The food hall movement is alive and thriving in Las Vegas! The latest addition is one that foodies have been anticipating for months—Proper Eats Food Hall inside ARIA Las Vegas. With nine unique vendors, each offering dishes ranging from pizza to donuts to deli sandwiches and bagels, and a full service bar, there’s a taste for every palate at Proper Eats. We had the chance to check out some of the new food hall’s best offerings during a media preview; read on to see what foodies can expect.
Las Vegas Loves Proper Eats Food Hall at ARIA
Located right by the entrance facing the promenade is Easy Donuts. Sweet lovers can find a little bit of everything with various donuts, Danishes, muffins and croissants. There are classic options like the glazed old-fashioned and blueberry muffins, along with premium and “over the top” options. If you’re in the mood for something savory, there are also baguette sandwiches and quiches for a heartier meal. Easy Donuts also has a fun secret hidden behind its walls—a speakeasy with some of the most intriguing cocktails and fun live entertainment.
Tao Group Hospitality brings NYC favorite Egghead to Las Vegas along with its fun sandwiches and hashbrowns. Breakfast lovers can try out several of the brand’s classic options like The Soho with scrambled eggs, American cheese, sriracha mayo and chives; and The Greenwich Village with scrambled eggs, American cheese, sriracha mayo and chives. Crispy hashbrowns and cheesy hashbrowns are also available and make the perfect breakfast side.
Wexler’s Deli takes Jewish deli classics to the next level while taking pride in producing craftsmanship-level smoked meat and fish delicacies such as pastrami and salmon. Try one of the various bagel sandwiches like the Uncle Leo with lox, egg, onion, toasted bagel and cream cheese; or The Moe Greene with lox, paddlefish caviar and gold leaf. If you’re in the mood for something more traditional, try The Sam Rothstein, a classic pastrami reuben with Swiss cheese, Russian dressing, sauerkraut and grilled rye.
Laughing Buddha offers ramen noodles and bao buns in a quick-casual setting. Try out traditional ramen flavors with tonkotsu and miso bases, and customize your meal with a variety of delicious add-ons. Bao buns come in a classic pork belly option and a unique, flavorful crispy eggplant selection that’s perfect for those looking for a plant-based option.
In the mid-20th century, Michael Wharton immigrated to New York with a meager budget to pursue success. His burgers quickly gained popularity and became renowned as the best in NYC, drawing long lines of customers eager to sample his delectable creations, which can now be enjoyed at Lola’s Burgers. Try out the Backyard Classic with American cheese, diced onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup and mustard, or the Smash Burger with a double patty, American cheese, grilled onions, pickles and Russian dressing. For those going meatless, there’s also an Impossible option.
Shalom Y’all brings fun Mediterranean flavors from Portland, Oregon, to Las Vegas. Classic tastes can be found in the flavorful menu with options like the Harissa Marinated Salmon Skewer (with grapefruit, cucumber, green chili and feta), Shawarma Spiced Cauliflower Bowl (mixed greens, cured lemon, and harissa vinaigrette), and the Nazareth Kebab Plate (with lamb & beef kebab, hummus, labneh, roasted pepper salad, olives and lemon).
Seoul Bird is the delicious result of a decade-long partnership between Judy Joo and Andrew Hales, combining both Korean flavors and influences from their food tours of South Korea. Try one of the varieties of chicken sandwiches like the Kimchi Chicken ( with fried chicken breast, kimchi slaw, bread & butter pickles, mayo and Korean barbecue sauce) and pair it with an order of K-Tots (with melted cheese, kimchi, hot sauce, sour cream, pico de gallo and chives) and a homemade Korean iced tea for exotic flavors blended into comfort food classics.
Making his latest foray into the food scene, Grammy-nominated artist Steve Aoki brings his Pizzaoki concept (formerly a delivery-only option) to Proper Eats with high-quality ingredients in tried and true classics. Order pizzas by the slice or by the pie with five different options like the Pursuit of Happiness, Mic Drop, Hiroquest and the plant-based No Beef. The latest location is one of seven locations, two of which are located in Las Vegas.
Temaki Bar gives diners fun sushi flavors in a quick-service setting. Start your meal with Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice (with fried sushi rice, chili garlic, citrus ponzu), order a rolling set of hand rolls (with orders of three to five selections including salmon, yellowtail and spicy tuna), and try one of the flavorful cut rolls like the Lobsta Queen (with lobster and crispy onion) or the Moonlight (with spicy tuna, shiso, Bubu Arare).