TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE ADDS INFUSED SMOOTHIES, NEW FLATBREAD TO MENU
Tropical Smoothie Cafe has added herb-infused smoothies and Mediterranean flatbreads to its menu.
For a limited time, diners can try Feisty Feta Chicken and Tzatziki Steak flatbreads. Herb-infused smoothies include Citrus Green Tea and Strawberry Basil Lemonade.
For more information or to find a location, visit tropicalsmoothiecafe.com.
POSTRIO DEBUTS WEEKEND BRUNCH
Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio at The Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, recently debuted its new weekend brunch, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The menu features traditional and contemporary morning after-inspired items, including cinnamon pecan roll, crisp corned beef hash and classic eggs Benedict. The menu also features lunchtime plates. Guests will receive one free sparkling wine, Bellini or mimosa cocktail.
For reservations, call 702-796-1110 or visit wolfgangpuck.com.
CHILDREN CAN EAT FREE AT TRAVELCENTERS, PETRO THIS SUMMER
Children 10 or younger can eat free through Sept. 1 at TravelCenters of American’s TA and Petro Shipping Centers. A free meal off the kids’ menu, including a small beverage, is available with the purchase of an adult entree.
In Las Vegas, TravelCenters of America is at 8050 Dean Martin Drive, and Petro is at 6595 N. Hollywood Blvd. and off Exit 54 of Interstate 15 at Speedway Boulevard. For more information, visit tatravelcenters.com or petrotruckstops.com.
GILLEY’S PLANS SUMMER FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPECIALS
Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que in Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host Country Summer May 23 through Sept. 1, with food and beverage specials planned.
Weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Gilley’s Happy Hour will feature $9.95 lunch specials and select draft beers for $3. Daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., drink specials will include four Bud Lights for $15 and $3 Bud Light drafts.
For more information, visit treasureisland.com.
CAPRIOTTI’S OPENS NEW LOCATION ON EASTERN AVENUE
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop has opened a new location at 7291 S. Eastern Ave. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, visit capriottis.com.
SLS LAS VEGAS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EATERIES
SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, announces The SLS Buffet and The Perq coffee bar.
The buffet will offer Mediterranean, wood-grilled entrees, and Chinese and Japanese cusine, along with dessert options such as fresh doughnuts made in house daily and dessert shots.
The Perq will offer grab-and-go meals, coffee and tea in collaboration with Los Angeles-based roasted LAMILL. Housemade pastries and ice cream sandwiches, including Nutella Gelato Sandwich, will be served.
The property is set to open Sept. 1. For more information, visit slsvegas.com.
MR CHOW COMING TO CAESARS PALACE IN 2015
Mr Chow plans to open a location inside Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, in early 2015 in the spot currently occupied by Empress Court, which is set to close this spring.
For more information, visit caesarspalace.com.
WYNN LAS VEGAS ANNOUNCES OCEAN TO TABLE PROGRAM AT LAKESIDE
Lakeside by Chef David Walzog at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has announced an Ocean to Table fish program, further elevating the restaurant’s fresh seafood offerings.
The specially curated menu features unique species found in the Hawaiian Islands. Walzog customizes the menu daily to highlight fresh catches of the day.
For more information or reservations, call 702-248-3463 or visit tinyurl.com/k5ykput.
KING’S FISH HOUSE PLANS LOBSTER FESTIVAL
King’s Fish House, 2255 Village Walk Drive, No. 139, in The District at Green Valley Ranch, is offering Lobster Festival menu items in conjunction with Maine lobster season.
Items include New England lobster roll and lobster bisque.
For more information, visit kingsfishhouse.com.
PICNIC AT DOWNTOWN GRAND TO MARK BURGER MONTH
Picnic atop the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., plans to mark National Burger Month in May by offering the OMG Burger, a blend of brisket, short rib and sirloin, for $9.
For more information, visit downtowngrand.com.
WILD INTRODUCES NEW MENU BY EAT CHEF
EAT chef Natalie Young has developed a new menu for WILD, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Suite 120. The revamped menu is available for lunch and dinner and includes ahi tuna and shrimp poke, pulled chicken nachos, Emily’s zucchini pasta and chicken salad club sandwich.
