A La Carte, March 4-10


IHOP TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY MARCH 4

IHOP plans to celebrate National Pancake Day March 4 by offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Customers will be encouraged to leave a voluntary donation to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through March 4, customers can purchase Miracle Balloons for $1 and $5 each. Customers who purchase the $5 one will receive a $5 off coupon.

For more information and locations, visit ihoppancakeday.com.

CANTINA LAREDO PLANS TEQUILA DINNER MARCH 5

Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110, has partnered with Asombroso Tequila for a tequila dinner planned for 7 p.m. March 5.

Each of the menu’s four courses will be complemented by a tequila in the Asombroso portfolio.

The cost is $49.99. Reservations will be accepted through March 3 and can be made by calling 702-202-4511.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF FRENCH MASTER CHEFS TO CONVENE IN LAS VEGAS

The 59th General Assembly of French Master Chefs plans to convene at The Venetian and Palazzo March 5-9 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American and Canadian delegations and the U.S. Chapter of l’Academie Culinaire De France.

Nearly 150 master chefs will review the previous year’s accomplishments, look ahead to next year and find ways to help other communities promote upcoming events. New members will be added to the list with an induction ceremony. A special dinner is planned to elect the woman of the year and reward a member for lifetime achievement.

The Master Tour de France is planned for 6 to 10 p.m. March 8 at Doge’s Palace Plaza at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It is open to the public, and tickets are $50 for those 21 or older. Twelve chefs and wineries and spirit makers will showcase their specialties in technique and cuisine from different regions of France.

For more information on events and tickets, visit venetian.com or call 702-414-9000.

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: 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.

For a list of participating restaurants and menu details, visit 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.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PLAN LENTEN FISH FRY

The Knights of Columbus Council 8282 plans to offer its annual Lenten Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays March 7 through April 11 at the St. Viator Catholic Church Parish Center, 2461 E. Flamingo Road.

The fish are flown in from Alaska and served with coleslaw, fries, bread and coffee. Drinks and desserts also will be available.

The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.

DOUBLE BARREL ROADHOUSE TO OPEN MARCH 7 NEAR MONTE CARLO

The Double Barrel Roadhouse is scheduled to open March 7 on Las Vegas Boulevard South in front of the Monte Carlo.

The venue will feature live music, craft cocktails and beers and a Southern-inspired menu in a 12,000-square-foot, indoor-outdoor space.

For more information, visit facebook.com/DoubleBarrelRoadhouse.

BREW’S BEST AT LAKE LAS VEGAS TO BENEFIT NEW VISTA MARCH 8

Brew’s Best is planned for 2 to 6 p.m. March 8 at the Village at Lake Las Vegas to benefit New Vista. Live music and more than 90 beers to sample are planned.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. VIP limited tickets are $40. A meet-the-brewers event for VIPs is planned from 1 to 2 p.m.

For tickets, visit newvistanv.org. For more information, visit brewsbestlv.com.

CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOUNDATION TO HOST EDUCATIONAL TASTE OF EXCELLENCE MARCH 8

The Cultural Diversity Foundation plans to host its 19th annual Educational Taste of Excellence: Wine Tasting, Spirits & Jazz event from 6 to 10 p.m. March 8 in Building C of the World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway.

The event is sponsored by Caesars Entertainment, Lee’s Discount Liquor and Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada and will raise money for scholarships. Silent and live auctions are planned.

Tickets are $60 in advance and $70 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at cdfnv.org through February and at Lee’s and Total Wine & More locations.

For more information, call 702-646-2615 or email info@cdfnv.org.

MTO CAFE TO INTRODUCE SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER SERIES

MTO Cafe, 500 S. Main St., plans host its first Pop Up Dinner at 5:30 p.m. March 9 to launch its Sunday Night Supper Series.

The event will bring together five top Las Vegas chefs. Diners can create their own three-course meal, selecting from five appetizer, five entree and three dessert options.

The cost is $55. Space is limited. For reservations, call 702-380-8229 or email sayhi@mtocafe.com.

LES KINCAID TO HOST NOODLE, WINE CLASSES IN MARCH

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class A Taste of Noodles from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 11 and 18 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $98 for two sessions.

The class Appellations of California Wine is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays March 12-26 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. A wine bearing the California appellation ensures consumers that 100 percent of the grapes were grown in California. This class will offer tastings of three of the 12 different appellations, including Santa Barbara, Monterey County and Paso Robles. A brief overview of each will be discussed, along with winery suggestions for future wine country visits.

