RI RA ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECIALS
Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a New Year’s Eve celebration beginning at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 31. A toast is planned at 4 p.m., as Ireland enters 2014. Various food and drink specials also are planned, including Golden Succotash Tart for $9.95, Sammy the Bull’s Favorite Beef Wellington for $27.95, Halibut Oscar Style for $27.95 and Pineapple Upside Down Cake for $6.95. Drink specials are set to include Black Velvets for $7 (champagne and Guinness), Jameson & Gingers for $8 and whiskey flights for $16.
Raffle prizes also are planned. Admission is free.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE PLANS NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to host a New Year’s Eve dinner party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31. A special dinner is planned from 4 to 9 p.m., featuring the full rodizio dinner menu for $46.99.
The fifth annual New Year’s Eve party will offer the full rodizio dinner menu, unlimited desserts, dancing, a champagne toast and more for $79.99.
For more information or to make reservations, call 702-804-1400.
RED ROCK RESORT EATERIES ANNOUNCE NEW YEAR’S MENUS
T-Bones Chophouse at the Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer a New Year’s menu featuring entree choices of beef Wellington surf and turf or pan-seared black bass.
Hachi plans to offer kobe beef carpaccio for $21, Spanish mackerel “Saba” Batterra for $22, king crab tempura for $31, short rib oyaku donburi for $35, whole fish shared for market price and hibachi tomahawk rib eye for $72.
Terra Rosa plans to offer steak tartar for $22, fresh alba white truffle risotto for $65 and sun-dried tomatoes-breaded Chilean seabass for $49.
For more information, call 702-797-7777 or visit redrock.sclv.com/dining.
DU-PAR’S PLANS PRIX FIXE MENU FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE
Du-Par’s inside the Golden Gate, 1 Fremont St., plans to offer a $34.95 New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu from noon to midnight Dec. 31.
It will feature a baby spinach salad, surf and turf with Harris Ranch Black Angus New York steak and scallops and Chocolate Molten Cake with raspberry sorbet.
For reservations, call 702-777-6941 or 702-366-9378.
D LAS VEGAS PLANS NEW YEAR’S MENUS
Restaurants in the D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St., plan to offer special menus for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse plans to serve a New Year’s Eve menu beginning at 5 p.m. Dec. 31. For $100, guests can enjoy surf and turf (broiled lobster tail with 16-ounce bone-in filet mignon) or for $75, roast prime veal chop with cipollini.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 1, a New Year’s Day brunch is planned for $24.95.
D Grill plans to serve New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day menus from 4 to 10 p.m. with American surf and turf for $20.14 (8-ounce New York strip with tempura shrimp).
For more information, visit thed.com/dining.
HONEY SALT TO FEATURE NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature a New Year’s Eve menu with a “Great Gatsby” theme Dec. 31. Seating times are 8:30, 9, 9:30 and 10 p.m. for $99 per person. Beverage options are an additional $50 per person.
For reservations, call 702-445-6100.
EMERALD ISLAND GRILLE SETS NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU
Emerald Island Grille at Emerald Island Casino, 120 Market St., plans to serve a a New Year’s Eve menu Dec. 31 for $28.99 per person. It will feature soup or salad, entree choices of beef Wellington, veal and crab roulade or stuffed halibut Imperial and chocolate velvet mousse for dessert.
The casino plans to host a New Year’s Eve party beginning at 4 p.m. with cake, Irish coffee, party favors, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight.
For more information, call 702-567-9160.
VOODOO STEAK PLANS NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT THE RIO
VooDoo Steak at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, plans to offer a five-course dinner and two premium cocktails or glasses of wine per person for $249 for New Year’s Eve. Seating is set to begin at 7 p.m. Later seatings will include party favors, souvenir menus and access to a private patio for the fireworks show, along with a midnight champagne toast, for $299 per person.
For reservations, call 702-777-7800.
