His daddy Arnie Morton constructed the initial Playboy Clubs with Hugh Hefner and started the Morton’s Steakhouse dynasty. His older sibling Peter Morton produced the iconic Acid rock Café franchise and opened the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. However Chicago-born hospitality business owner Michael Morton has actually made his own name and left an indelible imprint on Las Vegas, starting with the pioneering club The Beverage and continuing with the famous N9NE Group venues at the Palms and his existing dining establishment hot spots on and off the Strip. Michael is our visitor at The Area for this episode of All The Vegas.
talk with nightlife and restaurant business owner Michael Morton. We talk with Michael about having
dinner with Billy Corgan at Crush after the Smashing Pumpkins reveal at T-Mobile Arena; getting motivation from taking a trip; the current growth of La Cavern food and white wine hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas; the epic heydays of The Drink at Harmon and Koval and competing with his brother’s bar Baby’s; the Mediterranean tastes at the new Greek Sneek at MGM Grand; generating DJ AM and Paul Oakenfold for residencies at Rain Club in the past; and the continuous advancement of Las Vegas resorts exhibited today at the Palms and the Hard Rock. EPISODE 17: THE VEGAS YOU REQUIRED Michael is a huge fan of Piff the Magic Dragon’s hilarious show at the Flamingo. Mark loves the eclectic new club experience at Park MGM, the very musical and super-cool On The Record. Brock advises the charming Mo’Nique and her new comedy residency at SLS Las Vegas.