For more information, visit wildlv.com.
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.
DOWNTOWN3RD TO HOST BLOCK PARTIES MAY 23 AND 30
Downtown3rd, on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues, has partnered with BOB 107.9 FM to host block parties Fridays through May. Drinks and music are planned, with BOB spinning live from 7 to 10 p.m. and activities planned from beer pong to wine tasting.
The next parties are planned for May 23 and 30.
For more information, visit downtown3rd.com.
SPRINGS PRESERVE TO HOST ICE CREAM FESTIVAL MAY 24
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host its annual all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 24.
Stations will feature ice cream sundaes, novelties and root beer floats. Entertainment for all ages is planned, including airbrushed tattoos, a photo booth, pony rides, family bingo and a bubble play station.
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12. Children 4 or younger will be admitted free. Springs Preserve members receive half off admission.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit springspreserve.org.
VINTAGE VEGAS FOOD TOUR TO HIGHLIGHT DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS
A historic food tour is planned in downtown Las Vegas from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 24 and will feature five vintage restaurants that have been part of the Las Vegas community for at least 25 years.
Between tastings, a local tour guide will highlight architectural features, local culture and historical facts that put Las Vegas on the map.
The Vintage Vegas Food Tour is set to begin at the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St. The cost is $109 (code CITY15o).
For more information, call Courtney Mooney at 702-229-5260.
CLUB CORTEZ MEMBERS CAN ENJOY FREE WHITE CASTLE MAY 26
Club Cortez members can enjoy free White Castle cheeseburgers from noon to 6 p.m. on Memorial Day at the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St., May 26.
JOKERS WILD, ELDORADO CASINOS PLAN MEMORIAL DAY SPECIALS
Memorial Day specials are planned in The Court Cafe at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway in Henderson, and in Mary’s Diner in the Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St. From 11 a.m. to close may 24-26, barbecue pork ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and fries will be $7.99 at each location.
SOUTH POINT TO OFFER FREE MEMORIAL DAY BUFFET FOR MILITARY MEMBERS
The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer a free Memorial Day buffet for military members May 26. Veterans or military members must show an active military card or DD form 214 to receive a free breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet.
For more information, visit southpointcasino.com or call 702-797-8075.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN MAY, JUNE
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Sauces, Rubs & Marinades from 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.
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.
SPRINGS PRESERVE PLANS BREWS & BLUES FESTIVAL FOR MAY 31
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host its fifth annual Brews & Blues Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. May 31.
The headliner is scheduled to be old-school roots blues master Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues. An array of craft beers from local brewers and others across the country and world will be featured.
Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at vegasbrewsandblues.com or at the Springs Preserve box office. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door for $40. Each ticket includes a sampling mug and unlimited beer samples for guests 21 or older.
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.
ALIZE PLANS SEVEN-COURSE WINE DINNER JUNE 1
Alize at the Top of the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, plans to host a seven-course Bec Fin wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. June 1. Winemaker Jessie Katz of Chalk Hill and Lancaster Estates Wineries is set to attend to discuss the history of the wines and highlight the flavor profiles.
The cost is $155. For reservations, call 702-951-7000.
BARLEY’S PLANS NATIONAL BUBBA DAY PARTY JUNE 2
Barley’s Casino & Brewing Co., 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans to host its second annual National Bubba Day party in honor of Bubba the Brewmaster June 2, with the ceremonial keg tapping of Bubba’s Hopped Up Lager set for 5 p.m.
The holiday celebrates all Bubbas. All guests will receive a free seasonal brew. The celebration is set to continue through June 8 with $2 shorts (12 ounces) of seasonal brew.
For more information, call 702-458-2739.
FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE LAUNCHES TASTE OF THE SEASON MENU
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar plans to offer a new Taste of the Season two-course prix fixe menu through May 31.
