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No shortage of spots for meatloaf dinner

Bill Sanchez and Dale and Sandra Smutzler asked for reader suggestions for restaurants that serve good meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, and we’ve got ’em in spades.

Thong Bartlett recommended Hash House A Go Go, 6800 W. Sahara Ave. Minnie Mistretta suggested the Cheesecake Factory, which has three locations in the valley, and Buckman’s Grill at 2600 Hampton Road in Henderson. For “gourmet-style” meatloaf, Carole Manganaris suggested Table 34, 600 E. Warm Springs Road, and for “traditional family-style” she suggested Marie Callender’s or Mimi’s Cafe, two suggestions that were seconded by Donna A. Walker. Dean B. Pomerantz suggested the Village Pub, where he said it’s a special on Wednesdays. And Joyce Paciolla suggested Los Prados Country Club and Golf Community, 5150 Los Prados Circle (off Lone Mountain Road between Jones and Decatur boulevards), which she said is open to the public and which serves Robert’s Famous Meatloaf from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. …

For Alberto Wenclaw, Patty Jacobs e-mailed that he can find Armenian food at Lily’s Restaurant, 2101 S. Decatur Blvd. …

Jacobs also said Darla Camp can find “the best pita bread in town” at Andy’s Market, adjacent to Lily’s. And Jane Fielding suggested Trader Joe’s. …

For Rob Greene, who’s looking for the Asian-style lettuce-wrap filling that he used to get at Trader Joe’s, Judy Canter Meyerson e-mailed that Vons’ Eating Right brand of frozen dinners has an Asian filling that’s similar. …

For Joanne Guzman, who’s looking for a source for whole roasting pigs, Mary Scheer said they can be bought at R.C. Farms, 555 E. El Campo Grande in North Las Vegas. …

For Joan Hirsh, who’s looking for OTC Oyster Crackers, LaRue Scull reported ordering them from www.foodservicedirect.com (or call 800-425-4679). …

For Fred P. Kaplan, who’s looking for La Monica scungilli (conch) in small cans of 6 to 8 ounces, Ted Tanna recommended www.gourmetfoodexpress.com (or call 866-888-7991). …

For J.D. Massa, who’s looking for spiced peaches, Corinne Montano reported finding them at Big Lots at 1221 W. Warm Springs Road in Henderson. …

For Elaine Launzel, who’s looking for Gia Russa Basil Marinara Sauce, Anthony Rampolla said he saw it at Cost Plus World Market at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd.; there’s another store at 3890 Blue Diamond Road. …

And Marlene Helfrich notes for those seeking Mrs. Weiss’ Kluski that it’s now in stock at www.amazon.com. …

Reader requests: Sylvia Engel is looking for Lasco Matjes Herring in a small jar, which she used to get at Smith’s. …

Connie Policriti is looking for a local source for Spanish peanuts. …

R. Miller is looking for a restaurant that serves kidney pie. …

Larry Klein is looking for Smucker’s low-sugar grape jam or jelly or Smucker’s sugar-free grape jam or jelly. …

And Dale Betts is looking for reader suggestions for good beef jerky.

Readers?

Submit information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070. You also can send faxes to 383-4676 or e-mail her at hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Include your first and last names and, if e-mailing, put “Taste of the Town” in the subject line.

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