Attendees must be 21 or older. The cost is $149 for three sessions.

The class Essential Knife Skills is planned for 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 4 in Room 107 of the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $39.

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.

WINE EVENT AT LION HABITAT RANCH TO BENEFIT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada plans to host Lions & Wine Oh My! from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 13 at the Lion Habitat Ranch. The venue is home to more than 45 lions. Drinks, light hors d’oeuvres and live music are planned. RSVP to gsuarez@bgclv.org.

ANDRE’S TO CONTINUE WHISK(E)Y WEDNESDAYS

Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to continue Whisk(e)y Wednesdays every two months, with grand tasting sessions planned for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight March 12.

The event pairs unlimited whiskey tastings with cigars and takes place on the second floor in the Cigar Lounge.

March is set to feature experts from Jameson and a lineup with Redbreast, Powers, Paddys and a new expression from Jameson. The flight will remain on Andre’s menu until the next event in May.

The cost is $35. For reservations, call 702-798-7151.

SOCIAL HOUSE TO PUT IRISH TWIST ON HAPPY HOUR

Social House inside The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a special Shamrock Social Hour from 5 to 8 p.m. March 14-17 in the bar and lounge area in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

The specialty menu of Irish items with an Asian twist, starting at $3, is set to include fish and chips, corned beef slider, bangers and potatoes, hama-chimi Shamrock roll and Bailey’s fried coffee ice cream.

For more information, call 702-736-1122 or visit angelmg.com.

EMERALD ISLAND CASINO PLANS ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY

Emerald Island Casino, 120 Market St. in Henderson, plans to host a St. Patrick’s Day party at noon March 17 with smoked corn beef sandwiches, cake, Irish coffee, party favors, hors d’ouevres and bonus cash.

Emerald Island Grille plans to serve a corned beef and cabbage special with Irish soda bread for $9.99 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit emeraldislandcasino.com.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVITIES SET AT NEW YORK-NEW YORK MARCH 15-17

New York-New York, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host the annual Celtic Feis festival in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day March 15-17. The event is free for guests 21 or older.

Throughout the weekend, Irish food items such as fried sausages, shepherd’s pie and corned beef sandwiches will be available at Nine Fine Irishmen’s new outdoor patio. Drink specials are set to feature cocktails for $10, domestic beers for $7, import beer for $8 and shots for $7.

Live music also is planned. For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com.

QUINN’S IRISH PUB PLANS ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS

Quinn’s Irish Pub inside Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, plans to offer a variety of drink specials for St. Patrick’s Day starting at 11 a.m. March 17. Drink specials planned are $15 pitchers of Bud Light green beer, $6 shots of Jameson with a green Bud Light beer back, $5 Irish Car Bombs, $4 pints of Bud Light and $5 pints of Irish beer on draft (Kilkenny, Smithwicks, Harp and Guinness). Irish pub fare also will be available, including corned beef egg rolls and corned beef sliders.

Live music by London Cries is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. and by Darby O’Gill and the Little People from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

ST. PATTY’S DAY BLOCK PARTY SET FOR MARCH 15-17 AT O’SHEAS

O’Sheas Casino, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host its St. Patty’s Day Block Party at The Linq from noon to midnight March 15-17, featuring live entertainment, drink specials and beer pong.

Value-priced drinks will be available all day, including the house specialty, the whiskey-infused Irish Margarita, $3 draft beers and daily drink specials.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES MARCH DINING SPECIALS

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer a Triple Selection special in March at Ron’s Steakhouse. For $24.99 with an ace I PLAY card, enjoy an appetizer, entree (filet mignon, prime rib, rainbow trout, chicken piccata or chicken pomodoro), soup and salad and a bread basket. The cost is $27.77 without a card.

A Reuben with fries, coleslaw or potato salad will be $5.99 with a card and $6.66 without a card at the Sourdough Cafe.

A St. Patrick’s Day special is planned in the Sourdough Cafe from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 17, with corned beef and cabbage with Irish bread and butter pudding for $9.99 with a card and $11.11 without a card.

The Frisco Market Buffet plans to serve Irish specials from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for lunch and 4 to 8 p.m. for dinner, including corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie. The cost is $7.99 for lunch for red, green or orange members and $9.59 for blue members. The cost is $10.65 without a card. For dinner, the cost is $9.49 for red, green or orange members, $11.39 for blue members and $12.65 without a card.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to serve a steak au poivre special in the Yukon Grille through April 30. The cost is $18.99 with a card and $21.10 without a card.

