FLEMING’S PLANS FEB. 27 WINE DINNER
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a five-course wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 featuring wines from Rombauer Vineyards.
The cost is $100 per person. For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
FERRARO’S PLANS DINNER TO BENEFIT UNLV FOUNDATION
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host a five-course dinner with wine pairings at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 to benefit the UNLV Foundation.
The cost is $250 per person, with a portion directly benefiting the nonprofit foundation, which raises and manages private funds to benefit UNLV.
Guests must be 21 or older. For reservations, call 702-364-5300.
PINCHES TACOS TO OPEN SECOND LAS VEGAS LOCATION AT THE GRAMERCY
Pinches Tacos plans to open its second Las Vegas Valley location this summer in The Gramercy, 9205-9275 W. Russell Road. It will join DW Kitchen + Market, The Cuppa and Alex Strattas’ newest steakhouse concept.
Pinches Tacos also has a location in Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. The Gramercy location is set to be larger, with 3,600 square feet, including a full bar and patio dining.
For more information about Pinches Tacos, visit pinchestacos.com.
ROAD KILL GRILL II OPENS AT CLARK COUNTY SHOOTING COMPLEX
John Mull’s Meats has opened Road Kill Grill II at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. The original location is at 3730 Thom Blvd. and became popular after Food Network star Guy Fieri featured it on “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” in May 2012.
The menu includes meats prepared barbecue-style in giant-sized smokers, including brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken, hot links, ribs and a variety of side dishes.
The shooting complex’s winter hours are from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through Feb. 28.
For more information, call 702-455-2000 or go visit clarkcountynv.gov/shootingcomplex.
ELKS LODGE TO HOST FUNDRAISER DINNER FEB. 28
The Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host the nonprofit Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114’s annual Fundraiser Paisano Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28.
Food, raffles and entertainment by Genevieve Dew are planned. Tickets are $25 at the door and $10 for children 11 or younger. Proceeds benefit local charities.
For more information, call 702-256-2393.
EVENT TO HONOR LEGENDARY CHEF ANDRE ROCHAT MARCH 29
A special menu is planned for an event set to honor legendary Las Vegas chef Andre Rochat at 5:30 p.m. March 29 at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Rochat will celebrate 35 years in Las Vegas in 2015. A team of chefs plan to create a one-night-only menu, showcasing the talents of each chef. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails are planned at 5:30 p.m., to be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Ticket proceeds will benefit the nonprofit James Beard Foundation.
Tickets are $225 per person for foundation members and $275 per person for nonmembers. Seating is limited to 120 guests. For reservations, email email@example.com or call 702-798-7151.
HONEY SALT PLANS MARCH 16 FARM TABLE DINNER
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host its next Farm Table dinner March 16. The menu will feature traditional Irish fare combined with Honey Salt’s take on classic dishes, with Irish beverage pairings.
Dinners are served family-style. Tickets are $45 per person (beverage pairing is an additional $27) and must be purchased in advance.
For tickets, call 702-445-6100.
FERRARO FAMILY TO LAUNCH PIZZA FORTE
The family behind Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar plans to debut Pizza Forte this spring in two locations, in the food court at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, and in the casino at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road.
Both restaurants will offer Roman-style pizza by the slice and whole pizzas, as well as three varieties of Hofmann hot dogs, house-made meatballs, fountain drinks and Italian sodas. The Hard Rock location also will offer beer and wine. Both locations will feature to-go items, hotel room delivery and on-premises seating.
GIADA LAUNCHES LOCALS APPRECIATION OFFER
Giada at The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering locals 20 percent off breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday through March.
Hours for breakfast are from 9 to 11 a.m. daily and for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
For information or to make a reservation, call 855-442-3271.
MERCADITO EXPANDS MENU ITEMS
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., has new daily menu items and an expanded lunch menu. Now open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for lunch, the restaurant has added the sopa de tortilla for lunch and dinner, along with items such as The Mercadito Burger (rib-eye and short-rib burger with jalapeno emulsion, Manchengo cheese and grilled scallions), red snapper, chicken taquizas and roasted poblano cauliflower. The rib-eye steak Ranchera is available on the weekends.
