A La Carte, Aug. 21-27, 2014


CANTINA LAREDO ADDS DISHES TO LUNCH, DINNER MENUS

Cantina Laredo in Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, had added several dishes to its lunch and dinner menus. Selections include costillas con fajita (ribs based in Jose Cuervo barbecue sauce with beef and chicken fajitas), torta de costillas (griddle-baked sandwich with short rib, apple-jicama slaw and jalapenos) and tacos de costillas (short rib with tomatillo sauce, monterey jack cheese, roasted red peppers and queso.

For more information, call 702-202-4511 or visit cantinalaredo.com.

RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE PLANS FIVE-COURSE COCKTAIL DINNER

Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a five-course Hand-Crafted Cocktail Dinner at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 to celebrate the American cocktail. Guests will hear fun lore behind each cocktail, taste Ruth’s Chris’ twist and enjoy a dish inspired by the flavors of the hand-crafted drinks.

The cost is $95. For reservations, call 702-693-6000 or visit ruthschris.com/promotions/rsvp/las-vegas/.

PT’S RANCH OFFERS OUTDOOR BARBECUE DINNER TUESDAYS

PT’s Ranch, 2430 E. Pebble Road, is offering an outdoor wood fire barbecue dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays for $9.99. A happy hour with half off drinks and pizzas is offered daily from 5 to 7 p.m. and midnight to 2 a.m.

For more, visit pteglv.com.

RESTAURANT WEEK SET FOR AUG. 22-28

Fall Restaurant Week is scheduled from Aug. 22-28 to benefit Three Square food bank. Participating restaurants plan to offer prix fixe menus priced $20.14 to $50.14, with a portion of the proceeds going to the food bank. A list of participating restaurants and menu details are posted at helpoutdineoutlv.org.

A kickoff event is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $75.

For tickets, call 702-731-7778 or email lvcitywiderestaurantgroupsales@caesars.com.

WHOLE FOODS, MGM TO OFFER CHEF DEMONSTRATIONS

Whole Foods Market at Town Square Las Vegas, 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to offer a chef demonstration from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21. Chef Ben Jenkins of Michael Mina at Bellagio and chef Anthony Schutz of Michael Mina Pub at MGM Grand are scheduled to create signature refined American dishes and pub-inspired comfort food.

Through Aug. 26, Whole Foods Market shoppers can receive a free fourth course when they dine at MGM Resorts International eateries during Fall Las Vegas Restaurant Week, Aug. 22-28, benefiting Three Square food bank.

For more information, visit wholefoodsmarket.com/stores.

BOULDER STATION TO MARK 20 YEARS WITH DINING DEALS

Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway, plans to celebrate 20 years with dining specials through August.

A two for $20 menu is being offered at Pasta Cucina and Cabo Mexican Restaurant. It features choice of entree from a select menu and appetizer or dessert. A 20 for $20 wine list is being offered at The Broiler.

Aug. 22 and 23, guests can enjoy $20 buckets of Bud or Bud Light inside The Railhead.

For more information, visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER SERIES TO CONTINUE AT MTO CAFE

MTO Cafe, 500 S. Main St., plans to continue its Sunday Night Supper Series with Fly Me To The Moon, planned for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24.

A six-course Swinging Steakhouse Tasting Menu is planned for $65 per person. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit Three Square food bank.

For reservations, call 702-380-8229 or email sayhi@mto.com.

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: 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.

SIMON RESTAURANT AT PALMS PLACE TO FEATURE PAJAMA, PRIDE BRUNCHES

Simon Restaurant & Lounge at Palms Place, 4381 W. Flamingo Road, plans to offer Pajama Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays for $39.50 per person. All-you-can-eat items include Frosted Flake-crusted French toast, pancakes, eggs Benedict, sushi, paninis, crepes, Cajun shrimp and items from the signature junk food platter, including brownies and cotton candy. An all-you-can-drink, make-your-own Bloody Mary and champagne bar is an additional $20.50.

A Las Vegas PRIDE Brunch is planned for Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. For $30, guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat brunch and access to the pool.

Simon also features happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday with discounted appetizers. Wine bottles are half price on Tuesdays.

For more information or reservations, call 702-944-3292.

