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Take A Culinary Journey Off The Strip

By Pete Allman

Off The Strip Bistro and Bar - Main LogoOff The Strip Bistro and Bar - Exterior SignJust north of The South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa is the community of Southern Highlands. There you can drive to 10570 Southern Highlands and take a culinary journey at Off The Strip Bistro and Bar. Just the other day I noticed a crowd of people there, and it happened to be Floyd "Money" Mayweather and his entourage. Floyd likes healthy food and that was good enough for me to bring my associate, Rossana Huang to get a bite to eat. Off The Strip Bistro and Bar is casual and definitely a sports bar and restaurant.

Off The Strip Bistro and Bar - Beef WellingtonOff The Strip Bistro and Bar - Chalkboard CopyDonna our waitress gave us some pretty interesting choices to try. But as always, I like to meet the chef, who happens to be a boxing enthusiasts. Roberto Leppe is not only a great chef, but he is also a shoemaker. So he used his talents to create creative dishes, which is exactly what food critics love. Starting with Salmon asparagus and a veggie platter, this was so tasty. Since I love seafood, salmon is one of my favourites. The Salmon is with horseradish in a crusted salmon with roasted asparagus, peppers and mixed greens. The veggie platter has an array of roasted vegetables in a sauce created by the chef.

Off The Strip Bistro and Bar - NewYork Strip SteakOff The Strip Bistro and Bar - Garbage SaladOther popular dishes consist of the Fresh and Fit menu. The Petite Filet over Pasta is prepared with Whole Wheat Spaghetti with thinly sliced Filet Mignon with red and green peppers, green onions and grated cheese. The Chicken over Brown rice is also an excellent choice. You can also order it with Salmon, Orange Roughy or Grilled Chicken Breasts over brown rice with asparagus and mixed greens. I'd be re missed if I didn't mention the braised Lemon Pork Chops, over Kale with a light lemon sauce.

Off The Strip Bistro and Bar - Rigationi BologneseOff The Strip Bistro and Bar - Tom GoldsburyBy the time you try all these wonderful dishes you'll be floating away, but not before you try Roberto's Cheesecake, in a strawberry reduction with caramelized drizzle. The chef makes it fresh every two days. He also makes a wonderful rice pudding, which is very creamy. You'll love it. I recommend a casual night out with your family be spent at the Off The Strip Bistro and Bar. Meanwhile I thank Shaun Ifferman, Donna Olsen, our waitress, Tom Goldsbury and Billy Pabdopoulos for creating a great dining spot in Southern Highlands. For reservations call (702) 202-2448.

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Pete Allman
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