The Dish: Restaurant news, including the barbecue competition


The Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off BBQ and Tailgate Festival, which runs from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, will offer opportunities to taste award-winning barbecue and meet the grilling teams. The event, which is sponsored by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and has a purse of $50,000, will be at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, which is across from the D Las Vegas. Admission, which is $20 per person per day, includes all-you-can-eat tasting portions, entertainment and demonstrations. For tickets, visit DLVEC.Showare.com. …

Five brews by Samuel Adams will be featured in a beer-pairing dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. With an entree of grilled pork loin on braised Southern greens, the five-course dinner is $55, plus tax and tip. Call 702-607-2665. …

Trevi at the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is commemorating National Pizza Month with $10 pizzas daily through Oct. 31. …

The next Project Dinner Table event, prepared by Bellagio chefs Royden Ellamar and Edmund Wong, will begin at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 13 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Orchard at 4600 Horse Drive, east of North Decatur Boulevard. For tickets, which are $175, visit www.ProjectDinnerTable.com. …

Tickets are on sale for Dessert Before Dinner, a benefit for the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Palace Ballroom at Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event will include a competition in which chefs will create desserts using this year’s designated Girl Scout cookie, plus a cocktail reception, silent auction and entertainment by Terry Fator. All proceeds will go toward Girl Scout programs in Southern Nevada. Tickets, which are $300, must be purchased by Sept. 22 and are available at www.DessertBeforeDinner.org or by calling 702-932-1910.

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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