TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS SHOWCASE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE SALVATION ARMY
For the second year, B With a Twist Catering & Events is hosting its Taste of the Holidays showcase in partnership with the Las Vegas Rotary to raise holiday food donations for The Salvation Army. B with a Twist, a Las Vegas-based company, raised enough money to purchase 25,000 cans of food for the charity at its inaugural event last year.
The Taste of the Holidays dinner is planned from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at 9272 Tamarus St., Suite 138. Tickets are $25 at bwithatwist.com. All money raised at the dinner will be donated directly to The Salvation Army’s canned food drive.
CULINARY DROPOUT PLANS CRAFT BEER DINNER OCT. 16
Culinary Dropout inside the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, plans to host a five-course craft beer pairing dinner featuring Joseph James Brewery at 7 p.m. Oct. 16. The cost is $50. For reservations, call 702-522-8100.
TRIPLE GEORGE GRILL TO CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST OCT. 17
Triple George Grill, 206 N. Third St., is set to celebrate Oktoberfest Oct. 17 with authentic, German-style fare and beer on the patio. Live entertainment is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. with will Anton Schnitzel and the Merrymakers Polka Band.
For more information, visit triplegeorgegrill.com.
JCC PLANS BBQ COOK-OFF AND FESTIVAL FOR OCT. 19
The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada plans to host a BBQ Cook-off and Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Temple Beth Sholom parking lot, 10700 Havenwood Lane. The festival is set to feature a kosher barbecue cook-off, 18 Las Vegas Valley celebrity chefs, amusement-type activities, live music, barbecue fare, beer and wine, a “Man Cave” sporting the Sunday Ticket and cigar rolling, a Ladies’ Lounge featuring massages and nail polish swag, a video game lounge for kids and cupcake decorating.
The event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for children 17 or younger and seniors 65 or older. Adults 18 or older pay $15. For tickets, visit jccbbq.com or call 702-794-0090.
DISTILL TO HOST OCTOBERFEAST OCT. 19 IN SUMMERLIN
Distill – A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to celebrate Oktoberfest with an OctoberFeast beer pairing dinner set for 6 p.m. Oct. 19. It will feature a variety of specially selected beers paired with new culinary choices from Distill’s kitchen.
Tickets are $55 per person and are available in advance at Distill or by calling 702-534-1400.
LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN OCTOBER
Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host the class Wines & Cheese of the World from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 29 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $129 for both sessions.
To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
GRILLS & GUITARS TO KICK OFF LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL OCT. 23
Grills & Guitars, the Life is Beautiful festival’s kickoff party, is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Gourmet comfort food, craft beers, wines and cocktails are planned, along with live musical performances.
Tickets are $175, plus fees. For tickets, visit lifeisbeautiful.com/tickets.
AUREOLE TO HOST WINE PAIRING DINNER OCT. 23
Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to team with Champagne Taittinger winery for a wine pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23.
Tickets are $225. For tickets, call 702-632-7401.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL SET AT LETICIA’S
The fifth annual Dia De Los Muertos Trunk or Treat Carnival and Festival is scheduled from 5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 24, 3 p.m. to midnight Oct. 25 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 26 at Leticia’s Mexican Cocina, 7585 Norman Rockwell Lane. A free car show is planned for Oct. 24 with a live disc jockey and margarita and tequila bar. The Dia De Los Muertos Grand Festival is planned Oct. 25, with arts and crafts, food and live music. A full carnival is planned for Oct. 26.
For more information, visit leticiaslv.com or call 702-445-7722.
LOBSTER FAIR PLANNED OCT. 25 AT CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL
The 44th annual Lobster Fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 in the courtyard of Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway, to benefit community outreach programs. The event will feature continuous live entertainment, arts and crafts, a used book sale, a silent auction, raffles and a variety of drinks and food from seafood to Mexican.
