A La Carte, Feb. 19-25


GRIMALDI’S TO SERVE THREE-COURSE MEAL TO BENEFIT SUSAN G. KOMEN

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, 7155 S. Rainbow Blvd., plans to serve a three-course meal Monday to benefit Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada.

Two seatings are available: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. The meal will feature salad, pizza and dessert for a cash-only donation of $15.

To RSVP, call 702-822-2524.

PALMS OPENS SPORTS-THEMED RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE HERAEA

Heraea, a sports-themed restaurant and lounge, was scheduled to open Feb. 17 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

Created by The ONE Group, the dining concept offerings music and state-of-the-art sports viewing. The menu is classic American with a twist on game-day favorites, including King Crab Cones and Piquillo Pepper Poppers. The décor is inspired by the Heraean Games, the first athletic competition for women in ancient Greece.

Hours are from 11:30 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For reservations, call 702-701-0201 or visit heraearestaurants.com.

CANTINA LAREDO TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY

Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, plans to celebrate National Margarita Day with $4 Casa Ritas all day Friday.

The Casa Rita is the eatery’s signature margarita, made with Giro Silver Tequila by Sauza, Cointreau and fresh squeezed lemon and lime juices.

For more information, call 702-202-4511 or visit cantinalaredo.com.

COOKING CLASS PLANNED AT CHOCOLATE & SPICE BAKERY FEB. 27

Chef Megan Romano plans to host a cooking class, February On the Lighter Side, from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Chocolate & Spice Bakery, 7293 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 8.

The class will offer instruction in preparation and cooking techniques for a prosciutto-wrapped salmon, whole grain faro salad with kumquat vinaigrette and toasted lemon pound cake and fresh fruit.

The cost is $75. For more information, call 702-527-7772. To sign up, email your name and credit card information, including expiration date, to megan@chefmeganromano.com.

MARIE CALLENDER’S OFFERING SEAFOOD OPTIONS FOR LENT MENU

Marie Callender’s is offering a Lent Menu through March 31 with a variety of seafood options such as Cajun salmon and jumbo shrimp ($16.99), grilled mahi mahi Cabo tacos ($10.99) and crispy jumbo shrimp dinner ($11.99).

The menu also has Santa Fe shrimp Caesar salad ($12.99) and fish, shrimp and chips ($13.49).

To find a location near you, visit mariecallenders.com.

HASH HOUSE A GO GO TEAMS UP WITH FRANKIE MORENO FOR PANCAKE WEEK

Hash House A Go Go has teamed up with Las Vegas performer Frankie Moreno to create a special pancake for National Pancake Week.

Made with bee honey and fresh tangerine juice, the Tangerine Honey pancake was created in honor of Moreno’s song of the same name. It is served with maple syrup and garnished with butter and fresh tangerine wedges.

Hash House A Go Go has extended the National Pancake Week offer for one month, through March 10.

During that time, $1 from the purchase of each Tangerine Honey pancake will go to the GRAMMY Foundation.

To find locations, visit hashhouseagogo.com/vegas.

PROJECT DINNER TABLE ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE DATES FOR 2013

Project Dinner Table has released a tentative schedule for 2013, with the first dinner of the season set for April 20. Locations and chefs will be announced soon. For updates, visit projectdinnertable.com.

BAGATELLE PLANS BRUNCH IN HONOR OF HEART MONTH

Bagatelle Restaurant & Supper Club, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer an Eat Your Heart Out Brunch in honor of American Heart Month from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy heart-healthy French-Mediterranean fare and enjoy music by S.K.A.M. Artist disc jockey DJ Five. A red chocolate truffle dessert is planned.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association.

For more information, visit bagatellelasvegas.com or call 702-701-0200.

GRIMALDI’S TO MARK NATIONAL GIRL SCOUT COOKIE DAY WITH SPECIAL CHEESECAKE

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria plans to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day through Friday by offering a limited edition Thin Mint Cookie Cheesecake for $5 per slice. Proceeds will help support Girl Scout leadership programs in Southern Nevada.

National Girl Scout Cookie Day on Feb. 16 marked the start of the annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale, which runs through March 10. For more information about the sale, visit girlscoutsnv.org.

The cheesecake is available at all of Grimaldi’s Las Vegas Valley locations. To find one near you, visit grimaldispizzeria.com.

JOE’S PRIME STEAK, SEAFOOD & STONE CRAB ADDS NEW MENU ITEMS

Joe’s Prime Steak, Seafood & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has added new items to its menu for February, including beef tournedos rossini (beef, foie gras and truffles) for $32.95, roasted turbot for $42.95 and roasted winter vegetables for $8.95.

Throughout February, Joe’s Pie it Forward fundraiser will contribute $1 from the sale of each slice of Chocolate Raspberry pie to the American Heart Association.

For more information or reservations, call 702-792-9222.

RÍ RÁ LAS VEGAS ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY DINING SPECIALS

Rí Rá Las Vegas at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering locals 40 percent off lunch and dinner items every Friday in February. Guests must present a valid Nevada ID to receive the discount, and the special cannot be combined with other offers.

During February, the Whiskey Sampler is $14, with half-ounce servings of Jameson, Bushmills, Lagavulin 16-year-old and Oban 14-year-old. The pot roasted lamb pie with goat cheese mash crust is $15.95 and comes with a garden or Caesar side salad.

For more information or reservations, call 702-632-7771.

KABUKI SUSHI 101 TO CONTINUE TODAY AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 190, plans to continue Kabuki Sushi 101 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and March 19.

The class is set to be hosted by Yuji Matsumoto, California Sushi Academy founder and Kabuki’s master sake sommelier. Attendees will have a chance to make four of Kabuki’s most popular sushi rolls. Besides a hands-on tutorial from Matsumoto, the class will include sake pairing and a Sushi Swag Bag full of items needed to make sushi at home.

The cost is $60 per person or $100 per couple. To sign up, visit kabukisushi101.eventbrite.com. Attendees must be 21 or older. Class space is limited.

LES KINCAID PLANS FOOD AND WINE CLASSES THROUGH MARCH

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host a Taste of Wines class at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd., Wednesdays through Feb. 27. Learn about sensory evaluation, types of wines and grapes, ordering wine and food/wine matching. The cost is $179 per person for all five sessions. Students must be 21 or older.

A Taste of Noodles is planned for today and Feb. 26 at Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109. Explore various types of Asian noodle dishes and create meals using Italian pastas. The cost is $98 for two sessions.

Simple Main Meals is planned for March 12 and 19 at Ferguson. Learn to incorporate a wide range of food groups into easy, flavorful and nutritious family meals and experiment with herbs and spices. The cost is $98 for two sessions.

Exploring Wine Sensory is planned for March 20-April 17 (no class April 10) at Total Wine & More in Boca Park. Students 21 or older can broaden their wine evaluation skills to include all the senses. The cost is $149 for four sessions.

Class times are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. 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. For more information, email michelle. baker@unlv.edu or call 702-895-3254.

 

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