NOVE ITALIANO TO PRESENT COOKING CLASS
Nove Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, plans to host a Mother’s Day cooking class with chef Geno Bernardo at noon Saturday.
The class will feature five courses. The cost is $85 per person and includes wine pairings and specialty cocktails. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 942-6800.
ICE CREAM FESTIVAL SET FOR SATURDAY
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host its annual Ice Cream Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event is set to feature ice cream and entertainment for small children, including airbrush tattoos, carnival games, souvenir photos and a bubble play station.
Cost is $6.50 in advance and $8 the day of the event for adults and $3.50 and $5 for children 5 to 12. Children 4 or younger will be admitted free. Advance tickets can be purchased at springspreserve.org or at the Springs Preserve box office (half price for Springs Preserve members).
THE ORLEANS PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
Canal Street at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., plans to serve a special Mother’s Day menu from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Coasta Cantina plans to offer its special menu from 4 to 10 p.m. for $15.99 per person. Courtyard Café plans to offer its special menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for $12.99 per person. The French Market Buffet will serve a Mother’s Day champagne buffet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $14.99 for B Connected members and $15.99 for nonmembers. The dinner menu will be offered from 4 to 9 p.m. The Prime Rib Loft plans to serve its special brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
CARRABBA’S ITALIAN GRILL TO HOST WINE DINNER TODAY
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 8771 W. Charleston Blvd., is scheduled to host a wine dinner featuring Folie a Deux Winery and Vineyards from Napa Valley, Calif., at 6:30 p.m. today.
The menu is set to start with a house salad and a sample of spinach and goat cheese flatbread pizza, paired with Ménage a Trois-White Wine Blend, followed by pasta Florentina (wood-grilled chicken and prosciutto tossed in garlic Alfredo sauce), paired with Russian River Chardonnay, Sonoma County, Calif., 2010; pasta Amalfi (shrimp sautéed in garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and basil, tossed in seafood tomato broth and served over whole grain spaghetti), paired with Merlot, Napa Valley, Calif., 2009, and Carrabba’s Classic (meat sauce, meatballs and anise-flavored sausage served over rigatoni pasta), paired with Cabernet, Napa Valley, Calif., 2009. Dessert will be mixed berry crostada, paired with Zinfandel Dry Creek, Sonoma Valley, Calif., 2009.
The cost is $50. For reservations, call 304-2345.
R STEAK & SEAFOOD PLANS PAIRING DINNERS AT RIVIERA
R Steak & Seafood at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is partnering with Southern Wine & Spirits to host a series of five-course pairing dinners featuring wine, scotch whisky or beer.
Each dinner is scheduled to begin with a welcome reception at 6 p.m., followed by the sit-down dinner at 6:30 p.m. Scheduled dinners are:
Wine tasting dinner Wednesday featuring French winemaker Gerard Bertrand. Cost is $65 per person in advance or $75 at the door. Scotch whisky tasting dinner June 13 featuring all Johnnie Walker marques, including Blue, presented by Tom Turner, one of 15 Masters of Whisky worldwide. Cost is $85 in advance or $95 at the door.
Beer tasting dinner July 11 featuring a selection of beers from New Belgian Brewing Co. Cost is $40 per person in advance or $50 at the door.
For reservations, call 794-9233 or visit rivierahotel.com.
EVENT TO MARK 20 YEARS OF SPAGO, KICK OF VEGAS UNCORK’D
Wolfgang Puck is partnering with Bon Appétit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Spago at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, with a four-course, wine-pairing lunch planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
The lunch will kick off the sixth annual Vegas Uncork’d event. Space is limited.
Tickets are $150 per person. For tickets, visit vegasuncorked.com.
FLEMING’S OFFERS PICK A PAIR FOR $24.95 THROUGH THURSDAY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering pick a pair in the bar for $24.95 through Thursday.
Combine a small plate and a big pour. Small plate choices are sliced filet mignon, shrimp scampi skewers, petite lamb chops, seared ahi tuna, New Bedford scallops, filet mignon skewers and lobster tempura. Big pour choices are Penley Gryphon merlot from Australia, Paco & Lola albariño from Spain, Cline Cashmere red blend from California, A to Z Wineworks pinot noir from Oregon, Cakebread sauvignon blanc from the Napa Valley, B.R. Cohn Silver cabernet from the Napa Valley and Silverado chardonnay from the Napa Valley.
