Dinner to benefit restaurant critic hurt in pedestrian-vehicle accident


Chefs to the Max, a benefit dinner for Vegas Seven magazine restaurant critic Max Jacobson — and featuring a who’s who of chefs linked to Las Vegas — is planned for Sunday at Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $1,000 per person; all proceeds will be donated to Jacobson, who was critically injured in a pedestrian-vehicle accident Dec. 23. Call 702-632-9305. …

Attention lutefisk lovers: Tickets are on sale for the 16th Annual Lutefisk Dinner sponsored by Vegas Vikings Lodge of Sons of Norway. The dinner is Jan. 25 (with seatings at 3 and 6 p.m.) at the Elks Lodge at 1217 Nevada Highway in Boulder City, but tickets must be purchased by Jan. 18. The dinner, which is $20 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger, will include, besides lutefisk, roast pork, lefse, side dishes and homemade Norwegian pastries. For tickets, visit the lodge’s website, www.VegasViking.com, or call 702-869-5775. …

A multivineyard wine-pairing dinner, featuring wines from Far Niente, Nickel &Nickel, The Vineyard House and Dolce Wines, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Aureole at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The six-course dinner, featuring an entree of seared Wagyu strip loin and braised cheeks, is $225 per person inclusive. Call 702-632-7200. …

Park on Fremont, 506 Fremont St., has introduced a number of new menu items, including Garbage Fries (with melted cheddar and provolone, bacon, jalapenos, green onions, tomatoes, chipotle peppers, avocados and sour cream), Mac &Cheese Balls, the BBQ Texas Burger and Boston Clam Chowder and chili, both of the latter served in a bread bowl. …

Tropical Smoothie Cafes are launching the new year with two coconut-infused menu items, which are available through Feb. 23 — the Coconut Curry Chicken Wrap and Coconut Lime Chicken Salad. The company has 22 locations throughout Southern Nevada. …

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. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

 

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