VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE TO HOST OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE FUNDRAISER JULY 24
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to host a happy hour and mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 24, which 15 percent of the proceeds from food and drink sales to go to Opportunity Village.
For more information, call 702-804-1400.
FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE PLANS SUMMER WINE TASTING JULY 25
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a Friday night summer wine tasting from 7 to 9:30 p.m. July 25. Fifteen Old World and New World wines from the Fleming’s 100 Collection will be served with passed light hors d’oeuvres.
The cost is $35, and guests will receive a $25 dining card. For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
TASTE & LEARN SERIES TO CONTINUE AT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
The Taste & Learn series is set to continue July 26 at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road. 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.
MTO CAFE PLANS POP UP JULY DINNER
MTO Cafe’s July pop up dinner is called #Murica: Red, White & Brew and is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. July 27. The dinner is $60 per person and is to feature hors d’oeuvres and a five-course tasting menu from Johnny Church and Eduardo “Lalo” Saavedra of MTO Cafe. Courses will be paired with beers from Las Vegas’ Tenaya Creek Brewery. The chefs are to use local grown/raised items, many from Boulder City, Pahrump and the Downtown3rd Farmers Market. Dessert will be provided by STK’s Aaron Bayliff.
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GILLEY’S PLANS HOT WING CHALLENGE
Gilley’s Saloon, Bar-b-que and Dance Hall at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day July 29 with the Cowboys from Hell Wing Challenge. Patrons will be challenged to finish 12 hot wings in four minutes. The winner will get a picture on the Wall of Fame and a 40-ounce Gilley’s Beer Boot. Those who fail will have their picture on the Wall of Shame.
For more information, visit gilleyslasvegas.com or call 702-894-7147.
THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY JULY 30
The Cheesecake Factory plans to celebrate National Cheesecake Day July 30 by offering dine-in guests half-price cheesecake slices July 30 and 31. A new flavor, Lemon Meringue Cheesecake, is set to debut on July 30.
The Say Cheesecake Contest is planned July 30 and 31, when guests can take a photo of themselves with a slice of cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory and post it to Facebook or Instagram, or tweet it with the hashtag #SayCheesecakeContest, for a chance to win up to $4,000. Guests are asked to preregister at saycheesecakecontest.com to participate.
GORDON BIERSCH TO HOST KEG TAPPING PARTY JULY 30
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 3987 Paradise Road, plans to host a keg tapping party from 5 to 7 p.m. July 30. Each guest will receive a free Blond Bock beer and light appetizers, as well as a free beer card with the purchase of a $5 raffle ticket. Raffle proceeds will benefit Three Square food bank.
For more information, call 702-312-5247.
CANTINA LAREDO IN TIVOLI VILLAGE PLANNING TEQUILA DINNER
Cantina Laredo, inside Tivoli Village at 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, invites all tequila aficionados and Mexican food lovers to its quarterly tequila dinner, set for 7 p.m. July 30. Guests will indulge in a four-course menu prepared by executive chef Damon Workman, complemented by hand-selected Chamucos Tequila.
For reservations, call 702-202-4511.
RI RA TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY AUG. 1
Ri Ra Las Vegas plans to celebrate International Beer Day with an #InstaGUINNESS party from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Attendees can enjoy a free pint of Guinness and appetizers. The first 15 guests will receive a free beer flight. Raffle prizes are planned.
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LAS VEGAS CUPCAKE BAKE-OFF PLANNED AUG. 10 AT THE SUNCOAST
The third annual Las Vegas Cupcake Bake-Off is planned from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 10 in the Grand Ballroom at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Sponsored by Gigi’s Cupcakes, the event features amateur and professional bakers competing for cash prizes. Guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat sweets and cocktails from an open bar.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 or younger. For tickets, visit bakelv.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.
Ticket prices are set to be announced soon. For more information, visit downtownbrewfestival.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.
NEW DUNKIN’ DONUTS OPENS IN SOUTHWEST
Dunkin’ Donuts announced the opening of a new restaurant at 3481 S. Durango Drive, on the corner of Durango and Spring Mountain Road, on July 15. To celebrate, the restaurant is offering medium iced or hot coffee for 50 cents through July 29.