The Sourdough Cafe plans to serve a pot roast special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through April 30. The cost is $9.99 with a card and $11.10 without a card.

A St. Patrick’s Day special of corned beef and cabbage is planned in the Sourdough Cafe from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for $7.99 with a card and $8.88 without a card.

The Wild West Buffet plans to serve Irish specials from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is for lunch is $6.99 for red, green or orange members, $8.39 for blue members and $9.32 without a card. The cost for dinner is $8.99 for red, green or orange members, $10.79 for blue members and $11.99 without a card.

CANTINA LAREDO RAISES FUNDS FOR AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Through March 31, Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 110, 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.

UNLVINO TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS APRIL 9-12

UNLVino is scheduled for April 9-12, the wine event’s 40th anniversary. The kickoff event, Sip & Savor at Spago, is set for 7 p.m. April 9, with VIP entrance at 6 p.m. The fundraiser will be hosted by chef Wolfgang Puck and will feature cuisine from his six Las Vegas restaurants. Tickets are $225 for general admission and $275 for VIP.

BAR-b-q at Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods Pool is set for 7 to 10 p.m. April 10. The mixology-inspired event will feature signature cocktails by Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada’s executive director of mixology Francesco Lafranconi. Tickets are $100 in advance and $125 at the door.

Bubble-Licious at The Venetian’s Doge’s Palace Plaza is set for 7 to 10 p.m. April 11. The evening will feature champagne, sparkling wines and cocktails, along with small plates from restaurants at The Venetian and Palazzo. Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door.

The Founders’ Grand Tasting at the Keep Memory Alive Events Center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. April 12. Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door.

UNLVino is planned and excecuted by students in UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and raises funds for scholarships. For tickets, visit unlvtickets.com. For more information, visit unlvino.com or call 877-413-8466.

FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE TO OFFER FILET AND LOBSTER COMBINATION THROUGH APRIL 13

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6515 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and 8721 W. Charleston Blvd. plans to offer a filet and lobster combination for $39.95 through April 13.

The meal features an 8-ounce filet mignon and an 8-ounce lobster tail with a starter course.

For more information, visit flemingssteakhouse.com/filet-lobster.

GREAT VEGAS FESTIVAL OF BEER COMING TO DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS APRIL 26

The 2014 Great Vegas Festival of Beer is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. (early entry and VIP entry at 3 p.m.) April 26 in the Fremont East Entertainment District in downtown Las Vegas.

Motley Brews plans to expand the festival to accommodate the local beer scene and feature more than 250 brews from more than 80 breweries. A new focus will be on beer-inspired culinary menus, mixology, educational elements, interactive exhibits and live music.

A portion of ticket sales will go to the Nevada Craft Brewers Association. Early bird tickets are on sale through Feb. 16, when adjusted standard pricing takes effect. General admission tickets start at $30, early entry tickets start at $40 and the Brewers Lounge VIP tickets start at $70.

For tickets, visit greatvegasbeer.com.

MOM’S ROCK MOTHER’S DAY TEA TO BENEFIT CHILD FOCUS MAY 10

The 10th annivesary Mom’s Rock Mother’s Day Tea & Brunch is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 10 on the east lawn of the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. The event will benefit Child Focus of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.

The “not so” traditional tea and brunch event will offer entertainment and children’s activities. Tickets are $100 for adults and $50 for children. Tables and sponsorships are available.

For more information, contact Veronica Huening at 702-294-7199 or email vhuening@stjudesranch.org.

BREWBQ TO BENEFIT THREE SQUARE FOOD BANK MAY 17 AT ELLIS ISLAND CASINO

Ellis Island Casino, 4178 Koval Lane, plans to host BrewBQ: A Celebration of Spirits, Beer & BBQ from 8 to 11 p.m. May 17. The event will benefit Three Square food bank.

Participating breweries will contribute full-pint brews for patrons to sample, including brands such as Stella Artois, Beverly Hills Gold and Eurobrew, along with local boutique labels and imports. Music is also planned.

All-you-can-drink tickets are $55, and VIP all-you-can-drink plus barbecue tickets are $85. For tickets, visit sincitybeerfestival.com/tickets.html.

KGB: KERRY’S GOURMET BURGERS TO CONTINUE BURGER AND SHAKE SERIES

KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to return its yearlong burger and shake series. The combinations are $18 and feature different selections each month. March’s combination is the BBQ Grilled Cheese Patty Melt Burger and Heath Bar Crunch Milkshake.

For more information, call 702-369-5065 or visit harrahslasvegas.com.

 

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