Ricardo's celebrating 30 years


Ricardo's Mexican Restaurant, 4930 W. Flamingo Road, plans a weekend party today and Saturday that will include an effort to break the Guinness World Record for the world's largest margarita. The party, which celebrates the restaurant's 30 years in Las Vegas, will include a tank filled with 7,500 gallons of pink margarita -- enough to create 80,000 12-ounce drinks -- plus food and drink specials, live entertainment and taco-eating contests. It's a benefit for Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada. ...

The Queen Victoria Pub at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will present High-TINI at 3 p.m. Saturday. Those attending are invited to dress up and wear fancy hats. Tickets are $12 per person or $20 for two people and include one specialty martini, appetizers and entertainment. For tickets, call 794-9260. ...

Leticia's Mexican Cocina, 7585 Norman Rockwell Lane, will celebrate its first anniversary with a festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission of $10 will buy food and one margarita or beer. ...

The wines of Ferrari-Carano and Layer Cake Winery will be featured in a dinner at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Gaetano's Italian Ristorante, 10271 S. Eastern Ave. in Henderson. With an entree of bacon-wrapped jumbo shrimp or grilled lamb chops, the five-course dinner is $85 per person. For reservations, call 361-1661. ...

Crush, a Celebration of French Wines, is scheduled this month at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Free tastings of red and white wines are scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m. today and Oct. 22 in the hotel lobby, and wine dinners and seminars are scheduled throughout the month at the resort's restaurants. For details, visit www.ParisLasVegas.com. ...

The Egg & I, 4533 W. Sahara Ave., and the Egg Works, 9355 W. Flamingo Road and 2490 E. Sunset Road, have introduced fall and winter dishes, including stew, chili and chicken pot pie sourdough bread bowls; pumpkin pancakes; candied walnut harvest pancakes; carrot cake french toast; and more. ...

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

 

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