A Foodie Paradise - Atlantic City Welcomes 8 New Restaurants, 3 Food Events And Summer Menus From Boardwalk Bites To Gourmet Fare In July

Jul 18, 2013, 12:49 ET from Atlantic City Alliance

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer heats up so do the food options in Atlantic City. Eight new restaurants (six at Tropicana alone) are opening in July offering everything from Boardwalk bites to gourmet fare. Also in July, Caesars hosts the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival – a weekend long feast of culinary experiences.

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Tropicana Unveils Six Sensational new Restaurants & Eateries
On July 11 Tropicana Casino and Resort welcomed six new restaurants including:

  • Chickie's & Pete's Crab House and Sports Bar America's number one sports bar offering an extensive menu including its world-famous Crab Fries located just off the casino floor and the Boardwalk
  • Tony Luke's, the real taste of South Philly, with world-famous Philly Cheesesteaks
  • Broadway Burger Bar & Grill, a gourmet burger bar in The Quarter featuring fresh ground beef patties cooked over an open flame
  • Casa Taco & Tequila Bar featuring 100 different tequilas, a private party room, indoor and outdoor seating and fresh table-side guacamole
  • Marketplace Express serving grab-and-go coffee drinks, pastries, breakfast sandwiches and wraps, fresh salads, signature sandwiches and Italian specialties
  • Perry's Pizza, an authentic pizzeria

www.tropicana.net 1-800-THE-TROP

Atlantic City Bottle Company – AC's Craft Beverage Destination
Featuring a bar and lounge, and wine & spirits shop the Atlantic City Bottle Company (ACBC) is AC's new destination for everything craft beverage. ACBC offers the best selections of Whisk(e)y, Wine, Microbrews and Imported Beer for tasting and enjoying there or take it to go. In addition, the bar and lounge offers a seasonal and ever changing hand-crafted, small plates menu. www.acbottlecompany.com 609-348-6400

Empire Burger Bar – The Best Variety in Craveable Boardwalk Bites
Now open on the Boardwalk at The Pier Shops at Caesars, Empire Burger brings the juiciest, gourmet burgers to Atlantic City's Boardwalk. Premium USDA choice beef and 18 tasty toppings allow diners to build their own legendary burger just the way they like it.  Menu includes chicken, all-beef dogs, Phillips seafood favorites, smoothies and more. www.empireburgerac.com 609-348-2868

5th Annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival, July 25 – 28
Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City presents the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival's fifth annual celebration, beginning Thursday, July 25, with events taking place throughout the weekend. The four-day culinary and spirits festival, which sells-out annually and is the leading food and wine festival in the market, will feature a star-studded roster of the world's most renowned culinary experts and TV personalities, including Robert Irvine, Rocco DiSpirito and The Neelys. Festival guests will have access to events at all four Caesars Entertainment resorts and casinos – Caesars, Harrah's Resort, Showboat and Bally's, and this year, the beach! www.caesars.com/acfoodandwine

An Evening of Small Batch Bourbons & Small Bites
Friday, July 19 from 7 – 9 pm at Gallagher's Steakhouse at Resorts Casino Hotel guests can sample specialty small batch bourbons with small bites. Bourbons include Johnny Drum, Four Roses Small Batch, Redemption Rye, Willet's Pot Still Reserve and Noah's Mill along with classic bourbon cocktails. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. www.resortsac.com 609-340-6555

An Evening with Duckhorn Wines
Thursday, July 25 at 6 pm Tropicana Casino and Resort presents An Evening with Duckhorn Wines. Indulge in an evening of delectable cuisine and highly acclaimed wines at this five course wine paired dinner at il Verdi following a wine reception at Tangos. Tickets are $125 per person (includes tax and gratuity). www.tropicana.net 1-800-THE-TROP

Robert's Steakhouse of New York at Trump Taj Mahal – The Prime Baseball Steak features tender prime rib served with an asparagus lobster "baseball mitt" and an herb "baseball diamond." This major league take on great steak will be available throughout the month of July. www.RobertsAtlanticCity.com 855-500-ROBERTS

Girasole Ristorante & Lounge – New seasonal, hand-crafted dishes to complement their award winning menu consists of fresh carpaccio, appetizers and pizzas available for lunch and dinner. www.GirasoleAC.com 609-345-5554

Chart House at Golden Nugget – Summer dishes include Crab, Shrimp and Vegetable Fritters; Grilled Watermelon and Feta Salad; Crab Imperial Sea Bass or Grouper; Pine Nut Crusted Shrimp Linguine; Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp, and King Salmon and Watermelon Panzanella. www.goldennugget.com 609-340-5030

The Wine Classroom at The Water Club – Discover a world of wine with Borgata's wine professionals, learn about wine pairings and sample some exceptional varietals. Held Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Vintage, A Wine Boutique at The Shoppes At The Water Club for $25 per person. www.theborgata.com 609-317-1000

Taste of the Quarter at Tropicana Casino and Resort, August 26 – Over 20 restaurants, bars and eateries – including several newcomers – have teamed up for the 6th annual Taste of The Quarter at Tropicana. Guests enjoy a lively festival atmosphere and a tempting collection of appetizers, main courses, desserts, wines, coffee and cocktails. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Atlantic County. www.tropicana.net 1-800-THE-TROP

These restaurants and events join a host of new dining options, shops and nightclubs that have opened in Atlantic City this spring/summer including the Margaritaville complex at Resorts Casino Hotel, HQ Beach Club at Revel, Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget and new stores and eateries at The Pier Shops at Caesars and Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

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