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A La Carte, April 10-16


ZAPPOS.COM TO OFFER FREE COFFEE, STAMPS FOR TAX DAY, APRIL 15

In honor of Tax Day on April 15, Zappos.com plans to offer free beverages, treats and stamps at the following coffee shops until 10 a.m.: Grouchy John’s, 8520 S. Maryland Parkway; Sambalatte, 750 S. Rampart Blvd. and 6555 S. Jones Blvd.; Sunrise Coffee, 3130 E. Sunset Road; Bronze Cafe, 401 S. Maryland parkway; Tipsy Coffee House, 6496 Medical Center Drive; Tiabi Coffee & Waffle Bar, 3961 S. Maryland Parkway; and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (7291 W. Lake Mead Blvd.; 4550 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A; 2220 Village Walk Drive, Suite 140; 10834 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 200; 3645 S. Town Center Drive, Suite 101; 6115 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 101; 9091 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 100; and 6599 Las Vegas Blvd. South).

The Grouchy John’s Truck also will participate from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sunset Post Office, 1001 E. Sunset Road. The Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Truck also plans to participate.

PENN & TELLER WIN CELEBRITY PANCAKE CHALLENGE

Penn & Teller have won Hash House A Go Go’s Celebrity Pancake Challenge. Their best-selling pancake, Penncakes & Teller, raised $883 for Opportunity Village.

JERRY’S FAMOUS COFFEE SHOP TO SERVE STEAK AND LOBSTER SPECIAL

Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop inside Jerry’s Nugget, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to serve a steak and lobster special for $9.89 for a limited time. From 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, surf and turf will feature a 4-ounce lobster tail, 8-ounce New York steak, medley of squash and choice of mashed or baked potato or fries with garlic or French bread. Soup or salad is also included.

SILVERADO STEAK HOUSE GETS REVAMPED MENU AT SOUTH POINT

Silverado Steak House at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has a revamped menu, including new appetizers such as burgundy sauteed mushrooms ($9), glazed pork belly ($11), entrees of chipotle-glazed flat iron steak ($29), double-cut pork chop ($27) and fresh filet of salmon martini style ($32). For Two is $99 and features a 14-ounce New York steak, four shrimp scampi and four sauteed scallops with wilted spinach.

GARDEN BUFFET ANNOUNCES NEW THEMED BUFFETS AT SOUTH POINT

The Garden Buffet at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to feature a BBQ buffet from 4 to 9 p.m. Mondays for $14.95 with a Casino Club Card and $18.95 without a card. It will include slowly roasted bourbon-glazed pork loin, campfire barbecued spare ribs, Hop Sing’s Firecracker beef and Big Hoss’ Burger Bar. Sides include baked beans, corn on the cob and cheddar potato casserole.

From 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, a seafood buffet is planned for $23.95 with a card and $27.95 without a card. The menu is set to include steamed crab legs, seafood enchiladas and Southern fried catfish.

DOWNTOWN GRAND TO OFFER SMITH CENTER SUNDAYS DINING DEAL

The Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., plans to offer Smith Center Sundays in April, giving patrons who attend performances at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts half off their meals.

The offer is available at Triple George Grill, Stewart + Ogden, Red Mansion and The Commissary. Patrons are asked to show their ticket stub or proof of ticket purchase. Alcohol is excluded from the offer.

OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE OPENS KITCHEN CREATIONS CAFE

Opportunity Village has announced the opening of its newest division, Kitchen Creations Cafe, in the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.

The cafe is set to be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, offering sandwiches, salads, wraps and soup. A Grab-N-Go selection also will be available, along with daily breakfast and lunch specials.

The cafe is a joint venture between Opportunity Village and Business Enterprise of Nevada, and brings people with intellectual disabilities and people with visual impairments together.

ECHO & RIG TO SUPPORT JDRF DURING APRIL

During April, Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to donate 10 percent of all of its butcher sales to assist the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund with its annual Hope Gala fundraising event.

An Easter brunch is planned for April 20.

For more information, visit echoandrig.com.

UNLVINO EVENTS TO RUN THROUGH APRIL 12

The 4oth UNLVino is scheduled through April 12. BAR-b-q at Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods Pool is set for 7 to 10 p.m. April 10. The mixology-inspired event will feature signature cocktails by Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada’s executive director of mixology, Francesco Lafranconi. Tickets are $100 in advance and $125 at the door.

