Celebrate National Hot Dog Month at Caesars, Showboat & Bally’s Atlantic City!

Nothing says summertime like a good, ‘ol hotdog,especially July as it’s National Hot Dog Month! To celebrate, Cafe Roma at Caesars Atlantic City, Crossroads at House Of Blues at Showboat Atlantic City and Pickles Deli at Bally’s Atlantic City are all serving up four specialty ‘dogs for the occasion!

Check them out:

Pretzel Dog

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Hot dog soaked in IPA Beer and topped with Cheddar Cheese Sauce and Crispy Onions in a pretzel roll.

BA Bacon Dog

National Hot Dog Month 2

Bacon wrapped Kobe hot dog with Caramelized Onions and Sweet Hot Mustard.

Deli Dog

National Hot Dog Month 3

Hot dog covered in Spicy Mustard, Onions, Corn Beef and Coleslaw.

Italian Dog

National Hot Dog Month 4

Hot Dog topped with Mustard, Peppers, Onions and Potatoes.

Nom nom. We really want one now. In all its juiciness. Try them out for yourself until the end of the month at Cafe Roma at Caesars, Crossroads at House Of Blues at Showboat and Pickles Deli at Bally’s. Pretzel Dog, Deli Dog and Italian Dog are priced at $8 a piece while the BA Bacon Dog is $12. Get one today!

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month at Caesars, Showboat & Bally’s Atlantic City!

I scream, you scream….we all scream for ICE CREAM, ya’ll! And Caesars Atlantic City, Showboat Atlantic City and Bally’s Atlantic City are all making it easy for you during this month of July since it’s National Ice Cream Month! Woohoo!

Cafe Roma at Caesars and Crossroads of House Of Blues at Showboat are both currently offering Ice Cream Sundae specials starting at $8.99. Check a few out right here.

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Pina Colada Fruit Waffle Sundae: Pina Colada Ice Cream topped with Malibu Syrup, Whipped Cream, Medley Fruit and Shredded Coconut

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Sundae: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream topped with Crushed Peanut Butter Cup, Whipped Cream, and drizzled Hot Fudge and Peanut Butter Sauces.

National Sundae Month 3

Flaming Bananas Foster Split Sundae: Vanilla Ice Cream topped with Captain Morgan Warm Butter Rum Sauce,Whipped Cream and a Cherry!

National Ice Cream Month 4

Sweet Cookie Indulgence Sundae: Mint and Chocolate Ice Cream and Oreo Cookies topped with Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream and a Cherry.

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Cheesecake Brownie Sundae: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream and Cheesecake Brownie topped with Whipped Cream, Fresh Strawberries and Chocolate Sauce.

Another amazing $8.99 sundae option to consider is the Dulce De Leche Sundae (Vanilla Ice Cream topped with Whipped Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Dolce de leche and Plantains).

Additionally, you can also score a super, huge $39 Boardwalk Cupcake Crusher Sundae at Cafe Roma and Nero’s Chophouse & Sushi Bar at Caesars, Scarduzio’s Steak & Sushi Lounge and Crossroads at House Of Blues at Showboat and Guy Fieri’s Chophouse at Bally’s!

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This delicious monstrosity is composed of four cupcakes, seven scoops of ice cream, warm chocolate chip cookies, chocolate sauce, vanilla sauce, and caramel sauce and is finished with a heaping mountain of whipped cream! Now THAT’S a sundae. Are we right, or are we right?

AND…that’s not all. That’s right, we said it. A 100% sugar $100 Treasure Chest is also available at Nero’s Chophouse & Bar.

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Before any kind of word leaves your lips, listen to what we have going on here. The box itself is Sugar Diamond encrusted white chocolate. All of it. And it’s filled with Chocolate Valhrona Ice Cream, shards of Chocolate Bark studded with 24K gold, Sea Salt Pretzel Bark coated in Dark Pacari Chocolate from Equador, a 7 Layer Mini Ultimate Chocolate Cake Wedge with Salted Caramel Ice Cream AND…to finish it off…a shot of 100 year-old Grand Marnier on top! Holy smokes!!