The new restaurant is set to be open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and will employ approximately 20 crew members.
For more information, call 702-650-0226.
DISTILL OPENS SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS LOCATION
Distill was scheduled to open its second location at 4830 W. Pyle Ave. in Southern Highlands. The first location is at 10820 W. Charleston Blvd.
The menu features house-made cocktails and handcrafted food by the owners of Elixir and Remedy’s Tavern. The Southern Highlands location has a non-smoking dining area that is open to all ages.
For more information, visit distillbar.com.
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.
RED ROCK RESORT PLANS SPECIAL CONCERT MENU
The Grand Cafe at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a special menu in honor of the Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White Tees concert scheduled for Aug. 1 at the Sandbar. Through Aug. 1, diners can enjoy the Start of Something Good appetizer (North Carolina barbecue chicken wings) for $9, SLIDErs (American Wa Goo Goo Dolls beef, candied bacon and smoked cheddar) for $9 and Slow it Down (braised short ribs and horseradish mashed potatoes) for $12.
A special dessert will be It’s Not Over (Red Velvet brownie sundae, cream cheese ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream) for $5.
YARDBIRD SOUTHERN TABLE & BAR TO OPEN AT THE VENETIAN
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is scheduled to open in early 2015 at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, in an 8,000-square-foot space.
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GIADA AT THE CROMWELL OFFERS LOCALS LUNCH PREVIEW
Giada at The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering lunch service from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A special locals preview is being offered through Aug. 1. For reservations, call 702-667-1799.
DOWNTOWN GRAND MAKES DINING CHANGES
The Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., plans to debut an expanded menu at its 24-hour restaurant, S+O. New items were inspired by guests’ most popular requests. Northern Chinese dishes and dim sum are also available for lunch and dinner.
S+O also is serving breakfast 24 hours daily, while lunch and dinner items are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, with additional special dinner entrees offered from 5 to 11 p.m. The Chinese menu is available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
A new eatery in the William Hill Sports Book is planned to debut in the fall. It will replace The Spread Deli.
For more information, visit downtowngrand.com.
COFFEE BEAN & TEA LEAF TO DONATE TO OPERATION HOMEFRONT
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans to donate $1 from the sale of any Support at Home branded retail coffee or tea to Operation Homefront through Aug. 10. Patrons also may donate their purchase to the cause.
The nonprofit supports the needs of soldiers and military personnel returning home after deployment.
For locations, visit coffeebeanlv.com. For more information, visit www.operationhomefront.net.
GRIMALDI’S PIZZERIA TEAMS UP WITH CHILDHELP TO STOP CHILD ABUSE
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is teaming up with nonprofit Childhelp through Aug. 15 to advocate for abused and neglected children. Guests who dine at Grimaldi’s will receive information with their checks asking if they would like to donate to Childhelp.
For locations, visit grimaldispizzeria.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.
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HONEY SALT TO HELP VARIOUS GROUPS
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., is partnering with a different local charity through Aug. 22 for Summer of Love, offering a special three-course Taste of Honey menu highlighting seasonal and local ingredients. For each Taste of Honey ordered, $5 will go to that week’s cause. Order the Summer of Love Sangria, and another $1 will go to that week’s charity.
The lineup includes: The Torino Foundation; United Way of Southern Nevada; Three Square food bank; Desert Reign; Opportunity Village; Green Our Planet; Keep Memory Alive; the Andre Agassi Foundation; the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth; Create a Change Now; and Girls on the Run.
Summer of Love menus will run daily beginning at 5 p.m. For reservations, call 702-445-6100. For more information, visit honeysalt.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.
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.
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.
OFFER TO FEATURE PRIX FIXE MENU, MOVIE AT THE COSMOPOLITAN
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Dinner for Two prix fixe summer menu in The Henry from 5 to 10 p.m. Mondays with free admission (normally $5) to Dive-In Movies at the Boulevard Pool. The menu features an appetizer to share, two signature entrees and a slice of red velvet cheesecake or a selection of house-made ice creams.
The menu is $40. Guests can receive free entry to the movie by showing their receipt.
For more information, visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.