Bubble-Licious at The Venetian’s Doge’s Palace Plaza is set for 7 to 10 p.m. April 11. The evening will feature champagne, sparkling wines and cocktails, along with small plates from restaurants at The Venetian and Palazzo. Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door.

The Founders’ Grand Tasting at the Keep Memory Alive Events Center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. April 12. Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door.

UNLVino is planned and excecuted by students in UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and raises funds for scholarships. For tickets, visit unlvtickets.com. For more information, visit unlvino.com or call 877-413-8466.

PROJECT DINNER TABLE’S NEW SEASON TO START APRIL 12

Project Dinner Table plans to begin its fifth season April 12 at Downtown3rd, on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues, featuring cuisine by Downtown Grand chefs Charles Wilson and Todd Harrington.

A social hour with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails is planned for 5:30 p.m., with a family-style dinner set for 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $175 for members and $190 for nonmembers. An annual membership is $49. Other dinners are set for May 17, Sept. 13 and Oct. 11.

For tickets or more information, visit projectdinnertable.com.

CULINARY ACADEMY TO PRESENT HANDS-ON WORKSHOP APRIL 12

A hands-on cooking workshop with chef Robert Kennedy is planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas campus, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

The workshop will focus on the art of baking yeast breads and will include 10 stages of production. Students will prepare their own breads to take home, including pizza dough, cheddar cheese rolls and challah. A snack and beverage will be provided.

Participants must be 18 or older and will be asked to sign a liability waiver. The cost is $75. To RSVP, email jclark@culinaryartscatering.org or call 702-924-2171.

VEGAS STREATS SET FOR APRIL 12

Vegas StrEATs is set for 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 12 on the Jackie Gaughan Parkway across from the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St. Food trucks, arts, music and clothing vendors are planned.

Admission is free. For more information, visit vegasstreats.com.

CHOCOLATE & SPICE BAKERY TO HOST EASTER CLASS FOR KIDS APRIL 15

Chocolate & Spice Bakery, 7293 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 8, plans to host an Easter class for children from 4 to 5 p.m. April 15.

Participants will make individual cakes and cookie lollipops with guidance from chef Megan Romano.

The cost is $25, which includes a snack and a beverage. Parents must attend with their child.

To sign up, email megan@chocolatenspice.com, visit chocolatenspice.com or call 702-527-7772.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN APRIL, MAY

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Breakfast & Brunch from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 15 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $98 for both sessions.

The class World of Teas is planned for 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 25 in Room 300 of the UNLV Paradise Campus. The cost is $39.

The class Artisan Cheeses & Craft Beers is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 7 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $59, and participants must be 21 or older.

The class Sauces, Rubs & Marinades is planned for 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 27 at Ferguson. The cost is $59.

To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

HASH HOUSE A GO GO OFFERS CPA DISCOUNT APRIL 16

All Las Vegas Valley Hash House A Go Go locations plan to offer a 25 percent discount and one free domestic beer to certified public accountants and accountants with a valid business card from 5 p.m. to close April 16. The offer applies to parties of no more than four, with additional alcohol not included.

For locations, visit hashouseagogo.com/lasvegas.

CLAIM JUMPER TO HOST TIP-A-COP FUNDRAISER

Claim Jumper plans to host a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for the Special Olympics from 5 to 9 p.m. April 17 at 601 N. Green Valley Parkway and in Town Square Las Vegas, 6629 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Law enforcement officers will serve as celebrity waiters, with their tips going to support local Special Olympians.

FLEMING’S PLANS APRIL 17 WINE DINNER

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a four-course wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 17 featuring wines from Hall and Walt Wineries.

The cost is $100. For reservations, call 702-838-4774.

GREAT VEGAS FESTIVAL OF BEER COMING TO DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS APRIL 26

The 2014 Great Vegas Festival of Beer is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. (early entry and VIP entry at 3 p.m.) April 26 in the Fremont East Entertainment District in downtown Las Vegas.

Motley Brews plans to expand the festival to accommodate the local beer scene and feature more than 250 brews from more than 80 breweries. A new focus will be on beer-inspired culinary menus, mixology, educational elements, interactive exhibits and live music.

A portion of ticket sales will go to the Nevada Craft Brewers Association. General admission tickets start at $30, early entry tickets start at $40 and the Brewers Lounge VIP tickets start at $70.

For tickets, visit greatvegasbeer.com.