The signature item is live or steamed whole Maine lobster starting at $17. Lobsters can be pre-ordered before Oct. 24 by 4 p.m. ($17 for live and $19 for steamed). Lobsters are available for purchase at the event while supplies last.
Admission is free. For more information or to pre-order lobsters, call 702-987-1355 or visit lobsterfair.com.
DOWNTOWN GRAND PLANS ANNIVERSARY DINING PROMOTIONS
S+O Restaurant at the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., plans to offer guests whose birthdays fall on Oct. 27, the date of the property’s first anniversary, a free meal. A valid ID is required to verify the birthday.
From 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27, residents and employees of area businesses are invited to stop by Downtown3rd for free cake and champagne. Downtown Grand’s bartenders are set to vie to create the official Downtown Grand first anniversary commemorative cocktail. The winning bartender will compete as Downtown Grand’s entrant in the Mob Museum’s Repeal Day Boss of the Bars competition, set for Dec. 5. In addition, the winning recipe will be served at all Downtown Grand bars through Nov. 30.
For more information, visit downtowngrand.com.
HONEY SALT PLANS NEVADA DAY COCKTAIL
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a special Sagebrush Spritzer cocktail in honor of Nevada Day on Oct. 31 for $12.
For more information, visit honeysalt.com or call 702-445-6100.
ANDIRON STEAK & SEA TO OPEN IN DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
Chef Kim Canteenwalla and Elizabeth Blau, the husband-and-wife team behind Honey Salt and Made L.V., have announced a fine dining concept, Andiron Steak & Sea, set to open in spring 2015 at Downtown Summerlin.
Andiron Steak & Sea will focus on premium meats, shellfish, seafood and lighter, seasonal market sides. A wood-fired grill will take center stage.
RESTAURANTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS IN OCTOBER
During October, the Lev Restaurant Group will help raise funds and awareness for programs assisting those with Down syndrome by having several of its restaurant brands donate a percentage from the sale of specific menu items to the Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada.
I Love Burgers will donate a percentage of net sales from all burger purchases. Daily Kitchen & Wellness Bar will donate a percentage of net sales from all entree purchases. Lobster ME will donate a percentage of net sales from all lobster roll purchases.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Las Vegas will sell specially branded $25 gift cards, with $5 from each gift card sold going to DSOSN. Additionally, customers who make any donation amount will receive a red wristband with the Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada and Lev Restaurant logos, with 100 percent of the wristband donation going to the nonprofit.
TOMMY BAHAMA DRINK TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Tommy Bahama, 6635 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Town Square Las Vegas, plans to raise funds for breast cancer awareness in October by donating $2 from the sale of each Hibiscus Lime Cooler to the Garden of Hope & Courage. The garden is a sanctuary for those affected by cancer.
CABO AT BOULDER STATION PLANS TWO FOR $20 TUESDAYS IN OCTOBER
Cabo at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway, plans to offer a two for $20 Tuesdays promotion in October. For $20, two guests can choose an entree from the select menu as well as split an appetizer or select dessert.
For more information, boulderstation.sclv.com.
IHOP TO SERVE SCARY FACE PANCAKES THROUGH OCTOBER
IHOP restaurants are offering customizable Scary Face pancakes on its Just for Kids menu through October. From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 31, children can enjoy their pancake for free at participating locations. Each Scary Face pancake comes with a kit of toppings so children can finish decorating the face.
For locations, visit ihop.com.
MINT INDIAN BISTRO PLANS FIRST INFERNO CURRY CHALLENGE
Mint Indian Bistro, 730 E. Flamingo Road, Suite 10, plans to host its first Inferno Curry Challenge in October. Through the month, anyone who finishes Mint’s signature Inferno Curry will receive a $50 Mint gift card, entry into a drawing for free dinner entrees for a year and a spot on the Wall of Fame.
To order the dish, diners must sign a waiver. The curry features fresh vegetables for $17.99, chicken thigh for $18.99 and boneless lamb for $19.99.
