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A La Carte, Dec. 18-24, 2014

MAKERS & FINDERS COFFEE OPENS DOWNTOWN

Makers & Finders Coffee has opened in downtown Las Vegas at 1120 S. Main St., No. 110.

Along with specialty coffee beverages such as the Lavender Infused Latte (homemade lavender syrup and fresh lavender), the shop offers Latin-inspired comfort foods and breakfast items such as the Arepa Benny (poached eggs, coffee-rubbed beef and salsa verde hollandaise sauce), Loaded Chorizo soup and empanadas, along with sandwiches, salads and sides. Desserts include the Elvis Press (bacon, peanut butter, Nutella and sliced banana) and Ojaldras (honey orange batter, cinnamon sugar and lechera).

Hours for the coffee shop are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (temporary soft opening hours) for the kitchen.

For more information, call 702-586-8255 or visit makersandfinderslv.com.

NEW CAFE HONORS FALLEN SOLDIER

Dougie J’s Cafe has opened at 603 Las Vegas Blvd. South in honor of fallen Afghanistan veteran Douglas J. Green. The cafe is family-owned and -operated and serves breakfast, burgers, sandwiches and desserts.

For more information, call 702-845-9171 or visit dougiejscafe.com.

For more information on the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation, visit douglasjgreenmemorialfoundation.org.

BRATALIAN NEOPOLITAN RESTAURANT OFFERS FREE KID’S MEAL FOR TOY DONATION

Bratalian Neopolitan Restaurant, 10750 S. Eastern Ave., No. 155, is offering a free kid’s meal for each guest who brings in an unwrapped toy for donation and purchases an adult food entree through Dec. 19.

For more information, visit bratalian.com or call 702-454-0104.

STATION CASINOS PLANS CHANUKAH MENU

Feast and Festival Buffets at Station Casinos properties plan to offer specialty items in celebration of Chanukah through Dec. 24, including brisket, latkes (fried potato pancakes), tzimmes (traditional recipe consisting of prunes and carrots), potato and apple kugel, matzo ball soup and rugelach.

For more information, visit sclv.com.

HASH HOUSE A GO GO TO OFFER TAKE-HOME TURKEY DINNER

Hash House A Go Go plans to offer Turkey To Go Go through noon Dec. 22, featuring a complete turkey feast with all of the trimmings. It is $115 and serves six to eight people. Meals can be picked up from the 6800 W. Sahara Ave. location from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24.

For more information, call 702-804-4646.

MARIE CALLENDER’S OFFERING TAKE-HOME HOLIDAY FEAST

Marie Callender’s restaurants plan to offer a take-home holiday feast starting at $99.99. The Prime Rib Feast is $174.99 and feeds six to eight people. The Brunch Feast is $49.99 and feeds eight to 10 people. Extra sides are available for additional cost.

Those dining in the restaurant can select from six special holiday entrees, each paired with soup or salad and a slice of pie for $19.99 for adults and $8.99 for children.

For more information and locations, visit mcpies.com.

WINE AND BEER TASTING TO BENEFIT VEGAS PBS

Southern Nevada Public Television plans to host its 26th annual Splendor in the Glass Wine & Beer Tasting event from 3 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the ballroom at the Westgate, 5625 W. Flamingo Road. Guests can sample wines and beers from 60 wineries and breweries courtesy of Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada and enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. A live wine auction and silent auction are planned, along with entertainment by the Woody Woods Jazz Combo. Chef Hubert Keller also plans to present a cooking demonstration.

Guests must be 21 or older. Advance tickets are $85, and day-of-event tickets are $100. Proceeds will benefit programming and community outreach initiatives for Vegas PBS.

Tickets are available at the Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus, 3050 E. Flamingo Road, all locations of Lee’s Discount Liquor, Total Wine & More and Whole Foods Market, or by visiting vegaspbs.org/winetasting. For more information, call 702-799-1010, ext. 5344.

