The Dish: Ice Cream Sunday to feature eating contests, more


Free ice cream! The annual Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Providence community’s Promenade linear park, 7195 Egan Crest Way. The event will include ice-cream-eating contests, a petting zoo, bounce houses and more. …

The fifth annual fundraiser for Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc. will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at a private residence in Las Vegas. The evening will include appetizers, a beer and wine bar, live music, a raffle and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 at the door, $30 in advance (by Oct. 4) at ForeclosedUponPets.org, or 702-279-2544. …

The 12th annual M.E.N.U.S. fundraiser for the Epicurean Charitable Foundation — which stands for Mentoring and Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students — begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Luxor, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event, which will begin with a cocktail reception, will include samplings and spirits from more than 30 local restaurants, plus a performance by Jabbawockeez, a DJ and a silent auction. Tickets start at $500 per person and are available at www.ECFLV.org or 702-932-5098. …

“Nobu United — A Culinary Celebration” will unite chef Nobu Matsuhisa and 28 of his chefs from across the country at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace Restaurant and Lounge, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It will begin with passed canapes and cocktails and move on to a nine-course omikase tasting menu. Tickets are $195 per person, with wine and sake pairings $80 extra. A 9:30 seating, without reception, is $170 per person. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Keep Memory Alive. For tickets, call 702-731-7778 or email nobuevents@caesars.com. …

Restaurants at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, are featuring Motley Crue-themed dishes during the band’s residency at the hotel, which ends Oct. 6. Among them: Shout at the Devil Eggs ($6) at Mr. Lucky’s Cafe, Sticky Sweet fried dulce de leche cheesecake bites ($7) at the Pink Taco and prix-fixe menus at 35 Steaks + Martinis, Culinary Dropout and Fu. …

The Capital Grille at Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Wagyu burger and glass of Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon or Belle Glos Pinot Noir for $25 at the bar through Nov. 17.

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 702-383-4676 or email her at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com.