FOR GOODNESS SHAKE TO HOST GRAND OPENING JULY 23
For Goodness Shake, 4220 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 8, plans to host a grand opening celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. July 23. The shake shop provides a donation to Three Square food bank for each shake purchased. During the event, guests are asked to bring two canned goods to donate and in return will get 50 percent off their shake purchase. Carnival games, music and food are also planned.
For more information, call 702-483-6590.
NEW SMASHBURGER TO open JULY 24
Smashburger plans to open its newest Las Vegas Valley location at 7390 Las Vegas Blvd. South, No. 100, at Warm Springs Road on July 24.
For more information, visit smashburger.com.
RÍ RÁ TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY WITH TWEET UP EVENT
Rí Rá Irish Pub inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Tweet Up from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2 for International Beer Day. Attendees can enjoy a free pint of Guinness and complimentary appetizers. The first 15 guests will receive a free beer flight. Raffle prizes are also planned, including a $50 gift card to the pub.
RSVP is required. To RSVP, visit twtvite.com/rirabeerday.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CULINARY CLASSES IN AUGUST
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Salad Dressings & Vinaigrette Basics from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $49.
A class on salads is planned for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Ferguson. The cost is $49.
The class Essential Knife Skills is planned for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the UNLV Paradise Campus (room to be determined), 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $39.
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.
GOLDEN GAMING COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR VICTIMS OF WILDFIRE
Golden Gaming, operator of PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns in Southern Nevada, is partnering with the American Red Cross to support the Fire Hurts Red Cross Helps campaign to aid victims of home and wild land fires, such as the Carpenter 1 Fire on Mount Charleston.
PT’s and Sierra Gold locations will allow patrons to add a donation to the top of their food and beverage bill. For locations, visit pteglv.com/locations.
VIEW WINE BAR & KITCHEN OFFERS DAILY HAPPY HOUR, $6 LUNCH
View Wine Bar & Kitchen in the Market LV at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 240, is offering happy hour from 1 to 3 p.m. daily with $2 Bloody Marys, mimosas and bellinis.
A $6 lunch is offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily with salad and artisan sandwich combinations. Each lunch comes with a complimentary Pepsi product.
For more information, call 702-280-7390.
APPS & TAPS FEATURED DAILY AT OGDEN’S HOPS & HARVEST
Ogden’s Hops & Harvest, 450 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 120, is offering Apps & Taps from 3 to 6 p.m. daily with all draught beer, wine on tap and select appetizers for half off.
For more information, call 702-476-3964.
POPPY DEN ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOURS, SUMMER MENU
Poppy Den By Angelo Sosa at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, is offering happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. daily with $5 items and a champagne happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. daily with free champagne and champagne cocktails for women.
Through September, Poppy Den is featuring a new summer menu with a collection of herb-flavored meats, fresh seafood and salads. Entrees include mahi mahi, grilled tuna steak with red pepper and basil, roasted orange chicken with watercress and ginger and grilled New York steak with corn pudding and asparagus.
For more information, call 702-802-2480.
GET LUNCH SPECIALS AT TIVOLI VILLAGE BRIO MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering lunch specials for $8.95 until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Happy hour is from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday with $3.95 Tuscan Tasters and $5 drink specials. Wednesdays offer $5 martinis, and Thursdays have 10 wines for $5 per glass.
For more information, call 702-433-1233.
PIZZA LOUNGE OFFERING SANGRIA SUNDAYS, HAPPY HOUR
Pizza Lounge at Tivoli Village, 410 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering buy one get one half off on sangria pitchers on Sundays.
Happy hour is offered from 4 to 7 p.m. daily. All bottles of wine are half off all day on Tuesdays.
For more information, call 702-778-0400.
KABUKI JAPANESE ANNOUNCES DRINK OF THE MONTH, VEGETARIAN MENU
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering a Best in Show Sake Sampler Special of Samurai for $8.95 (Oyama, Otokoyama, Sho Chiku Bai Nigori) and Shogun for $10.95 (Kikusui, Mu, Kubota, Senjyu).
Vegetarian dishes have been added to the menu, incorporating plant-based, gluten-friendly ingredients.
For more information, call 702-685-7776.