UNLV BEVERAGE CLUB PLANS ROCK AND BREW AT HARD ROCK HOTEL
The Beverage Club at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas plans to host a second edition of Brew UNLV titled "Rock and Brew," an event that will be half beer festival and half music experience, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road.
More than 60 different local and national beers will be available for attendees to sample around the Breathe Pool. A top-level lounge will feature music performances, more beers and barbecue food from Hard Rock Hotel chefs. Scheduled musical entertainment includes headliner Play for Keeps, Summit Grove, DJ Sousay and DJ Michael Uriarte. The event will be hosted by comedian Cherise and Brew UNLV founder Ryan Wieczorek.
Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the UNLV Beverage Club. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at brewunlv.com.
GOLD COAST PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
The Cortez Room at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, plans to offer a Mother’s Day menu from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $31 per person.
The Ports O’Call Buffet will be $13.99 for B Connected members and $15.99 for nonmembers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch and 4 to 9 p.m. for dinner.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE TO SERVE SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to feature more than 50 breakfast and lunch items from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday for its Mother’s Day brunch.
The rodizio-style lunch includes six cuts of meat served tableside, made-to-order omelets and fresh homemade breads. The all-you-can-eat buffet is $27.99.
For dinner, a full rodizio meal will be offered from 2 to 9 p.m. for $44.99, including up to 18 meats served tableside, a full gourmet salad bar and side dishes.
Children 6 to 12 can dine for $14.99, and children 5 or younger eat for free.
For reservations, call 804-1400.
JW MARRIOTT TO SERVE MOTHER’S DAY MEALS
Ceres at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday with seatings at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The menu will include breakfast pastries, fresh fruit, salads, antipasti, chilled seafood, an omelet station, carving stations, hot items, a children’s buffet and dessert.
The cost is $52 per person and $24 for children. For reservations, call 869-7381.
The Carmel Room plans to serve a special three-course dinner from 3 to 9 p.m. for $55 per person. For reservations, call 507-5955.
The Rampart Buffet plans to serve its special menu from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $18.99 per person or $16.99 with a Ramparts Rewards card. Brunch specialties will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, call 507-5944.
The Promenade Café plans to serve a three-course menu from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For reservations, call 507-5966.
FLEMING’S PLANS TO SERVE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH SUNDAY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to serve a Mother’s Day brunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The menu is $34.95 and includes choice of appetizer (The Wedge salad or fresh fruit medley), choice of entree (filet mignon Benedict, New Orleans-style French toast, Fleming’s frittata with shrimp or filet mignon, steakhouse filet mignon Cobb or prime rib of beef) and choice of dessert (white chocolate bread pudding, creme brulee or walnut turtle pie). Entrees will be served with potatoes O’Brien and sautéed green beans.
A celebration cocktail, the blood orange fizz, will be available for $6.95.
The children’s brunch menu will be $16.95 for children 12 or younger.
Mothers who dine on Sunday will receive a $25 dining card. For reservations, call 838-4774.
ENJOY MOTHER’S DAY MEALS AT SUNCOAST
Café Siena at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to serve a Mother’s Day menu from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday for $16.95 per person.
It includes soup or salad, and entree choices are blackened New York steak and shrimp or Beijing beef, with Tiramichoc (chocolate sponge cake) for dessert.
Salvatore’s plans to serve a special menu from 2 to 9 p.m. Choices include lobster dainties for $45.95, pappardelle with crab for $27.95, osso bucco for $37.95, prime ribs of beef for $28.95 and Australian seabass for $26.95.
SC Prime plans to serve a special menu from 2 to 9 p.m., with appetizer choices of shrimp and asparagus salad or Sunshine spinach salad, entree choices of grilled filet mignon for $38, pan-roasted chicken breast for $28 or grilled Chilean seabass for $42. Dessert is black forest cake.
The Oyster Bar plans to serve a special menu for $19.99 per person from 4:30 to 9 p.m., featuring lobster bisque soup, Four Season fresh fruit cake for dessert, and entree choices of Pacific halibut or jumbo scallops.
