ROMANO’S MACARONI GRILL TO DONATE TO GOLDEN RAINBOW THURSDAY
The Romano’s Macaroni Grill at 2400 W. Sahara Ave. plans to donate 15 percent of all sales generated by the restaurant from 11 a.m. to close Thursday to Golden Rainbow. Funds raised will help the nonprofit group continue its mission of providing shelter and direct financial assistance for those impacted by HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada.
SILVERTON TO SERVE MOTHER’S DAY BUFFET
The Seasons Buffet at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to serve a Mother’s Day buffet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday for $23.95 with a Rewards Club card and $25.95 without a card.
ENJOY MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO
Hash House A Go Go locations plan to serve Mother’s Day specials Sunday ranging from $8.25 to $14.95. They include Strawberry Frosted Flake Pancake ($8.25), Roast Chicken Betsy (Benny) ($13.95) and HHAGG Sausage Waffle ($11.95).
Locations are 6800 W. Sahara Ave. (702-804-4646), inside The Quad, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South (702-254-4646), inside the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. (702-384-4646) and inside the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South (702-797-1500).
MOTHER’S DAY MENUS PLANNED AT BOYD GAMING PROPERTIES
Mother’s Day menus are planned for the buffets at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway; The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., and the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, on Sunday, including baked ham, roast leg of Colorado lamb, prime rib, salmon, fried chicken and more. Gold Coast and Sam’s Town buffets will be $12.99 for B Connected members and $15.99 for nonmembers. The buffets at The Orleans and Suncoast will be $14.99 and $17.99.
The Gold Coast plans to serve Mother’s Day specials from 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday in the Cortez Room, including entree choices of seabass and seared shrimp or stuffed chicken breast over pappardelle pasta with Alfredo.
Other Boyd Gaming Properties specials are:
–– Triple 7 Restaurant and Brewery at Main Street Station, 200 N. Main St., plans to serve a Mother’s Day special Sunday of poached salmon for $16.99. The Garden Court Buffet plans to serve a special menu for $15.99 for B Connected members and $16.99 for nonmembers.
–– The California Hotel, 12 E. Ogden Ave., plans to serve a special with almond-crusted salmon for $30 in the Redwood Bar and Grill from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Pasta Pirate plans to serve chicken rollatini for $22. The Market Street Café plans to serve chicken Marsala for $9.99 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
–– The Fremont Hotel, 200 Fremont St., plans to serve a $45 special from 5 to 10 p.m. with filet and shrimp scampi. Mothers will receive a complimentary rose. The Paradise Cafe plans to have a $12.99 special from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. with choices of salmon Florentine, lamb chops or ribeye. The Paradise Buffet will be $15.99 for B Connected members and $16.99 for nonmembers from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
–– The Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to serve a $18.99 Mother’s Day special in the Coasta Cantina Sunday that includes soup or salad, dessert and entree choices of pollo chipotle y camarones con rajas de poblano or seabass Cabo.
The Siena Café plans to serve a $15.99 special of steak chassuer or Parmesan-crusted tilapia with mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert.
–– Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a special Mother’s Day menu from 3 to close Sunday in Billy Bob’s Steak House and Saloon with entree choices of filet del Monico for $29 or chicken Veronique for $25. Both come with soup or salad, baked potato or rice, bread basket and dessert.
Willy and Jose’s plans to serve a $23 lobster ranchero con carne special from 3 to 9 p.m. It includes soup or salad, beans and rice, chips and salsa and flan.
For more information about B Connected membership, visit bconnectedonline.com.
MIMI’S CAFE TO GIVE GIFT CARDS TO MOMS
Mimi’s Cafe plans to give away $10 gift cards to all mothers who dine on Sunday for Mother’s Day. The card is for use with a minimum $25 meal purchased after 4 p.m. and is valid for six weeks after Monday.
Mimi’s is also offering half off bottles of wine purchased after 4 p.m.
For more information or to find locations, visit mimiscafe.com.
THREE-COURSE BRUNCH TO MARK MOTHER’S DAY AT FLEMING’S
A three-course Mother’s Day brunch menu is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd.
