RAISING CANE”;S TO DONATE PROFITS ON LABOR DAY TO HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
Raising Cane”;s six Las Vegas Valley locations plan to donate all of their profits on Sept. 2, Labor Day, to HELP of Southern Nevada.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests at the 7550 Las Vegas Blvd. South location (at Warm Springs Road) can receive a raffle ticket to win a children”;s bicycle with the purchase of their meal.
BMX star Ricardo Laguna is scheduled to host a meet and greet from 4 to 5 p.m. at the same location, and the first 50 attendees will receive an autographed poster.
For more information and locations, visit ilovecanes.com.
SILVERTON PLANS MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PARTIES STARTING SEPT. 9
The Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, is scheduled to host the Monday Night Football Experience at 4:30 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 9 for guests 21 or older.
Admission is free. Games will be broadcast on large high-definition screens.
Drink specials include $2 Bud Light pints, and rotating food trucks are planned. A full bar also will be available.
For more information, visit silvertoncasino.com/football.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CULINARY CLASSES IN SEPTEMBER
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Sushi & Sake Basics from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $59.
The class Wines & Cheeses of the World is planned for the same time on Wednesdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 2, at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $125 for two sessions.
Payments can be cash, check or credit card.
To register for any class, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
LUCILLE”;S SMOKEHOUSE BAR-B-QUE OPENS RED ROCK RESORT LOCATION
Lucille”;s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, which has a location at The District at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, has opened its second Las Vegas-area location at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
The menu features Southern-style food, including slow-smoked barbecue, sides, burgers and desserts. Live entertainment is offered in the Flying Pig lounge.
Hours of the Red Rock Resort location are from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information, visit redrock.sclv.com.
SMASHBURGER OPENS FIRST HENDERSON-AREA LOCATION
Smashburger has opened its first Henderson-area location at 9460 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 102. It is the chain”;s seventh Las Vegas Valley location.
For more information, call 702-410-7554 or visit smashburger.com.
CARRABBA”;S TO HOST AUG. 27 WINE DINNER
Carrabba”;s Italian Grill, 8771 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a Tuscan-themed wine dinner featuring Banfi Vineyards & Portfolio at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. The meal will feature five courses with wine pairings.
The cost is $50 per person. Space is limited. For reservations, call 702-304-2345.
MARCHE BACCHUS PLANS WINE DINNER FOR AUG. 29
Marche Bacchus French Bistro and Wine Shop plans to host a reception and wine dinner featuring Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel Wines at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29.
The cost is $115. For reservations, call 702-804-8008.
CARnEVALE-RELATED EVENTS SET IN AUGUST AT THE VENETIAN, PALAZZO
The Venetian and the Palazzo are hosting a three-month celebration of the summer festivals in Italy, Carnevale, and have events planned in August.
A Cook and Dine with Wolfgang Puck event is set for noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 31 at CUT. Join Puck for an interactive cooking demonstration and lunch with wine pairing. A signed cookbook and recipe cards are included. The cost is $150.
For tickets, visit the box office at The Venetian or the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, call 702-414-9000 or visit palazzo.com/carnevale.
ARIZONA CHARLIE”;S ANNOUNCES LABOR DAY SPECIALS
Arizona Charlie”;s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer Labor Day specials from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 2 in the Sourdough Cafe. Those with an ace I PLAY card can enjoy fried chicken and waffle with honey butter, soup or salad, sweet tea and a chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich for $10.99 ($12.22 without a card).
The Frisco Market Buffet will have specials from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $8.99 for red, green and orange members and $10.79 for blue members ($11.99 without a card). Dinner will be $9.99, $11.99 or $13.32.
Arizona Charlie”;s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a half rack of barbecue ribs, half of a barbecue chicken or a combo platter with ribs and chicken, both served with fries, colelsaw and garlic toast for $8.99 for card holders and $9.99 without a card Sept. 1 and 2.
FLAVORS OF THE HEART SET FOR SEPT. 7 AT WORLD MARKET CENTER
Flavors of the Heart, a heart-healthy epicurean event, is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at the World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.
Tickets are $75. For tickets, visit flavorsoftheheart.com.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE TO HOST OUTDOOR FESTIVAL SEPT. 8
A Brazilian Outdoor Festival is planned from 2 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8 at Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road.
The event will take place in the parking lot and is set to feature a celebration of Brazilian Independence Day with live bands, Samba dancers, fire performers, Capoeira performers, children”;s entertainment, shopping and Brazilian food, beverages and cocktails.
Advance tickets are $5. For tickets and vendor and sponsorship information, visit viabrasilsteakhouse.com/ brazilianoutdoorfestival.html.
For more information, call 702-804-1400.
CASA NOBLE TEQUILA DINNER SET AT BORDER GRILL
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Casa Noble Tequila Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. A multi-course menu by executive chef Mike Minor will be paired with cultural cocktails inspired by Casa Noble Tequila.
The cost is $150 and $75 for Border Grill VIP Club members. There is no fee to sign up for the VIP Club. For more information, visit bordergrill.com/vipclub.
Space is limited. For reservations, call Destiny Hampton at 702-632-7403 or email email@example.com.
