THE DISH: Margaritas star at Lake of Las Vegas festival


Sonrisa Grill at the Village of Lake Las Vegas in Henderson will host its third annual Margarita Festival Sunday, with live entertainment from 1 to 6 p.m. Mixologists will compete from 3 to 6 p.m. Admission is $20, which includes 10 tastings and the ability to vote. A portion of proceeds will benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada. ...

The next Project Dinner Table event begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 on Jackie Gaughan Plaza at the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St. Chef Geno Bernardo of Nove Italiano at the Palms will prepare the food, and a portion of proceeds will benefit The Animal Foundation. For tickets, which are $140 per person, go to www.ProjectDinnerTable.com. ...

Comme Ca at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will celebrate Labor Day with a special $49-per-person prix-fixe barbecue menu from 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday on the restaurant's patio. Foods including artisan cheeses, charcuterie, grilled Provencal sausage, steak au poivre and Earl Grey madeleines with honey and lavender will be served. It's $49 per person. ...

Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will present a five-course dinner with Patron tequila pairings at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $150 per person plus tax and tip, or $75 per person for Border Grill VIP Club members. Call 632-7403 or email kharman@bordergrill.com. ...

The wines of Husic Vineyards will be featured in a European Epicenter Series Dinner in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. The four-course menu with an entree of peppercorn New York steak with bone-marrow fritter is $195 per person inclusive. Visit www.Bellagio.com or call the concierge at (866) 906-7171. ...

The buffet at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, is offering a whole Maine lobster to anyone who purchases a dinner buffet on Wednesdays this month. ...

El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, continues its "cinco de" series with Cinco de Septiembre from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday. Loco hour prices will be in effect all day. ...

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

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