The appetizer will be lobster bisque, Caesar salad or fresh seasonal fruits, followed by entree choices of prime rib with a trio of sauces or baked brioche French toast with a walnut crisp. Dessert is white chocolate bread pudding. Handcrafted cocktails available will include the Bellapolitan for $8.95, Scottish Beauty for $9.95 and Blood Orange Mimosa for $7.95.
The cost is $36.95 ($17.95 for children 11 or younger). Each mom will receive a $25 dining card for a future visit.
For more information or reservations, visit 702-838-4774.
MOTHER’S DAY MENU TO BE SERVED AT VINTNER GRILL
A special three-course Mother’s Day prix fixe menu is planned to be served Sunday at Vintner Grill, 10100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Entree choices are pan-roasted halibut with cous cous, crispy half chicken with truffle honey-mustard glaze or Durham Ranch Wagyu sirloin with balsamic-port reduction.
The cost is $48 per person. For reservations, call 702-214-5590.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE PLANS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER MENUS
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to serve a three-course Mother’s Day brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
The menu will feature more than 50 items, eight meats, homemade breads, made-to-order omelets, waffles and desserts for $34.99.
A dinner menu will be $54.99 and will be served from 2 to 9 p.m.
Children 7 to 12 can dine for half price all day, and children 5 or 6 can dine for $4.99. Children 4 or younger dine free from the rodizio meal.
For reservations, call 702-804-1400.
GRAND LUX CAFE PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MENU AT THE VENETIAN, PALAZZO
The Grand Lux Cafes at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South and the Palazzo, 3339 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to serve a Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The menu is set to include crab and asparagus omelet, huevos rancheros, chocolate chip-infused red velvet pancakes and made-to-order breakfast beignets.
An assortment of champagne drinks will include strawberry Bellinis, Mimosas and Sparkling Spanish Rose.
For more information, visit grandluxcafe.com.
COMME ÇA BY DAVID MYERS PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MENU
Comme Ça by David Myers at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to serve a family-style Mother’s Day prix fixe menu for $49 per person from 5 to 11 p.m. Sunday.
The three-course menu will showcase the restaurant’s newest creations, including smoked salmon rillettes, a Provençal tarte and Comme Ça Salad. The main course will feature steak Diane and herb roasted loup de mer, along with local farm vegetables and whipped potato. Dessert will be classic lemon tart with verbena mint ice cream.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 702-698-7910.
Eldorado, Jokers Wild casinos plan mother’s day special
The Café at the Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., and the Court Café at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, plan to serve a Mother’s Day special of chicken angelo with wild rice, vegetables, soup, salad bar and dessert from 11 a.m. to close Sunday. The cost is $12.99.
MARIE CALLENDER’S PLANS MOTHER’S DAY TAKE-HOME BRUNCH
Marie Callender’s plans to offer a take-home Mother’s Day brunch for $49.99, featuring eight muffins, two breakfast quiches, fruit salad and fresh whipped cream. For more information, visit mariecallenders.com.
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH PLANNED AT RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to host a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday, with seating times at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.
The menu is set to feature an assortment of breakfast bites, including prime rib, grilled chicken, bacon and sausage, pancakes and breakfast potatoes.
The cost is $27.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 or younger. For reservations, call 702-872-5500.
TREASURE ISLAND PLANS CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH FOR MOTHER’S DAY
The Buffet at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Mother’s Day champagne brunch from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Entree options are set to include warm fruit crepes, maple smoked salmon, baked scallops St. Jacques, creamy lemon garlic seafood shells, lobster ravioli, apple roasted pork loin, craved leg of lamb, sliced ham, sweet potato casserole and peel-and-eat shrimp. Dessert options are set to include white chocolate mousse cake, bread pudding, cheeses and seasonal fruits.
The cost is $23.95 for adults and $12.95 for children. For more information, visit treasureisland.com.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S DECATUR ANNOUNCES MAY DINING DEALS
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer a Mother’s Day special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday for $10.99 for those with an ace I PLAY card and $12.22 without a card. It features stuffed pork loin with apples, lyonnaise potatoes, vegetables and chocolate mousse cake.
