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A La Carte, Feb. 4-10


PIN-UP PIZZA TO MARK PIZZA DAY WITH FREE BEER PROMOTION

Pin-Up Pizza at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is celebrating Pizza Day Feb. 9 with drinks, pinup models and a free beer for guests who purchase one of Pin-Up’s 15-inch slices of pizza.

The promotion is available from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Limit one per customer.

For more information, call 702-785-5888.

SAMBALATTE TO OPEN NEW LOCATIONS

Sambalatte was set to open a second location near the 215 Beltway at 6555 S. Jones Blvd. on Jan. 24 and plans to open a third location in the MGM Resorts International entertainment project at the Monte Carlo on the Strip in the spring.

The new store includes a drive-thru window and a grab-and-go open food case, along with covered patio seating, a fire pit, a fireplace, flatscreen televisions and community lounging for up to 60 guests. Free Wi-Fi is available.

For more information, visit sambalatte.com.

CANTINA LAREDO ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY PROMOTIONS

Kids are invited to eat for free at Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 110, during the Winter Olympics, Feb. 7-23.

Also, from Feb. 17 through March 31, Cantina Laredo will donate $1 for every entree purchased on Mondays to the local chapter of the American Heart Association.

Cantina Laredo chef Damon Workman plans to raise money for the organization by participating in the association’s fourth annual Flavors of the Heart event Sept. 20.

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

GOLDEN NUGGET TO HOST AMERICAN CRAFT DISTILLERS FESTIVAL FEB. 7-9

The Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St., plans to host the American Craft Distillers Festival Feb. 7-9. The event is set to feature whiskey, rye, bourbon, vodka, gin and moonshine brands through tasting experiences, mixology classes, dinner and more.

The Grand Tasting Experience is planned from 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 7 and 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Grand Event Center. Tickets are $49.

The Turn of the Century Whiskey Dinner is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 9. Tickets are $85.

A two-day Grand Tasting Experience pass is $79. Guests can also purchase a dinner and Grand Tasting ticket for $115 or a dinner and Grand Tasting ticket for both days for $135.

For reservations, call 866-946-5336.

CHOCOLATE & SPICE PLANS VALENTINE’S DAY DECORATING CLASS FOR KIDS

Chocolate & Spice Bakery, 7923 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host a children’s Valentine’s Day cupcake-decorating class from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 11.

Chef Megan Romano and Keris Kuwana plan to teach the mixing method of cupcake making before demonstrating various decorating tricks. Treats and refreshments are planned.

Parents must be present. The cost is $25 per child.

To sign up, email megan@chocolatenspice.com.

RX BOILER ROOM TO HOST VALENTINE’S DAY TAKOVER WITH MIXOLOGISTS

The Rx Boiler Room in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Valentine’s Day takeover with mixologists Francesco Lafranconi and J.R. Starkus at 10 p.m. Feb. 12. Cuisine will be paired with cocktail offerings incorporating oysters, chiles, figs, almonds and more.

Tickets are $50 per person. For reservations, call 702-632-9900 or email melissa@rickmoonen.com.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE WINE CLASSES

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Chocolate & Wine Pairing from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd.

Attendees must be 21 or older. The cost is $59.

To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

BELLAGIO ANNOUNCES CULINARY CLASSROOM SCHEDULE FOR 2014

The Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom at the Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has announced its schedule for 2014. The educational series includes interactive cooking classes led by executive chef Edmund Wong and his team. Each two-hour class is held in Tuscany Kitchen, a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen. Each class has a seasonal theme and features a menu created with fresh ingredients.

The schedule is: I Heart Food, Feb. 13; The Noodle Lover’s Guide to Pasta, March 5; Blossoming Taste of Spring, April 3; Grilling Perfection, May 28; Father’s Day Bellagio Barbeque, June 12; What to Eat First? The Chicken or the Egg, Aug. 27; Farm to Table, Sept. 24; Cooking with Chocolate, Oct. 1 and Harvesting Thanksgiving, Nov. 19.

Classes are $125. To sign up, call 866-406-7117.

MIX IN THE HOTEL AT MANDALAY BAY TO HOST FOR THE LOVE OF COCKTAILS FEB. 13

Mix in THE Hotel at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host For the Love of Cocktails from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 13 to benefit the Helen David Relief Fund.

The event is set to be co-hosted by mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, who started the fund to provide financial assistance to those in the beverage industry who are affected by breast cancer. Stations featuring innovative cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music are planned.

Tickets are $35 in advance at fortheloveofcocktails.com or $50 at the door. A VIP table package is $150.

