Nov. 1: Blue Ribbon turns 25 on Nov. 3, and, to celebrate, the restaurant, which has Las Vegas outlets at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Downtown Summerlin, is inviting people to share an artistic interpretation of a favorite Blue Ribbon memory — story, photo, video, artwork, etc. Post it on Instagram and tag @EatBlueRibbon using #BlueRibbon25. The winner receives a complimentary private dinner with 50(!) friends at Blue Ribbon Brassiere in New York, and 25 runners-up receive dinner for two. Deadline: Midnight Nov. 1. The winners will be announced via Insta on Nov. 3.
Nov. 3: It’s National Sandwich Day. One tip: The “Food Truck” sandwiches at Tom’s Urban at New York-New York. Top-sellers include the BLT Lobster Roll, Austin Blues Pulled Pork BBQ and Prime Rib Philly Cheesesteak Dip. You’re welcome.
Nov. 3-4: Masaharu Morimoto celebrates the first anniversary of his restaurant at MGM Grand with a $300 seven-course pairing feast, book signing and more.