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Need help fast: Giada vs Blue Ribbon Chicken

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by Happygirl21, Nov 8, 2018.

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Giada lobster ravioli or Blue Ribbon fried chicken

Poll closed Nov 8, 2018.
  1. Giada

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Blue Ribbon

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 High-Roller

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    Ok I'm serious, I have to head to the airport around 7-7:20 tonight.

    Which would you choose? I'm not a "foodie" but I'm torn between:
    Giada Lobster/ Brussel sprout ravioli

    Or

    Fried chicken from Blue Ribbon.

    I'll be checking back in, in about 2 hours. Thank you!
     
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  2. ardee

    ardee VIP Whale

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    Giada! Have a great trip.
     
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  3. Patman

    Patman High-Roller

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    Giada, Blue Ribbon is good but we are talking chicken.
     
  4. vegasqc

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    Blue ribbon will take a 1/4 of the time and a 1/4 of the price so easy choice for me
     
  5. grosx2

    grosx2 Have fun storming the castle!

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    This is a no brainer, for the price you would pay at Giada, it is not a meal that you want to rush.

    Eat at BR tonight and Giada next trip when you have more time.
     
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  6. rebirth

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    Not a foodie. Blue Ribbon for sure.
     
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  7. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    Yes, don't rush a meal at Giada's. Eat at Blue Ribbon tonight. Save Giada's for next trip.
     
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  8. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 High-Roller

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    Ok, well the winner is.... drum roll please...
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    Sorry the picture sucks, I probably need a new phone.
     
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  9. joaks

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    Were you pleased with your choice? That’s all that really matters!
     
  10. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 High-Roller

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    Lol, as far as fried chicken goes, it was tasty and their skinny little french fries were crisp and nice. So, FWIW, I could easily grab something from there in future and know, for a quick bite, I'd be satisfied.

    Giada will have to wait till next time. Thanks guys!
     
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  11. fraygul

    fraygul Low-Roller

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    Is this the same Blue Ribbon chicken that Cosmo blue ribbon has? I grabbed some to take back to my room the other night and I have to say, it was a huge pain in the butt.. so if it is, where is the other blue ribbon? Maybe I will grab that and pay for it rather than wait around in a packed bar waiting just because it is comped.
     
  12. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 High-Roller

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    This location is in front of Bally's, where all the little shops and things are. It was fast and easy.
     
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  13. fraygul

    fraygul Low-Roller

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    Ahh, I have only been there once this last year. I will note that, to make sure I get there. Thanks!
     
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  14. jr7110

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    No, it is not the same Blue Ribbon that is in Cosmo. They are completely different. The only thing they have in common are the words "Blue Ribbon" and the fact they also have NYC locations as well. The one at the Cosmo is a pricier sit down restaurant and the one at the Grand Bazaar is more of a fast food takeout. Here are links to both:

    https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/restaurants/blue-ribbon


    https://blueribbonfriedchicken.com/las-vegas-grand-bazaar/
     
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  15. Happygirl21

    Happygirl21 High-Roller

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    @jr7110 , great info. Thank you.
     
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  16. fraygul

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    Well boo then. The bucket of chicken at Cosmo is sooo good, but I'm not much of a chicken fan, so I so don't want to go that far and then hate it hahaha. I will try it if I am around there then.
     
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  17. Timothy Miller

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    If im in Cosmo it's the white pizza at secret pizza every time. The two times i went to Giada, once for the soft open and once months later with a guest, there was a moment in each meal that really impressed me. When i looked down at my small plate for each of these instances, there wasn't a blemish, an inconsistency or anything that wasn't premium about any aspect of my plate. Every tomatoe perfect, every mushroom handled expertly. It was really something to see such care taken in a plate and not hidden in a sauce or anything. I don't believe in any of the fine dining i have done i saw such attention to detail in final plating.
     
  18. win4me

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    I know this is late, but thought I would provide my 2 cents. I love fried chicken and ate at Cosmo Blue Ribbon last weekend. I had the fried chicken & my BFF had the shrimp provencal...I would give both dishes 5 stars (I tried her dish). I have eaten at Giada's twice, and it has been a while, but we were disappointed on our last visit with the food & service.