–– The Frisco Market Buffet plans to have specials from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., including prime rib and snow crab, peel-and-eat shrimp, baked potato bar, baked fish, rotisserie chicken and carving station. The dessert bar will feature Mother’s Day cupcakes. The cost is $10.99 for ace I PLAY red, green and orange members, $13.19 for blue members and $14.65 without a card.
–– Ron’s Steakhouse plans to have specials from 2 to 8 p.m. Leg of lamb will be $29 and $32.22 without a card, and filet and shrimp scampi will be $34 and $37.77 without a card.
For more information, call 702-258-5200 or visit arizonacharlies.com.
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a Mother’s Day special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday in the Sourdough Café that will feature shrimp scampi with angel hair pasta for $9.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $11.10 without a card.
–– The Wild West Buffet plans to offer a champagne brunch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and prime rib dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Brunch selections will include turkey, baked salmon, lemon and herb chicken and beef short ribs. The cost is $9.99 for red, green and orange members, $11.99 for blue members and $13.32 without a card.
–– The Yukon Grille plans a prix fixe menu from 3 to 9 p.m. with three entree choices: veal Oscar, dover sole Neptune or seared duck, each served with soup or salad, a side and vegetable and strawberry shortcake or ice cream. The cost is $26.95 with a card and $29.95 without a card. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 702-951-5800.
For more information, visit arizonacharlies.com.
SOUTH POINT RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS
Restaurants at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to offer specials for Mother’s Day on Sunday.
–– Baja Miguel’s plans to serve a three-course meal with margarita for $16.95 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
–– Coronado Café plans to serve a three-course menu for $14.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with entree choices of chicken Oscar or filet of salmon.
–– Don Vito’s plans to have a special four-course menu available for $39 from 4 to 10 p.m.
–– Primarily Prime Rib plans to serve a gourmet three-course menu for $29 from 2 to 9 p.m. with entree choices of breast of spring chicken, prime rib, potato-wrapped salmon, pork medallions or Surf and Turf with filet steak and shrimp.
–– Silverado Steakhouse plans to serve a four-course menu for $55 from 4 to 10 p.m.
–– The Garden Buffet plans a champagne brunch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $15.95 with a Casino Club card or $19.95 without a card. A champagne dinner buffet is planned from 4 to 9 p.m. for the same price.
For more information, visit southpointcasino.com.
KIRK FRANKLIN TEAMS WITH HOUSE OF BLUES FOR MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL BRUNCH
Grammy Award-winning gospel music star Kirk Franklin is partnering with the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, for a new Gospel Brunch as part of the House of Blues Gospel Brunch’s yearlong 20th anniversary celebration.
Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch will be unveiled Sunday for Mother’s Day. The all-you-can-eat brunch features a nondenominational, participative celebration of gospel music. The menu includes cornbread muffins and maple butter, Creole chicken, shrimp jambalaya, chicken and waffles, carving stations and create-your-own Bloody Mary and mimosa bars.
Brunch is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $50 for adults and $27.50 for children 10 or younger. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com, houseofblues.com or the House of Blues box office. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the International House of Blues Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides arts and cultural educational programs and resources for youths.
MOTHER’S DAY MENU PLANNED AT BORDER GRILL
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to serve an unlimited small plates Mother’s Day brunch for $39.99 on Sunday. Guests can also enjoy $8 mimosas and special dessert stations.
For more information, call 702-632-7403.
RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS AT TOWN SQUARE LAS VEGAS
Bonefish Grill, 6527 Las Vegas Blvd. South at Town Square Las Vegas, plans to serve a Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday with crème brûlée French toast and chocolate croissants.
For each $50 purchase in gift cards through June 16, receive a $10 bonus card. For more information, call 702-407-0980 or visit bonefishgrill.com.
Also at Town Square Las Vegas:
–– Brio Tuscan Grille plans to serve a brunch from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with omelets, berries and cream French toast and eggs Benedictano (two eggs and Canadian bacon served on toasted brioche with hollandaise sauce, grilled asparagus and potatoes peperonata.
For more information, call 702-914-9145 or visit brioitalian.com.
–– I Love Burgers plans to have a movie and meal package for $16 per person that includes a standard burger, natural-cut fries and soft drink and a movie ticket for AMC Town Square 18.