PETRA GREET TAVERNA PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MENU
Petra Greek Taverna at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to serve a Mykonos Mother’s Day prix fixe menu Sunday for $29.95.
The menu features a starter choices of shrimp cocktail, trio of chilled soups or filet of beef Wellington; salad choices of Horiatiki salad, simple Caesar salad or Greek Caprese souvlaki; main course options of salmon pappillote, Petra vegetable sauté or filet of beef. Dessert will be a trio of desserts served family style.
For more information, call 534-0200.
SILVERTON PLANS MOTHER’S DAY BUFFET
The Seasons Buffet at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to offer a Mother’s Day buffet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Brunch will be served 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner 3 to 9 p.m.
The cost is $17.99 with a Silverton Rewards card and $19.99 without a card. Children 4 to 6 can eat for half price.
The buffet is set to include an omelet station, breakfast items, soups, grilled seafood, Asian dishes and roast beef, ham, salmon and leg of lamb from the carving board.
MARIE CALLENDER’S OFFERS TAKE-HOME MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Marie Callender’s plans to offer a take-home Mother’s Day Brunch Feast for $49.99. It has eight freshly baked muffins, two breakfast quiches, seasonal fruit and fresh whipped cream topping and serves up to 10 people. Feasts can be ordered online or in the restaurant.
Marie Callender’s is also offering Luscious Lemon Cake for $14.99, plus tin. It is layers of lemon cake, zesty filling and cream cheese frosting inside a flaky crust with whipped cream.
To find a location near you, visit mariecallenders.com.
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH SET AT THE RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2755 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to serve a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday with seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. The cost is $25.95 for adults and $14.95 for children 12 or younger.
For reservations, call 872-5500.
CANNERY RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
Waverly’s Steakhouse at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road, plans to offer a three-course prix fixe Mother’s Day menu beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday.
The courses will be wild mushroom soup, seared fresh halibut or steak au poivre and molten chocolate lava cake.
The cost is $34.95. For reservations, call 507-5777.
Vino’s Ristorante plans to offer a Mother’s Day special of Dover sole filets stuffed with salmon mousse from 5 to 9 p.m. The cost is $14.99.
The Cannery Row Buffet plans to serve a Mother’s Day menu from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for $11.99 with a CAN Club card and $13.99 without a card.
The buffet will include full breakfast selections, including made-to-order omelets, until 4 p.m.; carving stations with turkey and ham and specialty entrees such as maple- and beer-braised pork loin, seafood thermidor, salmon Milano and penne pasta with shrimp scampi.
MAKE MOM’S DAY AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO
Hash House A Go Go plans to serve Mother’s Day food and drink specials Sunday ranging from $7.25 to $15.95.
Food specials include cherry-dark chocolate chip pancake, roast chicken Betsy (Benny), Sally’s "Wild Child" Waffle, Mama Margie’s Beach Picnic (lemon-herb roasted chicken, glazed carrots and griddled mash) and Stella’s shrimp quesadilla.
Drink specials include Strawberry Bramble, lime-melon margarita, Pink Teddy, pineapple Mimosa, "Carmen" Coffee and Gruet Rose’ sparkling wine ($26 a bottle).
For reservations at the 6800 W. Sahara Ave. location, call 804-4646; for the Imperial Palace location, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, call 254-4646; for the Plaza location, 1 S. Main St., call 384-4646; and for the M Resort location, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, call 797-1500.
MOTHER’S DAY SMALL PLATES BRUNCH SET AT BORDER GRILL
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is set to host a Mother’s Day brunch featuring unlimited small plates from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The offerings will include Peruvian shrimp and grits, Yucatan egg Benedict, machaca chilaquiles, frittata tart, huevos rancheros, guava cheese empanada, crispy potato rajas taco and churro tots.
The cost is $34 and $15 for children 12 or younger. For reservations, call 632-7403.
ORIGIN INDIA PLANS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
Origin India, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to serve a Mother’s Day brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The menu is set to feature mixed vegetable soup, salads, items from the grill such as potato cake, lamb kabob and grilled fish, along with curry, Southern India lamb fry, chicken makhani, vegetable briyani, naan and desserts.
The cost is $22.95 per person. For reservations, call 734-6342.