K9S AND COCKTAILS SET FOR SUNDAYS AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Mugsy & Moxie’s Bully Couture and View Wine Bar & Kitchen at in the Market LV at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plan to host doggie dining with K9s and Cocktails from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Mugsy Mimosas and Bully Bellinis are $5 each, and complimentary bully bowls are offered with food purchase. Well-socialized dogs on leashes are welcome.
CHEF RICK MOONEN OPENS RX BOILER ROOM
Chef Rick Moonen has opened Rx Boiler Room, a steampunk-inspired restaurant and lounge, inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The decor is reminiscent of industrialism during the 19th century Victorian era, and the menu offers comfort food classics and handcrafted cocktails.
Hours are from 5 to 10:30 p.m. daily in the dining room and until 2 a.m. in the steampunk lounge. For reservations, call 702-632-9900. For more information, visit rxboilerroom.com.
ANDRE’S TO HOST WHISK(E)Y WEDNESDAYS THROUGH JULY
Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge inside Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host Whisk(e)y Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to close July 24 and 31. The event showcases different flights, pours and whiskeys. July’s presentation will guide guests beyond the labels of the Johnnie Walker family of scotches by experience each color and learning the history behind them: Black Label, Double Black, Green Label, Gold Label and Blue Label.
The cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call 702-798-7151.
TEA SERIES TO CONTINUE July 24
The Las Vegas Tea Series is set to offer the class Focused Tea Tasting: Iced Teas July 24. Cups will be provided, but attendees are invited to bring their favorite teacup or mug.
The rest of the class schedule is: Focused Tea Tasting: Tisanes, Aug. 13; Tea Ceremonies, Aug. 21; Tea Vessel Exploration, Sept. 25; Ayurveda and Tea, Oct. 15; Tea Brewing Methods and Madness, Nov. 6; Focused Tea Tasting: Chai, Nov. 19; and Exploring Wild Teas, Dec. 3.
For more information, visit teaserieslv.com or contact Naomi Rosen or Ashanti McGee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CABERNET WINE DINNER SET FOR JULY 25 AS PART OF CARNEVALE
A Cabernet Wine Dinner featuring the Antinori Family is planned for 6 p.m. July 25 as part of Carnevale celebration at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Each course of the six-course tasting menu will be paired with a red wine from the Antinori Winery in Tuscany, Italy, and the Col Solare vineyards of Washington State.
The cost is $200. For tickets, visit any box office at The Venetian or the Palazzo, call 702-414-9000 or visit palazzo.com/carnevale.
GILLEY’S ANNOUNCES LUNCH HAPPY HOUR
Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a lunch happy hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for $9.95. Choices are pulled pork sandwich with fries, chopped salad or chipotle chicken sandwich with fries, each served with a fountain drink.
For more information, call 702-894-7147.
HANK’S, T-BONES CHOPHOUSE RECEIVE WINE AWARDS
Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, and T-Bones Chophouse & Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., have received Wine Spectator’s 2013 Award of Excellence.
The award is for lists that offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and styles. Award winners are set to be feature in Wine Spectator’s Aug. 31 issue.
CANTINA LAREDO PLANS JULY 31 TEQUILA-PAIRING DINNER
A four-course tequila dinner is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 31 at Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110.
Don Julio Tequila is scheduled to present the meal pairings. Cocktails are scheduled for 7 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Seats are $49.99 per person. For reservations, call 702-202-4511.
POP UP PIZZA CONTEST TO GIVE AWAY FREE PIZZA FOR A YEAR
Pop Up Pizza at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St., is offering free pizza for a year to the winner of its Name the Horse contest. A Pop Up Pizza mascot, a life-sized horse art piece, needs a name.
The contest runs through Aug. 2, when the winner will be announced on First Friday.
For details, visit facebook.com/popuppizzalv.
aug. 9 DINNER TO BENEFIT PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Snow Crab in the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is scheduled to host a dinner to benefit the nonprofit Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at 6 p.m. Aug. 9.
The evening is set to begin with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a live auction featuring an on-site painting by artist Jennifer Main.
The cost is $120 per person. Seating is limited. For more information, call 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.
SOUTH POINT TO MARK NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY WITH SPECIAL MENU
The Silverado Steakhouse at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate National Filet Mignon Day by offering a specialty menu Aug. 11-15.