That leaves us so speechless…we don’t even know what to say anymore! Moral of the story = celebrate National Ice Cream Month at Caesars, Showboat & Bally’s! Yum!

Steve Martorano Talks Martorano’s at Harrah’s Resort & Life Stories

After weeks of exciting anticipation, Martorano’s at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City officially opened its doors last night to the public. Drinks were flowing and food was plentiful. Some of the evening’s menu selections included:

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Homemade mozzarella. To die for.

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Linguine in White Clam Sauce.

And so much more. And that’s just the food. Cook (as he prefers to be called as he is not a trained chef) Steve Martorano is a story in and of himself. His words can only do it justice. Check out the interview, below.

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TAC: What are you most excited about opening a Martorano’s here at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City?

Steve Martorano: I came from nothing. I didn’t  go to schoo.l I didn’t have no trade. I didn’t have no vision or no dream. I just knew I had to go to work and pay bills. I was a street guy. You have to read between the lines about that. And now, I’m going to have my name up in lights in Atlantic City. I had it in Vegas, which is great. I have it in Florida, which is great, but coming back home to a native area where you were born and raised means more to me than anything.

TAC: What will guests be able to experience at Martorano’s that they won’t get anywhere else in Atlantic City?

Steve Martorano: What they are going to get from me, they’re not going to experience anywhere else in the country other than somewhere that copied my concept. I’ve been doing this concept for 24 years and now you go around, and other places are doing what I’m doing. The problem is they all think that playing music videos makes the success. The bottom line is that the star is the food. That’s why I’m here 17 hours a day and six days a week because my brand is the most important thing to me and I want this thing to be right because because the bar is set so high. People from New York, Connecticut, Boston, Philadelphia and South Jersey who have already been to my restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale will come to this one, so their expectations are already high and that’s the difficulty. This place is five times bigger than Oakland Park Boulevard, so that that’s my biggest dilemma right now. And the bar is even higher because I’m home. I used to come here, down the shore, when I had no money. I remember not paying money for the tolls, I would just drive through. And now, for me to be here with my name Martorano, right in my backyard, that’s a blessing.

TAC: You are also a talented DJ. Will you be DJing at Martorano’s at Harrah’s Resort at all?

Steve Martorano: Absolutely, yeah. I used to be the guy who brought the music to Valentino’s in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. I’m a Philly guy so I was raised on Howard Melvin and The Blue Notes, the O’Jays and the Trammps. I’m more excited bringing bringing the slow jams back.

TAC: We know that you didn’t want to get into the family business and that school wasn’t your thing. What was it that made you choose this career path and stick with it?

Steve Martorano: I didn’t have any options. My family was locked up during the 70′s and 80′s and a lot of people around me were getting killed and a lot of things were happening on the streets. I had two kids. People compliment me on my ‘vision’ and ‘dream’ all the time. What the f*ck you talking about, dream?All I knew was that I had to go to work to pay the bills. There was no vision. I like music so I cooked and played music. I like The Godfather. I like Goodfellas so I play those movies in my restaurant. There was no dream. It just happened. My goal was to pay bills and keep a roof over my family’s head.

TAC: Why was Florida the right place for you to start opening your restaurants back in 93?

Steve Martorano:  I opened a restaurant in Philly during the Iraqi War and at that time, the economy was going south. I lost everything. A friend of mine from Philadelphia was living in Ft. Lauderdale and I was about to go to the streets again. I needed a change and had to get out, so I went to Florida. Someone whispered in my ear to go to Coral Springs. I went and stayed for two days and everyone in the town was in bed by 9 o’clock. I was like what am I going to do here? I need some action.I called my friend who lived in Ft. Lauderdale and said this isn’t for me, I’m going back to Philly. He told me before I went back to look at this little store across the street. If I never went to look at that store, my life would have been completely different. I would have got on that plane and never went back to Florida again.I looked across the street on my way back to the airport. There were five tables and an open kitchen and I said, this is for me.  I went home back to Philly, called a realtor, made a deal, and that’s how it all started. But if I didn’t go look at that spot, who knows where I would be today.

