Station, where he joined the rockers onstage to perform Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive.”
And Carlton Gebbia of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and her husband David partied at Surrender in Steve Wynn’s Encore after dinner in nearby Sinatra.
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In the spirit of Venice, The Venetian is a little piece of romantic Italy right here in Las Vegas. The Venetian is an "all-suite" hotel, with rooms accented with plush linens and Italian marble. The 4,027 suites are divided into two towers: The 36-story Venetian Tower that offers guests a taste of luxurious Las Vegas and the Venezia suites, which guarantee 12 floors of high-end elegance. The top five floors are the hotel's highest level of luxury with its private access, concierge lounge, upgraded features and even a dedicated staff.
The flagship of Venetian nightlife is TAO, an ultra-hip nightclub located inside of TAO Asian Bistro. V Bar is The Venetian's super smooth ultra lounge, made by the owners of New York City's club Lotus and Los Angeles' super swank Sunset Room.
The Venetian features 19 restaurants including Thomas Keller's award-winning French restaurant Bouchon, Mario Batali's B&B Ristorante, Aquaknox for fresh seafood and the 42,000 square foot TAO Asian Bistro. There's also the food court inside the Canal Shoppes for those looking for a quick bite.
Guests can float along The Grand Canal Shops in an authentic Italian gondola ride and pass stores like Burberry and Kenneth Cole along the way. And if you haven't caught a real celeb, on the street in Vegas, you can head over to Madame Tussauds to check out a wax version.
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 rooms and suites.
MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.
The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (coming in April 2013).
MGM Grand also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, "CSI: The Experience" and an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.
Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort.