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A La Carte, March 25-April 2


DELMONICO STEAKHOUSE TO HOST GLENFIDDICH PAIRING DINNER

Delmonico Steakhouse in The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a four-course Glenfiddich pairing dinner with malt master Brian Kinsman and brand ambassador Mitch Bechard at 6:30 p.m. April 2.

The cost is $165. For reservations, call 702-414-3737.

JAMBA JUICE TO HOST JOB FAIR APRIL 3

Jamba Juice Las Vegas plans to fill 50 employee positions this summer in 10 of its Las Vegas Valley locations. A job fair is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 3 at Jamba Juice, 9091 W. Sahara Ave. Applicants are encouraged to bring a completed application and a resume. Management team members will be on hand to conduct interviews.

For an application, visit jambajuicelv.com.

EIFFEL TOWER EXPERIENCE PLANS SPECIALS FOR 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF EIFFEL TOWER

The Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower in Paris with a block party at the resort’s Arc de Triomphe and porte cochere, scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. March 25. The carnival-like setting is set to feature entertainment and food and drink specials.

DONATE $5 FOR EPILEPSY FOUNDATION AND RECEIVE A FREE CUPCAKE

The Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South, home of the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars,” is partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation for National Epilepsy Day on March 26. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors are encouraged to wear purple and donate a minimum of $5 to the Foundation to receive a purple cupcake from Freed’s Bakery and the chance to win autographed memorabilia or a photo with Richard “The Old Man” Harrison.

FERRARO’S PLANS TASTE & LEARN EVENT FOR MARCH 29

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host a Taste & Learn event to teach guests about wines originating from Tuscany from 4 to 6 p.m. March 29.

Guests will learn the characteristics of the grapes, along with the climate, terrain and winemaking process, as well as cuisine pairing qualities. Each wine will be accompanied by a small bite pairing prepared by executive chef Mimmo Ferraro.

The cost is $50. For reservations, call 702-364-5300.

CHILI COOK-OFF SET FOR MARCH 29 AT CALVILLE BAY RESORT AND MARINA

Calville Bay Resort and Marina at Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans to host its annual Chili Cook-Off at 5 p.m. March 29.

The public is invited to attend the tasting, and anyone may enter the cook-off. Hot dogs, cornbread and ice cream will be included in the tasting price of $6.

All participants must enter by 1 p.m. March 28. There is no cost to enter, and cash prizes are planned.

To register, contact Lorrie Riggle at 702-565-8958.

SUNSET STATION TO HOST WINE WALK MARCH 29

The Hip to Sip: Jazz and Wine Walk is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. March 29 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road.

A wine walk featuring wines by Ferrari Carrano, Nickel & Nickel, Ste. Michelle, Stags Leap and Cakebread Cellars will be paired with a jazz concert by Michael Lington and Kenny Lattimore, set for 8:30 p.m.

General admission tickets are $25 and will be for wine stops throughout the casino floor. VIP tickets are $35 and include hors d’oeuvres and higher-end wines in the Gaudi Bar. Concert tickets are separate and start at $29.

For tickets, visit the Rewards Center.

CHEFS FOR KIDS TO HOST DINNER AND AUCTION MARCH 29

Chefs for Kids plans to host a dinner and auction at 5:30 p.m. March 29 at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to honor program supporters Gae and Perry Basch.

A reception and silent auction are planned, with a gourmet dinner to be served at 7 p.m. with a live auction. Dave Courvoisier, KLAS-TV anchor, is the scheduled master of ceremonies, and Christian Kolberg is to conduct the live auction. The evening will continue with dancing to the music of Harbor Lights.

The program is a joint venture of the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. It works to eliminate malnutrition and hunger through education and awareness. The event is black tie optional.

Tickets are $185, and tables of 10 are $1,700. For tickets, contact Susan Lednicky at 702-257-5548 or visit chefsforkids.org.

HONEY SALT PLANS FARM TABLE DINNER SERIES

Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to continue its new dinner series, Farm Table, March 31.

The series is set to take place two Mondays a month and will feature a changing menu of seasonally inspired American comfort food. Dinners will be served family style and showcase unique wine and beer pairings. Other dinners are scheduled for April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26, June 9 and 23 and July 7 and 31.

The cost is $45, with an optional beverage pairing for an additional $25.

For tickets, call 702-445-6100.

MARIE CALLENDER’S OFFERS $5 OFF PIES

Through March 31, Marie Callender’s is offering $5 off any whole pie for dine-in customers.

For more information or locations, visit mariecallenders.com.

4-H PLANS BAKING AND CAKE DECORATING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

A kids 4-H Gourmet workshop for baking and cake decorating is planned for 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 3 in Classroom E at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 8050 Paradise Road.

The class is for children 8 to 19, and no 4-H experience is necessary. Elyse Gresnick-Smith of Cowgirl Creations will teach kids how to make a basic cake from scratch and decorate it.