POT LIQUOR ANNOUNCES SUNDAY BRUNCH

Pot Liquor Contemporary American Smokehouse at Town Square Las Vegas, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite B-196, is offering Southern Brunch Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

The menu includes smokehouse-influenced items such as Smoke House Hash (smoked beef brisket, crispy potatoes, peppers and onions and two eggs any style), pulled pork and waffles with spiced apple compote and bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup, and chicken fried steak with buttermilk biscuits and country gravy.

The cost is $12.98 without alcoholic beverages and $19.98 with a choice of endless Bellinis, Mimosas or Bloody Marys.

For more information, call 702-816-4600.

RI RA IRISH PUB ANNOUNCES DECEMBER SPECIALS

Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Whiskey Tour of Ireland for $16 in December, featuring four half-ounce servings of fine whiskeys. The Irish Pork Carvery is $17.95, paired with butter-braised leeks, honeyed carrots and roast potatoes topped with crispy bits.

Through December, locals will receive 40 percent off lunch and dinner food items on Fridays with a valid ID.

For more information, call 702-632-7771 or visit rira.com/las-vegas.

HOUSE OF BLUES HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HOUR TO SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES

The Foundation Room at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to support 22 local charities through its Happy Anniversary Hour in December and January. Events are scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. and are open to the public, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the corresponding charity.

Guests must be 21 or older, and a dress code is enforced. There are open dates in January for charities interested in getting involved. Dates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so organizations are advised to sign up early by emailing Holmes Pooser at House of Blues at homiepooser@livenation.com.

Happy hours are scheduled for: Dec. 18, Las Vegas Blues Society; Dec. 21, Vegas Shepherd Rescue; and Dec. 30, Patrick Kelly Youth Foundation.

To RSVP, visit tinyurl.com/mvcms34.

MADDY GRAVES FUNDRAISER RUNS THROUGH DECEMBER AT PT’S

PT’s Entertainment Group, operators of PT’s, Sierra Gold and Sean Patrick’s Pub & Grill taverns, plans to host a fundraiser at its four new Sean Patrick’s locations through December in honor of Madison “Maddy” Graves, the original founder and partner of Mad Matty’s Casino, GeeBee’s Bar & Grill, Kavanugh’s, Morrissey’s, Molly Malone’s and Sean Patrick’s Irish pubs.

All four Sean Patrick’s are accepting donations in honor of Graves to benefit Keep Memory Alive and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Guests are welcome to make individual donations or add to their check in increments of $1, $5 or $20. The Ruvo Family Foundation and PTEG have each committed to matching the donation of the amount collected. Larry Ruvo of Southern Wine & Spirits was a friend and former classmate of Graves.

The four taverns are at 11930 Southern Highlands Parkway, 3290 W. Ann Road, 6788 N. 5th St. and 8255 W. Flamingo Road.

For more information, visit pteglv.com.

THE CREPE TO HOST HOLIDAY BRUNCH AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

The Crepe at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 150, plans to offer a special Christmas Day holiday brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 25. Made-to-order artisanal savory and sweet crepes are planned.

Reservations are required. For reservations, call 702-441-0719. For more information, visit thecrepelasvegas.com.

D GRILL TO OFFER SPECIAL HAWAIIAN ITEMS

In honor of Hawaii Appreciation Week Jan. 10-17, the D Grill at the D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St., plans to offer island favorites such as Portuguese sausage or Spam, eggs and aice and saimin, as well as classic plate lunches such as beef teriyaki, chicken katsu, Korean chicken and chopped steak, served with a side of macaroni salad and rice.

The D Grill is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit thed.com.

PIERO’S ITALIAN CUISINE OFFERS FRESH STONE CRAB FOR HOLIDAYS

Piero’s Italian Cuisine, 355 Convention Center Drive, is offering fresh Florida stone crab for pickup or same-day delivery. A traditional dinner order priced at $90 contains 1½ pounds of stone crab, which equals five to six large claws. A la carte orders are $15 per claw. There is a $15 to-go fee. Orders are available for pickup, and a $25 charge will be applied for local deliveries. Out-of-state deliveries will incur standard overnight fees.

Order in person or call 702-369-2305 or email reservations@pieorscuisine.com.

