The Dish: News you can eat and drink


Suds and more suds: The second annual Boulder City BeerFest is on tap Saturday in the city’s Wilbur Square Park. More than 20 craft beer tents, five food trucks and 10 specialty vendors will be on hand to serve up to 1,000 beer lovers. General-admission tickets, which permit entry at 3 p.m., are $30 in advance; VIP tickets, which allow 1 p.m. entry, are $45 in advance. A limited number of tickets will be available at the gate for $60 VIP, $40 general admission. The price of admission covers a 5-ounce souvenir glass and unlimited beer samples, until the event ends at 7 p.m. For advance tickets and details, visit www.BoulderCityBeerfest.com. …

Local law-enforcement officers will serve as celebrity waiters during Tip-A-Cop from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Claim Jumper locations at 601 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson and in Town Square at 6629 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tips they receive will go to support Special Olympics athletes. …

And the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, has introduced the Beverage Butler, a bar cart that offers drinks in the hotel lobby to guests waiting for check-in. The vodka, rum or whiskey cocktails are $5, unless check-in takes longer than five minutes, in which case they’re on the house. …

 

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