THREE-COURSE DINNER PLANNED FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE AT FLEMING’S
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to serve a three-course dinner for New Year’s Eve for $69.95, including amuse-bouche, choice of salad and filet mignon and lobster tail. A dessert of black and white roulade will be $9.95
For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
JW MARRIOTT ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR’S MENUS
The Rampart Buffet in the Rampart Casino at JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer prime rib, Catalina roasted pork loin and more at 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve for $79 per person.
The Promenade Cafe plans to serve a three-course dinner with soup or salad, filet mignon with grilled shrimp, pan-seared halibut or pan-seared chicken and dessert for $19.99 from 3 to 11 p.m.
The Carmel Room plans to serve a five-course dinner featuring choice of lobster, tenderloin of beef or Colorado lamb for $109 per person or $129 with a bottle of champagne for two starting at 5 p.m.
Shizen plans to serve dinner starting at 5 p.m.
On New Year’s Day, Ceres plans to serve a jazz brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $29.99. For reservations, call 702-869-7381.
The Rampart Buffet plans to serve an all-you-can-eat brunch with endless Mimosas, screwdrivers, Bloody Marys and champagne from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $18.99 per person.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub plans to be open from 9 a.m. to close.
SOUTH POINT TO SERVE NEW YEAR’S DINING OPTIONS
Restaurants at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to serve special menus for New Year’s Eve.
Silverado Steak House will offer a $75 four-course New Year’s Eve menu with a bottle of wine for each party of two and entree choices of halibut Princess, filet mignon, scaloppini of venison, chicken Chasseur, shrimp scampi or grilled lamb chops. The menu is available from 5 to 10 p.m.
Don Vito’s plans to serve a $55 four-course menu with entree choices of chicken Don Vito’s, shrimp scampi, garlic-crusted seabass, veal Marsala, osso bucco or filet mignon. For $30, guests can add a lobster tail. The menu is available from 4:30 to 11 p.m.
Primarily Prime Rib’s menu will have four courses for $45, including a cocktail of the diner’s choice and entree choices of chicken Florentine, prime rib, New York strip, white seabass or surf and turf. The menu is available from 5 to 11 p.m.
Baja Miguel’s plans to serve a $24 three-course menu with a margarita. Entree choices are surf and turf fajitas or tequila salmon. The menu is available from 4 to 10 p.m.
The Coronado Cafe’s prix fixe menu is $14.95 and features a cocktail of choice and entree choices of shrimp- and crab-stuffed salmon filet or seared flat iron steak. The menu is available from 4 to 9 p.m.
The Garden Buffet plans a champagne brunch for $15.95 with a Casino Club card or $19.95 without a card. The brunch is available from 4 to 9 p.m. On New Year’s Day, brunch will be $14.95 with a card or $18.95 without a card from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, visit southpointcasino.com.
SILVERTON PLANS NEW YEAR’S MENUS
The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to ring in the New Year with a four-course menu at Twin Creek Steakhouse from 5 to 11 p.m. Dec. 31. Entree choices are classic lobster thermidor and champagne risotto or pan-seared veal chop. The cost is $75 per person. The regular menu will be available.
Mi Casa Grill Cantina plans to serve a three-course menu with entree choices of poblano-stuffed pork chops or grilled whole fish Vera Cruz style for $25.99 per person. The menu will be available from 4 to 10 p.m., and the bar will be open until 1 a.m. with $2 street tacos.
Seasons Buffet plans to feature leg of lamb, snow crab legs, oysters on the half shell and shrimp cocktail from 4 to 10 p.m. for $25.99 or $22.99 with a Silverton Rewards Club card.
For more information visit silvertoncasino.com.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S TO SERVE NEW YEAR’S SPECIALS
The Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, is set to offer a special New Year’s Eve menu from 4 to 10 p.m. with entree choices of beef Wellington, lobster tail and salmon or lamb chops for $31.50 with an ace I PLAY card or $35 without a card. For reservations, call 702-951-5800.
