A La Carte, May 29-June 4, 2014


ELIXIR, DISTILL TO OFFER FREE BURGERS MAY 28

Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson, and Distill, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plan to offer free burgers to any patrons with a variations of “ham” or “burger” in their legal name from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 28 in honor of National Burger Day.

CLAIM JUMPER OPENS AT GOLDEN NUGGET

Claim Jumper recently opened its fourth Las Vegas Valley location inside the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. The restaurant is open 24 hours daily, with breakfast served all day.

For more information, call 702-386-8238 or visit claimjumper.com.

WOLFGANG PUCK TO OPEN RESTAURANT IN DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is scheduled to open in Downtown Summerlin this fall as Puck’s first off-Strip restaurant.

The 200-seat, stand-alone restaurant will showcase a contemporary version of the classic American bar and grill, with lunch and dinner menus, including Puck’s signature comfort food and seasonally driven salads. Private dining space will be available.

DISTILL TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION IN SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS

The owners of Distill in Summerlin plan to open a second location on Decatur Boulevard, south of Silverado Ranch Boulevard, in Southern Highlands on July 12.

House-made cocktails, handcrafted food and a VIP gaming club are planned, along with a non-smoking dining area for all ages and a state-of-the-art jukebox.

For more information, visit distillbar.com.

DOWNTOWN3RD TO HOST BLOCK PARTY MAY 30

Downtown3rd, on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues, plans to host a block party with BOB 107.9 FM May 30. Drinks and music are planned.

For more information, visit downtown3rd.com.

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.

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).

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.

RX BOILER ROOM TO OFFER NEGRONI VARIATIONS FOR CHARITY

Rx Boiler Room in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering Negroni variations and donating a portion of the proceeds to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which promotes research for improved treatment options and a cure for a buildup of scar-like tissue in the skin.

The promotion is planned June 2-8. For more information, call 702-632-9900.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN JUNE

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host a class on grilling from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 3 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. 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.

NOVE ITALIANO’S GUEST SERIES OFFERS DINING EXPERIENCES WITH CULINARY ICONS

NOVE Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, recently introduced the NOVE Italiano Guest Series, featuring renowned culinary experts showcasing their cuisines, cocktails and desserts during three events.

Following each dinner, guests can dance off their meal with complimentary admission to Ghostbar.

Upcoming dining events are set for 7 p.m. June 5 with chefs Kieran Toivonen and Luciano Pellegrini and 7 p.m. June 10 with master mixologist Francesco Lafranconi, founder and director of the Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada’s Academy of Spirit. The events cost $105 each, including tax and gratuity.

Another event is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 14 with Lafranconi. The cost is $165, including tax and gratuity.

Reservations are required. To make reservations or for more information, call 702-942-6800 or visit palms.com.

AUREOLE PLANS WINE PAIRING DINNER FOR JUNE 5

Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is partnering with Australian wine producer Penfolds to offer a wine pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. June 5.

Tickets are $225. For reservations, call 702-632-7401.

BARK & BREW DOG-FRIENDLY BEER FESTIVAL PLANNED FOR JUNE 7

The Bark & Brew Dog-Friendly Beer Festival is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. June 7 at the Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave.

Samples from more than 10 local and regional breweries and entertainment are planned. Proceeds will benefit Adopt a Rescue Pet.

Guests must be 21 or older. General Admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets are $50.

For more information or tickets, visit tinyurl.com/qe77qsm.

COFFEE, TEA, OR ME? HOLDS GRAND OPENING

A ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration took place May 28 for Coffee, Tea, or Me?, 2600 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 121.

Menu offerings include fresh pastries, danishes, sandwiches, various coffees and espressos and Thrifty Ice Cream.

Hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 702-776-7220 or visit facebook.com/coffeeteaormelv.

PALACE STATION INTRODUCES TWO NEW RESTAURANTS

The Charcoal Room and Little Tony’s are slated to open at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave.

The Charcoal Room is a steakhouse that is set to open in June. It will be open daily for dinner. The first location is inside Santa Fe Station.

Little Tony’s is an Italian trattoria and classic pizzeria by Tony Gemignani, who has received numerous awards for his pizzas and is the president of World Pizza Champions.

DINE & DONATE EVENT TO SUPPORT HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

Dine & Donate is set from 6 to 9 p.m. June 11 at Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza, 6500 W. Sahara Ave.

When patrons present a Dine & Donate flier, Sammy’s will donate 20 percent of the bill to HELP of Southern Nevada. Participants will also receive a complimentary gift bag. To print a flier, visit helpsonv.org.

COOKING WORKSHOP TO EXPLORE HEALTHY RECIPES

Chef/instructor Charles Caldwell is set to offer a workshop highlighting three heart-healthy recipes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14 at the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas campus, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd. in North Las Vegas.

A snack and beverage will be provided. Participants must be 18 or older. Space is limited.

The cost is $55 and includes recipes and samples to take home. To RSVP, email jclark@culinaryartscatering.org or call 702-924-2171.

JOE’S SEAFOOD DINNER TO BENEFIT PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a dinner July 19 to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit that works to find a cure for childhood brain tumors.

The evening is set to begin with cocktails and a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $125 per person until May 31 and $140 afterward. Seating is limited to 80 guests.

For more information, call 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.

BLT STEAK AT BALLY’S TO OFFER STERLING BRUNCH

BLT Steak at Bally’s, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering the Sterling Brunch on the weekends. Caviar, lobster tails, fresh-shucked oysters, Alaskan king crab legs and bottomless glasses of Perrier Jouet Champagne, mimosas and Bloody Marys will be available.

For more information, call 702-967-7258.

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: 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.

CHILDREN CAN EAT FREE AT TRAVELCENTERS, PETRO THIS SUMMER

Children 10 or younger can eat free through Sept. 1 at TravelCenters of America’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.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S SERVING DINING SPECIAL THROUGH JUNE 30

The Yukon Grille, Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to serve a salmon Oscar dinner special through June 30 for $18.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $21.10 without a card.

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. June’s combination is Mushroom Swiss Burger and the Pina Colada Milkshake.

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

 

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