CINCO DE MAYO SPECIALS PLANNED
Db Brasserie at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to feature happy hour specials all day May 5 for Cinco do Mayo.
For more information, visit dbbrasserie.com or call 702-430-1235.
Made L.V. at Tivoli Village, 450 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 120, plans to offer a traditional Mexican fiesta, including guacamole, spicy tequila chicken wings, Baja fish tacos and queso fundido from $7 to $12. Cocktail specials include $5 Coronas, $8 house margaritas, $11 perfect margaritas and $25 bottomless Micheladas or margaritas.
For more information, visit made-lv.com or call 702-722-2000.
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer Cinco de Mayo specials from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., including Hornitos tequila cocktails for $8.
For more information, visit mercaditorestaurants.com or call 702-979-3609.
Remedy’s, Elixir and Distill plan to offer Cinco de Mayo specials beginning at 11 a.m., including grilled carne asada platter for $12.95, $3 Coronas and $4 Casa Noble Silver shots
For more information, visit remedystavern.com, elixirlounge.net or distillbar.com.
The Commissary Latin Kitchen at Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., plans to offer food and drink specials beginning at 11 a.m., including $4 tequila shots or drinks and $2 tacos and $4 premium tequila starting at 4 p.m. For $15 per person, guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat tacos and unlimited tequila drinks. Entertainment is set to include a live mariachi band from 6 t o 9 p.m.
For more information, visit richardsandoval.com/commissary or call 702-719-5311.
SWEET RUBY JANE CONFECTIONS CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS
Sweet Ruby Jane Confections planned to mark five years April 28 by handing out free Gourmet Chocolate Covered Bananas to customers from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the store, 9550 S. Eastern Ave., No. 110.
For more information, call 702-648-1000 or visit sweetrubyjane.com.
RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE TO HOST APRIL 30 WINE DINNER
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a five-course Caymus wine dinner featuring the Wagner Family of Wine at 8 p.m. April 30. This is the second event in the 50th Anniversary Wine Dinner Series. A complimentary cocktail, wine and beer reception is set for 7:30 p.m.
The cost is $150. For reservations, call 702-731-7778 or email lvcitywiderestaurantgroupSales@caesars.com.
PONZI WINE DINNER SET AT FLEMING’S
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a wine dinner featuring five wines from Ponzi Vineyards at 6:30 p.m. May 1.
The cost is $125. For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
HONEY SALT TO OFFER DERBY-INSPIRED SPECIALS MAY 2
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer food and drink specials from 2 to 4 p.m. May 2 in honor of the Kentucky Derby. Derby-themed cocktails and bites are planned, along with the Honey Salt Best Hat Contest. Mint julip will be $10, and Honey Salt Bites, including The Hot Brown Pizza, Farmer’s Toast and Derby Pie, will be $10 per person.
For more information or reservations, call 702-445-6100.
D LAS VEGAS, GOLDEN GATE PLAN DERBY COCKTAIL SPECIAL
The D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St., and the Golden Gate, 1 Fremont St., invites guest to enjoy a mint julep cocktail while watching the Kentucky Derby May 2 on flat-screen televisions throughout the properties.
WINDY CITY BEEFS N PIZZA PLANS COP BENEFIT
Windy City Beefs N Pizza, 9711 S. Eastern Ave., plans to host a benefit from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 3 for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer David Figueroa, who was injured while off duty after he was hit by an SUV while riding his personal motorcycle. He was injured 18 months prior to that in another accident while on duty. Injuries from his most recent accident are severe.
During the Dave “Figs” Get Well Charity Event, the restaurant plans to donate 50 percent of all sales to the Figueroa family.
For more information, call 702-388-4300.
ROYAL TEA TO BENEFIT DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
A Royal Tea is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 in the Oriental Ballroom at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas at CityCenter, 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to benefit the Discovery Children’s Museum. Funds raised will support the museum’s educational programming.
The Royal Tea is designed for families and friends with or without children to enjoy the finest teas from around the world and gourmet fare, as well as royal court entertainment including jesters, jugglers and mimes. Children can use their imaginations for regal art activities.
For tickets and more information, visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-3445, ext. 106.
VALLEN DINNER OF DISTINCTION SET FOR MAY 7
The 11th annual Vallen Dinner of Distinction is set to honor excellence in hospitality at 5:30 p.m. May 7 in the Belmont Ballroom at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A cocktail hour is to be followed by a seated dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cocktail attire is suggested.
UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration plans to name John Ceriale (1975), founder and president of Prospect Hotel Advisors (hospitality consultant to the Blackstone Group), as both the Hotel College Alumnus of the Year and Hospitality Industry Leader of the Year.
Tickets are $125 and $100 for UNLV Almuni Association members.
For tickets, visit unlv.edu/hotel/vallen.
REMEDY’S TO MARK EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY MAY 16
Remedy’s Tavern, 3265 St. Rose Parkway in Henderson, plans to celebrate its eighth anniversary at 7 p.m. May 16 with a party set to include a red carpet, a performance by Las Vegas band The Parametrics, a buffet, drink specials and hourly prize giveaways. Guests must be 21 or older. Admission is free.
For more information, visit remedystavern.com.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S PLANS DINING SPECIAL
Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer salmon Oscar special for $18.99 with a card and $21.10 without a card from May 1-June 28.
For reservations, call 702-951-5800.
PKWY TAVERN TAPHOUSE AND GRILLE OPENS
Entrepreneur Jonathan Fine, owner of Strip nightclubs PBR Rock Bar & Grill and Rockhouse, has opened PKWY Tavern Taphouse and Grille, 9820 W. Flamingo Road. The approximately 28,000-square-foot space is themed with traffic signs and serves American comfort food and 250 beers, ranging from $2 a pint to $90 a bottle, of mostly West Coast and local brews along with a keg fridge that will feed 120 taps.
The restaurant’s 3,000-square-foot outdoor patio offers patrons the opportunity to play corn hole, shuffleboard, beer pong and Jenga. Indoor games include classic video upright arcade machines, darts, Bowling and board games. A private dining room, the Mark L. Fine Room Red Room, named for Fine’s father, celebrates the athletic feats of UNLV’s Runnin’ Rebels.
For more information, call 702-243-5329 or visit pkwytavern.com.
RICK MOONEN CREATES TACO FOR SHARE OUR STRENGTH CAMPAIGN
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., has joined Mercadito Hospitality’s national Tacos for Strength campaign, which creates unique tacos to support Share Our Strength and its mission to end childhood hunger.
Tacos for Strength selections are available for dinner (four per order) for $15.50 or for lunch (three per order) for $13.50, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Share Our Strength.
May’s taco, the True North Salmon taco, was created by chef Rick Moonen and features smoked tea, horseradish cream and cucumber-cabbage slaw.
For reservations or more information, call 702-979-3609.
DOUBLE HELIX WINE & WHISKEY LOUNGE ANNOUNCES SPECIALS
Through the end of the year, Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering daily specials. Mondays have half off all bottles of wine less than $99.99; Tuesdays are Industry Day, with 20 percent off the final bill with a TAM card; Wednesdays are Whiskey + Wine Wednesday, with half off featured whiskey and wine of the month and music by DJ ROCDUSA from 8 p.m. to close; Thursdays are Flight Night, with free arancini with the purchase of any flight; Saturdays and Sundays are Liquid Brunch, with $20 bottomless Bloody Marys or mimosas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday is Ladies Night with $4 whiskey cocktails and sparkling cocktails for women from 8 p.m. to close.
All week, customers can bring in their ticket stub from AMC Town Square 18 and receive a glass of any Double Helix wine for half price.
For more information, visit doublehelixwine.com or call 702-735-9463.
KABUKI OFFERS BEER DISCOUNT AT TOWN SQUARE
Through May, Asahi Japanese beer will be $3.95 for a mug, $18.25 for a pitcher and $23.95 for a tower at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
For more information, visit kabukirestaurants.com or call 702-896-7440.
WOLFGANG PUCK BAR & GRILL ANNOUNCES LATE NIGHT BITES & BOOZE MENU
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin, 10955 Oval Park Drive, is offering a new Late Night Bites & Booze menu daily from 9 p.m. to close at the bar. Small bites for $6 include truffled potato chips, crisp calamari, pork carnitas tacos and chicken wings. Drink specials are $5 to $8 and include house red and white wine, nightly featured beer and tangerine mojito.
For more information, visit wolfgangpuck.com or call 702-202-6300.
CRAZY PITA TO OFFER DISCOUNTS FOR NURSES, TEACHERS
Crazy Pita Rotisserie and Grill plans to offer a lunch or dinner entree for half off with the purchase of a regularly priced entree May 3-9 for teachers and May 6-12 for nurses.