TAC:   How has your menu changed from when you opened your first restaurant to now?

Steve Martorano: It’s basically still the same. We’ve grown. I have grown personally and my team has grown personally. The menu is basically what made us. Staples always stay. I have five restaurants and I add to them, but I always try to keep that Philadelphia comfort/neighborhood style of cooking. I have Pastina and Butter on my menu. When is the last time you saw that at a restaurant? The first time I did the Jimmy Kimmel show, I made meatballs. Jimmy told me to come to his house one Sunday to cook for about 30 guys. So we went to his house and did all this shopping. I cooked chicken cutlets, beer cutlets, calamari, stuffed calamari. I cooked for like seven hours and at the last minute, I made Pastina and Butter. They flipped out over the Pastina and Butter. I wanted to create a place that reminds me of the way my mother, my grandmother and my grandfather used to cook. I expect to bring this home feeling to Atlantic City.

TAC: Your meatballs have been named the best in the world by countless celebrities including Jimmy Kimmel. What makes them the best?

Steve Martorano: That’s another story. I have a new book coming out. My first book was called Yo Cuz: My Food, My Family, My Life, My Way. I self-published that book because publishing companies weren’t interested. I could only sell it in the restaurant and then eventually a division of Random House, the biggest publishing company in the world, bought my book.My new book comes out in September in every bookstore in the country. It’s called It Aint Sauce, It’s Gravy which tells why my meatball is better than everyone else’s. Ninety nine percent of restaurants make a meatball and they put it in marinara sauce. Martorano puts it in the Sunday gravy that’s flavored with meats and that’s what brings my meatball to that next level.

TAC: You’ve been featured on television shows and cooked for the cast of the Soprano’s among so many other things. Which one of these moments have been the most memorable for you so far?

Steve Martorano: I think going to Jimmy Kimmel’s house because there’s a funny story there. I was cooking and all of these guys were hanging around and laughing when the doorbell rang. Jimmy asked me to get the door, so I go to the door and it’s Tom Cruise and his mom! Tom Cruise looks at me and goes I heard you’re making bucatini carbonara. I said yeah, that’s what I’m making and he said that’s why I’m here. We ended up making three batches of bucatini carbonara. Another great moment in my life would probably be when Shaq gave me a championship ring with my name on it from the Miami Heat. That was great.

TAC: Famous last meal question. What would yours be?

Steve Martorano: If I had a choice I would want to sit and have dinner with Joseph Bonanno. He is a man of honor a man of respect.

TAC: What else is on your bucket list to accomplish?

Steve Martorano: Mario Lopez fell in love with my brand and fell in love with the idea of a guy that came from nothing trying to inspire people. No matter what life throws at you, keep going forward.I keep on getting knocked down and keep getting up, so that’s that inspiration. We own this brand called Yo Cuz which is a slang we use in Philadelphia. Whenever we sell Yo Cuz, the proceeds go to help the kids. These are kids that are told that they are nothing.  I’m here to show them look, I started out selling sandwiches door to door. I made the sandwiches in a basement. I didn’t get to where I am today by someone giving it to me, I got to where I am today from breaking my balls and going to work. Don’t ever let anyone tell you no. That’s why the Mario Lopez wants to do a show with us. He is in the process of selling the show, so I’m hoping to sell it.

So awesome! If you’re looking for great food, great stories and a great vibe, hit up Martorano’s at Harrah’s Resort the next time you are in AC! The best.

 

 

Boardwalk Cupcakes at Bally’s Atlantic City NOW OPEN!

The summer and beyond are both set to be sweet at Bally’s Atlantic City! Boardwalk Cupcakes JUST opened its doors to a very enthusiastic and sugar-craving crowd.

