Street Car Po-Boys, from James and Gwen Bartholomew and their four granddaughters, opened Dec. 23. Gwen Bartholomew is a Louisiana native who grew up in New Orleans but had lived in Los Angeles before moving to Las Vegas in 2010.
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If everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, does that mean that in Las Vegas everybody’s lucky? Maybe not, but Las Vegas definitely knows how to do the holiday right, with corned beef and cabbage on nearly every buffet and green beer and specialty cocktails in nearly every bar. A number of local restaurants are planning other specials. Here’s a sample:
Viva Max! a benefit for critically injured Seven magazine restaurant critic Max Jacobson, is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Tacos & Tequila at the Luxor. Tickets for the cocktail mixer and three-course dinner (with entree choices of lamb shank with mole verde, or red snapper with achiote and an herb spice rub) are $100 per person. For tickets, call 702-735-8322. …
Beer: Brew’s Best, a festival of craft beers from locally and nationally based breweries, opens taps Saturday at the Village at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson. And on April 26, it’s the Great Vegas Festival of Beer, 4 to 8 p.m. April 26 in the Fremont East Entertainment District.
We’re closing out National Pancake Week with some flapjacks from local restaurants.
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with steakhouses and seafood restaurants this week.
During Restaurant Week, which runs from Friday through March 14, Las Vegas residents and visitors can take advantage of special discounted menus at local dining spots and benefit Three Square food bank, which will receive a set amount for every menu sold.
N9NE Steakhouse, which opened with the Palms in 2001, was closed briefly in mid-November for a $5-million renovation, reopening in late December.
Bill Murray tells rich donors right up front he’s about to charm them out of their money.
To conclude Strawberry Month, we’re featuring fresh-strawberry creations from local restaurants.