ENJOY ICE CREAM DESSERTS TO BENEFIT FOOD BANK AT BROOKLYN BOWL

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering an ice cream social to benefit charity. Through Aug. 31, all ice cream-inspired desserts sold will have a portion of their proceeds go to Three Square food bank.

For more information, visit brooklynbowl.com.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN SEPTEMBER

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Discover Your Wine Style from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $59. Attendees must be 21 or older.

The class Flavors of Northern & Southern Italy is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9 and 16 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $129 for both sessions.

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.

J.C. WOOLOUGHAN’S PLANS FOOTBALL SPECIALS IN SEPTEMBER

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Sports Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering football promotions beginning Sept. 4. During games, Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Lite drafts will be $2 and food specials are planned. A weekly drawing also is planned with two tickets to the Pro Bowl.

For more information, call 702-869-7725.

THE CULINARY ACADEMY PLANS TASTE OF HOSPITALITY SEPT. 18 AT THE MIRAGE

The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas plans to host its first Taste of Hospitality: 20 Years of Changing Lives Sept. 18 at The Mirage pool, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Tastings from premiere restaurants and craft beer, wine and cocktails are planned, along with celebrity disc jockeys, an auction and raffle.

General admission tickets are $75 for entry from 7 to 9 p.m. A VIP reception is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres, specialty drinks and early access to restaurant stations, with tickets priced at $125.

The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd., is a nonprofit culinary and hospitality training institute. For tickets, visit theculinaryacademy.org.

BITE AT THE MUSEUM SET FOR SEPT. 20 AT SPRINGS PRESERVE

Bite at the Museum is set for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept 20 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is a fundraiser for the Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada and will be hosted by comedian and 96.3 KKLZ, Las Vegas morning show host Carla Rae. Live entertainment, a silent auction, an after-hours stroll through museum exhibits and small bites by various restaurants are planned.

Tickets are $77.49 at tinyurl.com/m6hncec. For more information, visit biteatthemuseum.com.

DOWNTOWN BREW FESTIVAL TO RETURN SEPT. 20

The third annual Downtown Brew Festival is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Motley Brews plans to offer more than 150 craft beers, gourmet culinary elements and musical entertainment.

A VIP experience is planned with celebrity chefs. Early entry will be available at 5 p.m. for VIP ticket holders. General admission starts at $35 and early entry at $45. Brewers Lounge VIP tickets start at $75.

A portion of tickets sales will be donated to the Nevada Craft Brewers Association, a nonprofit advocacy group. For more information or tickets, visit downtownbrewfestival.com.

FLAVORS OF THE HEART PLANNED FOR SEPT. 20

Flavors of the Heart is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at the World Market Center, World View on 16, Bldg. B, 475 Grand Central Parkway. The multicultural food festival is the culminating event of the 2014 Heart and Stroke Conference.

Individual tickets are $75. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit flavorsoftheheart.com.

T-BONES CHOPHOUSE PLANS NICKEL & NICKEL WINE DINNER SEPT. 25

T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a wine dinner at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 featuring Napa Valley’s Nickel & Nickel winery.

Appetizers are planned on the poolside patio to be followed by dinner in the private dining room. Guests will enjoy five courses and five wines.

The cost is $95. For reservations, call Michelle Lee at 702-797-7517.

DESERT HOPS BEER EXPERIENCE COMING TO THE COSMOPOLITAN

Desert Hops: An International Beer Experience is scheduled to return to the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Brews from around the world will be available for sampling along with multicultural food offerings prepared by The Cosmopolitan’s restaurant partners.

Early bird general admission tickets are $30 and are on sale now. Early bird VIP tickets start at $50 and include entry at 7 p.m. For tickets, visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 800-745-3000. Prices are $45 for general admission and $65 for VIP.

HASH HOUSE A GO GO ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOUR MENU

In honor of National Chicken Wing Day, Hash House A Go Go has put a twist on wings as part of its new Grazing Menu, available during Happy Hour A Go Go, offered daily at the bar from 3 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes Garlic Rosemary Wings, Giant Pretzel, Fried Chicken Flatbread, Roasted Vegetable Flatbread, Margarita Flatbread and HH Meatloaf Sliders. House wine and cocktails are $3 and Miller Lite is $2 in the bar only during happy hour.

Participating locations are at 6800 W. Sahara Ave., in the Quad, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and in the Plaza, 1 S. Main St.

