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Food

RESTAURANT REPORT

Albo Pizza Restaurant, 1510 Las Vegas Blvd. South, received 40 demerits Jan. 22. Food stored in open metal cans in refrigerator. GRADE: C.

It’s ‘Martini Time’

Buffet action stations? So 2009. What’s new for 2010 is a live TV-style food show, in a buffet, in a casino.

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Festival ’34 Cabernet Sauvignon

Grapes: Cabernet sauvignon (82 percent), merlot, cabernet franc, petit sirah blend (18 percent)

RESTAURANT REPORT

Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon Chinese kitchen, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South, received 16 demerits Jan. 12. Violations included unlabeled food containers in refrigerator. GRADE: B

Lekkerbeks offers classics and sandwiches with a twist

At Lekkerbeks Cafe and Deli, sandwich lovers can enjoy a roster of freshly made deli classics ranging from hot pastrami to Reubens to turkey and tuna, chicken and egg salads.

Warm Your Belly

We don’t exactly get bone-chillingly cold weather here in Southern Nevada, unless we head up Mount Charleston. But the bleak dampness we’ve had lately has come close enough to prompt valley residents to pine for warm, hearty foods, and stews definitely do the job.

There’s still time for love

We’re out to capture the secrets of true love — with your help.

RESTAURANT REPORT

Carl’s Jr., 1440 W. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas, received 18 demerits Jan. 6. Violations included uncovered salads in walk-in refrigerator. GRADE: B

Antinori Santa Cristina Sangiovese IGT

In the glass: Santa Cristina wine is a deep garnet-red color with a fairly dense core going out into a lightly tinged rim definition with high viscosity.

Readers to the rescue in sausage search

For Earl Hoy, who’s looking for Portuguese sausage, fellow readers have not only local sources but also a brand recommendation.

GET A PIECE OF THE PIE

Here’s something we’ll wager escaped your social calendar: Saturday is National Pie Day.

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