EASTSIDE CANNERY RESTAURANTS PLAN MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
One Six Sky Lounge at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, plans to feature a live band and brunch seatings at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. for Mother’s Day Sunday.
The menu will feature a seafood station, omelet and carving stations, hot items, salad and display bars and desserts. The cost is $34.95. For reservations, call 856-5555.
Carve plans to offer a special three-course meal beginning at 5 p.m. It will feature wild mushroom soup, fresh halibut or steak au poivre and molten chocolate lava cake.
The cost is $39.99. For reservations, call 856-5300.
The Cannery Row Buffet plans to serve a Mother’s Day menu from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $7 with a CAN Club card and $11.99 without. Brunch will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 9 p.m.
MOTHER’S DAY MENUS SET AT FREMONT
The Paradise Buffet at the Fremont Hotel, 200 Fremont St., plans to offer a special Mother’s Day menu from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Carving stations with prime rib, roasted turkey and baked Virginia ham are planned, along with an omelet and egg station, lamp chop Seville, chicken coq au vin, crab claws, eggs Benedict, lox and bagels, and salmon Florentine. The cost is $15.99 for B Connected members and $16.99 for nonmembers.
The Paradise Café plans to serve a special menu from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. for $12.99 per person. Entree choices are salmon Florentine with rice pilaf or New Zealand lamb chops, served with chef’s dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy and mint jelly, or rib-eye steak served with your choice of potatoes. Dessert choices are coconut custard pie, pumpkin pie, cherry pie or key lime pie. All dinners include one trip to the soup and salad bar, peas and rolls with butter.
MAIN STREET STATION ANNOUNCES MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
The Garden Court Buffet at Main Street Station, 200 N. Main St., plans to serve a Mother’s Day menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, with regular brunch set from 7 to 10:30 a.m.
The cost is $15.99 for B Connected members and $16.99 for nonmembers.
SAM’S TOWN PLANS MOTHER’S DAY MEALS
Billy Bob’s Steak House and Saloon in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, plans to serve a Mother’s Day menu from 4 p.m. to close Sunday for $25 per person.
Entree choices are petite filet mignon, blackened ahi tuna or steak with crab cakes, served with soup or salad, baked potato or rice and bread. Dessert choices are blueberry cheesecake, chocolate mousse torte or red velvet cake.
The Firelight Buffet will have a special menu from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $13.99 for B Connected members and $16.99 for nonmembers.
Willy & Jose’s plans to serve a special menu from 4 p.m. to close that features grilled shrimp tacos for $16 and chicken and pork burrito for $15.
STATION CASINOS ANNOUNCE MOTHER’S DAY MENUS
All Feast and Festival buffets at Station Casinos and Fiestas plan to serve special menus for Mother’s Day Sunday, including prime rib, turkey, eggs Benedict with lobster hollandaise and special desserts. Specials may alternate by time of day.
Pasta Cucina at Aliante, Boulder, Palace, Sunset and Texas stations plans special menu items Friday through Monday, including roasted salmon for $18.99, and chicken and pancetta for $14.99.
Terra Verde at Green Valley Ranch Resort plans to offer special items for a buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., including an omelet station, lobster and crab salad, crispy stuffed French toast and tomato mozzarella salad. The cost is $36.95.
Mexican restaurants at Station Casinos and the Fiestas plan specials Friday through Monday, including shrimp and scallop diablo for $16.99 and sangria for $5.99 per glass. Specials are available at Cabo in Aliante, Boulder, Palace, Sunset and Santa Fe stations and Red Rock Resort and at Amigo’s at Fiesta Henderson and Garduños at Fiesta Rancho.
Grand Cafés, except for those at Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch Resort, plan to offer specials Friday through Monday, including bacon-wrapped pork loin for $9.99 or shrimp and lobster over bowtie pasta for $14.99. Strawberry shortcake with whipped cream will be $4.99.
The Grand Cafés at Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch Resort plan to offer a full-course meal through Monday for $19.99, including appetizer, entree choices of grilled halibut and grilled shrimp, filet Oscar or chicken Florentine.
