CABO OFFERS ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT TACOS IN MAY
Caba Mexican restaurants inside Station Casinos plan to serve all-you-can-eat tacos for $8.99 for Boarding Pass members through May in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Choices for the crunchy tacos are ground beef or shredded chicken. They are served with rice and beans, salsa bar and chips.
Cabo is inside Boulder Station, Palace Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station.
YUMZ GOURMET FROZEN YOGURT TO OPEN FORT APACHE LOCATION MAY 2
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt plans to open its first Western United States location at 6135 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 400, on May 2. The first 30 customers to visit at 11 a.m. will receive a free cup of frozen yogurt. On May 3, KLUC plans to broadcast live with Chet Buchannan from 4 to 6 p.m. with giveaways. On May 4, Yumz plans to donate 10 percent of store proceeds to the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation, as well as accept monetary and individual snack package donations for the foundation, which provides service members with care packages during their deployments.
For more information, visit yumzfrozenyogurt.com.
CARSON KITCHEN JOB FAIR SET FOR MAY 2 IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS
Simon Hospitality Group, operated by celebrity chef Kerry Simon and restaurateur Cory Harwell, plans to host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, for its new venture, Carson Kitchen. The restaurant plans to hire for 40 to 50 positions, including hosts, bussers, servers, dishwashers, cooks, prep cooks, bartenders and bar-backs.
CULINARY DROPOUT TO HOST CRAFT BEER PAIRING DINNER AT HARD ROCK HOTEL MAY 8
Culinary Dropout at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, plans to host a five-course craft beer pairing dinner at 7 p.m. May 8.
Signature brews from Las Vegas’ Joseph James Brewery will be featured. The cost is $50.
For reservations, call 702-522-8100.
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 email@example.com.
BENIHANA COLORING CONTEST TO BENEFIT ST. JUDE
Benihana Inc. is hosting a children’s coloring contest, Children Helping Children, through May 5 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Children 12 or younger can visit Benihana inside the LVH, 3000 Paradise Road, to participate by drawing a picture depicting what the theme means to them. For each entry received, Benihana will donate $1. A winning entry from each restaurant will be chosen May 6, and the child will be awarded a free dinner for eight.
On May 5, Children’s Day, all proceeds from Benihana Kabuki Kids meals sold will go to St. Jude.
For more information, visit benihana.com.
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.
HONEY SALT TO OFFER DERBY-INSPIRED MENU MAY 3
The bar at Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer race-day specialties from 2 to 4 p.m. May 3 for the Kentucky Derby. Guests are encouraged to wear derby day hats for a Best Hat Contest with prizes including a Honey Salt gift card and culinary treats.
Food and drink specials are set to include Mint Juleps for $10 each and assorted Honey Salt bites for $10 per person, including The Hot Brown Pizza with roasted turkey and bacon lardon, Derby Pie with chocolate chips and pecans, Farmer’s Toast with crusted English peas and ricotta cheese and French Kiss Oyster Rockefeller.
For more information, call 702-445-6100.
JERRY’S NUGGET TO OFFER $2 SANDWICHES, FREE DOUGHNUTS AND COFFEE
Jerry’s Nugget, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to offer free doughnuts and coffee in the Race and Sports Book at 10 a.m. May 3. From noon to 4 p.m., hand-carved track sandwiches with brisket or roasted turkey will be available for $2.
RESTAURANTS TO TAKE PART IN UNITED WAY’S PAY IT FORWARD CAMPAIGN
United Way of Southern Nevada plans to launch its inaugural Pay It Forward campaign May 7-14, offering the public the opportunity to raise money for Southern Nevada families while shopping at their favorite restaurants and retailers. Ten businesses are taking part and will donate a portion of their proceeds to the organization.
Restaurants that plan to participate are: Gritz Cafe, 1911 Stella Lake St.; Pizza Rock, 201 N. Third St.; Sambalatte at Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd, Suite 9; and Tasti D-lite at the Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane, and Town Square, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South; and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, 7580 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 100.
For more information, including participating retailers, visit tinyurl.com/mva8g29.
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.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN MAY
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Artisan Cheeses & Craft Beers 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.
A class on grilling is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 3 at Ferguson. The cost is $59.
A class on barbecuing is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 10 at Ferguson. The cost is $59.
An Herbs & Spices workshop is planned from 2 to 4:30 p.m. June 6 in room 300 at the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $39.
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.
FASHION FOR THREE SQUARE PLANNED MAY 8 AT PRIVATE RESIDENCE
The third annual Fashion for Three Square fundraiser is set for May 8 at the private residence of Diana Bennett of The Bennett Family Foundation. The event raises funds for Three Square’s Bag Childhood Hunger initiative. Along with a poolside fashion show, chef and Three Square Culinary Council Chairwoman Elizabeth Blau plans to join other Las Vegas chefs to present culinary fare.
For more information or to make a donation, visit bagchildhunger.org or call 702-644-3663, ext. 334.
MOTHER’S DAY COOKING CLASS PLANNED AT BORDER GRILL
Border Grill chefs/owners Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger plan to offer a two-hour demonstration-style cooking class in honor of Mother’s Day from 10 a.m. to noon May 10 at Border Grill in Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Brunch favorites from the restaurant’s menu will be featured, along with signature cocktails. Attendees will receive a recipe booklet.
The cost is $100. For reservations, call 702-632-7403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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@example.com.
CANTINA LAREDO TO PRESENT MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, plans to host a Mother’s Day brunch with a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Maria from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11.
Dishes planned include asada y huevos (grilled steak and eggs) and enchiladas de cangrejo (lump crab enchilada).
