Inside the Over-the-Top Vegas Restaurant Promising to Serve Italian-American ‘Psychedelic Food’

Sep 09, 2021 337

BY: Andy Wang

Spiegelworld, the mischievous live-entertainment company behind wild and wacky Vegas shows like Absinthe and Opium, wants to introduce diners on the Strip to “Italian-American Psychedelic” cuisine. Meet the new restaurant Superfrico, which will debut on September 24 next to the Opium theater at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas resort. 

What, exactly, does Italian-American Psychedelic even mean? That old restaurant descriptor “fusion” is at least somewhat apt here, as one distinguishing trait of Superfrico’s food is using Asian ingredients to amp up the umami of dishes. So the restaurant will serve 48-ounce Creekstone Farms tomahawks that are wet-aged in shio koji. 

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