ECHO & RIG PLANS LIVE BUTCHER DEMONSTRATION FEB. 1 AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse in Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a free, live butcher demonstration from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 1. Get an up-close look as the team butchers a hind quarter of beef and learn about the cuts of beef the hind quarter provides. Echo & Rig will also explain the best ways to cook and prepare the meat to maximize flavor.
ANDRE’S TO HOST BIG GAME PARTY AT MONTE CARLO FEB. 2
Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Super Bowl party beginning at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2.
A buffet is planned and will include beef sliders, grilled beef skewers, spicy chicken wings, seared chicken skewers, shrimp cocktail platter, assorted cheese plate, assorted puff pastries, crudites and desserts. Cocktails, beer and wine are also planned.
The cost is $180 per person. For reservations (no groups larger than six), call 702-798-7151.
GIMME SOME SUGAR BAKE SHOPPE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THREE SQUARE
Gimme Some Sugar Bake Shoppe, 19 S. Stephanie St., Suite 150, plans to raise funds for Three Square food bank through Feb. 2, donating percent of its sales.
For more information about Gimme Some Sugar, visit gimmesomesugarlv.com or call 702-882-2537.
CARRABBA’S ITALIAN GRILL TO HOST SUPER BOWL-THEMED WINE DINNER JAN. 28
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 8771 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a Super Bowl-themed wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Five courses and four wines from the Francis Ford Coppola Winery are planned. Guests are invited to wear their favorite sports jersey.
The cost is $50. For reservations, call 702-304-2345.
DISTILL HOSTING HIRING FAIR, PLANS FEBRUARY OPENING
Distill, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to open Feb. 22 and plans to host a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Jan. 31.
Available positions are bartenders, cocktail servers, food runners, line cooks, kitchen manager, dish washer and doorman. Applicants 21 or older are asked to bring a Health Card, Social Security card, driver’s license, Alcohol Awareness and Sheriff’s Card.
Distill, from the creators of Remedy’s Tavern and Elixir in Henderson, will be open 24 hours daily and will feature housemade cocktails and handcrafted food with a VIP Gaming Club. Happy hours are planned from 3 to 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. daily.
The menu is set to feature dishes such as ahi tuna, housemade jalapeno poppers, street tacos, burgers and more. Specialities will include beer-braised short rips and fish and chips. A full bar will feature signature cocktails and 24 varieties of imported or domestic draught or bottled beer.
For more information, visit distillbar.com.
STEETCAR PO-BOYS SANDWICH SHOP OPENS ON OAKEY BOULEVARD
Streetcar Po-Boys Sandwich Shop has opened at 1624 W. Oakey Blvd. The restaurant feature authentic New Orleans fare, including, along with the signature po-boys, beignets, muffalettas and more.
For more information, call 702-901-8788 or visit streetcarpoboysonline.com.
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.
HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS TO SERVE MENU FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR
Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to feature a special menu for Chinese New Year starting Jan. 29, including honey veal chop with bell peppers and stir-fry Chilean seabass in sanpei sauce.
Entertainment is planned for Jan. 31, including a lion dance.
For more information, call 702-891-7888.
HOFBRAUHAUS TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, 4510 Paradise Road, plans to celebrate its 10th anniversary Jan. 31 with Mayor Carolyn Goodman in attendance to tap the honorary keg.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts has helped create a custom Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas beer stein cake for display. Live entertainment also is planned, and the restaurant will donate a dollar to Goodman’s charity, the Miracle League, for every liter of beer sold.
For more information, call 702-853-2337.
HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS RAISES $50,636 FOR THREE SQUARE
Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South, donated $50,636 to Three Square food bank during its first Hakkasan Gives Back initiative. Each guest who dined there in December donated $5 to support hunger relief programs.
CHEFS TO THE MAX RAISES $275,799 FOR INJURED FOOD CRITIC
The first Chefs to the Max fundraising dinner to benefit injured food critic Max Jacobson was held Jan. 19 at RX Boiler Room inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and raised $275,799 to help pay medical bills for Jacobson, a food critic for Seven Magazine, who was struck by a car in December.
For more information about the dinner series, visit facebook.com/chefstothemax.
N9NE STEAKHOUSE REVEALS NEW LOOK, MENU OFFERINGS
N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, has a new look and new menu offerings created by chef Barry S. Dakake, including braised Kobe beef short rib and 48-ounce prime rib Tomahawk steak for two.