For more information, call 702-675-7800 or visit iloveburgers.com.
–– Meatball Spot plans to have a four-course “Mama Mia” menu for $24.95 per person that includes a salad, appetizer, main course (rigatoni tossed with spicy meat sauce) and an ice cream sandwich (Bananas Foster, Mudslide or Strawberry Rainbow) for dessert. Women will receive a complimentary mimosa, Bloody Mary or sangria.
For more information, call 702-641-7768 or visit meatballspot.com.
–– Miller’s Ale House will offer a special menu and a complimentary glass of Sutter Home wine to all women. The menu is set to include stuffed mahi with lobster sauce, chicken piccata, twin lobster tails and surf and turf. All entrees come with choice of salad.
For more information, call 702-616-3414 or visit millersalehouse.com.
VIC’S PLANS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT ANTHEM CENTER
Vic’s in the Anthem Center, 2450 Hampton Road, plans to host a Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday featuring a made-to-order omelet station, a carving station with coffee-crusted beef tenderloin, seafood, salads, bacon and sausage, hash browns, fruit and pastries.
Hot items are set to include French toast with berry compote, seared scallops, parsnip puree, potato nest, seared chicken breast and fingerling potato confit with broccolini.
The cost is $34 per person and $17 for children 12 or younger. For reservations, call 702-522-7200.
FLEMING’S ANNOUNCES TWO-COURSE TASTE OF THE SEASON MENU
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a spring Taste of the Season two-course prix fixe menu for $40.95 through May 31.
The menu features oven-roasted baby beets and whipped Chevre salad, followed by a cedar, orange and tea-smoked filet mignon with lemon-garlic butter, spring mushroom and toasted pine nut ragout and prosciutto-wrapped green beans.
Seasonal cocktails such as Havana Spice Mojito for $9.95 and a dessert of blueberry almond cream tartlet for $7.95 also are offered.
For more information or reservations, call 702-838-4774.
GOLDEN GATE TO OFFER 50-CENT SHRIMP COCKTAIL FRIDAY
The Golden Gate, 1 Fremont St., plans to offer 50-cent shrimp cocktails from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at Du-par’s Restaurant in honor of National Shrimp Day.
The price reflects the cost of the Original Shrimp Cocktail in 1959 when the property first introduced it.
RICK MOONEN TO DEBUT RX BOILER ROOM INSIDE THE SHOPPES AT MANDALAY PLACE
Chef Rick Moonen plans to open the Rx Boiler Room inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South., in late June.
The space previously housed his fine dining concept (often referred to as rm upstairs) and will become a steampunk-inspired restaurant and lounge, with décor reminiscent of industrialism during the 19th-century Victorian era.
Moonen will put his spin on classic comfort food and offer handcrafted cocktails by barman Nathan Greene.
The Rx Boiler Room will be open for dinner nightly. For more information, visit rxboilerroom.com.
TEA SERIES TO CONTINUE THURSDAY
The Las Vegas Tea Series, which launched in August, is set to continue with Tea. You Mean There’s More To It Than Just Drinking It, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Trifecta Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The cost is $10. The rest of the schedule is:
–– Also at Trifecta Gallery: Painting with Tea, 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 13, $20.
–– At Grouchy John’s Coffee, 8520 S. Maryland Parkway: Tea Brewing Methods and Madness, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 23, $10; and Focused Tastings: Kenyan Artisanal Teas, 6 to 8 p.m., June 27, $15.
The information-based tea classes are paired with formal tastings and hands-on experiences. Cups will be provided, but attendees are invited to bring their favorite teacup or mug.
For more information, visit teaserieslv.com.
ICE CREAM FESTIVAL SET FOR SATURDAY AT SPRINGS PRESERVE
The annual all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.
The family-friendly event is set to feature stations serving ice cream sundaes, novelties and root beer floats, and entertainment for all ages, including airbrush tattoos, a photo booth, pony rides, family bingo and a bubble play station.
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12. Children 4 or younger will be admitted free. Springs Preserve members will receive half off their admission, and guests will also receive half off admission to all Springs Preserve museums and galleries with paid admission to the festival.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit springspreserve.org.
