The Skinny: The 2nd day of our company retreat, we had our conference at the Meeting Halls in The Venetian & Palazzo. There we were was served a small buffet for lunch. The theme of the meal was Italian, which makes sense since we were at the Venetian. Not sure how often the menu changes or what the rotation is like, but what we got for that day can be see in the gallery.
The High: The Chicken Consume with Shiitake Mushrooms, Meatballs, and Ditalini was very comforting, especially after a night of little sleep. However, whatever herbs they added to the Meatballs, it was a little strong for me. The Roasted Beet Salad was delicious, but the Cavateli Pasta with Rock Shrimp, Parmasean, and Vinaigrette stood out the most for me. It was my first time having Italian dumpling like Pasta like that since it was thick and toothsome , kind of like fried Udon Noodles. The Shrimp bits that came with it were full of flavor and the Sundried Tomatoes gave the overall dish some well welcomed sweetness and a nice earthy fragrance.
The Low: The Seared Bone in Chicken Breasts were beyond dry. I felt pretty guilty because I didn’t finish mine and there were a lot of half eaten and untouched bird carcasses leftover. Such a waste.
Would you come back again? Probably won’t get a chance to, but I think the overall quality of the meal was better than The Wicked Spoon.
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