VIEW CHEESE SHOPPE OPENS IN THE MARKET LV AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
View Cheese Shoppe has opened on the second floor of The Market LV at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 150.
A curated collection of premium artisan cheeses and charcuterie is featured, along with classic sandwiches, soups and salads. View Cheese Shoppe features a bar where visitors can sit and enjoy the menu offerings accompanied by a glass of wine, beer or soda.
The opening marks the first step in the debut of View Wine Bar & Kitchen, which is slated to open in late October.
Hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, including happy hour from 5 to 8 p.m., featuring $3 Stella Artois on draft and a selection of $2 Acrobat wines.
For more information, visit themarketlv.com.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE WINE AND COOKING CLASSES
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show "Wines Du Jour," plans to host a class on Indian cuisine from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13 for those 21 or older at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109. The cost is $69 per person.
A class on ports and cheese is planned for Nov. 28 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd., for $59 per person. Champagnes & Sparkling Wines Around the World is planned for Dec. 5 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park for $59 per person.
To register, visit edoutreach.unlv .edu/continuingeducation. For more information, call 702-895-3254.
A TASTY WAY TO HELP CANCER RESEARCH
Leoné Café at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 165, plans a Coffee for a Cure promotion benefiting the UC San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute every Tuesday through 2012.
On those days, 25 cents from every large coffee and espresso beverage purchase will be donated to NVCI.
Hours are from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 702-684-5853.
T-BONES CHOPHOUSE TO HOST EVENT WITH MODERN MIXOLOGIST TONY ABOU-GANIM
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a cocktail demonstration with The Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Abou-Ganim will showcase a fall drink, the Pomme & Circumstance, featured in his book "The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails." Guests will be able to enjoy tasting-sized portions, as well as new fall dishes from the T-time menu.
Admission and tastings are free. A cash bar will be available. Space is limited.
HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION PLANNED AT ORIGIN INDIA
Origin India Restaurant, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host a Halloween-themed celebration, Nightmare on Origin Street, from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday.
Guests can enjoy authentic Indian dishes, specialty cocktails and prizes, along with a special guest disc jockey.
Admission is $50 per person, which includes food and drinks. VIP admission is $200 and includes entry for four persons, food and drinks in a semiprivate area with a table and private hostess (excludes premium drinks). Bottle services will also be available.
Guests who wear a costume have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to the restaurant.
For more information, call 702-488-4586.
RÍ RÁ PLANS PINK HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Rí Rá at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Pink Halloween Party from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday to raise funds for the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Guests are encouraged to wear a pink costume or dress. Party-goers can purchase $10 pink boas to help support the cause. A specialty cocktail, the Pink Jameson Rose, will be $8 all day. Raffle prizes also are planned.
Admission is free, but the pub will be selling pink wristbands and paper ribbon icons throughout the month and donating the proceeds to the cause. Anyone presenting a valid Nevada ID when purchasing wristbands or ribbon icons on any Friday in October will be entered to win prizes.
For more information, call 702-632-7771 or visit rira.com.
LETICIA'S MEXICAN COCINA TO HOST DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION
Leticia's Mexican Cocina, 7585 Normal Rockwell Lane, plans to host a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Traditional food is planned, including Mexican chili, grilled corn, tamales and champurrado. Entertainment is set to included performances from 25 countries, Trunk or Treat out of classic cars, vendors, a Hallowed & Dia de los Muertos costume contest for all ages, arts and crafts and face painting. A disc jockey and live band are planned from 8 to 11 p.m.
Admission is free. For more information, call 702-445-7722 or visit leticiaslv.com.
LOCALS GET 25 PERCENT OFF AT TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE ON THE STRIP
Tropical Smoothie Cafe at 3717 Las Vegas Blvd. South is offering a 25 percent discount for locals.
Located on the corner of Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, adjacent to Planet Hollywood Resort, the cafe has been open for three months and is the franchise's first Strip-based location. Free parking is available behind the shopping complex.
For more information or to see the menu, visit tropicalsmoothiecafe.com.