The cost is $6 for a two-day workshop. To sign up, call 702-257-5524 or visit tinyurl.com/n4bqt5q.

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: Blossoming Taste of Spring, April 3; 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.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN APRIL

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Essential Knife Skills from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 4 in Room 107 of the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $39.

The class Breakfast & Brunch is planned for 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 8 and 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.

GRIMALDI’S PIZZERIA RAISES FUNDS FOR GIRL SCOUTS

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria celebrated National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend in February by selling Thin Mints Cookie and Caramel deLites cheesecakes at $5 per slice.

Tthe campaign generated $12,114 in sales within 11 cities, including Las Vegas and Henderson.

LEV RESTAURANT GROUP EXPANDS ALTERNATIVE MEAL MENU ITEMS

Lev Restaurant Group’s properties have expanded their menu items for those seeking vegetarian dishes and fish.

Daily Kitchen & Wellness Bar, 3645 S. Town Center Drive, serves a turkey burger, a black bean veggie burger, a wasabi salmon burger, a grilled tofu burger, a Mediterranean wrap (hummus and tabbouleh), a seared tofu wrap, ahi tuna tacos and turkey Bolognese.

I Love Burgers at Town Square Las Vegas, 6569 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and the Palazzo, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, offers a veggie burger, a chicken burger and a Thanksgiving Burger (turkey, stuffing, cranberry chutney).

Lobster ME in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, offers a lobster roll, the Lobsicle (Maine lobster tail, deep-fried and served on a stick) and lobster and chips.

DB BRASSERIE TO OPEN IN MAY AT THE VENETIAN

Contemporary French restaurant DB Brasserie is scheduled to open in May inside The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

The restaurant’s opening will mark chef Daniel Boulud’s return to Las Vegas, and the menu is planned to stay true to his signature French-American cooking and modern sensibility. Signature dishes include poissons fumes, poulet croustillant and The Original DB Burger. A wine program with about 300 international selections is planned.

The space will seat 280, including two private dining rooms and a casual bar and lounge.

Hours are set to be from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. For more information, visit venetian.com.

PALMS OPENS BACK ROOM BURGER

The Palms, 4700 W. Flamingo Road, recently opened a poolside burger restaurant, Back Room Burger. The concept is the creation of a collaboration of chefs from the Palms and N9NE Steakhouse, which puts a twist on classic American favorites and features sides, craft beer and alcoholic or non-alcoholic custard shakes.

Signature burgers include Mexicali Blues ($11) with cotija cheese, chipotle salsa, grilled scallions, guacamole and sour cream. Low-carb style is available. Sides include sweet potato fries served with Fresno chili and apricot ketchup and Blue Cheese & Bacon Fries ($8).

Patio or indoor seating is available. Hours are from 10:30 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

For more information, visit palms.com or call 702-942-7101.

DISTILL ANNOUNCES DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS

Distill, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., has announced daily lunch specials, available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Monday, the special is chicken Parmesan sandwich, served with fries, soup or salad for $8.99. On Tuesday, it’s a half sandwich and soup or salad for $6.99. On Wednesday, it’s pizza with marinara, mozzarella or pepperoni for $8.99. On Thursday, it’s open-faced breast of turkey sandwich with mashed potatoes or fries for $9.99. On Friday, it’s beer-battered Icelandic cod filet on a brioche roll with fries, soup or salad for $9.99. On Saturday, it’s open-faced prime rib sandwich with fries, soup or salad for $9.95. On Sunday, it’s meatball sub with fries, soup or salad for $9.99.

Distill is open 24/7. For more information, visit distillbar.com.

WINDER FARMS OFFERS $30 IN FREE GROCERIES FOR NEW SIGN-UPS

During March, which is National Nutrition Month, sign up with Winder Farms and receive $30 in free farm-fresh groceries, plus have a $30 donation made to Three Square food bank. To sign up, visit winderfarms.com/threesquare.

SOCIAL HOUSE PLANS SPECIALS FOR NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Social House inside The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer The Elite Ate menu with game day-inspired cuisine and cocktails for the NCAA basketball tournament.

The menu will be available through April 7 and will offer four bites and four TY-KU sake cocktails, each for $8 in the bar and lounge only, during all televised matchups.

Food specials include Wing and Advance (yuzu chili-glazed wings) and The Fab Fries (fries layered with braised short rib, white cheddar, wasabi sour cream and green onion). Drink specials include Buzzer Beater (TY-KU Coconut Nigori Sake, Canton ginger liqueur and pineapple juice) and Full Court Press (TY-KU Soju, TY-KU Citrus Liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup and lemon-lime soda).

For more information, call 702-736-1122 or visit angelmg.com.

