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Tom's Urban Las Vegas is Now Open at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS (January 13, 2015) – Tom’s Urban, a modern and casual dining concept, is now open and serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night at New York-New York Hotel & Casino. Located on the casino floor and adjacent to the resort’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge, the venue features a contemporary dining experience offering innovative, yet familiar dishes coupled with a creative bar program.
 
“We are delighted to open our newest Tom's Urban, located at New York-New York in Las Vegas, marking our third location in the U.S.,” said Tom Ryan, the mastermind behind Tom’s Urban. “We are in the perfect location to appeal to all types of consumers. Co-founder, Rick Schaden and I spent time developing an approachable, modern casual dining experience in a fun atmosphere and we’re excited to showcase Tom’s in the heart of the city.”
 
Spanning over 12,000 square feet, Tom’s Urban has a guest capacity of more than 480 people for both indoor and outdoor seating, complete with three energetic, full-service bars. Featuring a dynamic design, the restaurant’s high-energy environment infused with reclaimed wood, warm colors and lively patio, makes this the perfect setting to be your first, next and last place to meet, eat and drink.
 
Tom Ryan and his culinary team have created a spirited menu with something for everyone. Featuring a distinctive and eclectic blend of the world’s favorite street foods including flavors such as American, Asian, Latin, and Middle Eastern, guests can opt to share or jump start their meal with Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits (Cajun shrimp, crispy pork belly, creamy cheese grits); Xiangxiang Crispy Duck Wings (hoisin glaze, Asian peanut slaw); and Filet Mignon Steak Sliders (grilled filet mignon medallions, havarti cheese, arugula, hollandaise sauce, fresh tarragon, butter-toasted brioche buns), to name a few. 
 
The savory portion of the menu continues with a wide-variety of dishes, but with Tom’s signature twist. Highlights include the Sin City Burger (American cheese, fried egg, crispy onions, applewood-smoked bacon, BBQ sauce); Tom’s “Big & Sticky” Rib Back (St. Louis ribs hardwood smoked, slow cooked, double sauced and glazed with house made BBQ sauce; served with choice of side); French Pan Roasted Chicken (crispy 1/2 chicken, herb marinated, pan roasted and glazed with chicken demi, served with choice of side) and much more! 
 
A selection of breakfast and late night items hit the spot, such as the Hangover Slopper (Certified Angus Beef burger on a butter-toasted brioche bun, smothered with pork green chile, queso fresco, pico de gallo, cheddar and jack and topped with two fried eggs); Killer Chilaquiles (tri-colored tortilla chips simmered in tomatillo salsa, topped with two farm fresh eggs any style, asadero, cilantro crème, queso fresco, pico de gallo); and Breakfast Burritos (egg and cheese with your choice of steak, bacon or sausage). 
 
Paired to elevate and complement the overall experience, guests can indulge in a great selection of handcrafted cocktails, craft beers (including 35 plus options on tap), fine wines and signature “to-go” drinks. Featured libations include WTF (Jim Beam whiskey, red wine, Brooklyn Beer, orange and blackberry liqueur); Dark + Stormier (Kraken Black spiced rum, Tom’s house made ginger brew); and Bacon Bourbon Mary (bacon infused Jim Beam bourbon, house made Bloody Mary mix, cream cheese schmear) available in various sizes including “Pint” (16 oz.), “Large” (22 oz.) and “Tom’s” (33 oz.).
 
“Just steps away from the Brooklyn Bridge, Tom’s Urban provides the complete dining experience – from the fantastic flavors, to the design and atmosphere, to the incredible views – that will have guests coming back for more,” said New York-New York President and COO, Cynthia Kiser Murphey. “Visitors to Las Vegas seek a fun experience and we believe that Tom’s Urban will immediately become a go-to spot on The Strip.”
 
Tom’s Urban is open daily, starting at 6 a.m. until the last cocktail goes down. For reservations or additional information, please call (702) 740-6766 or visit www.tomsurban.com. 
 
About Tom’s Urban
To eat is to have a sensory experience. No matter where you are, if you follow your nose and your curiosity away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets and to the out-of-the-way places of any city in the world, you’ll find food that will make your eyes pop out of their sockets, your mouth water and your fingers messy.  Founder Tom Ryan’s deep-seeded love for understanding food on a local basis has inspired him to create a space for other culinary lovers to know the world one small plate at a time, but this time he has added an urban twist to each plate. Tom has reunited with his favorite flavors and textures and is bringing them to the table to share and savor. So come sit down, crowd around, sample, devour and socialize at Tom’s Urban.  Find us on Facebook and Twitter
 
Tom’s Urban delivers what Las Vegas needs, whether an energetic sports bar or a more casual scene for those who wish to relax and enjoy a contemporary dining experience.
 
About New York-New York
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York Hotel & Casino features 12 New York-style skyscrapers showcasing 2,023 guest rooms and suites. Other nods to the Big Apple include a 150-foot-tall replica of the Statue of Liberty and a 300-foot-long newly redesigned replica of the Brooklyn Bridge. Within the resort, guests discover all the excitement of the city that never sleeps including the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil production, Zumanity; the thrilling Roller Coaster; and the fun-filled dueling pianos of the Bar at Times Square. A dynamic new plaza experience features fun and unique dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack, Tom’s Urban, Swatch, Stupidiotic and
I Heart New York-New York. Tantalizing restaurants inside the hotel include Gallagher's Steakhouse, Il Fornaio and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. Additionally, New York-New York offers more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space and a rejuvenating spa and salon. New York-New York is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.com, call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter


 

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Media Contacts:
Langdon Flynn Communications
tomsurban@langdonflynn.com
(702) 889-2705
 
MGM Resorts International Public Relations
Ashley Farkas
afarkas@mgmresorts.com
(702) 692-6730

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