For locations, visit crazypita.com.
SPRINGS PRESERVE TO HOST BREWS & BLUES FESTIVAL MAY 30
Advance tickets are on sale for the sixth annual Brews & Blues Festival, scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. May 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is set to be headlined by Mississippi-based sibling trio Homemade Jamz Blues Band and feature nearly 50 varieties of beer from local, regional, national and international brewers.
Advance tickets are $35 at vegasbrewsandblues.com, at the Springs Preserve box office and at Lee’s Discount Liquor locations (except the Strip). Any tickets remaining will be sold at the door for $40 each.
Each entry includes a sampling mug and unlimited beer samples. The festival is open to guests 21 or older.
GRIMALDI’S TO OFFER BERRY CHEESECAKES
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has added Strawberry and Blueberry Cobbler cheesecakes to its menu through July for $5 per slice.
Two sangria options, Red or White sangria, have been added to the beverage menu for $6 per glass.
For locations, visit grimaldispizzeria.com.
FOOD AND WINE EVENT SET FOR SEPT. 12 AND 13
The Food & Wine Festival is scheduled for Sept.12 and 13 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
The grand tasting is set from 8 to 11 p.m. Sept 12 poolside. Tickets are $100 to $150. An after-party is slated from midnight to 2 a.m. at Hearthstone. Tickets are $85.
Events are for guests 21 or older. For tickets, visit vegasfoodandwine.com.
MERCADITO ANNOUNCES WEEKLY TEQUILA DINNERS, COOKING DEMOS
Mercadito is hosting weekly Wednesday Tequila Dinners at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The four-course dinner offers off-menu items paired with tequilas including anejo, blanco and reposado variations.
The cost is $36 per person with a minimum of two per table. Four menus will rotate weekly over three months.
The restaurant also plans to offer Cooking Demo Mondays, with chefs demonstrating their skills as guests drink and dine. Demonstrations are $45 per person, which includes a five-course meal with cocktails, question-and-answer session and recipes. Each event will begin at 6 p.m. with space limited to 30 to 40 people. The schedule is: May 4, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Demo; June 22, Summer Recipes; July 13, Mexican Grilling and Entertaining; Aug. 10, Ode to the Avocado; and Sept. 28, Fall Cooking Demo and Fall Menu Unveiling.
For reservations, call 702-979-3609.
SUN CITY SUMMERLIN GOLF TO HOST NINE & WINE EVENTS
Sun City Summerlin residents and guests are invited to attend Nine & Wine events planned at Sun City Summerlin golf courses. Events are planned for 5 p.m. May 6 at Highland Falls and 5 p.m. June 3 at Eagle Crest.
The cost is $35 per event.
To attend an event, register at Highland Falls, 10201 Sun City Blvd. For more information, visit golfsummerlin.com.
HOFBRAUHAUS PLANS NEW SPECIALS
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, 4510 Paradise Road, plans to offer Power Hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, with different lunch menus every two weeks. Hoppy Hour is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. daily, with a new light bites menu and food and drink specials starting at $4. Rowdy Hour is a reverse happy hour from 9:30 p.m. to close daily, also offering food and drink specials starting at $4. Lil’ Hofs’ Day, from 11 a.m. to close Sundays, offers a free children’s meal for diners 12 or younger with every adult meal purchased.
For more information, call 702-853-2337 or visit hofbrauhauslasvegas.com.
VOM FASS TO FEATURE FREE WHISKEY EXPERIENCE
Vom Fass in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer a free Whiskey Experience at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The experience is an informal, 45-minute class about various whiskeys from around the world, including how they are made and the differences between bourbons, Irish whiskeys and Scotches. Attendees will get to taste one bourbon, one Irish whiskey and two Scotches.
Reservations are not required. For more in formation, visit facebook.com/vomfasslasvegas.
DISTILL ADDS TABLESIDE BLOODY MARYS TO BRUNCH
Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering weekend brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with new culinary items and brunch cocktails, including mimosas and Bloody Marys. A tableside, do-it-yourself Bloody Mary Bar is $9.95. The Mimosa Bottle, a full bottle of champagne with a carafe of orange juice for sharing, also is available.
Brunch items include croque madame, chicken and waffles, French toast, Baja scramble and Coney fries, along with new items such as strawberry waffles, veggie Benedict and protein omelet.
Guests must be 21 or older. For more information, visit distillbar.com.