For more information, call 702-979-3609 or visit mercaditohospitality.com.
WOLFGANG PUCK BAR & GRILL ADDS WEEKEND BRUNCH AT DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin, 10955 Oval Park Drive, is offering weekend brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Highlights include smoked salmon on toasted bagel with chive cream cheese, tomato, onion, capers; warm croissant with Gruyere, prosciutto, over-easy eggs and field greens; and goat cheese omelette with oven-roasted tomato, fine herbs and field greens. Guests can add beverages including cold-pressed juices, fresh orange or grapefruit juice and acai berry smoothie.
For more information, call 702-202-6300 or visit wolfgangpuck.com.
BARDOT BRASSERIE LAUNCHES WEEKEND BRUNCH AT ARIA
Bardot Brasserie, chef Michael Mina’s French restaurant at Aria at CityCenter, 3740 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has debuted a weekend brunch. Dishes include lobster croissant Benedict and brioche French toast with vanilla mascarpone, served along with avant-garde brunch cocktails.
Brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For reservations, call 877-230-2742.
PINK TACO ANNOUNCES $9.99 LUNCH SPECIALS
Pink Taco at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, is offering lunch specials for $9.99, along with new menu items, such as Sonoran Street Dog for $14 (bacon-wrapped hot dog topped with plantain ketchup, jalapeno relish and caramelized onions) and Ultimate Burrito Challenge for $26 (more than 3 pounds of pulled chicken, pork, beef, refried beans, queso, guacamole, crema, pico de gallo and lettuce). Guests who finish the burrito in 20 minutes or less win a prize.
Lunch specials include tacos al pastor (two rotisserie pork tacos with pineapple salsa, served with rice and beans) and Pink Tacos (two pink corn tortillas stuffed with black beans, grilled chicken, salsa arbol, pickled onions and avocado).
Pink Taco is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. until late Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.
For reservations, call 702-693-5525 or visit hardrockhotel.com.
CAPRIOTTI’S COLLECTING FUNDS FOR RESCUE MISSION
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop has launched Love Your Community, a charity drive benefiting the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.
Through Feb. 28, guests are encouraged to make a $1 donation to help provide meals within the greater Las Vegas Valley through the rescue mission, 480 W. Bonanza Road.
For more information, visit capriottis.com.
STATION CASINOS LAUNCHES THREE-COURSE PICK A MEAL
Station Casinos has launched a three-course Pick a Meal menu for $9.99 to $12.99 in all of its Grand Cafes and Cafe Fiesta inside Fiesta Henderson. Guests can choose an appetizer, entree and dessert. Entree choices are salisbury steak, chicken and biscuit, chicken farfalle, shrimp and chicken, Parmesan-crusted tilapia, 8-ounce sirloin steak and orange roughy Francese.
The special is available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. For more information, visit sclv.com.
CHINA POBLANO TO MARK CHINESE NEW YEAR
China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to mark the Year of the Ram with a special menu offered through March 5. Specialty cocktails also are planned.
For more information, visit chinapoblano.com or call 702-698-7900.
PT’S EXPANDS HAPPY HOUR OFFERINGS
PT’s Entertainment Group, operators of PT’s, Sierra Gold and Sean Patrick’s taverns, has added $5 select appetizer specials to its Half Off Happy Hour menu offerings. Breakfast items are half off from 6 to 10 a.m., drinks and pizzas are half off and $5 select appetizers are available from 5 to 7 p.m. and midnight to 2 a.m.
For locations, visit pteglv.com.
SUN CITY SUMMERLIN GOLF TO HOST NINE & WINE EVENTS
Sun City Summerlin residents and guests are invited to attend Nine & Wine events planned at Sun City Summerlin golf courses. Events are planned for: 3 p.m. March 4 at Highland Falls; 5 p.m. April 1 at Eagle Crest; 5 p.m. May 6 at Highland Falls; and 5 p.m. June 3 at Eagle Crest.
The cost is $35 per event. Food will be provided by RKS Catering.
To attend an event, register at Highland Falls, 10201 Sun City Blvd. For more information, visit golfsummerlin.com.