The restaurant also has new dessert and beverage selections, including handcrafted, barrel-aged cocktails.
For reservations, call 702-942-6800.
ELEMENTS KITCHEN OFFERS WEEKLY SPECIALS
Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100, is offering a brunch with bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas for $10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.
From 5 to 10 p.m. Sundays, bottles of wine are half off, and all day on Mondays, house martinis are $5 each.
On Tuesdays, draft beer is half price all day. On Wednesdays, pitchers of sangria are half price and there is no corkage fee all day. Thursday is osso buco night, and Fridays feature a fresh catch fish special. Saurday offers all-you-can-eat pasta for $14.95.
A daily lunch special is $9.95 with a “like” on Facebook.
For more information, call 702-750-2991.
AL’S BEEF TO OPEN LAS VEGAS LOCATION
Native Chicagoans Ray Giddens and his son, Ray Giddens Jr., were set to open Al’s Beef at 6840 W. Sahara Ave. on Jan. 20. As part of the opening celebration and to mark the Martin Luther King National Day of Service, Al’s Beef planned to honor members of the community who volunteered at an official National Day of Service project with a lunch.
In addition to the signature Italian beef sandwich, the menu also has all-beef hot dogs, hamburgers, Polish sausage, wraps, Chicago-style tamales and hand-cut fries.
For more information, visit alsbeef.com.
HEDARY’S MEDITERRANEAN OFFERS HAPPY HOUR, FULL BAR
Hedary’s Mediterranean Restaurant, 7365 W. Sahara Ave., offers fresh, homemade Mediterranean food. A happy hour food and drink menu is priced from $3 to $5.
Hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, call 702-873-9041 or visit hedaryslasvegas.com.
GRAND LUX CAFE ADDS NEW MENU ITEMS
Grand Lux Cafe inside The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and the Palazzo, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has new menu items, including baked-to-order desserts, including Banoffee Pie, a traditional English dessert made with ripened bananas and toffee, as well as dinner entrees such as Parmesan-crusted pork chop.
For more information, visit grandluxcafe.com.
STATION CASINOS PROPERTIES PLAN BIG GAME PARTIES
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a Super Bowl party Feb. 2 in Rocks Lounge at 2 p.m. Doors are set to open at noon. All-you-can-eat hot dogs, chicken wings and chips are planned, along with all-you-can-drink draft beers, house wines and soft drinks.
The cost is $35 at the door. VIP booths are available by calling 702-797-7517.
Red Rock Resort’s T-Bones Chophouse plans $10 Big Game specials in its bar area, including ultimate BLT, prime rib cheesesteak and Buffalo chicken oysters.
Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, plans to host a party in Chrome Showroom at 2 p.m. with free admission. Food and drink specials are planned from $2 to $6 each, along with $25 buckets of beer and $3 shot specials.
Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host a party in Jack’s Irish Pub at 1 p.m. The cost is $35 at the door, and all-you-can-eat offerings are included, along with four Bud or Bud Light bottles.
Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, plans to host a party at 2 p.m. in the Lobby Bar with $2 hot dogs, nachos, wings, popcorn and German pretzels, along with $2 Bud and Bud Lights. Well drinks will be $5.
Guests must be 21 or older for all parties.
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 email@example.com or call 702-220-3912.
WYNN LAS VEGAS OFFERS GUESTS SUPER BOWL CELEBRATIONS AND BIG GAME MENUS
Eateries at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to feature special menus and celebrations in honor of the Super Bowl on Feb. 2.
Allegro plans an all-you-can-eat menu featuring meatball sliders, chicken wings, pizza and more, starting at 2 p.m. for $105 per person. A full a la carte dinner menu will be available at 7:30 p.m.
Society Cafe Encore plans an all-you-can-eat menu with peppercorn filet sliders, meatball sliders and more, starting at 1 p.m. for $95 per person.
Eastside Lounge plans to offer an a la carte menu starting at 1 p.m. for parties of eight or less with a minimum of $105 per person.
The Lobby Bar & Cafe plans an a la carte menu starting at 1 p.m. with a $125 minimum.
The Race & Sports Lounge plans to offer game time favorites with a $75 minimum for seats and $125 for tables.
For reservations, call 702-770-3643.
TAO AND LAVO PLAN SUPER BOWL PARTIES
TAO Asian Bistro at The Venetian, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and LAVO Italian Restaurant at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to feature Super Bowl celebrations Feb. 2.
