Italian festival to feature food, wines, entertainment and more


An Italian festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18, poolside at M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Henderson. The event will include Italian food (with all items priced at $7 or less), wines, entertainment and more, and is a continuation of the festival first begun by the Marnell family at the Rio 17 years ago. Admission is free. ...

Through a special arrangement with the test boat for this year's Alaskan king crab season, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, expects to beat the season by serving it ... now. It's fresh, not frozen, and is served as an entree or appetizer at lunch and dinner, for $64.95 (1 2/3 pounds) or $34.95 (1 pound). ...

Caffe Dolce has opened at 5875 S. Rainbow Blvd., serving pastas, panini, wood-fired pizzas, meat and poultry entrees and more. Call 367-9900. ...

In celebration of its six-month anniversary, Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., is offering a three-course dinner for $19.06 every Monday and osso buco (rotating between veal and lamb) for $24 every Tuesday. During happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. daily, all appetizers and drinks are $2 off. ...

Mimmo Ferraro's, 5900 W. Flamingo Road, is offering locals 25 percent off their total checks, from the regular menu in the dining room, through Dec. 1. ...

In honor of World Vegetarian Day, Origin India, 4480 Paradise Road, is offering 15 percent off vegetarian items through the end of the month. ...

McCormick & Schmick's, 335 Hughes Center Drive, is celebrating National Seafood Month with menu specials, including two-item combinations for $19.95, three items for $24.95, through the end of the month. ...

Little Macau, 3939 W. Spring Mountain Road, is under new management. Call 222-3196. ...

All PT's locations are celebrating the company's 27th anniversary with $5.99 "throwback" dining specials through Oct. 31. ...

Rocket Fizz has opened at 5130 S. Fort Apache Road, with more than 1,000 selections of soft drinks and hundreds of retro candies. Call 595-0213. ...

For additional restaurant news, visit the Vegas Voice blog at www.reviewjournal.com.

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070. You also can send faxes to 383-4676 or e-mail her at hrinella@reviewjournal.com.

 

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