The Wild West Buffet is set to feature a champagne dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. with prime rib, roasted turkey, baked salmon, beef medallions, New York strip steak cooked to order and duck. The cost is $11.99 for red, green and orange members, $14.39 for blue members and $15.99 for those without a card.
The Sourdough Cafe plans to feature a special menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with roast pork loin for $8.99 with a card or $9.99 without a card.
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to serve a special of braciole, a 7-ounce flat iron steak with herb and cheese bread crumbs on top of marinara, for $10.99 with a card or $12.22 without a card from 4 p.m. to midnight.
The Frisco Market Buffet plans to serve turkey, prime rib and ribs from 4 to 9 p.m., with complimentary champagne for those 21 or older for $10.99 for red, green and orange members, $13.19 for blue members and $14.65 for those without a card.
Ron’s Steakhouse plans to feature steak and lobster Oscar for $60 with a card or $66.66 without a card from 4 to 10 p.m.
For more information, visit arizonacharlies.com.
NEW YEAR’S DINERS CAN FIND OPTIONS AT HARD ROCK HOTEL
The New Year’s Eve dining offerings planned at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, include a champagne and caviar service and chateaubriand for two for $110 at 35 Steaks + Martinis. A 5-pound Maine lobster for the table also is available. Dry aged prime rib is $47.
Pink Taco plans to serve a specialty cocktail for $10, butternut squash soup for $8, Noche Buena Ensalada for $11, Cochinita Pibil for $12, cioppino Mexican fish stew for $17 and chocolate tamales for $7 from Dec. 29-Jan. 5.
Mr. Lucky’s Cafe plans to serve mac ‘n’ cheese bites for $8.99, Jack Daniel’s pot roast for $15.99 and 7-ounce New York strip steak for $18.99 Dec. 29-Jan. 5.
Fu plans a prix fixe menu for $50 per person Dec. 31, featuring family-style Peking duck with steamed buns and hoison sauce, fried oysters, salad, family-style stir-fried lobster seafood, wok-fried rib eye and garlic chicken fried rice, with dessert.
For more information, visit hardrockhotel.com.
ALIZE AT THE TOP OF THE PALMS PLANS NEW YEAR’S EVE MEAL
Alize at the Top of the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, plans to serve a special New Year’s Eve menu for $175 at 6 p.m. and $295 at 9:30 p.m. Choices include spice-crusted venison carpaccio, crispy calamari steak or chilled vichyssoise, along with choices of pan-seared ahi tun, beef rib eye, roasted poussin, veal tenderloin or roasted mushroom toban yaki.
Diners who opt for the second seating will also receive a truffles course.
For reservations, call 702-951-7000.
TIVOLI VILLAGE OFFERS NEW YEAR’S EVE OPTIONS
Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer New Year’s Eve menus at several of its eateries.
Cantina Laredo plans to offer a three-course menu for $35 per person, with cocktail pairings for an additional $15.
La Casa plans a New Year’s Eve party with optional black tie and a champagne toast at midnight.
Poppy Den plans to have two seatings for a three-course or four-course dinner, including a champagne toast and party favors.
View Wine Bar & Kitchen plans a pre-set menu to be served from 6 to 10 p.m. for $100 per person. Champagne and drink specials are planned from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
For more information, visit tivolivillagelv.com.
HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THREE SQUARE
Hakkasan Las Vegas in the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is partnering with Three Square through December to raise funds for the food bank. Guests who dine at the restaurant during December can have $5 donated to Three Square. A celebratory event is planned for January, when Hakkasan will provide Three Square with a check for the full donation amount generated.
For reservations, visit hakkasan.com/lasvegas or call 702-891-7888.
JALISCO CANTINA OPENS IN TWO LOCATIONS
Jalisco Cantina has opened at 3460 E. Sunset Road and 6450 S. Durango Drive.
The 24-hour restaurant and cantina offers traditional Mexican favorites with a twist, highlighting Jalisco, the Mexican state and the restaurant’s namesake. The menu features seafood from the Pacific Coast, beef from the interior and vegetables. Menu items include guacamole in three styles: clasico, maiz y chipotle and camaron tropical with shrimp and mango; tortillas that are cooked fresh for tacos tapatios with mole, carne asada, grilled pork or beer-battered avocado; and margaritas made with 100 percent agave tequila and fruit juices.