For more information, call 702-202-4511 or visit cantinalaredo.com.
M RESORT PLANS MOTHER’S DAY OPTIONS
Studio B Buffet at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer Mother’s Day specialties from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 to 8 p.m. May 11. Items are set to include Australian rack of lamb, bamboo mahi mahi, slow-roasted prime rib, crab legs, oysters on the half shell, shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque and clam chowder. Beer, wine and cordials will be complimentary. The cost is $49.99 for adults and $26.99 for children.
Baby Cakes plans to offer bonbons for $15 for six in a variety of flavors, including hot dark chocolate, peanut butter banana, lemon bar and peanut butter and jelly.
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.
LAS VEGAS EPICUREAN AFFAIR TO RETURN TO THE PALAZZO MAY 22
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is set to return to The Pools at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, from 7 to 10 p.m. May 22. The event is sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association and showcases prestigious restaurants and beverage purveyors.
Cuisine and cocktail sampling are planned poolside, with Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio, Delmonico Steakhouse, Morels French Steakhouse, STK, Bouchon, Tao Asian Bistro and Il Mulino are among those set to participate.
Tickets are $155 for early admission at 6 p.m. and $105 for general admission. Proceeds benefit the association’s educational and scholarship programs.
For tickets, visit palazzo.com or any box office at The Venetian or Palazzo.
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.
TASTE & LEARN SERIES TO CONTINUE AT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
The Taste & Learn series is set to continue May 31 at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road.
Additional events are planned for 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.
ROYAL INDIA BISTRO OPENS INSIDE THE RIO
Royal India Bistro has opened a newly designed restaurant inside the space formerly occupied by Gaylord India Restaurant in the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road.
The restaurant features a main dining room, lunch buffet area, small bar and lounge and a private dining room overlooking the pool area. The menu features vegetarian and prix fixe dinner specialties. A happy hour menu is offered from 3 to 6 p.m. daily at the bar with small bites, including aloo tiki, vegetable samosa and paneer pakoras.
A lunch buffet is offered daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and dinner is from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
For reservations, call 702-777-2277 or visit royalindiavegas.com.
RED ROCK RESORT PLANS HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., offers happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. in the bar area. Selections are $10 or less, including appetizers such as T-Bones nacho fries, crispy kale salad, Bloody Mary oyster shooters, ahi tuna tacos, barbecue beef sliders, mushroom and goat cheese tart, house-cured duck prosciutto, Buffalo chicken oyster bites and Thai-style beef jerky. Craft beers, cocktails and wines by the glass specials also are available.
T-Bones offers Ladies’ Night Out on the outdoor patio from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday and half-price cocktails until 10 p.m.
The Lobby Bar offers Wined Up Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. for $25 per person. Enjoy samples of select wines and small bites, which rotate weekly.
For more information, visit redrock.sclv.com.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES MAY DINING SPECIALS
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer Cinco de Mayo food specials in the Sourdough Cafe from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 2-5. A chicken enchilada and beef taco combo platter with rice and beans will be $6.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $7.77 without a card.
The cafe also plans to offer a ham or steak and eggs breakfast special all day for $4.49 with a card and $4.99 without a card.
The Wild West Buffet plans to serve specials from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 5, including chili rellenos, tamales, beef tacos, enchiladas, chicken fajitas, rice and beans. Lunch (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) is $6.99 with a card for red, green and orange members, $8.39 for blue members and $9.32 without a card. Dinner (4 to 8 p.m.) is $8.99 for red, green and orange members, $10.79 for blue and $11.99 without a card.
The Yukon Grille plans to serve a salmon Oscar dinner special through June 30 for $18.99 with a card and $21.10 without a card. A 14th anniversary champagne special will be offered May 21-25, with a free glass of champagne with any entree, from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer a three-taco platter with beans and rice from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 3-5 for $5.99 with a card and $6.66 without a card. A tamale platter will be $6.99 with a card and $7.77 without a card. Charlie’s Ultimate Nachos will be $5.99 with a card and $6.66 without a card (add $2 for beef or chicken).
The Frisco Market Buffet plans to serve Cinco de Mayo specials from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. May 5. The cost for lunch is $7.99 for red, green and orange members, $9.59 for blue members and $10.65 withou a card. The cost for dinner is $9.49 for red, green and orange members, $11.39 for blue members and $12.65 without a card.
Ron’s Steakhouse plans to offer its Steakhouse Triple Selection for $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without a card through May. It features an appetizer, 6-ounce prime dry-aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib of beef, rainbow trout or chicken piccata with soup or salad and bread.
A pot roast special will be $9.99 with a card and $11.11 without a card.
BORDER GRILL ADDS DISHES TO BRUNCH MENU
Border Grill Las Vegas in Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has added new dishes to its Border Brunch menu, offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
The updated menu includes bananas Foster crepes, fried green tomatillos, bacon and egg quesadilla and smoked salmon slider.
The cost for the unlimited brunch is $35 ($10 additional for all-you-can-drink mimosas).
For reservations, call 702-632-7403.
GILLEY’S SALOON ADDS NEW MENU ITEMS
Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall and Bar-b-que at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has new menu items.
Among the items are The Vegan, Gardien grilled over mesquite with peppers, onions and tomatoes and glazed with smoked onion barbecue sauce for $18.99. It is served with a side and corn bread. The Lonesome Dove is a house-made turkey burger with zesty house-made tomato jam and grilled onions, served with french fries for $15.25.
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. May’s combination is Chorizo Burger and the Mexican Hot Chocolate Milkshake.
For more information, call 702-369-5065 or visit harrahslasvegas.com.
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.