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Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar owners John and Tabitha Simmons announced Tuesday that they’re closing their Henderson location at 11261 S. Eastern Ave. The Henderson restaurant was recently issued 38 demerits, and a C grade, following a March 31 inspection by the Southern Nevada Health District.
The Health Food Fair of Las Vegas is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. It will include cooking and tasting stations, exercise demonstrations, nutrition information, entertainment and carnival attractions. Admission is $5, $3 for seniors and members of the military with ID, and free for kids under 5. …
Chef Natalie Young has become a popular downtown personality. One reason is her philosophy of “good food for good people made with love in downtown Las Vegas.”
Nittaya Parawong is the owner and chef of this intimate, lovely Thai restaurant. But her secret kitchen is a secret no more.
Tommy Koulax hit a homerun with his 100 percent all-beef hamburger and then hit another one when he introduced his famous chili.
Until last week, my only familiarity with the Mad Greek Cafe had been a strawberry shake (a specialty) from the drive-thru at the flagship in Baker, Calif.
Al’s Beef, a franchised operation of the Chicago original that dates to 1938, opened in January. Its specialty is Italian beef sandwiches, which come in two sizes plus extra-meat options and a beef-sausage combo.
Firefly Tapas Kitchen and Bar, which was linked to a salmonella outbreak at its former Paradise Road location that sickened nearly 300 people last April, recently was cited by the Southern Nevada Health District with 38 demerits at its Henderson restaurant, 11261 S. Eastern Ave. That’s just three short of the 41 that would have led to a temporary closure by the health district.
DIG Design Group of Las Vegas is rehabbing the vacant Galaxy Foam building at 10 Charleston Blvd. near Main Street into “Galaxy Street Market.” Customers can enter the market from an alley and a back street, with food vendors cooking in an indoor, urban bazaarlike atmosphere.