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Iron Chef and James Beard Awarding winning chef Jose Garces has opened Yuboka, a new restaurant at Revel in Atlantic City. Yuboka serves dim-sum, Asian-inspired small plates, and bowls of noodle soup. The 36-seat noodle bar, right next to Amada on the casino floor, is designed for a quick, cheap meal and takeout for lunch, dinner, and late-night dining. Highlights include chicken wings with spicy garlic-ginger sauce; a lamb burger; seafood noodle soup with poached shrimp, crab, Taiwanese barbecue sauce, crispy shallot, and udon noodles; and dumplings, some of which will be brought in from Philadelphia’s Dim Sum Garden. The restaurant will also serve cocktails, beer, wine, sake, and tea.
Garces is also bringing his Distrito Cantina Food Truck (formerly Guapo’s Tacos) to the boardwalk at Revel Beach. Every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., the truck will be serving up Garces’ Mexican bites for beach-goers to enjoy.
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Relish, the newest restaurant on the lineup at the Revel in Atlantic City, will open its doors on Saturday, May 18. Relish will be offering an affordably priced menu right on the casino floor. The soon-to-be 24-hour cafe will be serving breakfast dishes, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, and other classic comfort foods. Highlights of the menu include a cheesesteak, a breakfast burger with bacon, cheddar, and a fried egg, potato gnocchi with italian sausage in a tomato fennel broth, chicken and waffles and a beef stroganoff with egg noodles, beets, pickles, and sour cream. The restaurant will begin its full 24 hour service with breakfast in June, right in time for the summer shore rush.
Relish [Official Site]
Revel might be in bankruptcy but the troubled Atlantic City casino is still battling. The resort is considering reversing its no smoking policy and is implementing other changes to widen its appeal.
One of those modifications will involve chef Jose Garces. Garces, who has three restaurants at the resort (Distrito, Village Whiskey and Amada) is now looking to open a new Asian noodle and dim sum concept.
Garces Group is hiring for the restaurant and is currently looking for an executive sous chef with experience in Chinese and Japanese cuisine. The noodle bar will replace the former Plancha Bar. No word on an opening date.
Executive Sous Chef – Jose Garces’ Asian Noodle Bar [f8b8z Jobs]
Revel opens temporary restaurant [AC Insiders]