MERCADITO PLANS HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., has announced new happy hour times, cocktails, menu items and specials. A traditional happy hour is offered from 3 to 6 p.m. daily and the Happy After Hours from 10 p.m. to midnight Sundays through Thursdays and 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

A free order of chips and a choice of six salsas are offered with the purchase of a happy hour cocktail (one order of chips per table).

MADE L.V. LAUNCHES SUNDAY BRUNCH

Made L.V. at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 140, is now offering Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The brunch menu features favorites such as Bacon Cheddar Biscuits, along with Big Easy Benedict, Breakfast Tacos, “Old Fashion” French Toast Sticks and Steak & Eggs with Wagyu skirt steak. Bottomless mimosas are an additional $20 per person.

For reservations, call 702-722-2000. For more information, visit made-lv.com.

COMMISSARY LATIN KITCHEN OFFERS LOCALS DISCOUNT

During December, locals can receive 50 percent off regular priced menu items at The Commissary Latin Kitchen and S+O Restaurant at the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., with valid I.D. and a My Points Downtown Grand membership.

For more information, visit downtowngrand.com.

DOM DEMARCO’S PIZZERIA & BAR TO OFFER HALF-OFF WINES

Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar, 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering half off all wines by the glass on Mondays.

For more information, call 702-570-7000 or visit domdemarcos.com.

SLS LAS VEGAS PLANS SOCIAL SUNDAYS

SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering locals #SocialSundays, featuring half off at a select restaurant on the property every week through the end of the year. The restaurant of the week will be announced through SLS Las Vegas’ social media channels.

A valid Nevada I.D. is required, and the offer is available to parties of six or fewer for dine-in only. The discount applies to the food and beverage subtotal and does not include tax and gratuity. It is subject to availability and may not be combined with any other offer.

For reservations and more information, visit slsvegas.com.

STATION CASINOS PLANS HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Cabo at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, plans to offer a daily Five for $5 menu at the bar from 4 to 7 p.m., including Mexican pizza, quesadilla (steak or chicken), nachos, wings and mini tacos (beef or chicken).

Cabo at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., is also offering a variety of appetizer specials for $5 each daily inside the bar from opening to 6 p.m. (Monday through Thursday starting at 4 p.m. and Friday and Sunday starting at noon). Happy hour features $2 chips and salsa.

Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., offers happy hour specials from 4 to 8 p.m. daily, including drink specials such as $3 domestic pints, $4 import pints and $2 well drinks. Also available is an assortment of appetizers for $5 each, including Irish nachos, fried pickle chips and quesadillas, and $7 happy hour patty melt or fish and chips or cheeseburger and fries.

The Race & Sports Bar at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, offers late-night happy hour specials from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly, including $3 well drinks and $2 Bud and Bud Lights.

All Station Casinos and Fiesta Casinos Race & Sports Books offer $2 Bud and Bud Lights during football games. Select sports books also offer $1 hot dogs during games (excluded are Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., and Santa Fe Station, which offer Wiener’s Circle, and Green Valley Ranch Resort, which offers Turf Grill).

Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, throws football parties hosted by Brian Blessing from Sports Book Radio at 9 a.m. Sundays. Admission is free. Beverage specials include $2 Bud and Bud Lights, as well as a variety of stadium food starting at $1.

For more information, visit sclv.com.

GIMME SOME SUGAR PLANS HAPPY HOUR DESSERT AND WINE PAIRINGS

Gimme Some Sugar Bake Shoppe, 19 S. Stephanie St., offers nightly happy hour dessert and wine pairings for $14 each. It begins at 6 p.m., with a different special each night: Tuesday is Fresh Fruit Pavlova and a glass of champagne; Wednesday is choice of cheesecake and a glass of Charles Krug Late Harvest Zinfandel Port; and Thursday is Tropical Tease and a glass of Bernardus Sauvignon Blanc and $20 off select bottles of wine. On Friday and Saturday nights, the Bake Shoppe offers a Reverse Happy Hour from 9 p.m. to midnight featuring any dessert and a glass of wine for $14 and all cupcakes or cookies are buy one, get one free.