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Brought to life by Chief Cupcake Officer Deborah Pellegrino, known for being the award-winning Executive Pastry Chef for Caesars Entertainment Atlantic city AND the winner of the Food Network Challenge Mythological Chocolate Creations episode, the shop boasts an array of classic, favorite flavors: red velvet, vanilla, chocolate buttermilk, banana, gluten free and sugar free as well as some incredible, original flavors you surely can not get ANYWHERE else!

Check some of them out, below:

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Candy Bomb: Vanilla cake with Oreo cookie filling topped with toffee bits, Reese cups and Twix.

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Elvis: Banana cake, raspberry jelly filling, peanut butter cream and apple-wood smoked bacon.

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Pig Tails: Maple vanilla cake, butterscotch icing and crispy bacon.

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Popcorn: Cake & salted popcorn buttercream.

And check this out. There are even some infused creations. Intoxications. As in glazed and infused with alcohol.

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This right here is the Beerita - Lager cake, filled with tequila key lime filling, iced in salted meringue.

And then there’s also the 007.

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Orange vodka cake filled with lemon lime filling, iced in orange Cointreau whipped cream. NOMS! Other intoxications include Chocolate Mudslide, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Pina Colada and Jack and Coke.

And to get even more 411 on the fabulous Boardwalk Cupcakes, see an interview with Deb Pellegrino, below.

TAC: How did your vision for Boardwalk Cupcakes to come about?

Deb Pellegrino: I love to create fun, funky desserts….but it has to be good, really good.  Looks are everything but taste is more!  When I was asked about doing a cupcake shop, I was not thrilled until I was allowed to do exactly what I wanted and they have certainly allowed me to do that. After visiting many, many cupcake shops in NYC, I knew exactly what I wanted in my shop.  Clean and white with bursts of bold colors.  I want the cupcakes to be the star of the show.  No tchotchkes needed!

TAC: Why will Boardwalk Cupcakes appeal to visitors in Atlantic City?

Deb Pellegrino: Who doesn’t love moist cake with enough icing for every bite  AND spectacular boardwalk treats rolled into a tender little cupcake?  I know our Boardwalk Collection will be the talk on the boards with the popcorn, cotton candy, coconut macaroon, sea salt, lemonade and soda pop flavors.

TAC: LOVE it. Did you already have these recipes in your back pocket or did you come up with some especially for Boardwalk Cupcakes? Which ones?

Deb Pellegrino: Only  the classics were in my back pocket, the rest were created just for Boardwalk Cupcakes. And I have to say that was a lot of fun.  The problem I had was there were too many flavors I wanted to put on the menu, but I managed to narrow it down to 32.  I still have options to add in daily specials!

TAC: What are the key elements to a perfect cupcake creation?

Deb Pellegrino: Love, care and then comes taste and how it looks.

TAC: Which one is your favorite so far?

Deb Pellegrino: Elvis is pretty darn cool.  It looks like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich made out of icing.  I love it.  And I can’t just choose one favorite, each cupcake has a special place in my belly.

TAC: How often will flavors change?

Deb Pellegrino: Holidays and seasons for the daily cupcakes, and if I see a cupcake is just not getting the love I intended it to get, we’ll retire it to the smash cup and create a new one!

We love options. And we love cupcakes. Don’t you? What’s not to love. Check out Boardwalk Cupcakes at Bally’s on the Wild Wild West end of the boardwalk daily from noon until 10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your 2014 Total AC Blog 4th Of July Weekend Preview

Good news: July 4th is on a Friday this year! Bad news: A tropical storm is coming. Meh. Don’t worry. We have tons of things to keep you busy right here in Atlantic City. And Saturday and Sunday are set to be beautiful weather days. So what’s going on at Caesars, Harrah’s Resort, Showboat and Bally’s Atlantic City? We’ll tell ya!