POPPY DEN’S MEANINGFUL MONDAY TO BENEFIT SPREAD THE WORD NEVADA
Poppy Den at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, is offering a community giving program, Meaningful Mondays, to raise money for local charities. Monday’s event is set to benefit Spread the Word Nevada.
The rest of the schedule is: May 20, The Animal Foundation; May 27, The Salvation Army; June 3, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation; June 10, Trauma Intervention Program; June 17, the American Cancer Society; June 24, Special Olympics Nevada; July 1, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas; July 8, the Lili Claire Foundation; and July 15, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
For more information, call 702-802-2480 or visit vegaspoppyden.com.
DOM DEMARCO’S PIZZERIA & BAR ANNOUNCES SUNDAY BRUNCH
Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar, 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., has added a Sunday brunch to its menu.
Available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the brunch menu includes farm-fresh eggs, stuffed French toast, deep-dish pancake with caramelized apples, pizzas and a Bloody Mary bar.
For more information, call 702-570-7000.
SALVATION ARMY CULINARY CHALLENGE SET FOR MAY 16 AT LE CORDON BLEU
The Salvation Army Culinary Challenge is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. May 16 at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 1451 Center Crossing Road.
The “Chopped-”style contest plans to pit two Le Cordon Bleu students against two of The Salvation Army’s Culinary Vocational Program students. They will prepare an appetizer, an entree and a dessert from surprise items in a basket, and those items will be things normally given away through The Salvation Army Food Pantry.
Tickets are $25 and are available at salvationarmysouthernnevada.org.
For more information, call Matt Haynes at 702-649-8240.
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. May 17.
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.
COOKING WORKSHOPS SET AT SPRINGS CAFE
The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas plans to offer cooking workshops May 18 and June 15 at the Springs Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.
Learn how to grill and cook vegetables found at the local farmers market and the slow and low art of smoked meats. Demonstrations will include samples, recipes and discussion with questions encouraged. The May 18 workshop is Vegetables Under Fire, and the June 15 workshop is The Art of Smoked Food: Slow and Low Cookery.
Space is limited and the cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers, per workshop. To register, call 702-822-7700.
PROJECT DINNER TABLE PLANS NEXT EVENT AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Project Dinner Table plans to host its next event May 18 at Tivoli Village, 410 S. Rampart Blvd.
Tickets are $175 per person for members and $190 per person for nonmembers. The annual membership package offers special advantages and offers throughout the year. Four additional member events also will be planned.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit projectdinnertable.com.
EMERALD ISLAND CASINO TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS MAY 18
Emerald Island Grille at the Emerald Island Casino, 120 Market St., plans to celebrate its 10th anniversary beginning at noon May 18 with cake and Irish coffee and Texas-style brisket sandwiches with homemade horseradish coleslaw. Party favors and hors d’oeuvres will be offered throughout the day. Drawings are also planned, as are samples from exclusive vendor partners.
For more information, call 702-567-9160 or visit emeraldislandcasino.com.
LES KINCAID PLANS CULINARY CLASSES IN MAY
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Sauces, Rubs & Marinades from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 21. A class on grilling is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 28.
Both classes will be at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109. The cost is $49 for each.
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.
CANTINA LAREDO PLANS MAY 22 TEQUILA DINNER AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, plans to host a four-course tequila dinner featuring Chamucos Tequila at 6:30 p.m. May 22.
The menu is set to offer crab-corn quesadilla topped with habanero mango ginger salsa, Guadalajara tomatillo guajillo soup and choice of grilled halibut on banana leaf with roasted red bell pepper almond sauce, cilantro lime rice and green beans or grilled black peppercorn filet with potatoes confit and green beans. Dessert will be homemade coconut ice cream served on a bed of toasted coconut, topped with fresh mango and raspberry sauce.
Space is limited. The cost is $49.99. For reservations, call 702-202-4511.
LAS VEGAS EPICUREAN AFFAIR TO RETURN MAY 23 TO PALAZZO
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled to feature some of Las Vegas’ best restaurants from 7 to 10 p.m. May 23 poolside at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3339 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can sample gourmet offerings and cocktails while helping to raise funds for the Nevada Restaurant Association’s scholarships and educational programs.