LES KINCAID TO HOST CLASSES IN MARCH
Les Kincaid, host of the syndicated wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Exploring Wine Sensory from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 18 and 25 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $109 for both sessions. Participants must be 21 or older. The class Light Vegetarian Meals is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 10 and 17 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $109 for both sessions.
The class Essential Knife Skills is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 3 in Room 107 of the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $49.
To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
MARIE CALLENDER’S OFFERS PIE-TO-GO SALE
Marie Callender’s locations are offering the Whole Pie-To-Go sale through March 1. More than 30 pie varieties are available for $7.99 plus tin. The sale excludes cheesecakes, seasonal fresh fruit pies and promotional pies.
Through March 1, customers who take a photo of themselves with any slice of Marie Callender’s pie and post it to their Facebook page or Instagram or tweet it with the hashtag #MCPieSelfie will have the chance to win free pie for a year.
For more information and locations, visit mariecallenders.com.
BELLAGIO ANNOUNCES CULINARY CLASSROOM LINEUP
Bellagio executive chef Edmund Wong plans to host the Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom, a series of interactive, two-hour cooking classes through Nov. 10. Wong and his culinary team will share ideas and techniques as they guide guests through the steps to creating a three-course meal. Classes will be held in the resort’s demonstration kitchen, Tuscany Kitchen.
The schedule is: Dim Sum and Noodles, March 19; Tequila and Tacos, April 30; Healthy Gourmet, May 26; Backyard Patio Grilling, June 30; Learning to Roll … Sushi and Rolls, July 23; Back to School, Aug. 27; Cupcakes & Cocktails, Sept. 29; Octoberfest, Oct. 13; and Harvesting Thanksgiving 2.0, Nov. 10.
All-inclusive tickets for each session are $135 per person. For tickets, call 866-406-7117.
GREAT VEGAS FESTIVAL OF BEER SET FOR APRIL 11
Motley Brews plans to host its fifth annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer from 3 to 7 p.m. April 11 in downtown Las Vegas near the Fremont East Entertainment District.
This year, more beer and expanded culinary options are planned, as well as live music and enhanced programming with revamped BrewLogic educational sessions.
For tickets, visit greatvegasbeer.com.
VEGAS UNCORK’D EVENTS COMING IN APRIL
The ninth Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit is scheduled for April 23-26 to at Aria, the Bellagio, Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand. Headliner chefs are set to include Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Gordon Ramsay, Julian Serrano, Francois Payard, Masa Takayama, Michael Mina and Guy Savoy. More chefs and events are set to be announced in the coming weeks, along with details about the Master Series Dinner program, which will cover multiple properties during the event weekend.
Tickets for the various events, including the Grand Tasting and Chef’s Counter: All-Star Feast are on sale at vegasuncorked.com.
MERCADITO PLANS ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT TACOS SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer all-you-can-eat tacos Sundays and Mondays for $19.50 per person. Patrons are also invited to take the Mercadito Taco Challenge that was scheduled to begin Feb. 1, consuming 32 or more tacos in one hour. The cost to participate in the challenge is $40 per person, and those who complete it will receive their meal free and a $200 gift card for a future Mercadito visit. Winners also will be invited to a grand competition in the fall, where the winner will receive free tacos for life.
For more information, call 702-979-3609 or visit mercaditohospitality.com.
MERCADITO PLANS MILITARY MONDAYS, TAKEOVER TUESDAYS
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering Military Mondays, where active-duty, reserve and retired military members receive 15 percent off their bill all day. A valid military ID is required.
Takeover Tuesdays offer industry guests half off their bill from 11 a.m. to midnight.
For reservations, call 702-979-3609.
MERCADITO ANNOUNCES NEW LADIES NIGHT THURSDAYS
Mercadito in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a new ladies night, Chicas Night Out, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Bottles of wine and traditional margaritas will be half price for women, and chips and salsa will be free. Small plates, including flautas and queso fundido, will be $7.50 each. Prize raffles are planned, and each women will receive one raffle ticket.
For reservations, call 702-979-3609. For more information, visit mercaditohospitality.com.
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.
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 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.
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.
STATION CASINOS PROPERTIES OFFER HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
Cabo at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, offers 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., offers 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.
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 garlic and 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 pot roast and pie 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 CONTINUES 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.