CHINA POBLANO AT THE COSMOPOLITAN PLANS CHINESE NEW YEAR MENU

China Poblano at the Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to serve a Chinese New Year special menu Jan. 31-Feb. 14. Items are set to include Goose, Goose, Duck for $18.88 (seared foie gras, salted egg custard and mandarin orange) and Leaping Over The Dragon’s Gate for $36 (crispy whole snapper, scallions and ginger). Five cocktails also are planned.

For reservations, call 702-690-7900.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S SETS FEBRUARY DINING PROMOTIONS

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a breakfast special in the Sourdough Cafe all day with ham or steak with eggs, hash browns and choice of toast or biscuit and gravy for $4.49 with an ace I PLAY card or $4.99 without a card.

A prime rib and shrimp special is available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. through March 31, featuring a 9-ounce cut of prime rib, three fried shrimp and choice of potato, vegetable and dinner rolls. The cost is $9.99 with a card and $11.10 without.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer the Triple Selection deal in Ron’s Steakhouse. The meal features an appetizer, entree choices of 6-ounce prime dry-aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib of beef, rainbow trout, chicken piccata or chicken pomodoro and soup or salad and bread basket. The cost is $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without.

For reservations, call 702-258-5201.

The Sourdough Cafe plans to serve the same breakfast special as the Boulder location but is open 24 hours daily.

SPECIALTY NIGHTS PLANNED AT FESTIVAL BUFFETS

The Festival Buffets at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, have announced specialty nights Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

Italian Night is offered from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays for $9.99 with a Boarding Pass and $13.99 without. A live pasta station is planned, along with Italian items such as stuffed shells, chicken Parmesan, meatballs and Italian desserts such as Italian rum cake.

A Champagne Brunch is planned Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fiesta Henderson and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fiesta Rancho.

Made-to-order omelets and eggs are planned, along with items such as country fried steak, top sirloin and a ham carving station. The buffet at Fiesta Henderson will offer a Bloody Mary Bar for $4 to $7 (vodka or tequila).

The cost is $8.99 with a Boarding Pass and $12.99 without.

CHEEBURGER CHEEBURGER TO HOST ONE POUNDER CHALLENGE FEB. 23

Cheeburger Cheeburger, 8390 S. Rainbow Blvd., plans to host a One Pounder Challenge at 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

The challenge will be hosted by the Rocking Comedy Show. Registration is required. A cash prize is available for first place.

A Two Pounder Challenge is planned for March 30, with a Three Pounder Challenge to be announced.

For more information or to sign up, email lasvegas@cheeburger.com or call 702-220-3912.

CHEF KERRY SIMON TO SPEARHEAD EVENT FOR KEEP MEMORY ALIVE

Chef Kerry Simon, who announced in December that he has multiple system atrophy, has partnered with Keep Memory Alive, the charitable arm of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, to raise research funds during an event set for 7 p.m. Feb. 27. The culinary and music-centric spectacular will be held in the Keep Memory Alive Event Center, 888 W. Bonneville Ave., and will feature celebrity chefs and live entertainment. A VIP after-party is planned at Kerry’s Simon Restaurant and Lounge at Palms Place, 4381 W. Flamingo Road.

Chefs set to attend include Daniel Boulud, Kim Canteenwalla, Wylie DuFresne, Grant Macpherson, Michael Mina, Rick Moonen and Megan Romano. Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil and Slash are set to join house band Sin City Sinners to entertain.

Tickets are $500 for general admission and $1,000 for the VIP pre-party reception with celebrity meet and greet, the Rock ‘n Roll Cocktail Party, an autographed poster and entry into the after-party.

For tickets, visit keepmemoryalive.org.

THE LADY SILVIA ANNOUNCES HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

The Lady Silvia, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 140, offers happy hour panini bites from 4 to 7 p.m. daily. A panini and chips are $5 each, and choices are Italian, roasted turkey, grilled cheese or veggie, prepared by Resnick’s Grocery.

For more information, call 702-405-0816.

THREE SQUARE SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK SET FOR MARCH 7-14

Spring Las Vegas Restaurant Week to benefit Three Square food bank is planned March 7-14, with participating valley restaurants set to offer special menus ranging from $20.14 to $50.14.

Starting in late February, an updated list of participating restaurants and menu details will be available at helpoutdineoutlv.org. Diners are encouraged to share their experiences on Twitter by following @threesquarelv and using the hashtags #LVRW2014 and #HelpOutDineOutLV, and by “liking” the Restaurant Week Facebook page at on.fb.me/lvrwfb.

 

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