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Taste of the Town: Unstuffed cabbage recipes are easy and inexpensive

Today we have two final recipes for unstuffed cabbage, one from reader Paula Kuty, who said she got it from her mother-in-law, and one from Vi Graham, who said her E-F Casserole (the letters stand for “easy” and “frugal”) won a monthly contest in the Deseret News for low-cost main dishes.

Small Plates: El Sombrero and “Mad for Muffins”

El Sombrero, the adobe restaurant on Main Street in downtown Las Vegas that had been in the same family for more than 60 years, changed ownership this summer and reopened early this month.

Wine of the Week: Vesevo Greco di Tufo DOCG

This crisp white wine from Southern Italy is a bone-dry mouthful with very different characteristics than Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc. Even those production is limited, it’s less than $5 a bottle.

Hustle to high country to catch fall-color show

In Southern Nevada, the Spring Mountains in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest provide the closest access to early autumn color viewing.

Mother and son feel at home making music onstage

Pianist Kenny and his parents have moved to Las Vegas. The younger Davidsen appears on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting at 8 p.m. at Don’t Tell Mama piano bar in downtown Las Vegas. He also headlines on Friday nights at the Tuscany, appearing with guest singers. Kenny is also pianist/musical director for several performers and bands.

Patrick Dempsey holds 1st running fundraiser since mom’s death

Thousands of runners took part Saturday in the sixth Dempsey Challenge, the first time the cancer support fundraiser in honor of Patrick Dempsey’s mother has been held since her death.

Dining Guide: Steak and seafood

Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with steakhouses and seafood restaurants this week. Restaurants are rated on a letter-grade scale, from A to F. Opinions by R-J critic Heidi Knapp Rinella (H.K.R.) are indicated by initials. Price symbols are based on the cost of an average entree: $ = entrees less than $10; $$ = entrees from $10 to $20; $$$ = entrees from $20 to $30; and $$$$ = entrees more than $30.

Springs Preserve’s Divine Cafe true to its name

The cafe at the Springs Preserve has gone through a couple of changes in management in its comparatively short life, and right now it’s at the top of its game.

22 places for Italian food

These bistros, pizzerias and fine Italian restaurants put the zip into traditional favorites. Let someone else do the cooking and enjoy one of our 22 suggestions.

On the Menu: Bourbon

We’ll close out Bourbon Heritage Month with a few bourbon-infused items.

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