For more information, visit jaliscocantina.com.
NEW GOLDEN CORRAL BUFFET & GRILL OPENS
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill has opened a new Las Vegas Valley location Dec. 19 at 1455 S. Lamb Blvd. near East Charleston Boulevard.
The restaurant provided jobs for more than 200 valley residents. A ribbon cutting and dinner for local dignitaries was held Dec. 18.
Hours are set from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
For more information, visit goldencorral.com.
JAYDE FUZION TO OFFER CONTEMPORARY ASIAN CUISINE AT M RESORT
Jayde Fuzion recently took over the space formerly occupied by Marinelli’s Italian Restaurant in the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The restaurant offers freshly prepared Japanese, Chinese and Korean small plates with chef Seonkyoung Longest’s Mississippi flair.
The restaurant includes an 11-seat sushi bar and 20-seat private dining room. Signature items include Samgyeopsal lettuce wraps, bibimap (Korean rice bowl) and five spiced duck sliders. Signature drinks include sake mojitos and Red Soju Sangria, with soju, simple syrup, pinot noir, red grapes, pomegranate and club soda.
Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. daily. For reservations, call 702-797-1000 or visit themresort.com.
PURPLE ZEBRA CANDY AND SLUSH BAR TO OPEN ADJACENT TO THE LINQ
The Purple Zebra, a 4,400-square-foot self-service candy and slush bar, was set to open Dec. 27 at the Flamingo, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South, adjacent to The LINQ. A floor-to-ceiling display will feature a selection of 38 different novelty vessels from 16 to 100 ounces. More than 30 slush flavors (10 of which are zero-proof) will be available, along with a selection of candies.
HASH HOUSE A GO GO CLOSES AT M RESORT
The Hash House A Go Go location at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is being relocated to the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road.
The M Resort location closed on Dec. 24. The new location is set to open in February and will serve brunch from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
BABYSTACKS CAFE OPENS IN CENTENNIAL HILLS
BabyStacks Cafe has opened a third Las Vegas Valley location in Centennial Hills at 7090 N. Durango Drive, Suite 140.
Hours are from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends. For more information, call 702-906-1946.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HOUR TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the House of Blues brand, the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer 20 Happy Anniversary Hour events through January. The next one is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 9, to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada.
A portion of the proceeds raised during each happy hour event will go to the charity. Patrons must be 21 or older. The rest of the happy hour schedule is: Jan. 10, Helping Hands; Jan. 16, Veterans Action Group; Jan. 17 Mabuhay Foundation; Jan. 23, date available; Jan. 24, Blues Society; Jan. 28, date available; Jan. 29, date available; and Jan. 31, U.S. Vets.
Charities that would like to inquire about available dates can email Holmes Pooser at email@example.com.
TICKETS ON SALE FOR ROBERT BURNS SUPPER
The St. Andrew’s Society of Southern Nevada plans to host its annual Robert Burns Supper at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
The no-host bar is set to open at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $50 per person. For tickets, mail a check payable to: SASSN, P.O. Box 33244, Las Vegas, NV 89133, or pay via PayPal at sassn.com.
STRATOSPHERE’S TOP OF THE WORLD TO HOST WINE EVENT JAN. 22
The Top of the World Restaurant in the Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a special food and wine event celebrating 17 consecutive years as a recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22.
A seven-course tasting menu is planned, to be paired with selections from Joseph Phelps Vineyards. Bill Phelps, president of the vineyards, is set to attend.
The cost is $85 per person. For reservations, call 702-380-7777 or purchase tickets online at bit.ly/1hDiQbt.
FLEMING’S TO OFFER TASTE OF THE SEASON MENU THROUGH JAN. 31
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer a Winter Taste of the Season two-course prix fixe menu through Jan. 31.