For more information, call 702-882-2537 or visit gimmesomesugarlv.com.

ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a three-course dinner special in the Yukon Grille from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday for $16.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $18.88 without a card. Entree choices are flat iron steak, chicken and mushroom Alfredo pasta, grilled salmon or herb chicken.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer the Triple Selection special from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday in Ron’s Steakhouse for $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without a card. It features entree choices of 6-ounce prime dry-aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib, chicken piccata or rainbow trout.

A prime rib and shrimp special is $9.99 with a card and $11.10 without a card from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at both locations’ Sourdough Cafe.

TACOS FOR STRENGTH CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF AT MERCADITO

Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., has joined Mercadito Hospitality’s national Tacos for Strength campaign, which creates unique tacos to support Share Our Strength and its mission to end childhood hunger.

Tacos for Strength selections are available for dinner (four per order) for $15.50 or for lunch (three per order) for $13.50. Five percent of proceeds benefit Share Our Strength.

For reservations or more information, call 702-979-3609.

ETHEL M RELEASES HOLIDAY COLLECTIONS

Ethel M Chocolates has released its 2014 Holiday Collections and Classics. Available for a limited time, the gourmet collections, seasonal favorites, stocking stuffers and gift baskets will be offered in stores and at ethelm.com.

Three new seasonally inspired chocolate bars, including White Chocolate Peppermint, Milk Chocolate Buttered Rum and Dark Chocolate Pumpkin, will be offered for $7 each, along with a six-piece box of foil-wrapped smooth milk and dark chocolate caramels in a clear acrylic gift box ($12).

The Peppermint Bark Collection (six pieces for $22), Classic and Chocolate Pecan Brittle (13 pieces for $35) and Almond Butter Krisp Collection (12 pieces for $22) return this year, along with the Creme Liqueur Tin (30 pieces for $45),the Cocktail Collection (16 pieces for $28) and the Holiday Deluxe Collection (24 pieces for $34).

The Satin Creme Cactus Garden commemorative box (16 pieces for $28) comes dressed with a festive image of the illuminated holiday garden spectacle and is packed with assorted milk and dark chocolate pieces. A Design Your Own Collection also is available in single- and double-layer holiday boxes.

For more information, including retail locations, visit ethelm.com or call 800-438-4356.

FOOTBALL SEASON SPECIALS

UMAMI BURGER

Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at the SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering beer specials starting at 5:30 p.m. kickoff times for Sunday, Monday and Thursday night football games. Specials are two for $5 Budweiser or Bud Light bottles, $15 Budweiser or Bud Light buckets and two-for-one Stella Artois on draft for $8. Patrons also can enjoy bottles of Budweiser and Bud Light any time for $5.

For more information, visit slsvegas.com/umamiburger.

STRATOSPHERE

The Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host Pro Football Headquarters inside the theater starting at 9 a.m. Sundays during football season. Breakfast dishes are planned from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to close. Draft beer will be $10 per pitcher, margaritas or Bloody Marys $15 per pitcher and Jager or Fireball shots will be $3.

Admission is free for guests 21 or older. For more information, visit stratospherehotel.com.

PT’S

PT’s Entertainment Group, operators of PT’s, Sierra Gold and taverns, plans football seasons specials from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, including $3 Bloody beers and Bloody Marys. Beer specials that run 24/7 feature Budweiser, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra for $3 a pint or $5 mugs.

A special football menu is offered from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 5 to 10 p.m. Monday and Thursday with items starting at $4.99. Night games also feature happy hour specials with half off drinks and pizzas from 5 to 7 p.m.

For locations, visit pteglv.com.

RESTAURANTS AT THE LINQ

The Linq Promenade, Caesars Entertainment’s open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, offers football fans 12 locations ideal for watching games. Football season specials planned include $5 Fireball specials and $20 beer buckets during games at L Bar at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas and $75-per-person all-you-can-eat wings, pulled pork sliders and hummus and all-you-can-drink Coors Light during games (four people minimum in lane); $25 beer buckets at TAG Sports Bar; bottomless wings and an open bar for special beer offerings at the Tilted Kilt; and happy hour specials from 3 p.m. to close Mondays at Yard House.

