The Dish: Food experts contribute to health, healing and happiness


Nine chefs/nutrition experts will make presentations Saturday and Sunday during the Health Healing Happiness conference at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission for both days is $99 in advance or $149 at the door; day passes are $65 in advance or $75 at the door and a vegan lunch buffet is $17 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets, visit any Whole Foods Market or www.Health-Healing-Happiness.com or call 702-772-9401. …

The Straight from the Bayou Crawfish Festival will be cracking from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Sport Center, 121 E. Sunset Road (just east of the Strip). Admission is $10 in advance, $12 at the door; for advance tickets call 702-898-9968. …

A three-course menu themed to Father’s Day will be the focus of An Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It’s $125 per person; call 866-406-7117. …

Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, has added lunch service beginning at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and Saturday brunch beginning at noon (as well as the regular Sunday brunch starting at 10 a.m.) from Thursday through July 13, during which World Cup games will be televised. …

The Sterling Brunch has returned to Bally’s, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at BLT Steakhouse. It’s now offered both Saturdays and Sundays, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for $90. …

Bubbles &Brunch has returned to the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. It’s $35, which includes monkey bread, bottomless Champagne or mimosas and an entree such as chicken and waffles or blue claw crab Benedict. …

Elixir at 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson offers happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. and 3 to 6 a.m. daily, with bites including pizza and spinach and artichoke dip for $5 or less, six wines by the glass for $5, draft beers for $3 and specialty cocktails for $5. …

Sprouts Farmers Market has opened a second Henderson store, at 635 S. Green Valley Parkway.

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 702-383-4676 or email her at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

 

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