BIG DOG’S BREWING COMPANY DEBUTS REBEL RED BEER
Big Dog’s Brewing Company, 4547 N. Rancho Drive, recently debuted Rebel Red, a red ale, now available on tap at bars and restaurants in the Las Vegas Valley, including the Big Dog’s Cafe and Casino at 6390 W. Sahara Ave.
The seasonal craft brew marks Big Dog’s first foray into selling beer outside its brewpubs.
STATION CASINOS TO FEATURE ITALIAN SPECIALTIES, STUFFED LOBSTER
The Feast Buffet at Station Casinos and the Festival Buffet at the Fiestas plan to offer gourmet Italian food through April 4, including veal or mushroom ravioli and specialty calzones.
Stuffed lobster is $19.99 through Saturday at The Broiler at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., and Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway; Sonoma Cellar at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road; Austins Steakhouse at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane in North Las Vegas; Fuego at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway; The Charcoal Room at Santa Fe Station, 4900 N. Rancho Drive, and MRKT at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway. A half stuffed lobster and filet mignon is $24.99, and a full stuffed lobster and filet mignon is $29.99.
ENJOY MARCH MADNESS BURGER COMBO AT ISLANDS FINE BURGERS & DRINKS
Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, 10810 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a $10 burger and hand-crafted beer combo in the bar during NCAA basketball tournament games Saturday and Monday.
For more information, call 360-3845.
FLEMING’S TO OFFER SPRING BREAK CELEBRATION THROUGH APRIL 7
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a filet mignon and North Atlantic lobster tail dinner for $34.95 through April 7.
The meal includes an appetizer of The Wedge salad or French onion soup and a side dish of French green beans or Fleming’s mashed potatoes.
For reservations, call 838-4774.
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, eary entrance to the event and a gift bag.
For tickets, call 877-268-2783 or tasteofthenation.org.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE PLANS EASTER BRUNCH
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to offer an Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 8.
Along with the rodizio brunch with six meats and gourmet salad bar, made-to-order omelets also will be available for $27.99.
From 2 to 8 p.m., the full rodizio menu will be served, including up to 18 meats, sides and salad bar for $38.99.
For reservations, call 804-1400.
TASTE & TOAST THURSDAYS COMING TO FRESH52 FARMERS MARKET
Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a new weekly farmers market in conjunction with the Fresh52 farmers market from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 19.
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.
KABUKI PLANS FUNDRAISER FOR 10-YEAR-OLD WITH RARE CANCER
Kabuki Japanese restaurants at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 190, and Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, No. 147, plan to donate $4 to the Strength for Jaxon fundraising campaign for every item sold from the kids menu Wednesday through April 3.
The fundraiser will help pay for medical treatment for 10-year-old Jaxon Piro of Summerlin, who is undergoing experimental treatments for anaplastic medulloblastoma, a rare and aggressive cancer that attacks the brain, at the Burzynski Clinic in Houston. The treatments are not covered by insurance.
YOSCREAM, LEONÉ CAFÉ offer PROMOTIONS AT TIVOLI VILLAGE
YoScream and Leoné Café, both at Tivoli Village, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., are offering dining promotions in March.
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at YoScream, self-serve frozen yogurt is buy one, get one free. From noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, children 12 or younger can get a small ice cream or frozen yogurt for 99 cents.
At Leoné Café, Coffee for a Cure is planned from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. For every large coffee or espresso beverage purchase, Leoné Café will give 25 cents to the University of California, San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute. On weekdays after 2:30 p.m., get a free medium coffee with a pastry purchase.
FLEMING’S PLANS EASTER BRUNCH
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to offer an Easter brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8.
The three-course menu will be $34.95. A celebration cocktail, Blood Orange Fizz, will be available for $6.95.
The appetizer will be The Wedge salad or fresh fruit medley, followed by entree choices of filet mignon Benedict, New Orleans-style French toast, Fleming’s frittata or steakhouse filet mignon Cobb. Entrees will be served with potatoes O’Brien and sautéed green beans. Dessert choices will be white chocolate bread pudding, creme brulee or walnut turtle pie.
A children’s brunch menu will be available for $16.95 for those 12 or younger.
Seating is limited. For reservations, call 838-4774.
MARIE CALLENDER’S ANNOUNCES EASTER OFFERINGS
Marie Callender’s plans to offer whole take-home Easter meals starting at $99.99.
The Ham Feast features a honey-glazed, bone-in, spiral-cut ham with sides and a whole pie. The Brunch Feast has eight freshly baked muffins, two quiches, seasonal fruit and fresh whipped cream. Other Feast options include Turkey, Ultimate Whole Turkey, Ham and Turkey Combo and Ultimate Turkey and Ham Feast. Trimmings vary depending on the Feast ordered.
For more information, visit mcpies.com/our_food/holiday_feasts.php.
For those wanting to dine in on Easter, Marie Callender’s plans to serve Easter brunch and dinner at participating locations. The traditional Easter dinner will include honey-glazed ham and pineapple sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh vegetables and cornbread.
FOGO DE CHAO STEAKHOUSE TO HOST JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT FUNDRAISER APRIL 5
Fogo de Chão Steakhouse plans to host a fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 5.