Oyster bar locations, with the exception of Tides at Green Valley Ranch Resort, plan to offer a special entree Friday through Monday, paella with shrimp, king crab, mussels and clams for $22. Tides plans to serve a full-course meal for $34 Friday through Monday, including an appetizer, Alaskan halibut and molten chocolate cake.
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort plans a special all-you-can-eat gourmet brunch for $65 per person from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. It is set to feature Mimosas and champagne, chilled shrimp and crab claws, peppercorn-crusted tenderloin of beef, breakfast items and signature desserts and pastries.
The Sonoma Cellar at Sunset Station plans a special brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday for $29.99, including oysters, cocktail shrimp and crab claws, frittata, smoked salmon platter, made-to-order omelets and desserts. Dinner will start at 5 p.m.
Fuego Steakhouse at Fiesta Henderson plans a special all-you-can-eat brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday for $19.99 with a Board Pass rewards card and $24.95 without. It includes fresh fruit and juice station with champagne, omelet station, prime rib carving station, breakfast pastries and desserts.
The Broiler Steak & Seafood at Boulder Station is set to offer special items Friday through Monday, including entree choices of grilled sea scallops over roasted spaghetti squash for $36 and baked lobster tail over roasted spaghetti squash for $58.
The Broiler at Palace Station plans to offer a full-course meal for $38 Friday through Monday, featuring an appetizer, duo of petit grilled filet and shrimp scampi and ginger creme brulee.
Austins Steakhouse at Texas Station plans to serve a complete meal for $49 Sunday, featuring seafood bisque, entree choices of pan-seared lemon sole with jumbo lump crab meat or mesquite grilled filet mignon, and Bosc pear and almond clafoutis for dessert.
The Charcoal Room at Santa Fe Station plans a special menu Friday through Monday, including appetizer of gazpacho for $16, and entree choices of grilled bacon-wrapped filet or pan-seared, bacon-wrapped halibut, each served with roasted garlic mashed potato puree and harticot vert for $65. Dessert is frozen crème anglaise with rum cherries and chocolate shavings for $10.
MRKT Sea & Land at Aliante Station plans a special three-course meal for $75 Friday through Monday that features salad, steak Diane and chocolate cake.
Hank’s Fine Steaks at Green Valley Ranch Resort plans to serve special items Friday through Monday, including entree choices of grilled filet mignon for $45 or pan-seared turbot filet for $50.
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort plans special items for Sunday, including entree choices of truffle butter-poached lobster with king crab and spring vegetables for $52 or roasted veal tenderloin for $38.
Fuego at Fiesta Henderson plans a special meal of mustard- and herb-roasted rack of lamb with Yukon mashed potatoes, haricot vert, soup or salad and creme brulee for $45 Friday through Monday.
For more information about any of these specials, visit stationcasinos.com.
TIVOLI VILLAGE RESTAURANTS PLAN DINE AROUND EVENT MONDAY
Restaurants at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., plan to host Dine Around Tivoli on Monday and donate 10 percent of the day’s food sales to the Children’s Miracle Network. Funds raised will help local children in need of medical attention.
Participating restaurants are Bottles & Burgers, Petra Greek Taverna, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, Leoné Café, Radio City Pizzeria and Brio Tuscan Grille.
WINE AWAY WEDNESDAY SCHEDULED MAY 16 AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host Wine Away Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 16.
Guests can enjoy wine tasting, including two complimentary glasses of wine, live entertainment and offers from local businesses for $13.95 per person.
Tickets must be purchased in advance at wineawaywednesday.eventbrite.com.
ANNIE’S GOURMET ITALIAN TO HOST BENEFIT FOR LABRADOR RESCUE
Annie’s Gourmet Italian, 1716 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 100, plans to host a spaghetti night fundraiser for Las Vegas Labrador Rescue from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 16.
All-you-can-eat spaghetti will be $20 and $10 for children 10 or younger. A portion of the proceeds will go the rescue. A slient auction also is planned, and patrons will be able to meet Labradors available for adoption.
Space is limited. For tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Annie’s.
TASTE & TOAST THURSDAYS COMING TO FRESH52 FARMERS MARKET
Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a farmers market from 5 to 8 p.m. May 17.
The market is sponsored by Desert Companion and will feature fresh produce, libation tastings by Southern Wine & Spirits, local artists, live entertainment, and cooking tips and chef demonstrations, with a new chef and dish featured each week.