For more information, visit hashhouseagogo.com.

DB BRASSERIE ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOUR MENU, 30 MINUTE LUNCH

Chef Daniel Boulud’s db Brasserie in The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a daily happy hour menu, a 30 Minute Express Lunch and prix fixe menus.

Happy hour is from 3 to 6 p.m. and offers draft beer selections for $4, well drinks for $7, wine selections for $5 to $7 and small plates starting at $6.

A 30 Minute Express Lunch menu is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and offers soup, salad and sandwich. A lunch prix fixe menu is also available for $25 for two courses and $32 for three courses.

For reservations, call 702-430-1235.

SUMMER DRINK SPECIALS PLANNED AT M RESORT BARS

The M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering buy-one, get-one-free brews from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at 32° Draft Bar. Two-for-one Ciroc martinis are available at M Bar daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and at Ravello Lounge from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

For more information, visit themresort.com.

SILVER SEVENS ANNOUNCES AUGUST DINING SPECIALS

The Sterling Spoon Cafe at the Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road, is offering a prime rib special for $7.77 with an A-Play Club Card and $9.99 without a card in August.

A daily specialty menu offers $5.99 specials, including half-pound burger or all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs.

Dine After Dark specials are planned from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. in August, including $3.99 Pigs in a Blanket, $2.99 Belgian waffles and $5.99 New York strip steak and eggs.

For more information, visit silversevenscasino.com.

R STEAK & SEAFOOD TO FEATURE FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS AT RIVIERA

R Steak & Seafood Restaurant at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering summer food and drink specials nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.

The Complete Dinner Special is $19.99 and features four options, including 10-ounce prime sirloin steak, 12-ounce prime rib, half rack of barbecue ribs or 8-ounce filet of striped bass. Wine and cocktail specials are $5.

For more information or reservations, call 702-794-9233.

VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE PRESENTS $19.99 RODIZIO BRUNCH THROUGH AUGUST

Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to offer a $19.99 Sunday rodizio brunch through August. The offer is good for up to eight guests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call 702-804-1400.

SOCIETY CAFE INTRODUCES SUMMER BARBECUE MENU

The Society Cafe at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, 3121 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a barbecue menu and 16 ounces of custom-made Society ale. Along with a la carte selections, a three-course prix fixe menu is available for $42, including a glass of saison ale. Entree choices from the barbecue board are baby back pork ribs, andouille sausage and beef brisket; or barbecue brick grilled free range chicken; or cedar plank grilled Scottish salmon. A 1-pound lobster can be added for $15.

The menu is available daily after 5 p.m. For reservations, call 702-770-9966.

STATION CASINOS FEATURING $9.99 SPECIALS AT CAFES

Cafes at Station Casinos plans to offer $9.99 Blue Plate specials that feature soup or salad, an entree, vegetables and a starch.

Monday’s special features barbecue-glazed half rack of ribs, Tuesday’s is Cajun grilled shrimp skewer platter, Wednesday’s is liver with bacon and caramelized onions, Thursday’s is smoked tri-tip dinner, Friday’s is lemon trout almandine, Saturday’s is stuffed pork chop dinner, and Sunday’s is chicken cordon bleu.

Participating cafes are inside Boulder Station, Fiesta Henderson, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Texas Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station.

COMMISSARY LATIN KITCHEN EXPANDS 99-CENT MENU

The Commissary Latin Kitchen by Richard Sandoval at the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., is expanding its 99-cent Taco Tuesday promotion to offer 99-cent brisket, chicken or bean and cheese tacos available daily through the summer.

A special combination meal that includes the signature burger, fries and a fountain soda is $9.99.

Hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Expanded fall hours are scheduled to be announced in August.

For more information, visit richardsandoval.com/commissary.

MARIE CALLENDER’S TO FEATURE LEMONLICIOUS MENU, BIG DEAL BREAKFASTS

Marie Callender’s is offering a new Lemonlicious menu for a limited time with lemony pies and lemonade beverages and cocktails. Also new to the menu are Big Deal Breakfasts, with seven options priced from $3.99 to $5.99. Choices include buttermilk pancakes, steel-cut oatmeal, three-cheese omelette and Marie’s Magnificent Six (two eggs any style, two pancakes and two bacon or sausage).

For a limited time, dine-in patrons can also get $5 off any whole pie.

