Rattlecan set to bring artful Burgers, Shots and Beers to The Strip
at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
By Elaine and Scott Harris , Las Vegas City Editors
New culinary and artistic collaboration will splash a NYC East Village vibe into the heart of Las Vegas with tasty gourmet burgers and graffiti installations from renowned street artists
Rattlecan , an urban burger concept from the creators of FIRST Food & Bar at The Venetian, is ready to topple the expectations of the burger bar concept. Chef Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco and designer Antonio Ballatore, two notoriously creative thinkers from Manhattan’s Lower East Side, will bring a new dimension of cuisine and creativity to the Las Vegas Strip that features unbeatable burgers, signature shots and street chic graffiti art by the country’s top street artists.
The casual, updated take on a burger bar boasts burgers, shots and beers, and other delicious America grub from Chef Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco .This A culinary and artistic collaboration features unbeatable burgers and exciting art installations by the country’s top street artists, Rattlecan is open daily at 11 a.m. with expanded services to the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino sports book and poker room.
Chef Sammy D promises an incredible selection of juicy, grilled burgers topped with a variety of flavorsome options. From burgers crowned with roasted portabellas and onions, brie, balsamic glaze and truffle mayo on a sesame brioche roll to the signature burger “The Rattlecan” with cheese, bacon, caramelized onions, pickle, special sauce, crinkle-cut fries and lettuce and tomato – there will be a burger for everyone and those who wish to switch it up can build their own burger.
“Rattlecan’s focus is on giving the customer a great burger and a killer atmosphere to enjoy it in,” said DeMarco.
Rattlecan’s signature shot – the much anticipated Jameson and pickle juice shot, complements the delectable burger and a Best in Class selection of dark liquors will also be served. House made crunchy pickles as well as pickled carrots, cauliflower, beets, eggs, tomatoes, peppers, jalapenos, green beans and watermelon add zest and zing to the burger-centric fare. A series of microbrews and American classics will round out a beer focused drink menu, with a dozen brews on-tap alongside several creative on-tap cocktails.
The East Village down and dirty interior design of the restaurant is courtesy of HGTV’s Ballatore and some of the most world-renowned street artists. Making sure the walls are just as interesting and imaginative as the chow, artists including AIKO, KRINK, HOW and NOSM, Curtis Kulig, KING RUCK, Kenneth Cappello, Richard Duardo and Jersey Joe are busy claiming their turf, each creating custom murals in Rattlecan’s nooks and crannies.
“It’s like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for modern street artists,” said Ballatore.
In what’s sure to become a staple attraction for locals and visitors alike, guests can take a ride on the pickle! No bull around here! Order a shot, get a token and take a wild ride on the custom designed mechanical pickle. There is no doubt that this collaboration will be a giant success and a great addition to the Venetian / Palazzo Resort’s world class list of dining venues.