Lest you be confused, Rx is pronounced “Rick’s,” as in super-chef Rick Moonen, whose newest endeavor is a steampunk-inspired lounge restaurant that replaces the upstairs fine dining room of his RM Seafood. Gone are the anchors and yacht-like feel; the vibe now reads Victorian speakeasy, punctuated by chalkboard paint walls, ornate chandeliers and gearboxes arranged willy-nilly. The decidedly non-seafood-based menu takes off with a chef’s twist on old favorites: inside-out French onion soup, chicken potpie nuggets and mac & cheese x five (as in, five types of cheese). Sip a provocative cocktail served by bubbly ladies in corsets who seem to enjoy their job as much as you enjoy being there.
The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Dress code: Casual
Price point: $$
—Andrea Kahn, Brand Publishing WriterCopyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times