For more information and locations, visit mariecallenders.com.

BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE PLANS PRE-THEATER MENU AT THE GRAND CANAL SHOPPES

Buddy V’s Ristorante in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian/Palazzo, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a pre-theater menu from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly for $38 per person. It features an antipasto, entree and dessert. For reservations, call 702-607-2355.

M RESORT ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS

Restaurants at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, have announced dining and happy hour specials.

Jayde Fuzion is offering happy hour specials from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, including $4 Vietnamese spring rolls, $7.50 shrimp tempura and $4.50 Korean street tacos. All-you-can-eat sushi and free sake is offered for $24.99 at the sushi bar Sunday through Thursday. Bottles of wine are a third off nightly.

Anthony’s Gourmet Burgers & Brews is offering half off select appetizers from 4 to 5 p.m. daily and a prime rib dinner for $19.99 Fridays.

Anthony’s Prime Steak & Seafood has half price appetizers in the bar and lounge from 5 to 7 p.m. daily and a third off bottles of wine nightly.

The Hostile Grape offers half off appetizers from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and a third off bottles of wine nightly.

Vig Deli offers late-night specials from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday, including $6.99 steak and eggs or $3.99 short stack of pancakes.

Baby Cakes offers buy one, get one free artisan bread loaves Sundays.

For more information, visit themresort.com.

PANEVINO ANNOUNCES NEW MENU, HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Panevino Bar & Lounge, 246 Via Antonio Ave., is offering a new menu and happy hour specials from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Happy hour features all of the new items from the bar and lounge menu (available from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday), along with half-priced cocktails, beers and specially priced wines by the glass.

New bar menu items include potato skins, sweet potato fries, blackened chicken skewers, mini fish tacos and Angus beef sliders.

For more information, visit panevinolasvegas.com.

ELIXIR ANNOUNCES DAILY DINNER SPECIALS, FREQUENT DINER PROGRAM

Elixir: A Local Lounge, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, offers daily dinner specials starting at 5 p.m.

Monday is the Chef’s Selection for $9.99. Tuesday is housemade chicken Parmesan with soup or salad for $12.99. Wednesday is all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs with soup or salad and a glass of house wine for $12.99. Thursday is four beer-battered and fried shrimp tempura with citrus dipping sauce, fries and coleslaw for $13.99. Friday is slow-roasted, herb-crusted prime rib with golden fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus and soup or salad for $12.99. Saturday is grilled New York steak and shrimp scampi with roasted fingerling potatoes and soup or salad for $13.99. Sunday is bacon-wrapped filet with mashed potatoes, green beans and soup or salad for $12.95.

The Elixir Hangover Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays and features a breakfast platter with pancakes, eggs and bacon or sausage for $9.99, along with bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys (can also be purchased separately).

A frequent dining loyalty program, RED Loyalty, is available for Elixir, Remedy’s Tavern and Distill, offering guests the opportunity to earn points on dollars spent for dining. Participants receive $10 upon online registration, along with birthday rewards. For more information, visit elixirlounge.net or call 702-272-0000.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S OFFERS DINING SPECIALS

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, are offering a summer barbecue brisket special in the Sourdough Cafe from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The special features barbecue beef brisket, baked beans, french fries, Texas toast and a slice of pie for $9.99 with an ace I PLAY card. The cafe at both properties also is featuring ham or steak and eggs with hash browns and toast or biscuit and gravy all day for $4.49 with a card and $4.99 without a card.

At Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, Ron’s Steakhouse plans to offer a Triple Selection special with three courses for $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without a card. Entree choices are 6-ounce dry-aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib, chicken piccata or rainbow trout. The special is available from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder plans a dining special through Sept. 28 that offers New York steak and lobster tail, sides, soup or salad and dessert. The cost is $18.99 with a card and $21.10 without a card.

SUMMER MEAL DEALS AVAILABLE AT SOUTH POINT EATERIES

Summer Meal Deals are on the menus at Don Vito’s and Silverado Steak House at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The prix fixe menus are available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

At Don Vito’s, the two-course meal is $19 and features choices of fettucine Alfredo, cappellini pomodoro or chicken piccata.

At Silverado Steak House, the three-course meal is $29 and features choices of 6-ounce filet mignon, chicken francaise or filet of salmon.

For more information, visit southpointcasino.com.

 

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