Tickets are on sale at lasvegas epicureanaffair.com, palazzo.com or at any box office at The Venetian or the Palazzo. The cost for general admission at 7 p.m. is $105. Early admission tickets for 6 p.m. are $155. VIP tickets that include admission at 6 p.m. are $190.
BELLAGIO OFFERS HANDS-ON COOKING CLASSES
The Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to teach students how to make a three-course meal in culinary classes offered by executive chef Edmund Wong. The two-hour classes are scheduled once a month.
Memorial Day BBQ Secrets is planned for 7 p.m. May 29 in Tuscany Kitchen, a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen.
The cost is $95. To reserve a spot, call 866-406-7117. To view more classes, visit www.bellagio.com/hotel/epicurean-epicenter.aspx and click on “Executive Chef Classroom.”
PROM DINNER PACKAGE AVAILABLE AT FOGO DE CHÃO THROUGH MAY
Fogo de Chão, 360 E. Flamingo Road, is offering a Prom Dinner Package through May 30 that includes the gourmet salad and vegetable bar, meats, accompaniments, desserts, soft drinks and coffee for $65 per person. The offer includes tax and gratuity.
Private rooms are available for parties of 15 or more, and requests for separate checks will be honored.
For reservations, call 702-431-4500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW THEMED MENUS PUT DOWN ROOTS AT SOUTH POINT’S GARDEN BUFFET
New nightly menus, Surf, Turf and Grapes, Luau and Seafood, are planned at the Garden Buffet at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Monday’s Surf, Turf and Grapes will offer live cooking stations, soups, salads, fresh fruits, desserts and more. Turf selections will feature New York steak, bacon-wrapped filet and Chinese pepper steak. Surf choices include golden fried shrimp, garlic sautéed scampi, barbecue shrimp, shrimp mac and cheese and Thai green shrimp curry. Guests also can enjoy two complimentary glasses of wine.
Wednesday’s Luau menu will include unlimited Mai Tais and feature six live cooking stations, along with egg drop soup, pot stickers, Thai beef salad, Oriental noodle salad and lomi-lomi salmon. Other highlights include sushi, miso-glazed tuna, soy and ginger-crusted mahi mahi, Polynesian coconut curried chicken and Kalua pork loin. Desserts will include coconut cupcakes and pineapple upside-down cake.
The Seafood menu will be offered Friday and Saturday, with chowders, steamed crab legs, mussels, seafood enchiladas, Southern fried catfish and snapper Vera Cruse.
The Surf, Turf and Grapes and Luau buffets will be served from 4 to 9 p.m. for $15.95 for those with a players club card and $19.95 without a card. The Seafood buffet will be served from 4 to 10 p.m. for $19.95 and $24.95, respectively.
FERRARO’S TO DRAW LATE-NIGHT DINERS WITH DEALS
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant, 4480 Paradise Road, is offering a late-night Mezzanotte dining experience from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly. During that time, guests will receive 50 percent off food items and 25 percent off drinks.
Mezzanotte is Italian for midnight. The menu includes meatballs, housemade sausages, osso bucco, light gnocchi, risottos and freshly made pastas and sauces.
The full dinner menu is served until 2 a.m. nightly.
For more information or reservations, 702-364-5300.
KING’S FISH HOUSE TO CELEBRATE DUNGENESS CRAB SEASON
King’s Fish House at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2255 Village Walk Drive, No. 139, is celebrating Dungeness crab season by featuring wild Oregon Dungeness crab through June.
Preparations include garlic Dungeness crab with Asian-style vegetables, served over jasmine rice; Dungeness crab with salted black beans, served over jasmine rice; and steamed Dungeness crab.
For more information, visit kingsfishhouse.com or call 702-835-8900.
GIADA’S OFFERS VETERANS DISCOUNT
Giada’s Italian Cucina, 2540 Anthem Village Drive, Suite 100, is offering veterans, local law enforcement agencies personnel and their families a 20 percent discount off their total bill.
For more information, call 702-462-9830.