BON CHEF CAFE OPENS IN HENDERSON
Bon Chef Cafe has opened at 10720 S. Eastern Ave., offering home-style gourmet meals at budget-friendly prices.
The cafe serves coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner and select wines and beers daily. The menu is a fusion of gourmet American and Mediterranean. Signature dishes include Steak Pyramid, a marinated beefsteak that is charbroiled on a natural wood fire grill and served stacked with grilled tomato and onion for $13.99; seafood paella, featuring shrimp, chicken, clams, mussels, fish, scallops, Spanish chorizo and tomato bomba rice for $16.99; and Crepe de Crevettes, sautéed shrimp and mushrooms in lemon butter cream sauce wrapped in thin crepes for $8.99.
A tapas menu is offered for happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and includes fried calamari, steamed mussels, Cajun crawfish, baked lobster bisque and beef shaworma slider. A late-night happy hour menu is offered from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Small plates are priced at $3.50, $4.25 and $4.50.
Cafe hours are from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information, call 702-269-4700 or visit bonchefcafe.com.
THEME DINNERS WITH BEER PAIRINGS PLANNED AT BARLEY'S
Barley's Casino & Brewing Co., 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans to host theme buffet dinners with beer pairings from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturdays through the end of the year.
Beers brewed by Barley's Brew Master Jeffrey "Bubba" Amas will be used in the preparation of select food items, and Amas will provide beer pairing suggestions for guests 21 or older.
October's dinner will be barbecue themed and feature barbecue chicken with Hefeweizen, pulled pork with Red Rock, which is also used in the marinade, and ribs with Black Mountain, which is also used in the marinade. Sides will be mac and cheese, baked beans and coleslaw, and dessert will be apple cobbler.
For Station Casinos Boarding Pass rewards program members, the all-you-can-eat buffet is $10.99 per person. Barley's beer is $1 per draft or $5 for all you can drink. For nonmembers, the dinner is $12.99.
For more information, call 702-458-2739.
TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA AWARENESS
Tropical Smoothie Cafes at 3390 Novat St. in northwest Las Vegas (702-531-1931) and 76 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson (702-992-0570) plan to host a fundraiser Monday for epidermolysis bullosa awareness.
EB is a skin disorder that in severe cases affects soft tissues inside the body. On Monday, a portion of every sale will go to support EB research and families affected by the disorder. Awareness materials will also be available, and donations will be accepted at the cafes and via text (text TRIPP to 50555 to donate $10 to EB research).
For more information, visit irefuseeb.org.
BALLY'S TO HOST WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bally's, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is scheduled to feature the first World Food Championships, hosted by Adam Richman of "Man vs. Food," Nov. 1-4.
Additional events are planned at Paris Las Vegas and Caesars Palace. The four-day festival and cooking competition will feature culinary champions squaring off for food supremacy in several categories and for a share of the $300,000 prize purse. Categories include barbecue, chili, burgers and sides. Live stage shows and hourly food demonstrations are also planned.
Competitions and demonstrations on Nov. 2 and 3 are free for spectators. Ticketed events include the Champions Reception to benefit Keep Memory Alive, planned for 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Paris Las Vegas pool. Tickets are $150 in advance and $175 at the event.
From 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 2, Bally's is set to host the World Burger Extravaganza at the Las Vegas Entrance Plaza. General admission is free. VIP admission is $175 in advance and $225 at the event (includes exclusive VIP area with complimentary bites and beverages, meet-and-greet with Richman and other participating celebrity chefs).
Feast under the Stars is planned for 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3 at Bally's pool. General admission is free, and VIP tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the event.
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4, the Final Table is set to be at Caesars Palace Cooking Coliseum in front of the main valet. The champion will be crowned and guests can dine on gourmet fare. Tickets are $250 in advance and $300 at the event.
All All Access VIF (Very Important Foodie) weekend pass is $550 in advance and $750 at the event. It includes entrance to every ticketed event, access to the VIP area, complimentary bites and beverages and the meet-and-greet.
For advance tickets, visit worldfoodchampionships.com/tickets.
BORDER GRILL TO CELEBRATE DAY OF THE DEAD WITH SPECIAL MENU
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate the Day of the Dead holiday Nov. 1 and 2 with specials planned for Oct. 30 through Nov. 5.