CROSSROADS OFFERS BUY-ONE-GET-ONE OFFER THROUGH MAY 27
Crossroads at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a kids eat free promotion through May 27. Monday through Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., children 11 or younger eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree.
For more information, call 702-632-7607 or visit houseofblues.com/crossroads.
TOMMY BAHAMA PLANS MOJITO MONDAYS AT TOWN SQUARE
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6635 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host Mojito Mondays through May. All mojitos will be $6 all day and night.
Island Time happy hour is from 4 to 7 p.m. daily. For more information, call 702-948-8006.
BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE PLANS COCKTAIL AND WINE SPECIALS
Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer $5 cocktail specials all day on Wednesdays and $5 wine on Thursdays.
For more information, call 702-433-1233.
ECHO & RIG OFFERS HAPPIEST HOURS SPECIALS
Echo & Rig at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering a Happiest Hours menu from 3 to 6 p.m. daily and 10 p.m. to close Monday through Saturday. Drink specials include $3 draft beers, $4 premium well cocktails and $5 house red and white wines by the glass. Small plates start at less than $2, including Steak & Egg, shrimp cocktails and hot dogs.
For more information, call 702-849-3525 or visit echoandrig.com.
KABUKI PLANS LATE-NIGHT SUSHI AND DRINK SPECIALS
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering craft cocktails starting at $6, sake starting at $3, wine pours starting at $5 and beer starting at $3 during happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays, 9 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday and 8 p.m. to close Sundays. Sushi specials include rolls prices from $3 to $7, and small plates are $5 to $7.
For more information, call 702-685-7776 or visit kabukirestaurants.com.
VIEW WINE BAR & KITCHEN OFFERS WEEKLY SPECIALS
View Wine Bar & Kitchen in the Market LV at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 150, features Wine Wednesday, with half off bottles of select wine (promotion repeats Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight). Happy Afternoon specials are offered from 1 to 3 p.m. and include mimosas, Bloody Marys and Bellinis for $2. Happy Evening specials are offered from 5 to 8 p.m. and include $2 draft wine pours and $3 Stella Artois.
For more information, call 702-280-7390 or visit viewwinebar.com.
LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT WEEK SET FOR JUNE 15-26
Las Vegas Restaurant Week is scheduled to raise funds for Three Square food bank June 15-26, when participating restaurants around the valley will feature prix fixe menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner ranging in price from $20.15 to $50.15. A fixed portion of each meal’s cost will be donated to Three Square to help alleviate hunger in the valley.
The summer restaurant week will replace the previously scheduled separate spring and fall events. Restaurant owners and chefs are encouraged to register early to participate. To register, contact Kari Goldberg of Three Square at 702-664-3663, ext. 332, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approximately two weeks before restaurant week begins, helpoutdineoutlv.org will launch, providing a complete list of participating restaurants, menus, directions and the ability to make reservations via OpenTable.
CPK INTRODUCES NEW HAPPY HOUR AT DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
California Pizza Kitchen at Downtown Summerlin, 10345 Oval Park Drive, is offering happy hours from 3 to 6 p.m. and 8:30 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the bar and lounge areas with a selection of flatbreads, small bites and drink specials.
Pairings include a California flatbread and a draft beer for $9 or a California flatbread and a glass of wine for $10. Small bites include white corn guacamole and chips for $5, asparagus and arugula salad for $4 and spicy chicken tinga quesdilla for $4. Drink specials include a draft or bottled beer for $4, a glass of wine for $5 and a hand-shaken agave mojito for $6.
For more information, call 702-978-5759 or visit cpk.com.
BELLAGIO ANNOUNCES CULINARY CLASSROOM LINEUP
Bellagio executive chef Edmund Wong plans to host the Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom, a series of interactive, two-hour cooking classes through Nov. 10. Wong and his culinary team will share ideas and techniques as they guide guests through the steps to creating a three-course meal. Classes will be held in the resort’s demonstration kitchen, Tuscany Kitchen.
The schedule is: Tequila and Tacos, April 30; Healthy Gourmet, May 26; Backyard Patio Grilling, June 30; Learning to Roll … Sushi and Rolls, July 23; Back to School, Aug. 27; Cupcakes & Cocktails, Sept. 29; Octoberfest, Oct. 13; and Harvesting Thanksgiving 2.0, Nov. 10.
All-inclusive tickets for each session are $135 per person. For tickets, call 866-406-7117.