On the surface, B.B. King and Sammy Hagar wouldn’t seem to have much in common, aside from the fact that both are musicians. But in the past few weeks, both added to the number of Las Vegas restaurants that provide live music with dinner. B.B. King’s Blues Club opened at The Mirage on Nov. 6, and Cabo Wabo at Planet Hollywood on Nov. 17. And they may be part of a larger trend.
Even though Giuseppe Bavarese opened Caffe Dolce to give locals a “fine dining” option outside of a hotel, he hesitates to put an upscale label on the restaurant.
AA Hawaiian BBQ, 6710 W. Cheyenne Ave., received 17 demerits Nov. 24. Violations included access to hand sink blocked. GRADE: B
There’s something about food and the holidays. The season definitely seems to rekindle a desire to revive family traditions; hence the holiday-related requests this week. And, for those looking for help making gravy for their holiday dinners, responses to a request from reader Ray Fogarty.
‘Tis the season — now there’s a phrase you’ll be hearing ad nauseam during the next 23 days — for holiday baking.
So extreme was his chef fantasy, “Fat Frank’s Fine Foods” was how Frank Miranda used to answer his home phone.
Broadway Pizzeria, 840 S. Rancho Drive, received 15 demerits Nov. 16. Violations included employee beverage not stored properly. GRADE: B
As often happens, last week’s information about sources for homemade pizzelles brought more tips from Taste of the Town readers.