Specialty drinks will be Blood Orange Ginger Margarita and The Green Goblin. Appetizers will be black tamales and diablo ceviche, and planned entrees are blackened Hawaiian walu and pork in mole negro. Dessert will be ginger apple cake.
Patrons are also invited to write the name of a deceased loved one on a brightly colored tag and tie it to the altar.
For reservations, call 702-632-7403.
EL SEGUNDO SOL TO OFFER SPECIALS NOV. 2 FOR DAY OF THE DEAD PARTY
El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer specials from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 2 during a Day of the Dead party. A "Wheela Tequila" game with chances to win prizes is planned, as well as a disc jockey scheduled to play music beginning at 6 p.m.
Tableside margaritas will be $5, tequila shots will be $3 and imported bottles of beer will be $3.75. Food specials include Atomic Cheese Nachos for $2.75, tacos for $3 each with steak and chipotle salsa or pork belly with caramelized pineapple and chile, and Baja-style lobster tacos with avocado-tomatillo salsa for $5 each.
For more information and to make reservations, call 702-258-1211.
OPERATION HEARTREACH COCKTAIL PARTY TO BENEFIT HEART FOUNDATION
The second annual Operation HeartReach cocktail party is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge in Town Square Las Vegas, 6599 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The event will benefit the Children's Heart Foundation and feature "heartinis," appetizers, cocktails, dessert, silent and live auctions and raffles. Special guest and radio personality Chet Buchanan is set to emcee the evening.
Admission is $75 at the door. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, call 702-967-3522 or visit chfn.org.
ROY'S WINE CLUB TO MEET
Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, 620 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host a waina hui (wine club) tasting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16.
Each tasting features a sampling of Roy's signature appetizers. Members receive a wine glass, an invitation to all wine club events, an invitation to Roy's select seasonal events, a 10 percent reduction on bottled wine purchased at Roy's and reduced pricing for select Roy's wine dinners.
The cost to attend a tasting is $20 for wine club members and $25 for nonmembers.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 702-691-2053.
SAMMY'S WOODFIRED PIZZA OFFERS WINE DEAL SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill is offering half off bottles of wine with the purchase of Classic Sammy's Dishes after 6 p.m. Sundays and Mondays through the end of the year.
Classic dishes include grilled shrimp salad, any pizza on whole wheat crust, angel hair pomodoro, shrimp angel hair pasta, sun-dried tomato artisan thin-crust pizza and baba ghanoush.
The special is available at all of Sammy's Las Vegas Valley locations. For more information and to find locations, visit sammyspizza.com.
MARIE CALLENDER'S WHOLE PIE-TO-GO SALE RUNS THROUGH OCT. 31
Marie Callender's is offering whole pies to go for $7.99, plus the tin, through Oct. 31.
There are more than 30 varieties to choose from, including apple, banana cream, berry, blueberry, cherry, coconut cream, French apple, lemon meringue, peach and pumpkin.
Pie sale excludes cheesecakes, seasonal fresh fruit pies and promotional pies.
For more information and to find locations, visit mariecallenders.com.
STATION CASINOS TO GO PINK FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Station Casinos is hosting its third annual Project Pink initiative through Oct. 31 to raise funds for the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure at a majority of its properties and venues.
Pink Pastries will be available at the Grand Cafe, including pink ribbon French macaroons, pink ribbon cookies, caramel apples, pink ribbon cheesecake lollipops, strawberry cheesecake, peanut brittle, brownies and cookies. Prices begin at $1.25 per item, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Pink fajitas and sopapillas will be served at Cabo Mexican restaurants, with $1 from every order going to the charity.
For more information, visit sclv.com.
GET CAKE FOR THE CURE PANCAKE THROUGH OCTOBER AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO
Hash House A Go Go plans to serve the Cake for the Cure pancake to benefit the local Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Team through October.
A $1 from the sale of each pancake will help the organization through the local team. The pancake includes "berry breast" natural ingredients for breast cancer prevention, including 2 ounces each of raspberries, cherries, cranberries, pomegranate and strawberries. The pancakes are oversize and have a pinkish hue.