Friday – July 4th 

SAVAGE MEN at Bally’s Atlantic City

6 p.m. (9 p.m. Saturday)

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If you’re really looking forward to making it rain this 4th of July, look no further than the Savage Men male strip show at Blue Martini at Bally’s Atlantic City! To recap, these Atlantic City male strippers bring all of your fantasies to life for a couple hours. You know, the construction worker, the navy pilot, the GQ and such.  Girls who really get in on the action are called up on stage for a “hot seat” surprise, but that’s not to say you don’t get some good stuff being a part of the crowd too. Special “massage therapists” scour the crowd between acts for some extra fun. (Get to know some of the guys here). You get the idea. General admission tickets are $28 in advance or $38 at the door while VIP are $48 in advance or $58 at the door. Ticket holders also score free admission into Dusk Nightclub at Caesars after the show with one complimentary drink!

 

4th OF JULY FIREWORKS at Caesars, Showboat & Bally’s

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Take in the free fireworks show presented by the Atlantic City Alliance from any Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City boardwalk property – Caesars, Showboat or Bally’s! Additionally, Caesars Atlantic City and Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar will also be playing the official 2014 DO AC 4th of July Fireworks Soundtrack that was assembled from votes via the DO AC Facebook page. Click here for a listen.

 

ROCKTELLZ & COCKTAILS PRESENTS THE JACKSONS at Caesars Atlantic City

9 p.m. (Wednesday through Sunday)

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A buh-buh buh buh-buh. A buh-buh buh buh-buh! Jackie, Jermaine, Tito and Marlon will hit the stage at The Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars Atlantic City for a special four night engagement! Let them take you back with classics like “ABC”, “I Want You Back” and “I’ll Be There”. Lots of number one hits in just a span of hours! You don’t want to miss it! Click here to grab last minute tickets.

 

AQUA FRIDAYS WITH A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY MARIO at The Pool After Dark

10 p.m.

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Who doesn’t want a little of this on Independence Day?

 

Don’t need anyone tying you down! Just a friend, ya’ll! DJ Eddie Edge & DJ Ed Smooth will also be spinning the beats on this joyous holiday at The Pool After Dark. It’s about to go down! Click here to purchase advanced tickets. Pricing starts at $10 at the door.

 

Saturday – July 5th

EPIC SATURDAYS WITH SCOTT DISICK at The Pool After Dark

10 p.m.

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Your favorite dose of reality is back for another memorable go-around at The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City this Saturday night. The conversation is never dull when Lord Disick is in the building, kids. Can’t wait to hear it all (along with the killer beats from DJ Eddie Edge)! Click here for advanced tickets. Cover starts at $20.

 

Sunday – July 6th

PETER FRAMPTON at Harrah’s Resort

8 p.m.

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This Grammy Award-winning rock legend is fresh off the heels of his newest release, Hummingbird In A Box and set to take The Concert Venue at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City by storm this Sunday night. From Herd to Humble Pie and Frampton Comes Alive! (still one of the top best selling rock records of all-time) to Fingerprints, there are sure to be a slew of musical masterpieces from start to finish. And you can only hear it and see it at Harrah’s Resort this Sunday! Get on that and get your tickets!

 

But that’s not all…

Bally’s Atlantic City will especially be bustling this 4th of July Weekend because Guy Fieri’s Chophouse and Buca Di Beppo are both scheduled to be open and ready to serve ya! Plus, another huge, sweet surprise, but you gotta be here to know about it!

Tropical storm who? Great food, music and nightlife, what more could you ask for?! Have a safe and happy 4th, folks!

 

 

Sammy D’s at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Launches New Bar Menu

Have you tried out the new Bar Menu at Sammy D’s at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City? It sure is getting a lot of good buzz!

For those of you that don’t know, the bar area at Sammy D’s has a bit of a different feel to it these days.

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If you don’t want to sit at the actual bar, the area behind the bar has been redone with cute, comfortable couches, chairs, low tables, high tables, basically something to fit everybody! And that goes for the menu too. If you’re looking for a quick bite or lunchable portion, the Bar Menu has it.

