OWL Las Vegas gives a hoot about locals and tourist alike.
try to make it in the Las Vegas food and beverage scene but sadly, many
don’t. What does it take to stand out in a city full of culinary
choices for every palate and paycheck? Owner Stephan Galdau and Chef
David Schneider have taken the challenge on creating a true locals
hangout and are pouring their knowledge, expertise and hearts into the
and almost possession like drive have Stephan Galdau spending 18 hours a
day in shaping a convivial atmosphere where the first thought that he
wants coming to your mind when thermometer reaches triple digits is to
hop, fly or Uber your way over to OWL to sip a cool brew and have a bite
from a menu that Chef Daniel has created to please both carnivore and
“I want to create dishes that are fresh, innovative, and are supported by the best ingredients that I can source, including vegan options,” said Chef Daniel Schneider.
creativity in crafting an “egg” with the taste and texture to please
every type of diner is clearly seen in the”Vegan Deviled Eggs”. Some
other menu highlights are the “Nocturnal Burger” a blend of lamb, grass-feed ground beef,
and pork fat topped with watercress and juniper pickled onions and the
“Dixie Land Delight” which is perfectly prepared chicken dinner that
includes greens, mashed potatoes, and a piece of homemade pecan pie to
satisfy your late night sweet tooth.
into the large-warehouse type space with plenty of seating and very
plain indigo blue walls seemed a bit stark but soon the walls will be
adorned with local art that gives Las Vegas artists the ability to
display, sell and keep 90% oftheir own profits with the 10% being
matched by Galdau in supporting local arts education programs.
open mike night provides local comedians and performers a place to
share their jokes and music. Galdau’s heart for the community can felt
in the eclectic mix of music playing and lack of gaming which gives
patrons the incentive to mix, mingle, drink, and dine and most
importantly have a great time.
keeps the taps flowing and the drafts doling with 24 taps dedicated to
Nevada producers, including Tonopah Brewing Co. and Joseph James, plus
120 beers in cans and bottles. The beers
are cold and handcrafted cocktails such as the Owl Margarita or the Owl
Fashioned are standards with a wise twist of ingredients, giving liquid
refreshment on the hottest of Vegas nights. Locals and tourists are
showing up to beat the heat with a hoot and a holler out to friends to
join them at OWL.