Desert Companion

Cocktail of the month: Brazilian Waxxx at El Dorado Cantina


Brazillian Waxxx
Photography by Brent Holmes

Brazillian Waxxx at El Dorado Cantina 
Intellectually, I know that strip clubs are vortices of frenetic sad-flavored desperation, but the fact that El Dorado Cantina shares a wall with Sapphire Las Vegas never fails to tickle me with a frisson of ooh maybe something sexy will happen. And, oh yes, El Dorado plays it up: check out their Brazilian Waxxx, a Carmen Miranda lap dance in a glass, with Belvedere Mango Passion vodka, raspberry-peach Grand Marnier, Cinzano Bianco vermouth, and a slew of tropical juices. It’s sweet, sticky, quintessentially summery, like how you imagine the glittering sweat on Raven’s neck might taste before you later learn her name is, in fact, Kim and she’s a single mother and microbiology grad student.            

3025 Sammy Davis Jr. Drive, 702-722-2289,

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