Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant – Las Vegas

Oh dear sweet Vegas, Chef Kenny’s is one of the many reasons that I wish that I was still there. – I was just talking to Josh about how I could not eat my way through LAS if I tried. It is surely a vegans, and definitely a vegetarian’s paradise.

They are in the Chinatown area of Vegas, not too far from the strip, maybe 20 min from what I remember. – They are a small restaurant next to a Korean Bar-B-Q in a strip center w/ ample parking. Be prepared to possibly wait 15-20 min or more due to the small size.

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This is a new find for me, but I am desperate to go back and have the best sushi that I have ever had! I got the sampler, that was one of every Nigiri option + my choice of 1 roll. I chose the spicy Tuna, likely does not quite taste like tuna, but I would not know. It certainly had the look and whimsy of a Spicy Tuna Roll and looked similar to what I served at RA and have seen others dine on at various sushi joints.

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We also got the Wontons, fried light and crisp, filled with minced veggies and served with that brightly colored sauce that we all hate to love, these disappeared like magic.

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There was also the BBQ Veggie Meat, half of it was enough for the 2 of us with the other items that we had ordered. – It was good don’t get me wrong, however, a bed of crispy rice noodles and/or some lettuce cups to enjoy them with would have been awesome.

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Last up, the Vegan Chilean Sea Bass with Chef’s Sauce. – Honestly there is really no way to explain this, not in texture and taste, you may have had a similar dish at a local Asian Vegan restaurant at some point. Dru hated it and referred to it as “weird fish” – It was the only item geared toward vegans/vegetarians the whole trip he had an issue with. I kinda knew what to expect so I didn’t mind it too much, but likely would try something else next time. – Ironically, the Vegan Sushi was one of his favorite meals the entire trip. (Understandably so, it really was delicious)



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