The menu features Southwest shrimp ceviche and sliced, herb-roasted filet. Seasonal cocktails available for pairing are Sage Blossom Smash and Key Lime Tartlet, each $9.95.
The cost is $40.95. Las Vegas Valley locations are in Town Square Las Vegas, 6515 Las Vegas Blvd. South (702-407-0019), and at 8721 W. Charleston Blvd. (702-838-4774).
AMIGO’S AT FIESTA HENDERSON TO OFFER HALF-OFF MENU
Amigo’s in the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans to offer half off its entire menu Sundays and Mondays in May for guests who have a Boarding Pass and pay cash. Alcohol is not included.
For more information, visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S SERVING DINING SPECIALS
The Sourdough Cafe in Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a ham or steak and eggs breakfast special all day for $4.49 with an ace I PLAY card and $4.99 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.
Ron’s Steakhouse at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., 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.
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.
SILVER SEVENS ANNOUNCES MAY DINING SPECIALS
The S7 Buffet at the Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road, plans to offer a Cinco de Mayo buffet for $10.99 with an A-Play Card and $13.99 without a card from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays in May. Options include fajitas, tamales, chile rellenos and beef chimichanga.
A Memorial Day champagne brunch is planned from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 26, including smoked sausage and peppers, baked halibut, sirloin steak and Southern fried chicken. The cost is $11.99 wiht an A-Play Card and $13.99 without a card.
The buffet is offering theme nights through May from 4 to 9 p.m. nightly: Monday through Wednesday and Saturday, Chinese, $8.99; Thursday, barbecue, $9.99; Friday, shrimp-inspired, $9.99; Sunday, prime rib-inspired, $9.99.
The Sterling Spoon Cafe plans daily lunch specials for $6.99 through May, including catfish po boy, chicken penne and apple and walnut chicken salad. Specials for $7.77 include half-rack of baby back ribs and 12 chicken wings with fries; Chinese chicken salad; and South of the Border Sampler Platter.
Dine After Dark specials are available from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. through May in the cafe. Specials include Pigs in a Blanket for $3.99, Belgian waffles for $2.99 and pancake sandwich for $3.99.
For more information, visit silversevenscasino.com/dining.
RI RA IRISH PUB OFFERS MAY FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS, LOCALS DEAL
During May, the 19.2-ounce Magners Pear Bomber will be $7.50 at Ri Ra Irish Pub inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The pub will serve its fish and chips, featuring North Atlantic cod, for $15.95.
Fridays in May, locals can enjoy 40 percent off lunch and dinner food items with a valid Nevada ID.
For more information, visit rira.com/las-vegas/food or call 702-632-7771.
SOUTH POINT ANNOUNCES NEW DINING SPECIALS
Coronado Cafe at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer graveyard specials in May from midnight to 6 a.m. nightly, including $2.95 biscuits and gravy, $3.95 eggs and bacon or sausage and $4.95 steak and eggs.
Big Sur Oyster Bar plans to feature $7.95 lunch specials and half-priced oysters and clams on the half shell from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Specials include shrimp Alfredo, fish tacos, shrimp jambalaya and oyster po’boy.
Baja Miguel’s is offering $7.95 lunch specials from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
For more information, visit southpointcasino.com or call 702-797-8075.
RIVIERA OFFERS BURGER AND BEER, BREAKFAST SPECIALS
Wicked Vicky in the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a four for $4 breakfast special daily until 11 a.m., featuring one egg, one pancake, a sausage link and a piece of bacon.
Wicked Vicky is also offering a $9.99 burger and beer special daily from 11 a.m. to close, featuring a Tavern Classic Burger, basket of fries and pint of select beer.
Guests younger than 21 must be with an adult. For more information, visit, rivierahotel.com.
SAM’S TOWN SERVING LATE-NIGHT STEAK AND SHRIMP SPECIAL
Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, is offering a late-night steak and shrimp skewers special in Billy Bob’s Steakhouse from 9 p.m. to close. The special is $14.95 with a beverage purchase and includes white rice, soup and salad.
For more information, call 702-456-7777 or visit samstownlv.com.
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.