For more information and Hash House A Go Go locations, visit hashhouseagogo.com.
HUNGRY HOWIE'S TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs plans to make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. for every pizza purchased in October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
At all participating locations, all pizzas will be served in bright pink boxes emblazoned with breast cancer awareness ribbons. Customers who add a $1 donation to their order, which will go directly to the foundation, will receive a pink Love, Hope & Pizza wristband.
Hungry Howie's also will make a donation to the foundation for every new Facebook fan, for every breast cancer story fans share on the Facebook page and for every tweet using the hashtag #lovehopepizza.
To find a location near you, visit hungryhowies.com. For more information, visit facebook.com/hungryhowies.
RAMPART CASINO ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL SEASON, OCTOBER DINING SPECIALS
The Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering $2 Bud and Bud Light in all casino bars all day during football season. Food specials include $1 Vienna beef hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 4 to 9 p.m. Mondays.
J.C. Wooloughan's Irish Pub is offering food and beverage specials beginning at 9 a.m. Sundays, including $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $8 domestic pitchers, $10 import pitchers and $5 Bloody Marys. Food specials include $6 wings, a $5.99 Angus burger and $8 All-American breakfast.
Throughout October, Guinness drafts will be $4 and a bucket of five Guinness bottles will be $15 Monday and Thursday nights during football games. On Tuesdays, the pub plans to host Industry Night with select beer pitchers for $10.
The Carmel Room and Ceres are offering a smoked rib-eye steak special throughout October for $24.99, including choice of one side. For reservations at the Carmel Room, call 702-507-5955. For Ceres, call 702-869-7381.
The Carmel Room is also offering a daily three-course menu from 5 to 9 p.m. for $39.99.
Ceres is offering a three-course tasting menu Tuesdays through Saturdays in October. The menu available for $29.99 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Promenade Café is offering a grilled rosemary pork chops dinner special through October. It features two 4-ounce pork chops, mashed potatoes and vegetables. The special is $9.99 from 3 to 11 p.m. daily.
The Rampart Buffet is offering NY Deli Night from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Fridays is the Fisherman's Delight Buffet from 4 to 9 p.m. The cost is $16.99 with a Resort Rewards Club card, $18.99 without a card and $15.99 for seniors 50 or older with a card.
The Steakhouse Night Buffet is from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and is $16.99 for Resort Rewards Club members and seniors 50 or older with a card and $18.99 without a card.
The Weekend Champagne Brunch is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and is $12.99 for Resort Rewards Club members, $14.99 without a card and $11.99 for seniors 50 or older with a card. For more information, call 702-507-5944.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, is offering all-you-can-eat steaks and sides for $24.99 Mondays in October, along with $2 beers.
Meats include prime rib, tri-tip, tenderloin in bacon and Buffalo chicken drumsticks.
Thursday is locals night with a reduced price rodizio dinner for $39.99 for men and $29.99 for women. Happy hour is all night long in the bar and restaurant.
Sunday brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $24.99.
For more information, call 702-804-1400.
FLEMING'S COCKTAIL FOR A CAUSE to SUPPORT LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to donate all the proceeds from sales of its Sweet Charity cocktail to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during October.
The drink is Lillet Rose-infused wine, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur and soda water, served over ice in a wine glass with a raspberry garnish.
The cocktail is featured on the 5 for $6 'til 7 bar menu. After 7 p.m., it is $9.95.
For more information, call 702-838-4774.
EAT PIE AND HELP BREAST CANCER AWARENESS IN OCTOBER
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is hosting the Pie It Forward fundraiser during October to benefit breast cancer awareness.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of pumpkin chiffon pie will go toward Bright Pink, a national nonprofit group focusing on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.
LAGASSE'S STADIUM ANNOUNCES OKTOBERFEST MENU
Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is celebrating Oktoberfest with a menu of German-inspired cuisine and beer specials through Oct. 31.
The special menu includes German potato salad for $5, Munich brat (served with caramelized onions, whole grain mustard and steak fries) for $10, grain mustard-glazed pork loin for $20 and Samuel Adams Octoberfest for $6.