TOWN SQUARE RESTAURANTS TO SUPPORT CANCER RESEARCH IN SEPTEMBER
Several restaurants at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to raise funds for children”;s cancer research in September by partnering with the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation.
Participating restaurants are Brio Tuscan Grille, which will donate proceeds from all sales of its Wild Berry Lemonade; Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, which will donate a portion of proceeds from the sale of all desserts; english”;s Quintessentially British, which will donate all of the proceeds from the sale of children”;s menu items; California Pizza Kitchen, which will donate 20 percent of diners”; bills on Mondays with a printed flier from http://cl.ly/2H0T1b1J1t3p; and I Love Burgers, which will donate half of all sales from customers who present a printed flier from http://cl.ly/0m2n1c2S0w34 on Sept. 17.
Donations can be made directly at cure4thekids.org.
DISH LAS VEGAS TO BENEFIT THREE SQUARE SEPT. 26 AT THE PALMS
DISH Las Vegas is planned for 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Palms Pool & Bungalows, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, to benefit Three Square food bank. A special performance by Everclear is planned, along with a VIP performance by Million Dollar Quartet.
Tickets are $75 per person in advance and $100 the day of. VIP admission is $125 in advance and $150 the day of (VIP ticket holders have early access to the event and will be treated to a special performance).
For tickets, call 702-644-3663, ext. 332, or visit dishlasvegas.cvent.com/events.
For more information, visit threesquare.org.
WING LEI, BARTOLOTTA CLOSING FOR RENOVATION
Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare and Wing Lei at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, are closing temporarily to undergo renovations. Both are scheduled to reopen on Dec. 21.
Wing Lei will close Oct. 8, and Bartolotta is scheduled to close Nov. 3.
For more information, call 702-770-3642 or visit wynnlasvegas.com.
IPHONE APP AVAILABLE FOR DOWNTOWN FOOD TRUCKS
Information about Las Vegas”; pilot program for downtown food trucks is available through the city of Las Vegas iPhone app. The free app shows what food trucks are currently in three designated spaces downtown and features a map, a schedule and links to the trucks”; websites.
The app updates in real time. The information also can be viewed at lasvegasnevada.gov/foodtruck or through #dtlvfoodtrucks on Twitter.
DOM DEMARCO”;S HAS NEW HAPPY HOUR AND BAR MENU
Dom DeMarco”;s Pizzeria & Bar, 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a new happy hour and bar menu with specialty cocktails.
Happy hour is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers half off wine and beer on tap and complimentary Bacon Parmesan Popcorn.
From 4 p.m. to close, the bar menu offers small bites such as Veal Stuffed Olives, Warm Olive Mix, Marcona Almonds and Mini Gram”;s Meatballs starting at $4 each.
Eleven specialty cocktail choices include Caprese Martini and Dom”;s Mojito.
For more information, call 702-570-7000.
COMME CA BY DAVID MYERS TO UNVEIL SEASONAL COCKTAIL MENU
Comme Ca by David Myers at The Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to unveil a seasonal 18A cocktail menu Sept. 12 featuring 10 new libations.
The Comme Unity Cocktail will help support Communities In Schools of Nevada, with profits going to support the group.
The 18A menu features cocktails re-creating Prohibition Era drinks.
To see the menu, visit commecarestaurant.com/las-vegas.
CULINARY DROPOUT OFFERS BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA BRUNCH
Culinary Dropout in the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, is offering a Bottomless Mimosa Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The menu includes Breakfast Burrito and Cap”;n Crunch Crusted French Toast.
The cost to add the bottomless mimosas option is $15.
For more information, visit culinarydropout.com or call 702-522-8100.
GILLEY”;S PLANS END-OF-SUMMER SPECIALS
Gilley”;s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering specials Aug. 30-Sept. 2.
Aug. 30 enjoy two-for-one Jack Daniel”;s cocktails from 7 to 10 p.m.; Aug. 31 enjoy two-for-one Southern Comfort and Herradura Tequila from 7 to 10 p.m.; Sept. 1 enjoy two-for-one Jagermeister shots and Jager bombs from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.; and Sept. 2 enjoy two-for-one Skyy Infusions cocktails and two-for-one Wild Turkey Honey cocktails from 7 to 10 p.m. Every night, enjoy $3 drafts of Alaskan Amber Ale, Alaskan Summer Ale and Bud Light and $15 buckets of four Bud Lights.
MARIE CALLENDER”;S OFFERS MUFFIN PROMOTION, FREE KIDS”; MEALS
Marie Callender”;s Restaurant & Bakery is offering four free muffins with the purchase of four muffins at participating locations. Flavors include blueberry, chocolate chip, double chocolate, orange cream Mandarin, blueberry streusel and strawberry.
Tuesdays and Saturdays, dine-in guests can get a free kid”;s meal with the purchase of an adult entree.
For more information, visit mariecallenders.com.
SOUTHERN WINE AND SPIRITS LAUNCHES CICERONE TRAINING PROGRAM
Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada recently launched a comprehensive Cicerone training program in an effort to make every employee a Certified Beer Server, the first level of the Cicerone Certification. Cicerone is beer”;s equivalent to a sommelier.
The training will be available for industry professionals outside of SWS in the fall.
For more information, visit southernwine.com.