The menu features forest mushroom and housemade ricotta crostini, cedar-smoked and charred prime New York strip, rosemary and garic cipollini onions and creamy horseradish sauce.
The cost is $40.95. A Blackberry Sage Smash Cocktail is $9.95, and a chocolate whisky tart with cinnamon cream is $7.95.
For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
HARD ROCK CAFE ON STRIP SERVING HAPPY HOUR DEALS
The Hard Rock Cafe, 3771 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering happy hour specials from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the bar area. Appetizers that are $5 are blue cheese chips, mac & cheese bites, Buffalo dip, Rock ‘N’ Roll shrimp and pork wings. Happy hour drink specials are $3 domestic drafts, $4 Heineken drafts, $4 house wines and $5 premium well drinks.
For more information, call 702-733-7625.
TERRA VERDE TO HOST WEEKDAY WINE BAR HAPPY HOUR
Terra Verde at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, plans to host a weekday wine bar happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in the bar lounge and outside patio with half off appetizers and an enomatic wine system featuring a large collection of Italian and California wines.
The appetizer menu includes pizza margherita, crostini, bruschetta and arancini. Guests also can enjoy $6 cocktails or featured wines by the glass with the enomatic wine card, a special $10 card that offers $20 worth of wine during happy hour (one car per guest, per day).
For more information, call 702-617-7075.
HACHI OFFERING REVERSE HAPPY HOUR AT RED ROCK RESORT
Hachi at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer specials during a reverse happy hour from 9 p.m. to close Thursday through Saturday. Drinks including sake bombs and modern Japanese small bites will be $8 each. Options include seaweed salad, Sizzling Shiromi Sashimi and mini truffle ramen.
The restaurant closes at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 702-797-7576.
FERRARO’S PLANS PROGRAMS FOR LOCALS
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, is offering a Locals Too program for Nevada residents. After providing an email address and valid ID, local residents will receive a Locals Too card and can find exclusive news and offers in their email. Perks include new menu information, wine tastings and other locals-only deals. Members will receive 25 percent off their check when ordering from the dinner menu.
For more information, call 702-364-5300.
BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
Buddy V’s Ristorante —Bar & Lounge inside The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, offers happy hour specials from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. daily. Specials include $4 draft beers, Prosecco, red or white Villa Antinori wines and high ball cocktails. Featured specialty cocktails are $6. Food specials include Grandma’s Meatballs and calamari fritti for $5 each.
The restaurant is owned by baker Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro, Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla.
TWIN CREEKS STEAKHOUSE ANNOUNCES SMALL PLATES DEAL IN LOUNGE
Twin Creeks Steakhouse in the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, is offering half off its small plates menu in the lounge from 5 to 6 p.m. and 9 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Options include prime rib sliders, seared scallops, crispy rock shrimp and sashimi oysters, along with specialty cocktails, house wine and beer.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE OFFERS ALL-NIGHT HAPPY HOUR SATURDAYS
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, is offering Reverse Ultra Happy Hour from 8 p.m. to close, with $5 appetizers, cocktails starting at $5.50 and premium cocktails at $7.50. Regular Saturday happy hour is from 3 to 7 p.m.
Throughout the week, happy hour is offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and Friday and from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday.
For more information, call 702-804-1400.
THE RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON FEATURES HAPPY HOUR
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to offer happy hour from 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays in the Cliffhanger Lounge with half off all appetizers and drinks.
For more information, call 702-872-5500.
PIZZA ROCK INTRODUCES SUNDAYS ACOUSTIC BRUNCH
Pizza Rock, 201 N. Third St., is offering a new brunch menu with live entertainment from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
The menu includes Pizza Rock Benedict, Meatball Hash N’ Eggs and pizza offerings such as Double Sausage and Eggs and The Baja. Guests can also enjoy Premium Bacon Bloody Mary for $10 and bottomless Mimosas for $10 with the purchase of any brunch item.
For more information, call 702-385-0838.