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PT’s announces July promotions

PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold and Sierra Gold taverns plan several promotions for July.

A half-off breakfast will be served from 6 to 10 a.m. daily at all PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns, with 50 percent off all breakfast menu entrees for Beer & Bites Club members.

The Beer & Bites Club allows guests to qualify for half-off happy hour specials and earn points toward food and beverage rewards and receive members-only offers. Guests can join by purchasing their Beer & Bites card for $5 and PT’s and Sierra Gold will reward them with $5 on their next visit.

Half-off happy hour is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. daily and midnight to 3 a.m. at all PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns, with 50 percent off all drinks and pizzas for all Beer & Bites Club members.

The Miller High Life Veteran’s Program offers a 10-cent donation to returning American veterans for every purchase of a featured Miller High Life beverage.

Drink specials at PT’s and Sierra Gold for July are Miller Lite, Miller High Life, Belvedere vodka and Belvedere vodka’s Pink Grapefruit “Pink Secret” cocktail.

Food specials at PT’s are golden nuggets, brioche burger, chicken Parmesan sandwich, salmon taco salad, filet kabobs and PBJ Zookie. Specials are available 24 hours a day and start at $5.99.

Food specials at Sierra Gold are chicken Parmesan sandwich, brioche burger, raspberry chicken salad, salmon wrap, shrimp boil and PBJ Zookie. Specials are available 24 hours a day and start at $6.99.

PT’s and Sierra Gold locations also offer patrons free, unlimited Wi-Fi.

For more information or to find a location, visit goldentaverngroup.com.

MarchÉ Bacchus to mark
Bastille Day Thursday

Marché Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive, No. 106, in Desert Shores, plans to celebrate Bastille Day with a special lakeside performance by the Las Vegas Skydiving Team at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bastille Day is a French national holiday commemorating the beginning of the French Revolution. A team of five expert skydivers plans to plunge into Lake Jacqueline, which is adjacent to the restaurant’s back patio, while red, white and blue smoke streamers cascade in the air, honoring France’s tricolor national flag.

A special menu prepared by chef Joseph Swan is planned.

For reservations, call 804-8008.

Get free drinks for July birthdays
at McFadden’s in the rio

McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon inside the Rio, 3700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a special July birthday party Saturday, offering birthday drinks from 10 p.m. to midnight to anyone born in July.

The first 15 people with July birthdays to walk through the door will receive a special McFadden’s birthday gift.

Happy 2 Hours are planned from 8 to 10 p.m. for $15, with an open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. for $20 for women and $30 for men. All local women will receive dollar drinks from 10 p.m. to close. Cherry and grape bombs will be $5.

For more information, call 270-6200 or visit mcfaddensvegas.com.

Gordon Biersch serving SommerBrau beer and seasonal menu through July

Gordon Biersch is serving a Caribbean-inspired menu through July 31 that is designed to complement the SommerBrau beer.

SommerBrau is a Kolsch-style beer originating from Cologne, Germany.

Starters on the new menu include coconut shrimp, shrimp and lobster rolls and jerk chicken sliders. Entrees include lobster, crab and shrimp salad, blackened mahi mahi, blackened chicken linguini, the Jamaican Kobe burger, churrasco steak and jerk chicken tacos. Desserts include the Montego Bay banana split.

Also featured in the promotion is the Watermelon Splash cocktail, a blend of Barcardi Superior Rum and O3 Orange Liqueur. Non-alcoholic watermelon lemonade also is available.

Gordon Biersch in the Las Vegas Valley is at 750 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 16, in Boca Park (487-6463) and 3987 Paradise Road (312-5247).

Yard House helping Three Square
food bank through Round It Up America

The Yard House inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., is participating in the Round it Up America promotion, which assists Three Square food bank.

Diners can donate pocket change to the cause by having their purchases rounded up to the nearest dollar.

For more information about the program, visit rounditupamerica.org.

Brio Tuscan Grille expands cocktails, offers tuscan tasters menu

Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village at Queensridge, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, and Town Square Las Vegas, 6653 Las Vegas Blvd. South, recently debuted a new cocktail menu offering seasonal cocktails, signature and traditional drinks, wine by the glass, imported, craft and domestic beer and non-alcoholic beverages.

The 12 signature drinks range from $7 to $10 a glass and include Strawberry Basil Limonata, Raspberry Mojito, Baca Limon Martini, Il Tramonto Limoncello and Pineapple Gimlet Martini.

The restaurant also has a $2.95 Tuscan Tasters menu, available from 3:30 to
6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday in the bar. It offers portions of 10 appetizer classics such as shrimptini, pepper formaggio dip and spicy shrimp and eggplant.

summer lunch special is $19.95
at MarchÉ Bacchus

Marché Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive, No. 106, is offering a new summer lunch special featuring two courses paired with a glass of wine for $19.95.

The special features a rotating selection of dishes, including appetizers such as soup du jour, house salad or Caesar salad. Entrees include pan-roasted, farm-raised chicken paillard, pomme frites and natural jus, a half-pound burger topped with horseradish black pepper aioli, cheddar cheese, picked red onion and arugula, and tuna melt sandwich garnished with mayo and pan de mie.

A glass of house red or white wine accompanies the meal and is complimentary. Dessert selections include creme brulee and Grand Marnier flourless cake.

The special is available from
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call

Wine radio show host les Kincaid
to teach classes

Wine radio show host Les Kincaid plans to instruct a series of food and wine classes from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on specific days in July.

Organic Wines is scheduled for July 20 at Total Wine & More, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. in Boca Park. Explore organic wine terms such as biodynamic and sustainable, the agricultural practices behind the terms and look at techniques for vinification and how it translates into what you taste in the glass. The cost is $45 per person.