UNLVINO TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS APRIL 9-12

UNLVino is scheduled for April 9-12, the wine event’s 40th anniversary. The kickoff event, Sip & Savor at Spago, is set for 7 p.m. April 9, with VIP entrance at 6 p.m. The fundraiser will be hosted by chef Wolfgang Puck and will feature cuisine from his six Las Vegas restaurants. Tickets are $225 for general admission and $275 for VIP.

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.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PLAN LENTEN FISH FRY

The Knights of Columbus Council 8282 plans to offer its annual Lenten Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through April 11 at the St. Viator Catholic Church Parish Center, 2461 E. Flamingo Road.

The fish are flown in from Alaska and served with coleslaw, fries, bread and coffee. Drinks and desserts also will be available.

The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.

FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE TO OFFER FILET AND LOBSTER COMBINATION THROUGH APRIL 13

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6515 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and 8721 W. Charleston Blvd. plans to offer a filet and lobster combination for $39.95 through April 13.

The meal features an 8-ounce filet mignon and an 8-ounce lobster tail with a starter course.

For more information, visit flemingssteakhouse.com/filet-lobster.

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.

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.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES MARCH DINING SPECIALS

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer a Triple Selection special in March at Ron’s Steakhouse. For $24.99 with an ace I PLAY card, enjoy an appetizer, entree (filet mignon, prime rib, rainbow trout, chicken piccata or chicken pomodoro), soup and salad and a bread basket. The cost is $27.77 without a card.

A Reuben with fries, coleslaw or potato salad will be $5.99 with a card and $6.66 without a card at the Sourdough Cafe.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to serve a steak au poivre special in the Yukon Grille through April 30. The cost is $18.99 with a card and $21.10 without a card.

The Sourdough Cafe plans to serve a pot roast special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through April 30. The cost is $9.99 with a card and $11.10 without a card.

RAMPART CASINO ANNOUNCES MARCH SPECIALS

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer $6 beer flights featuring four 5-ounce beers in March. Jameson whiskey shots will be $5. A $5.99 Angus burger special will offer a burger and fries or salad.

The Promenade Cafe plans to feature a $7.99 chicken Florentine dinner and $7.99 fajita Friday dinner, both from 3 to 11 p.m., and a $3.99 Early Riser special (three choices are available from 5 to 9 a.m. daily for Resort Rewards club card members) in March. A $5.99 senior special is available daily from 3 to 5 p.m. A $9.99 three-course special is available daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

LAS VEGAS ENTERTAINERS CREATE CHARITY PANCAKES AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO

Hash House A Go Go in the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, is teaming up with Las Vegas entertainers for a pancake competition for charity.

Entertainer-designed pancakes will be listed on the menu through March and include Penncakes & Teller, a custardy honey-orange juice pancake with honey butter, created by Penn & Teller for Opportunity Village; Mint Chocolate Chippendale, an original flapjack with mint chocolate chips, green M&Ms and sprinkles, created by Chippendales for the American Cancer Society; X Rocks Rockstar, and a red flapjack with edible glitter and fresh whipped cream, created by X Rocks for Fight MSA.

Hash House A Go Go’s four locations will offer the pancakes for $11.99 each. The best-selling pancake at the end of the month will be the winner, with $1 from each of the three special pancakes sold being donated to the respective charity.

For locations, visit hashhouseagogo.com/lasvegas.

I LOVE BURGERS PLANS DINNER AND MOVIE PAIRING AT TOWN SQUARE

I Love Burgers at Town Square Las Vegas, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a dinner and movie pairing. Request the dinner and movie pairing while ordering a Standard Burger with choice of fries and soft drink and receive a ticket good for AMC Town Square 18.

For more information, visit iloveburgers.com.

CANTINA LAREDO RAISES FUNDS FOR AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Through March 31, Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 110, will donate $1 to the local chapter of the American Heart Association for every entree purchased on Mondays.

Cantina Laredo chef Damon Workman plans to raise money for the organization by participating in the association’s fourth annual Flavors of the Heart event Sept. 20.

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

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. March’s combination is the BBQ Grilled Cheese Patty Melt Burger and Heath Bar Crunch Milkshake.

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

RI RA IRISH PUB ANNOUNCES MARCH FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS

Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is focusing on Guinness for its March drink specials. Six 16-ounce variations of Guinness-inspired mixed pints will be $7 each. Food specials include Emigrant’s Corned Beef & Cabbage for $15.95, served with a choice of salad.

For more information, visit rira.com/las-vegas or call 702-632-7771.

CRAZY PITA ANNOUNCES MARCH DINNER SPECIAL

Crazy Pita is offering a March dinner special of mixed grill with chicken and steak skewers served with hummus and pita bread, feta salad, vegetable couscous and a glass of wine for $14.95.

The special is available at both locations: 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South, No. 190, in Town Square Las Vegas, and 2225 Village Walk Drive in The District at Green Valley Ranch.

For more information, visit crazypita.com.

 

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