We’ll break it down for you with little bites and bigger bites:

Little:

The Chicken Parm Sliders seemed VERY popular when we visited this fine Atlantic City Italian restaurant yesterday.

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Other tinier options include Duck Bao Buns, Mac n’ Cheese (Dorito crusted, people) and the famous Spicy Lollipop Buffalo Wings. Check them and more out in the gallery, below.

As far as bigger offerings go, we thought that the Classic Steak Frites were an awesome lunch or dinner equivalent.

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Here you have a standard NY Strip steak topped with maitre’d butter and garlic aioli and served with french fries. The Loaded Cheddar Bratwurst, something you for sure can’t get anywhere else, is another great choice (covered with chili, cheddar, cole slaw, japapeno and chipotle mayo), as is the Bronx Bomber Flatbread. See them all, below.

And of course, what’s a Bar Menu without a little something sweet? Sammy’s famous ginormous cake slices will satisfy any sweet tooth and then some! Seriously, look at these things.

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Cotton Candy.

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And Oreo Cheesecake?! Are you kidding?!

Mmm. If you haven’t noticed by now, dessert is this blog’s breaking point. Anyway, head on over to Sammy D’s at Harrah’s Resort and try what all this good fuss is about! The Bar Menu is available from Thursdays to Mondays from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. To clarify, Sammy D’s is also open for dinner as well Thursdays to Mondays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. as well as breakfast (7 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and lunch (12 p.m. to 2 p.m.) Saturdays and Sundays.

Guy Fieri To Bring Guy Fieri’s Chophouse to Bally’s Atlantic City This July

You’ve probably heard the big news already and if you haven’t…what’s wrong with you?! Famed Food Network Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives guru, Guy Fieri, will be bringing Guy Fieri’s Chophouse to Bally’s Atlantic City this July! This will be Fieri’s first establishment in AC…awesome!

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Guy Fieri’s Chophouse will feature classic steakhouse selections, but of course with the usual Guy Fieri twist! Good grub like Java Rubbed Ribeye Chop and Spicy Bloody Mary Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (below). Lots of steak, lots of seafood.

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The bar area will also offer some unique options: craft beers and spirits from a small batch distillery as well as a slew of California wines. Another good tidbit: The bar will also span the length of the entire restaurant. Lots of room, folks!

Kevin Ortzman, President of Bally’s Atlantic City had this to say of Fieri’s impending arrival: “Atlantic City truly has become a foodie destination and visitors can now add Bally’s to their dining ‘must do’ with the addition of Guy Fieri’s Chophouse at Bally’s. Guy’s contagious enthusiasm for his food and his fans, made this an important partnership for us at Bally’s and we cannot wait to welcome him back to Atlantic City this summer.”

You heard Kevin Ortzman, add Guy Fieri’s Chophouse at Bally’s to your Atlantic City MUST DO list for July! It’s going to be one-of-a-kind for sure!

 

Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Goes BIG With Martorano’s Opening July 2014

Things are about to get BIG (and Italian) up in Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City and that’s because Philly native, Steve Martorano, will be opening Martorano’s this July.

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If you’ve ever been to that far-away place called Las Vegas, you may be familiar with this very establishment located at our sister property, Rio Las Vegas. Let us tell ya, this place is a hit there (as well as his other two locations in Florida). Fan favorite menu items include the Eggplant Stack, South Philly Cheesesteak, Rigatoni Sunday Pork Gravy, Bucatini Carbonara as well has his world-famous meatballs.

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Here’s one in Steve’s popular Meatball Salad selection.

In fact, these meatballs have even been deemed the best in the world by popular celebs like Al Pacino and Jimmy Kimmel. Not too shabby.

“I was a big fan of Steve Martorano during my time in Vegas and cannot wait for him to bring his style and passion to Harrah’s Resort’s culinary family,” said Rick Mazer, Regional President of Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City“Martorano’s will be a restaurant devoted to classic Italian dishes; oversized meatballs smothered in red gravy will dominate the menu, but done in a manner that only Steve can.”