For more information, call 702-894-9334 or visit mintbistro.com.
PT’S PLANS MADDY GRAVES FUNDRAISER
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.
STATION CASINOS’ PROJECT PINK TO RAISE BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FUNDS
For the fifth year in a row, Station Casinos is hosting Project Pink, a companywide initiative to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds raised throughout October will benefit the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen and American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
Pink pastries priced from $1.99 will be featured at the Grand Cafes at Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Texas Station and in Cafe Fiesta in the Fiesta Henderson, including strawberry shortcake, peanut brittle, pink and white cookies and white chocolate glittered popcorn.
At Red Rock Resort, specialty pink pastries will be available in the gift shop upstairs from the hotel lobby and will include pink ribbon white chocolate bars, pink and white M&Ms, white chocolate edible glitter popcorn boxes and pink Red Rock chocolate bars, starting at $3.50.
Meals for a Cause are planned at all Station Casinos’ Mexican restaurants, including pink flour tortillas, pink sopapillas and complimentary pink tortilla chips and salsa. Mercadito inside Red Rock Resort plans to offer two specialty pink items: a strawberry flan and agua Frescas. All Station Casinos and Fiesta Mexican restaurants, as well as Mercadito, will donate $1 to Project Pink from every pink-themed item purchased.
For more information, visit sclv.com.
POPPED TO DONATE PINK POPCORN SALES TO THE CARING PLACE
POPPED A Really Cool Popcorn Spot plans to donate a portion of all Pink’Adelic popcorn sales in October to The Caring Place, which helps Southern Nevada cancer patients by providing life-enhancing programs.
Pink’Adelic is White Chocolate, Raspberry, Nerds and Pop Rocks and is available in bags ($5 to $7), cups (three for $10), bulk ($14 per gallon) or refillable tins ($24 to $45).
Popped is at 9480 S. Eastern Ave. and 3700 S. Hualapai Way. For more information, visit bestgourmetpopcorn.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 steak and shrimp fall special for $18.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $21.10 without a card in the Yukon Grille through Dec. 28.
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., plans to offer the Triple Selection special 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 at both locations’ Sourdough Cafe.
MARIE CALLENDER’S HOSTING WHOLE PIE TO-GO SALE THROUGH OCTOBER
Marie Callender’s locations are offering a Whole Pie To-Go Sale through October. More than 30 pie varieties are available for $7.99, plus tin. For more information or locations, visit mcpies.com.
BAHAMA BREEZE PLANS RUM CELEBRATION THROUGH NOV. 2
Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 375 Hughes Center Drive, plans to celebrate rum with Rumtoberfest through Nov. 2, including food and drink offerings, instant-win prizes and special events. At 8 p.m. Thursdays in October, RumThursty is planned with live music and contests.
Bahama Breeze also has introduced five new fresh fruit mojitos and is offering a premium rum flight, the Island Rum Tour, featuring Seven Fathoms, Pyrat XO Reserve and Zaya Gran Reserva 12-year rums. The flight is presented in tasting glasses on a custom board accompanied by tasting notes for each selection.
Two new rum-infused dishes are available: Rum and Coke Wings and classic Rum Cake.
For more information, visit rumtoberfest.com or bahamabreeze.com.
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.
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort will feature culinary creations from Chicago’s Jason Vincent formerly of Nightwood in October, Philadelphia’s Kevin Sbraga of Sbraga in November and Paul Virant of Perennial Virant in Chicago and Vie in Western Springs, Ill., in December. 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 ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY COLLECTIONS
Ethel M Chocolates plans to release its 2014 Holiday Collections and Classics Nov. 3. 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 Crème 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, 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.
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 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.
The Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road, plans to offer football season drink specials Monday through Thursday 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. Guests can select from three menu items: burrito grande, chicken pot pie or pot roast.
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.
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.
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 in the table games area; $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. Wooloughan’s Irish 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.