Fried chicken goes Italian
Set aside those Oktoberfest bratwursts for a while and go Italian with the Panino Supremo at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken in Downtown Summerlin and the Grand Bazaar Shops. It’s two layers of fried chicken with marinara and melted mozzarella on a toasted bun, and it’s $8.95 and available through the end of the month.
So long, summer
Honey Salt’s farewell-to-summer Farm Table dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The four-course dinner will have an entree of Kurobuta porchetta with nectarines and rosemary and such dishes as the Local Market Garden Salsa with roasted corn, green onions and nectarines, and End of Summer Salad with heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, fingerling tomatoes and green beans. It’s $54, plus $25 for wine pairings; go to honeysalt.com. The restaurant also has introduced a number of new menu items, such as pan-roasted branzino with herb couscous and a chili-rubbed pork tenderloin.
Asian Heritage Celebration
Live cooking demonstrations by Chen-Wei Chan, executive chef of Red 8 at Wynn Las Vegas, traditional foods, music and dancing will round out the Asian Heritage Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve. Tickets are $6 at springspreserve.org.
The DeCadence food festival will return to Central Park in the Cadence community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It will feature a number of food trucks as well as live entertainment and kids’ play on the park’s splash pad and playground area.
Tickets to the annual MENUS — Mentoring and Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students — benefit for the Epicurean Charitable Federation are on sale at ecflv.org or 702-932-5098. The event, which will honor chef Hubert Keller and have entertainment by Everclear, will be from 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Paradise Pool at the Hard Rock Hotel. Tickets start at $500.