TASTE & LEARN SERIES TO CONTINUE AT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
The Taste & Learn series is set to continue at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, with sparkling wines from Bellavista Franciacorta on April 26.
Additional events are planned for May 31, June 28 and July 26. Guests will discover facts about the winemaker and learn about wine pairings. Each wine will be accompanied by a small-bite pairing.
The cost is $50. For reservations, call 702-364-5300.
CANTINA LAREDO CHEF TO HOST COOKING DEMONSTRATION AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET APRIL 24
Cantina Laredo chef Damon Workman plans to host a cooking demonstration and sampling from 6 to 7 p.m. April 24 at Whole Foods Market, 8855 W. Charleston Blvd., to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Nevada.
LAS VEGAS FOODIE FEST SET FOR APRIL 24 ACROSS FROM LUXOR
The Las Vegas Foodie Fest is scheduled from 4 p.m. to midnight April 24 and 25, noon to midnight April 26 and noon to 10 p.m. April 27 in the lot across from the Luxor, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
General admission tickets are $8 in advance and $10 cash at the gate. Military personnel and seniors 59 or older pay $8 at the gate. A single-day VIP pass is $50 in advance and $60 at the gate, or pay $100 for an advance weekend VIP pass and $120 at the gate. VIP tickets include VIP parking and entrance and a VIP area for those 21 or older with an open bar.
To purchase advance tickets, visit tinyurl.com/lwoqqfc.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN APRIL, MAY
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class World of Teas from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 25 in Room 300 of the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. 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 Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. 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.
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 email@example.com.
JERRY’S NUGGET TO HOST PRIME RIB EATING CHALLENGE
Jerry’s Nugget Casino, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to celebrate National Prime Rib Day, which is April 27, with its Prime Rib Eating Challenge, which is available weekly from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Challenge participants must consume a full double-cut prime rib meal in 45 minutes or less, consisting of a dinner salad, 48-ounce prime rib, a baked potato, corn, bread and a banana split.
Winners will receive a T-shirt and commemorative crown, their meal free and a photo for the Prime Rib Hall of Fame. Participants who do not finish in time will pay $41.89 and have their photo taken.
Participants must be 18 or older and have valid ID. A waiver also is required. For more information, visit jerrysnugget.com/dining.
BORDER GRILL TO FEATURE TEQUILA CORRALEJO FOR MAY 1 DINNER
Border Grill Las Vegas in Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to feature Tequila Corralejo for a tequila pairing dinner set for 6:30 p.m. May 1.
The cost is $75. For reservations, call 702-632-7403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANTINA LAREDO PLANS CINCO DE MAYO FIESTAS
Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, plans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with fiestas from 6 p.m. to midnight May 3 for adults and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 4 for families.
The indoor-outdoor parties will feature live entertainment, salsa dancing, pinatas and raffles. Drink specials will be available May 2-5, offering top-shelf margaritas with Avion Tequila for $6, house margaritas for $4 and draft beers for $2.
Two Cinco de Mayo-themed cocktails, Cinco Mas ‘Rita and Pop-a-Rita, are available for a limited time.
For more information, call 702-202-4511 or visit cantinalaredo.com.
ANDRE’S PLANS NEXT WHISK(E)Y WEDNESDAYS EVENT FOR MAY 7
Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to continue its Whisk(e)y Wednesdays series May 7 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight in the cigar lounge. The series takes place every two months and features unlimited whiskey tasting and cigar pairing.
May’s whiskeys will be from the Southern Hemisphere, with experts from Indian Whiskey producer Amrut coming to educate guests.
The cost is $35. For reservations, call 702-798-7151.
MOM’S ROCK MOTHER’S DAY TEA TO BENEFIT CHILD FOCUS MAY 10
The 10th anniversary 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 email@example.com.
HOUSE OF BLUES PLANS MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL BRUNCH
The House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host Mother’s Day-themed Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch May 11. Each mother and grandmother will receive flowers and hear special songs dedicated to them.
Along with gospel music, the all-you-can-eat brunches feature Southern specialties such as cornbread muffins and maple butter, Creole chicken, shrimp jambalaya, chicken and waffles, carving stations and create-your-own Bloody Mary and mimosa bars.
Tickets are $50 for adults and $27.50 for children 10 or younger. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com, houseofblues.com or the House of Blues box office. A portion of ticket sales goes to the International House of Blues Foundation.
SOCIAL HOUSE PLANS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH MAY 11
Social House in The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter, 3780 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Mother’s Day brunch with Asian-inspired selections from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11.
The cost is $49 and $19 for children ages 5 to 12.
For reservations, call 702-736-1122 or visit socialhouselv.com.
HAKKASAN TO HOST MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Hakkasan Las Vegas inside the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Mother’s Day family-style brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 11.
The cost is $38. Dinner also will be served from 5 p.m. to midnight. For reservations, call 702-891-7888.
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.
CANTINA LAREDO PLANS TEQUILA DINNER MAY 21
Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, plans to host its quarterly tequila dinner at 7 p.m. May 21. A four-course dinner will be paired with Milagro tequila.
The cost is $49.99. For reservations, call 702-202-4511.
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.
HUSSONG’S CANTINA AND SLICE OF VEGAS TEAM UP TO SUPPORT VETERAN’S VILLAGE
Hussong’s Cantina and Slice of Vegas inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, have formed a partnership with local nonprofit Veteran’s Village, which aims to create a home environment for veterans. Both restaurants will donate monthly supplies.
For more information about Veteran’s Village, visit veteransvillagelasvegas.org.
PINK TACO ANNOUNCES WEEKLY BRUNCH
Pink Taco in the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, is offering a Sunday brunch from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring hot and cold items, salad and soup, pastries, sopapillas and spiced tropical fruit.
Guests who clean their plates will receive free Mexican candies. Special cocktails also will be available.
The all-you-can-eat brunch costs $24.99. Per plate cost is $4 to $10.
For reservations, call 702-693-5000.
RX BOILER ROOM CRAFTS NEW HAPPY HOUR MENU
Rx Boiler Room in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has a new daily happy hour menu available from 5 to 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. to midnight in the bar and lounge area.
Signature dishes include oysters on the half shell, chicken pot pie nuggets and bacon-wrapped bacon-n-egg.
For more information, call 702-632-9900.
CABO AT BOULDER STATION OFFERS NEW LUNCH MENU
Cabo at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway, is offering nine lunch items starting at $6.99, including chicken Suiza enchiladas and Al Carbon salad. The maximum price is $9.99.
For more information, visit boulderstation.sclv.com.
COMME CA PUT SEASONAL SPIN ON NEW MENU ITEMS
Comme Ca by David Myers at the Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has launched new spring menu items. The Social Hour menu includes chicken fried foie gras and sausage, peppers and beer, and appetizers and salads include wild mushroom tart, pan-roasted sweetbreads and butter lettuce salad with tangerine, brioche crouton and buttermilk dressing. New seasonal entrees include crispy lemon risotto, pan-roasted loup de mere (European seabass) and Scottish bay salmon.
Social Hour is in the bar and lounge from 5 to 10 p.m., and dinner is from 5 to 11 p.m. Lunch is from noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
For reservations, call 702-698-7910.
REVOLVER PARTNERS WITH LAS VEGAS DISTILLERY TO OFFER MOONSHINE
Revolver Saloon & Dance Hall in Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, has partnered with Las Vegas Distillery to offer Grandma’s Apple Pie Moonshine. Specialty cocktail include Apple Pie a la Mode (Grandma’s Shine and Rumchata).
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.