For more information, visit thelinq.com.

SILVER SEVENS

The Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road, plans to offer football season drink specials Thursday through Monday throughout the entire season, including Coors or Blue Moon drafts for $2, Ketel One and Jim Beam cocktails for $4 or buckets of mixed beer bottles for $9.

The Sterling Spoon Cafe plans daily $6.99 lunch specials from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through December, guests can select from three menu items: pasta au gratin with chicken, stuffed pork chop or honey baked ham with mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing.

For more information, visit silversevenscasino.com.

DISTILL AND ELIXIR

Distill, with locations at 10820 W. Charleston Blvd. and 4830 W. Pyle Ave., and Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plan to offer football season specials Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights, including $2 Miller Lite pints, $10 buckets of bottled beer and $12 personal table draft systems. A special $5 football menu is set to include sliders, beef tacos, chili cheese tots and more.

For more information, visit distillbar.com or elixirlounge.net.

SOUTH POINT

The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host weekly Monday Night Pigskin Viewing Parties in the showroom. Drink specials are planned, including $15 bottomless Budweiser drafts, $12 five-beer buckets of Budweiser and Bud Light, $5 Coors Lite drafts, $5 Gold and Silver Jose Cuervo tequila cocktails and $4 Fireball or Ciroc shots. Food specials are set to include $1 popcorn, $1 hot dogs, $3 pizza, $4 Italian subs and $5 wings.

Doors for the viewing parties are set to open at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit southpointcasino.com.

BOYD GAMING PROPERTIES

Brendan’s Pub at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., and the Showroom at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, plan to host Monday Night Madness at 4 p.m. The free viewing parties are set to feature $10 buckets of beer, $2 Budweiser and Bud Light and $1.50 Vienna Beef hot dogs.

The Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to host free Monday viewing parties in the Showroom with $2 Miller Genuine Drafts or Miller Lights and food specials. Doors are set to open an hour before kickoff. Thursday viewing parties are planned in the race and sports book lounge.

Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, plans to host Monday viewing parties. Admission is free and the first draft beer is free for B Connected members.

Main Street Station, 200 N. Main St., plans Monday viewing parties at Triple 7 Restaurant and Brewery. Food and drink specials are planned, including $4 specialty cocktails, $2 Jim Beam Kentucky Fire shots, $7 glasses of J. Lohr wines and $8 beer buckets.

For more information, visit boydgaming.com.

TREASURE ISLAND

Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall and Bar-B-Que, Seafood Shack and Breeze Bar in Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering specials through football season, including $15 beer buckets, $8 beer and a shot, $5 cocktail and a shot and $3 draft beer.

Specials at Gilley’s are available during all televised college and professional football games. Specials at the Seafood Shack and Breeze Bar are available at all times.

For more information, visit treasureisland.com.

DOUBLE BARREL HAS FOOTBALL SEASON SPECIALS

Double Barrel in the Monte Carlo Resort, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer dining specials, beer and cocktail specials and $40 unlimited hosted bar wristbands for football season. During Thursday, Sunday and Monday NFL games, specials include $10 Absolut Bloody Marys ($14 for Jameson Black Barrel Bloody Mary). $5 Jameson Pickle Backs and sweet Absolut Raspberry Lemon Drop shots and a $20 burger and wing combo, served with a choice of fries, sweet potato fries or a green salad.

For more information, visit sbe.com/doublebarrel.

JW MARRIOTT PLANS FOOTBALL SEASON DEALS

The JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer the following football season dining promotions: $1 hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday game days at the hot dog cart near the Promenade Cafe; $2 Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Lite bottles at all casino bars; $3.25 hot dog, chips and beer special at the hot dog cart near the Promenade Cafe; and Sundays in J.C.’s Irish Sports Pub, $2 Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Lite drafts, $4 Fireball shots, $5 Bloody Marys, half off select appetizers, $5.99 Angus burger and $5.99 breakfast special.

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