The evening is set to feature unlimited servings of 16 cuts of fire-roasted meats carved tableside, a gourmet salad bar, one glass of wine or one cocktail, unlimited nonalcoholic beverages and dessert.
The Southern Brazilian steakhouse plans to donate 100 percent of the proceeds from a charitable dinner to the organization. The cost is $50 per person and $25 for children 6 to 10.
Seating is limited. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Molly Marks at 214-0504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
EASTER BRUNCH SET AT MON AMI GABI
Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer Easter brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8.
The menu includes strawberry waffle with fresh whipped cream, French toast with blueberries, warm maple syrup and whipped cream or corned beef hash and poached eggs, each $10.95, or eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon and hollandaise sauce for $14.95. There also will be a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and Mimosas. Children will receive a Mon Ami Gabi Easter basket full of treats.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 944-4224.
STRIP HOUSE PLANS SPECIAL FOR NATIONAL PRIME RIB DAY APRIL 27
Strip House at Planet Hollywood, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer its 28 Day Roast Prime Rib for $49 in honor of National Prime Rib Day April 27.
The meal includes a 16-ounce, off-the-bone prime cut of meat served with Yorkshire pudding, horseradish creme fraiche and watercress.
For reservations, call 737-5200.
GET FREE PIE AT JOE’S SEAFOOD, PRIME STEAK & STONE CRAB
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab inside the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer free slices of Joe’s pie with the purchase of an entree to anyone named Joe (or Joanna, Josephine, etc.) in honor of National Joe Day today.
Photo ID is required. Pie choices are key lime, Havana Dream, chocolate fudge and peanut butter.
Everyone visiting that day will receive a free cup of "Joe" (coffee).
For more information, call 792-9222.
EL SEGUNDO SOL PLANS COOKING CLASS, LOCO HOUR SPECIALS
El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Cooking Fiesta from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday with executive chef Terry Lynch.
The menu is set to feature chips and roasted tomato-serrano salsa, Oaxacan chicken in mole negro and quesadilla with mushroom, sweet corn and hiutlacoche. Dessert will be chocolate-coconut flan, and the cocktails will be signature red sangria and cucumber-mint margarita.
The cost is $25. To sign up, call 258-1211.
Beginning at 11 a.m. April 6, El Segundo Sol plans to offer Loco hour dining and drink specials all day, including loaded nachos, chips and three salsas and street tacos. The signature margarita will be $5 and sangria $4. Shots of tequila will be $3 each.
WINE WALK SET AT LAKE LAS VEGAS TO BENEFIT NEW VISTA COMMUNITY
The Village Lake Las Vegas, 30 Strada Di Villaggio, plans to host a Toast to the Town wine walk at 7 p.m. Saturday to benefit nonprofit group New Vista Community.
Southern Wine & Spirits and Lee’s Discount Liquor plan to present a special evening of wines, cocktails, beers and cuisine sampling by restaurant partners. Live music and a silent auction also are planned.
A VIP Mingle with the Chefs is set to begin at 6 p.m., and tickets are $75 in advance only. General admission tickets for the wine walk are $50 in advance or $60 at the door.
For tickets, visit newvistanv.org or winewalklv.com. Cocktail attire is suggested.
SUNSET STATION TO HOST FIVE-COURSE WINE DINNER
Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, plans to host a five-course wine dinner at 6 p.m. today at Sonoma Cellar Steakhouse.
The dinner will feature the wines of Ferrari-Carano. Course selections include osso bucco and wild boar chops. The cost is $85 per person.
Seating is limited. For reservations, call 547-7777.
BEN & JERRY’S PLANS FREE CONE DAY APRIL 3
Ben & Jerry’s at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive, and at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, plan to host Free Cone Day from noon to 8 p.m. April 3 to benefit the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum and St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
Local celebrities will be enlisted to scoop small cones, which will be free with no purchase necessary. Patrons are encouraged to make a donation to the charities.
For more information about The District store, call 437-3300. For more information about Ben & Jerry’s at Sunset Station, call 435-1010.
PIZZA FUSION PLANS TO OPEN HENDERSON RESTAURANT THIS SPRING
Pizza Fusion plans to open an 1,800-square-foot location at 10345 S. Eastern Ave. this spring.
The restaurant plans to offer dine in, take out, delivery and catering. A three-course menu is planned for lunch and dinner, featuring fresh salads, appetizers, artisan pizzas, sandwiches and desserts. The menu features original recipes, such as pear and Gorgonzola, using only high-quality, all-natural and organic ingredients. Pizza selections include Italian classics and modern creations, and vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Specialty pizzas include the Big Kahuna, Pizza Fusion’s take on Hawaiian pizza, and barbecue chicken.
For more information, visit pizzafusion.com or follow Pizza Fusion on Facebook at facebook.com/pizzafusion or Twitter @PizzaFusion.
ENJOY PRIME RIB DEAL AT FUEGO STEAKHOUSE
Fuego Steakhouse at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, is offering a complete prime rib meal for $19.99 for a limited time with the purchase of a beverage.
The meal includes a baked potato, vegetable and a choice of soup or salad.
Fuego is open daily for dinner. For more information, call 558-7000.