Fresh52 also operates a weekly farmers and artisan market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Tivoli Village.
For more information about the market at Tivoli Village, email info@ tivolivillagelv.com. For more information about Fresh52, visit fresh52.com.
SHAKESPEARES PUB & GRILLE TO HOST PUP CRAWL TO BENEFIT ADOPT A RESCUE PET
Shakespeares Pub & Grille, 790 Coronado Center Drive, No. 130, is scheduled to host the third Las Vegas Pup Crawl to benefit Adopt A Rescue Pet from 5 to 7 p.m. May 17.
Shakespeares plans to offer $4.95 food specials and $1 off all beers.
Happy hour pricing and drink specials will apply at all four Pup Crawl events. June’s event is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. June 13 at Coconuts Mexican Bar & Grill at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Dogs that are well-behaved and on a leash are welcome to attend Pup Crawl events. Each event will raise money for Adopt A Rescue Pet.
For more information about Adopt A Rescue Pet, visit adoptarescuepet.org.
SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S TASTE OF THE NATION SET FOR MAY 17 AT THE PALMS
Share Our Strength plans to host its 20th annual Taste of the Nation fundraising event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. May 17 at Rain Nightclub in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.
A VIP champagne reception is planned for 6 p.m. The event will help raise funds to support SOS’s efforts to end childhood hunger in the Las Vegas Valley and across the nation.
More than 35 of the city’s chefs and restaurants plan to participate, including chef Carlos Guía of Wynn Las Vegas’ The Country Club —- A New American Steakhouse, Taste of the Nation chairman; Fleur by Hubert Keller, Alizé at The Top of The Palms, Society Café at Wynn Las Vegas, Scarpetta at the Cosmopolitan, N9NE Steakhouse and Nove Italiano at the Palms, Sushi Roku at The Forum Shops at Caesars and Tao/Lavo at The Venetian and Palazzo.
In addition to food and drinks, a silent auction and live auction are planned. Area charities that will benefit from this year’s event are Three Square food bank, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, UNCE Chefs for Kids and Project MANA.
Tickets are $100 for general admission and $125 for VIP, which includes the reception, early entrance to the event and a gift bag.
For tickets, call 877-268-2783 or tasteofthenation.org.
MARTORANO’S TO HOST BENEFIT FOR KEEP MEMORY ALIVE AT RIO
Celebrity chef Steve Martorano plans to celebrate five years of his restaurant Martorano’s at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, by hosting a benefit for Keep Memory Alive at 6 p.m. May 18.
The event will feature Italian wine pairings and is set to begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner at 7 p.m.
Four courses will be presented family-style. The highlight will be trio of veal chop Marsala cooked in Sicilian Marsala wine, Chicken Downtown with spinach and mushrooms and a broccoli rabe dish.
Tickets are $150. For tickets, call 888-746-7784 or visit the Rio box office.
ROY’S WINE CLUB TO MEET
Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, 620 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host a waina hui (wine club) tasting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 18.
Each tasting features a sampling of Roy’s signature appetizers. Members receive a wine glass, an invitation to all wine club events, an invitation to Roy’s select seasonal events, a 10 percent reduction on bottled wine purchased at Roy’s and reduced pricing for select Roy’s wine dinners.
The cost to attend a tasting is $20 for wine club members and $25 for nonmembers.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 691-2053.
PROJECT DINNER TABLE SET FOR MAY 19 AT EL CORTEZ
Project Dinner Table plans to host its next event at 6 p.m. May 19 at the Jackie Gaughan Plaza at the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St.
Dinners will be served family-style and will feature cuisine by chef Philipp Norsetter of T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort.
Tickets are $140 per person, which includes all courses and cocktail pairings.
For tickets, visit projectdinnertable.com.
FOOD TRUCK THROWDOWN SET FOR MAY 20 AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
A Food Truck Throwdown is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20 at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd.
Five Tivoli Village restaurants plan to collaborate with chefs from gourmet food trucks to compete in a culinary showdown. Each team will be given the challenge of creating a dish combining both food styles and presenting their dish to a panel of celebrity judges. Restaurant and food trucks set to participate are Petra Greek Taverna and Slidin’ Thru, Bottles & Burgers and Chi-Town Hustlers, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant and Fukuburger, Leoné Café and Tasty Bunz, and Radio City Pizzeria and Haulin’ Balls.