Events are planned from 2 to 5 p.m. A three-hour open bar ($65 at TAO, $85 at LAVO) will be available, along with a gourmet buffet ($125 at TAO, $145 at LAVO).
For more information, call 702-791-1800.
DUE FORNI PIZZA & WINE TO HOST FOODIE BOWL III
Foodie Bowl III is set to return to Due Forni Pizza & Wine, 3555 S. Town Center Drive, Suite 105, for the Super Bowl on Feb. 2. The menu is set to include turkey meatball sliders for $6.95, roasted dates with Alto Adige speck, goat cheese and vincotto for $5 and short rib lasagna for $16.95. Specials are also set to include $5 wine and Peroni beer.
For reservations, call 702-586-6500.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE OFFERS NEW MENU OPTIONS, ANNOUNCES SUPER BOWL SPECIALS
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, has added a new rodizio select menu available Monday through Wednesday for $29.99. It offers 10 all-you-can-eat meats with the full gourmet appetizer bar and side dish options.
The restaurant also is offering Porterhouse Thursdays in January, with an additional prime cut of meat at no additional charge.
For the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, specials are planned to start at 2 p.m., including a rodizio meal for $36.99 or only the salad/appetizer option for $19.99. Game-day foods planned include chili, chicken wings and a sandwich station. Drink specials also are planned, and a happy hour is planned from 2 p.m. to closing, with $3.50 beers, $6 wines and $5.50 well drinks. Buckets of beer will be $15. A $38 open bar will be available from 2 to 7 p.m.
For more information, call 702-804-1400 or visit viabrasilsteakhouse.com.
GILLEY’S TO OFFER BOTTOMLESS GAME DAY BUFFET
Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer an all-you-can-eat-and-drink party in honor of the Super Bowl Feb. 2. Doors are set to open at noon and the party to start at 2 p.m. A buffet is planned with Southern-style chicken wings, build-your-own Texas nacho bar, hot dogs, popcorn, pork sliders, pulled pork taquitos, chili, pork green chili cart, brownies and other desserts.
Tickets are $125. For reservations, call 702-894-7369. Guests must be 21 or older.
FLEMING’S TO SERVE PRIME RIB DINNER SPECIAL THROUGH FEB. 2
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar plans to offer a $29.95 three-course prime rib dinner through Feb. 2. Locations are at 8721 W. Charleston Blvd. (702-838-4774) and at Town Square Las Vegas, 6515 Las Vegas Blvd. South (702-407-0019).
JW MARRIOTT PLANS SUPER BOWL PARTY
The JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a property-wide Big Game Party beginning at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 in honor of the Super Bowl. Wristbands will be $39 for those with a Resort Rewards card and $49 without a card at the cashier’s cage. Cocktails, beer and wine will be offered at all casino bars, and a hot dog cart will be at the casino valet entrance with $1 hot dogs and other snacks.
Doors for viewing parties in the Marquis Ballroom, Rampart Buffet, Valencia Ballroom and Grand Ballroom are set to open at 2 p.m., with the game beginning around 3:30 p.m. Check-in will begin at 11 a.m. in front of J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub. Guests must be 21 or older and show valid ID for entry to the viewing parties.
For more information, call 702-869-7777.
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.
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.
COMME CA BY DAVID MYERS ANNOUNCES VALENTINE’S DAY MENU
Comme Ca by David Myers at the Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is set to offer a Julia Child-inspired Sweethearts Dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14.
The three-course menu will be inspired by memories of Child and her husband Paul’s love of Valentine’s Day and their quirky celebrations while living in France.
An a la carte menu also will be available. For reservations, call 702-698-7910.
BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE PLANS VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER
Buddy V’s Ristorante inside The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian/Palazzo, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer a three-course Valentine’s Day menu for $50 per person on Feb. 14.
For reservations, call 702-607-2355.
HONEY SALT SETS MENU FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to serve a special menu for Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.
Main coure choices are baked stuffed lobster or Wagyu New York strip.
The cost is $70 per person. For reservations, call 702-445-6100.
GIADA’S ITALIAN CUCINA PLANS FREE VALENTINE’S DAY DESSERT
Giada’s Italian Cucina, 2540 Anthem Village Drive, No. 100, plans to offer a free dessert for Valentine’s Day with the purchase of any two entrees. The dessert will be a warm brownie with vanilla ice cream.
For reservations, call 702-426-9830.
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.
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.