Fú looks like any other Asian restaurant poked into a corner of a Las Vegas casino, but this is not any other Asian restaurant. The food and service here is the culmination of one family’s nearly four decade-long experience in Las Vegas. Fú is a Woo family restaurant and the menu at this comfortable, upbeat restaurant draws from the cuisine of all three of the Woos’ previous projects—the original Mayflower, on Paradise Road near the airport; Mayflower Cuisinier at Sahara and Decatur; and Woo on the Strip.
Our recommendation: The spicy Thai basil minced chicken lettuce wrap. Chopped chicken in a lettuce cup is a standard on so many Asian restaurant menus, and often a bland one. This one doesn’t take it easy. Thai chiles bring an intensity that won’t hit you at first, as you’ll be marveling at the bright flavors of lime juice and fish sauce that flavor the chicken. You’ll really begin to enjoy the crisp, cool lettuce and freshness of the basil, and then: boom. Let the endorphin rush begin. – B.R.