For more information, call 702-607-2665.
ARIZONA CHARLIE'S BOULDER ANNOUNCES OKTOBERFEST DINING SPECIALS
Sourdough Cafe at Arizona Charlie's Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer specials during October from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Schlachplatte, with homemade knackwurst, bratwurst and Bavarian meatloaf with sauerkraut and Rahmschnitzel, breaded pork tenderloin with creamy mushroom sauce and homemade German spatzle, is $7.99 each with an ace I PLAY card and $8.88 without a card.
The Wild West Buffet is offering German specialties from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m., including bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerkraut, beef rouladen with spatzle, smoked pork chops with braised red cabbage, sauerbraten with potato pancakes, herring in sour cream and wurst salad.
The cost is $6.99 for lunch and $8.99 for dinner with an ace I PLAY red, green and orange card and $8.39 for lunch and $10.79 for dinner with a blue card. The cost without a card is $9.32 for lunch and $11.99 for dinner.
Yukon Grille is offering a prix fixe menu from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Sunday in October. Entree choices are rib-eye steak, Dover sole filet or chicken breast with port wine butter sauce, with strawberry cheesecake or Haagen-Dazs ice cream for dessert.
The cost is $15.95 with a card and $17.72 without.
ARIZONA CHARLIE'S DECATUR SERVING OCTOBER SPECIAL AT RON'S STEAKHOUSE
Ron's Steakhouse at Arizona Charlie's Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., is offering a $34.99 three-course special for ace I PLAY cardholders through October. It features soup of the day or house salad and a choice of an 8-ounce filet mignon, pan-seared salmon or chicken Oscar, served with sides and dessert, as well as a glass of wine or bottled beer.
The price is $38.88 without an ace I PLAY card.
RICK MOONEN'S RM SEAFOOD TO HOST HAPPY HOUR
Rick Moonen's rm seafood at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a seafood happy hour in the upstairs lounge from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
The menu has fresh and sustainable seafood bites for less than $10, including crab cake sliders, spicy shrimp lettuce wraps, Thai prawn shrimp cocktail, citrus-cured salmon flatbread, Rhode Island-style calamari, East or West Coast oyster sampler, Buffalo-style Blue Point oysters, Surf & Turf Roll and Taka Roll.
A wine pairing menu, $7 handcrafted cocktails and an array of wine flights for $12 are also available. For more information, call 702-632-9300.
MARBELLA TAPAS, BAR AND LOUNGE OFFERS HAPPY HOUR MENU
Marbella Tapas, Bar and Lounge, 4561 W. Flamingo Road, has unveiled a new happy hour menu and live entertainment.
The happy hour menu features $3, $4 and $5 drink specials, as well as $3 domestic beer, $4 imported beer and signature sangria and $5 select premium and martinis. Food specials for $5 or less each, such as mini taquitos stuffed with carne asada for $3, hummus with pita chips for $4, beef tacos for $5 and empanadas with Spanish chorizo and peppers for $5.
Happy hour is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Late-night happy hour specials are offered midnight to 2 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday.
For more information, call 702-405-0003 or visit marbellalv.com.
YARD HOUSE ROUNDING UP CHECKS FOR HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
Yard House at Town Square Las Vegas, 6593 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is participating in Round It Up America through the end of the year, giving diners the opportunity to round up their check to the nearest dollar to benefit HELP of Southern Nevada.
HELP of Southern Nevada assists low-income families, homeless teens and adults and others by helping them become more self-sufficient through services, training and referrals. For more information, visit helpsonv.org.
BRATALIAN NEAPOLITAN CANTINA OFFERS MONDAY INDUSTRY NIGHT SPECIALS
Bratalian Neapolitan Cantina, 10740 S. Eastern Ave., plans to offer Monday Industry Night specials from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
Guests in the hospitality field can enjoy a prix fixe three-course menu for $29.99 per person, featuring appetizer or salad, entree from the menu and dessert.
Drink specials are $4.99 and $2.99 select glasses of wine and beer. Bottles of select wine will be 10 percent off.
For reservations, call 702-454-0104.