The three-course meal is $49. The first course is lobster bisque with cognac or wedge salad, followed by six filet mignon meal options: Rossini, a filet topped with duck liver, black truffle and maidera sauce, served with baked or mashed potatoes; the Alamo, a filet wrapped in bacon, seasoned with an applewood rub and barbecue sauce and served on top of crispy onion strings with corn fritters and molasses baked beans; Pittsburgh filet, a filet charred on the outside and rare on the inside, coated with a garlic pretzel crust and whole grain mustard sauce and served with a side of pommes pont neuf; trio of gourmet sliders, a variety of filet medallions on toasted brioche buns, served with baked or mashed potatoes; Carpet Bagger, a filet marinated in merlot reduction, stuffed with oysters and served with cottage fries; and Filet Calypso, a filet covered with sautéed shrimp and served on a pineapple crouton with a side of Caribbean rice and sautéed curried red peppers.
Dessert is hazelnut mousse or a scoop of ice cream or sorbet.
Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For reservations, call 702-797-8075.
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. Aug. 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.
LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT WEEK SET FOR AUG. 23-30
Las Vegas Restaurant Week is scheduled for Aug. 23-30 to raise funds for Three Square food bank. Restaurants across the valley plan to feature prix fixe, three-course menus for $20.13 to $50.13, with a portion of the proceeds from each meal sold going to the food bank.
Restaurants scheduled to participate include Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge, Bagatelle, Don Vito’s, LAVO Italian Restaurant, Mesa Grill, Primarily Prime Rib, Silverado Steakhouse, Table 34 and TAO Asian Bistro.
For more information, including restaurants scheduled to participate, visit helpoutdineoutlv.org. Menus are scheduled to be posted Aug. 8.
DISH LAS VEGAS TO BENEFIT THREE SQUARE SEPT. 26
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.
B CONNECTED MEMBERS CAN ENJOY DINING DEALS IN JULY
Buffet specials are planned in July for B Connected members at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., and the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The prime rib and shrimp scampi dinner buffet will be $12.99 ($15.99 for nonmembers) Sundays through Thursdays.
The prime rib and snow crab dinner buffet will be $15.99 ($20.99 for nonmembers) Fridays and Saturdays.
The Orleans Sunday brunch buffet will be $11.99 ($13.99 for nonmembers) and $12.99 ($15.99 for nonmembers) at the Suncoast.
The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, and Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, will offer a prime rib dinner buffet for $9.99 ($12.99 for nonmembers) Sundays through Thursdays.
The prime rib and seafood dinner buffet will be $19.99 ($24.99 for nonmembers) Fridays.
The Gold Coast Sunday brunch buffet will be $10.99 ($12.99 for nonmembers) and $9.99 ($14.99 for nonmembers) at Sam’s Town.
B Connected members can also get steak and fried shrimp for $9.99 ($14.99 for nonmembers) at The Orleans Courtyard Café from 3 to 6 p.m. daily.
Billy Bob’s at Sam’s Town is offering a steak and lobster dinner for $11.99 ($14.99 for nonmembers) with the purchase of a beverage from 8 p.m. to close. The special is available from 8:30 p.m. to close in the Cortez Room at the Gold Coast.
For more information, visit bconnectedonline.com.
SILVERTON PLANS POLYNESIAN BUFFET IN JULY
The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to host a specialty Polynesian buffet at the Seasons Buffet from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturdays in July. The cost is $19.99 with a Rewards Club card and $21.99 without a card. The menu is set to include pork lau lau, ahi poke and coconut yams.
CERES TO SERVE FIRST SUNDAY BRUNCH
Ceres at the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is scheduled to host a First Sunday brunch the first Sunday of the month featuring the JW Marriott Signature Breakfast Buffet.
Along with live jazz music, the brunch will offer made-to-order omelets and waffles, bagels and lox, pastries, hash browns, sausage, bacon and more for $19 for adults, $9 for children 5 to 12 and free for children 4 or younger. Additional treats include mimosas and JW Marriott Perfect Tea Service.
Seatings are available at 10 a.m. and noon, and reservations are recommended. For reservations, call 702-869-7381.
JOE’S STONE CRAB ANNOUNCES CLASSIC LUNCH COMBINATION
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has introduced Classic Lunch combinations for $21.95. The prix fixe meal offers an order of fried chicken with coleslaw and four cheese mac and cheese with a slice of Cherries Jubilee pie.
For its July Pie It Forward fundraiser, Joe’s will donate $1 from each slice of Cherries Jubilee pie sold in July to Three Square food bank.
For more information, call 702-792-9222.
