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Las Vegas bars, restaurants to raise money for breast cancer research

Updated October 17, 2018 - 7:31 pm

In recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local restaurants and bars have announced special pink foods and cocktails, with a portion of sales donated to organizations promoting breast cancer awareness and research. This is not intended to be a complete list. All of the listed specials are available until the end of the month.

Beauty & Essex, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: #DRINKPINK cocktail, with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Aperol, grapefruit and lime, $18, with $1 donated to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Chocolate mousse and raspberry cordial, with strawberry milk ice cream and chocolate streusel, $14, with 10 percent of proceeds donated to the ACS program.

Benihana, Westgate: Frozen Cherry Blossom Lemonade, $7, with $2 donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Cabo Wabo Cantina, Miracle Mile Shops: Vojito, made with Devotion Black and Blue vodka, fresh blackberries, blueberries, lime and mint, $13, with $1 donated to Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada.

Estiatorio Milos, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: Pink with a Purpose, with Empress gin, Amalia Brut sparkling wine, simple syrup, lemon, raspberry, blackberry and pineapple, $19, with $3 donated to breast cancer research.

Garrett Popcorn Shops, Miracle Mile Shops and garrettpopcorn.com: Buy a signature pink tin of Garrett Mix for $33 and get a second tin for someone affected by breast cancer.

Lavo, Palazzo: #DRINKPINK cocktail, with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Aperol, grapefruit and lime, $18, with $1 donated to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Oreo Zeppole dusted with pink sugar, or strawberry milkshake with whipped cream and pink sprinkles, $12, with 10 percent of sales donated to the ACS program.

Lawry’s the Prime Rib, Hughes Center: For each bottle of J. Lohr Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon purchased for $117, $3 will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Ri Ra, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place: Pink Grapefruit Martini, with Absolut vodka, Fentimans Pink Grapefruit Tonic and a slice of fresh grapefruit, $15, with $1 donated to Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada.

Station Casinos: Pink-themed desserts at Grand Cafes at Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch Resort and Palace, Sunset, Texas, Boulder and Santa Fe Stations; Cafe Fiesta at Fiesta Henderson; and Lucky Penny at the Palms, with a portion of proceeds donated to Susan G. Komen Nevada and American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Tao, The Venetian: #DRINKPINK cocktail, with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Aperol, grapefruit and lime, $18, with $1 donated to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Giant Pink Fortune Cookie, filled with white and dark chocolate mousse, $12, with 10 percent of sales donated to the ACS program.

Therapy, 518 Fremont St.: Pink Lady, with Don Q rum, Oro Pisco, Razzmatazz raspberry-flavored liqueur, Raspberry Real, simple syrup, lemon juice, club soda and lemon, and Rosey Mary, mezcal with lemon juice, rosemary simple syrup and egg white topped with Malbec, $10 each, with 50 percent of proceeds to breast cancer research.

The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian and Palazzo.

Contact Heidi Knapp Rinella at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0474. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

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