BARLEY’S CASINO AND BREWING CO. PLANS BREWFEST may 26
Barley’s Casino and Brewing Co. plans to host its annual Brewfest from 2 to 8 p.m. May 26 at 4500 W. Sunset Road.
More than a dozen breweries plan to offer beer tastings, including Red Rock German-style lager, Blue Diamond Helles-style lager and Boulder Gold Hefeweizen.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Smoked barbecue will be $5 per item. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Beer 4 Boobs, an organization that provides funding to help fight breast cancer and help those living with the illness.
For more information, call 458-2739 or visit wildfiregaming.com/barleys.
FOGO DE CHÃO ANNOUNCES SPECIALS FOR LOCALS
Fogo de Chão Steakhouse, 360 E. Flamingo Road, is offering specials for Nevada residents through May 31.
Monday through Thursday, locals can choose a complimentary item with the purchase of each meal. The choices are a glass of wine from the signature list (21 or older), a Caipirinha (21 or older) or dessert.
Friday through Sunday, locals can choose a free bottle of signature 2009 Grand Reserve Malbec wine with the purchase of every two meals (21 or older) and or a dessert for each purchased meal.
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, and dinner is served from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Reservations are required to take advantage of locals’ specials. For reservations, visit fogo.com or call 431-4500. Type "LOCAL2012" in the online comment section or mention it to the phone reservationist.
BAR+BISTRO ANNOUNCES FIRST IMPRESSIONS BREAKFAST MENU
Bar+Bistro @ The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., No. 155, recently unveiled a new First Impressions breakfast menu, to be served 7 to 11 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.
The menu includes B+B granola for $9, polenta honey cornbread for $7, steel-cut oats for $9, white chocolate toast for $4, black currant scones for $6, B+B pancakes for $9, brioche flan French toast for $10, B+B Spanish omelet for $10, cage-free eggs (three egg any style) for $5, applewood smoked bacon for $5, maple chicken sausage for $6, sweet papa hash for $5 and organic seasonal berries for $6.
For more information, call 202-6060.
EASTSIDE CANNERY ANNOUNCES MAY DINING SPECIALS
Snaps at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, is serving a $3.33 breakfast special from 6 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays in May. It features two eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns and toast.
The restaurant is also offering a $9.99 surf and turf skewer special. It comes with a herb grilled shrimp and bay scallop skewer and a beef with peppers and onions skewer, served with steamed rice and vegetable of the day. The special is available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily in May.
The Cannery Row Buffet will be $7 all day Saturdays and Sundays in May.
Casa Cocina is offering a $9.99 carnitas special served with rice, refried beans and tortilla soup.
Carve is serving a $23 rosemary roasted pork tenderloin special served with potatoes and spinach.
At the Deli, the sloppy Joe sliders special offers three sliders, fries and a drink for $5.99
All casino bars are offering $1 margaritas and Coronas in May.
CANNERY RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE MAY DINING SPECIALS
Waverly’s Steakhouse Bar at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road, is offering $5 wine, martinis and appetizers from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays in May for Wine Down Fridays.
Vino’s Pizzeria is offering a large one-topping pizza for $7.99 with a CAN Club card Mondays and Tuesdays in May. Chicken wings are 50 cents and a slice of pepperoni pizza is 99 cents Wednesdays in May.
At the Canteen, a six-pack of Bud Light Lime is $4.99 (one per person with a CAN Club card).
HOUSE OF BLUES PLANS GOSPEL BRUNCH
The House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Gospel Brunch at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sundays.
The brunch is a live music show and dining experience. The all-you-can-eat Southern-style buffet features omelet and carving stations that include turkey breast and maple-glazed ham, Mini Waffles of Love with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup; and salads such as couscous with fresh vegetables. Desserts include house-baked cookies, brownies, muffins and white chocolate bread pudding.
While guests enjoy the buffet, high-energy gospel groups perform.
The cost is $37 for adults and $17 for children 11 or younger. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com or call 632-7600.