TREVI OFFERS $10 SUMMER ENTREES
TREVI at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering $10 summer entree specials and a gelato happy hour through July and August.
Through July, a spaghetti and meatballs special will be $10. In August, enjoy classic lasagna for $10.
Gelato happy hour is from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers $2 scoops. TREVI plans to mark National Ice Cream Month by giving away scoops of homemade gelato or sorbetto daily during July on social media. For chances to win, “like” the Facebook page or post a comment at facebook.com/TREVILV, follow on Instagram @TREVILV or post a Tweet to TREVI’s Twitter handle, @TREVILV. Two winners will be selected daily and will receive a certificate in the mail to redeem.
For National Lasagna Day, TREVI plans to offer lasagna pizza for $13.95 and its authentic lasagna entree for $17.29 on July 29.
For more information, call 702-735-4663.
FOGO DE CHÃO OFFERING LOCALS’ SPECIALS
Fogo de Chão, 360 E. Flamingo Road, is offering patrons who present a valid Nevada ID and purchase two regularly priced meals for lunch or dinner a free bottle of Fogo de Chão wine. The bottle retails for $84 (limit one bottle per four guests).
For those who do not drink wine, a free dessert will be offered.
Children 12 or younger can receive a free meal Sunday through Thursday when it is accompanied by one full-price adult meal for lunch or dinner (offer can not be combined with wine offer).
For more information, visit fogodechao.com or call 702-431-4500.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S PLANS SUMMER BARBECUE SPECIAL
The Sourdough Café at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, and Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to serve a summer barbecue special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sept. 1 that offers a half rack of barbecue ribs or half of a barbecue chicken, or the combo platter with ribs and chicken, all served with fries, coleslaw and garlic toast for $8.99 for ace I PLAY card holders and $9.99 without a card.
YUKON GRILLE SERVING STEAK AND SHRIMP SPECIAL THROUGH JULY
The Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, is offering a New York strip steak and shrimp special for $16.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $18.88 without a card through July. It features a New York steak grilled to the patron’s specifications and topped with sautéed shrimp and served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
EMERALD ISLAND GRILLE OFFERING WEEKLY SPECIALS
Emerald Island Grille at the Emerald Island Casino, 120 Market St., is offering weekly food specials. From 4 to 10 p.m. Wednesday is BBQ Night, featuring all-you-can-eat baby back ribs, chicken, pulled pork, hot links and beef brisket.
Steak and seafood Saturdays feature six complete three-course dinner specials for $16.99 from 3 to 11 p.m., including Texas-style smoked barbecue beef ribs with soup or salad and dessert.
Late-night specials include a 1-pound ham steak, eggs, hash browns and toast with coffee for $5 (dine-in with card only) from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.
Emerald Island Grille is open 24 hours daily. For more information, call 702-567-9160 or visit emeraldislandcasino.com.
ELDORADO AND JOKERS WILD PLAN SPAGHETTI SPECIAL IN JULY
Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., and Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, are offering a $2.99 spaghetti dinner special that includes soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close daily in July.
Casino bars will serve $1 Budweiser and $2 Jack Daniel’s or Jack Daniel’s Honey all day.
HALF-OFF HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS AVAILABLE AT ZENSHIN
Zenshin at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering half off on select items during happy hour from 2 to 6 p.m. daily, including $5 martinis, $2 domestic beers and $2.50 import beers. Appetizers include edamame for $2.50, karaage chicken for $3.50 and fried oysters for $5. Specialty sushi rolls include Spider for $6 and spicy tuna for $4.
Local Ladies Night is Thursdays, with a 50 percent discount for all drinks for women with a local ID.
For more information, visit southpointcasino.com.
SOUTH POINT SERVING JULY DINING DEALS
The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a $20 three-course special at Don Vito’s from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Entree choices are fettuccine Alfredo, spaghetti and meatballs or gnocchi.
Primarily Prime Rib is offering locals half off appetizers and specialty cocktails with the purchase of a dinner entree Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to closing.
Silverado Steakhouse is offering half off all wines, excluding the Wine of the Month, Monday through Thursday.
Big Sur Oyster Bar has a buy-one-get-one-free offer on glasses of wine or draft beer with the purchase of any food item from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Baja Miguel’s is offering an extended lunch special happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
The Coronado Café has a $15 mid-afternoon meal special featuring an appetizer and two entrees from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.