MTO CAFE TO CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER SERIES APRIL 27

MTO Cafe, 500 S. Main St., plans to present the next pop-up dinner, El Chapo’s Cantina, in its Sunday Night Supper Series at 5:30 p.m. April 27.

The Mexican-themed dinner will feature a menu by renowned chefs Johnny Church, James Trees, Chris Palmeri and Christian Dolias and Jose “Lupe” Avila and dessert by pastry chef Heidi Kovall. Diners can choose from four appetizers, four entrees and three desserts.

The cost is $60. For reservations, call 702-380-8229 or email sayhi@mtocafe.com.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES APRIL DINING SPECIALS

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, is offer a steak au poivre dinner special in the Yukon Grille through April. It features soup or salad, steak au poivre with mashed potatoes and vegetables and dessert for $18.99 with an ace I PLAY card or $21.10 without a card.

A pot roast special is available in the Sourdough Cafe through May 22, featuring soup or salad, pot roast with mashed potatoes, vegetables and choice of pie. The cost is $9.99 with a card and $11.10 without a card.

The Sourdough Cafe also features a Farmhouse Breakfast Special with two eggs, hash browns, bacon or sausage and choice of toast or biscuit and gravy. It’s available all day and costs $3.49 with a card and $3.88 without a card.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer a Triple Selection special in Ron’s Steakhouse for $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without a card. The special features an appetizer choice, entree choices of 6-ounce prime dry aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib of beef, rainbow trout or chicken piccata, with soup or salad and a bread basket with flavored butters.

The Sourdough Cafe has a Reuben with choice of fries, coleslaw or potato salad for $5.99 with a card or $6.66 without a card. The pot roast special is $9.99 with a card and $11.11 without a card.

A 26th anniversary celebration is set for April 22 and will feature cake and champagne from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

BELLAGIO ANNOUNCES CULINARY CLASSROOM SCHEDULE FOR 2014

The Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom at the Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has announced its schedule for 2014. The educational series includes interactive cooking classes led by executive chef Edmund Wong and his team. Each two-hour class is held in Tuscany Kitchen, a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen. Each class has a seasonal theme and features a menu created with fresh ingredients.

The schedule is: Grilling Perfection, May 28; Father’s Day Bellagio Barbeque, June 12; What to Eat First? The Chicken or the Egg, Aug. 27; Farm to Table, Sept. 24; Cooking with Chocolate, Oct. 1 and Harvesting Thanksgiving, Nov. 19.

Classes are $125. To sign up, call 866-406-7117.

MOM’S ROCK MOTHER’S DAY TEA TO BENEFIT CHILD FOCUS MAY 10

The 10th annivesary Mom’s Rock Mother’s Day Tea & Brunch is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 10 on the east lawn of the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. The event will benefit Child Focus of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.

The “not so” traditional tea and brunch event will offer entertainment and children’s activities. Tickets are $100 for adults and $50 for children. Tables and sponsorships are available.

For more information, contact Veronica Huening at 702-294-7199 or email vhuening@stjudesranch.org.

BREWBQ TO BENEFIT THREE SQUARE FOOD BANK MAY 17 AT ELLIS ISLAND CASINO

Ellis Island Casino, 4178 Koval Lane, plans to host BrewBQ: A Celebration of Spirits, Beer & BBQ from 8 to 11 p.m. May 17. The event will benefit Three Square food bank.

Participating breweries will contribute full-pint brews for patrons to sample, including brands such as Stella Artois, Beverly Hills Gold and Eurobrew, along with local boutique labels and imports. Music is also planned.

All-you-can-drink tickets are $55, and VIP all-you-can-drink plus barbecue tickets are $85. For tickets, visit sincitybeerfestival.com/tickets.html.

KGB: KERRY’S GOURMET BURGERS TO CONTINUE BURGER AND SHAKE SERIES

KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to return its yearlong burger and shake series. The combinations are $18 and feature different selections each month. April’s combination is Chef Reg’s Burger Special and the Pralines and Cream Milkshake.

For more information, call 702-369-5065 or visit harrahslasvegas.com.

PT’S, SIERRA GOLD OFFERS FREE ENROLLMENT IN REWARDS CLUB

PT’s Entertainment Group, operators of PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns, offers free enrollment for patrons 21 or older in the Golden Rewards Beer & Bites Club. Patrons need a valid email address to receive $5 off their dining check at 43 valley locations when they register.

For more information, visit tinyurl.com/pbmg2pn.

 

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