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For Hanukkah, La Cave will be serving braised veal shank with apple latkes and horseradish sour cream. Image by Jim Decker

Two splashy Las Vegas venues have unveiled special Hanukkah menus.

At the MGM Grand’s CRUSH , Chef William DeMarco will serve up braised veal shank with apple latkes and horsderadish sour cream. And atLa Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at the Wynn Las Vegas, look for crispy duck breast with sweet potato latkes and purple potatoes.

La Cave’s Eight Crazy Nights cocktail. Image by Jim Decker

La Cave is also reviving a signature Hanukkah cocktail — Eight Crazy Nights — made with Blue Curacao, Liquor 43, crème de menthe and egg whites. Just don’t make any bets after that one.


Michael Kaminer is a contributing editor at the Forward. Contact him at [email protected]

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