What Mr. Mazer means here is, like the title suggests, Steve does things BIG! Not only will you be able to always score amazing, authentic Italian cuisine at Martorano’s, you will also get an unbelievable party! The later it gets, the louder the music. The evening begins with the sweet sound of crooners like Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darrin, and ends complete with a dance for and DJs!

All of this combined is what makes Martorano’s the perfect spot for a guy or girls’ night out. Sound good? Make Martorano’s a big part of your Harrah’s Resort adventures starting this July!

Get Ready to Buca at Bally’s Atlantic City Starting This July!

Are you a lover of friends, food and family? Well then, you’ll be pleased to know that Buca Di Beppo, the famous Italian, family-style restaurant will be moving into Bally’s Atlantic City at the beginning of July!

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According to Robert Earl, Chairman and CEO of Planet Hollywood International, parent company of Buca di BeppoBuca Di Beppo is known for a “casual and fun family-style dining atmosphere combined with delicious, Italian cuisine.” Here you’ll find various Italian classics (like half-pound meatballs and chicken parmigiana) and also some selections with an AC twist like AC Style Clams Casino and Penne San Remo.

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Check. Out. Those. Meatballs. Ya’ll.

Buca Di Beppo Atlantic City will be the first joint on the east coast also open for breakfast along with lunch and dinner. Make your most important meal of the day a Buca Omelet, South Philly Pepper And Egg Sandwich or a Jersey Shore breakfast sandwich (turkey sausage, egg whites, american cheese on a whole wheat english muffin).

So starting this July, come take a load off in this charming, vintage setting and chow down with friends and fam. Whether your party is large or small, Buca will have you covered with Buca Small or Buca Large portions. They say “there’s always a reason to Buca” and we can’t wait!

Buca Di Beppo Atlantic City will open its doors this July at Bally’s and will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mark your calendars and get ready to Buca!

Caesars, Showboat and Bally’s Atlantic City To Celebrate National Lobster Day on June 13th – June 15th

In just a couple days, it will be THAT day. And no, we’re not talking about Flag Day or Father’s Day for that matter. We’re talking about National Lobster Day. Yes, L-O-B-S-T-E-R. An American delicacy. You know you love it, we know you love it. So in honor of National Lobster Day on June 15th, Caesars Atlantic City, Showboat Atlantic City and Bally’s Atlantic City would like to give you not one, but three glorious days of pure lobster from Friday, June 13th to Sunday, June 15th.

We’re not joking. Cafe Roma at Caesars is really going to lobster-it-up for you. Check out the Lobster Fra Diablo.

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Complete with Spicy Marinara, Brandy and Linguine.

And then of course there’s the Lobster Princess.

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Franchaise Lobster Tail, Jumbo Shrimp, Baby Plum Tomatoes, with a Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce over Linguine.

You like? Nero’s Chophouse and Sushi Bar will also be offering Pan Seared South African Lobster Tail over a bed of roasted corn, chorizo, sweet peas and mittake mushrooms with a drizzle of truffle oil!

WOW!

Down the street at Showboat AC, the wow-factor ain’t no different! Scarduzio’s Steak & Sushi Lounge will be serving up a special Lobster Roll for the occasion.

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And Casa Di Napoli will also have a nice Lobster Princessa on the menu.

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Lobster Franchaise and Crabmeat in a Lemon Butter Sauce over angelhair.

Finally, Arturo’s at Bally’s will have lots and lots of lobster on tap these three days: Lobster Crema Di’ Aragosta, Lobster Genovese, Lobster Ravioli, South Africa Lobster Tail, and Maine Lobster stuffed with crab.

Om to the nom. Be sure to celebrate National Lobster Day at Caesars, Showboat and Bally’s from Friday, June 13th to Sunday, June 15th and do the lobster dance!

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