Finally, Pizzas is scheduled for July 26 at Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109. Learn foolproof techniques for making pizza at home. The cost is $45 per person.

Class fees can be paid by cash or check. Seating is limited. Advanced reservations are required. To RSVP, email les@leskincaid.com or call

Brio Tuscan Grille to mark
National Lasagna Day

Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village at Queensridge, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, and Town Square Las Vegas, 6653 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate National Lasagna Day by offering its signature lasagna entree for half price on July 28.

The housemade dish includes lasagna bolognese al forno, originally $17.25, available for $8.63 on that day.

Reservations are recommended and can be made at the Tivoli Village location by calling 433-1233 and the Town Square location by calling 914-9145.

Learn to roll sushi at Hachi

Hachi Modern Japanese, inside Red Rock Resort at 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., offers monthly sushi rolling classes. The next one is set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15.

The two-hour class will offer each participant his own work area with all ingredients at arm’s length. The cost is $85 per person, plus tax.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 797-7054.

Big Dog’s to host Summer Beer Fest
July 23 at draft house

Big Dog’s Brewery plans to host its Summer Beer Fest from 6 p.m. to midnight July 23 at the Draft House, 4543 N. Rancho Drive.

The event is set to feature 30-plus beers and include the tapping of the Big Dog’s Strawberry Wheat beer. Live reggae music by Kava Kreation also is planned, along with Caribbean-style sandwiches.

For more information, visit bigdogsbrews.com.

Ron’s Steakhouse announces
three-course dinner special

Ron’s Steakhouse at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., is serving a three-course dinner special through July for $31.99 per person.

It includes a complimentary glass of chardonnay, merlot or white zinfandel wine or bottled beer. Starter choices are soup or salad, and entree choices are 8-ounce filet mignon, pan-seared salmon, chicken Oscar or osso bucco. Each entree is served with a choice of Ron’s special potatoes au gratin, baked potato, garlic mashed potato or risotto-sytle orzo pasta. Dessert choices are strawberry cheesecake, tiramisu or creme brulee.

Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Appropriate attire is required, and reservations are recommended. For reservations, call 258-5201.

El Cortez serving vintage menus

The El Cortez, 600 Fremont St., is offering vintage dining and cocktail menus in honor of its 70th anniversary.

The cocktail menu will celebrate the history of mixology and educate guests on the origins of classic cocktails. It includes the side car, created in the 1920s; the mint julep, created in the 1700s and one of the country’s oldest cocktails; the blood and sand, a drink from the 1930 premiere of a Rudolph Valentino film; and the aviation, a drink created in 1910 by the head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York.

The vintage dining menu features appetizers of oysters Rockefeller and escargot a la bourguignon; hearts of palm salad and asparagus salad; entrees of Tournedos of beef Rossini and chicken Kiev; and desserts of strawberries Romanoff and peach Melba.

For more information, visit elcortezhotelcasino.com.

Bar+Bistro at the arts factory
serving happy hour specials

Bar+Bistro at The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., is offering happy hour specials Monday through Friday.

From 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday, patrons can get $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon, $2 sangria and $3 well drinks.

On Thursdays, patrons can get half off all drinks.

On Sundays, a brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with $5 Bloody Mary, sangria, mojito or mimosa.

For more information, call 202-6060 or visit barbistroaf.com.

King’s Fish House gears up
for soft-shell crab season

King’s Fish House at the District at Green Valley Ranch, 2255 Village Walk Drive, Suite 139, is serving soft-shell crab-inspired menu items in honor of soft-shell crab season.

Dishes available for lunch and dinner include Southern fried soft-shell crab with remoulade, coleslaw and french fries; soft-shell crab piccata style with lemon butter, capers and choice of two sidekicks; and soft-shell crab tempura style with ponzu, steamed rice and Northwest vegetables. Single crabs without sidekicks are available in any of those preparations. The menu also has Maryland soft-shell crab sandwich, served with choice of toppings, french fries and coleslaw.

Bernard’s Bistro featuring R.M.S. Titanic dinner event Thursdays

Bernard’s Bistro, 15 Via Bel Canto in MonteLago Village at Lake Las Vegas, offers an evening of first-class dining with a R.M.S. Titanic dinner event at 7 p.m. Thursdays throughout the summer.

The multi-sensory production will spotlight the culinary mastery of French chef E. Bernard accompanied with sights, sounds, images and replicas of an era defined by elegance, fashion and fine food.

The menu will include items such as consummé olga, Titanic signature dish pear and Belgian endive watercress and Roquefort cheese in herb honey mustard dressing, champagne sorbet, poached salmon with mousseline caviar sauce topped with chives hollandaise and English cucumbers with asparagus and pommes vapeur.

Other main courses include braised filet mignon, lili with foie gras and lamb loin and rack of lamb with mint sauce.

The menu will change each Thursday.

Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For more information, call 565-1155.

Mon Ami Gabi plans July dining events

Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate Bastille Day with a celebration Thursday through July 20.

Bastille Day is a French national holiday commemorating the beginning of the French Revolution.

A Bastille Day-inspired menu will be available, featuring soup du jour of chilled creme du berry, summer duck confit and grilled peach salad. Other items include oysters du jour, pan-seared Arctic char and sweet corn chowder, mache salad and herb-roasted tomato and Brie sandwich with grilled onion relish.

On Saturday, the bistro is scheduled to offer a French cooking class from 10 a.m. to noon. Chef Terry Lynch plans to prepare a three-course dinner featuring ahi tuna tartare with avocado and grilled chicken paillard with summer salad and warm lemon vinaigrette. Dessert will be vanilla pound cake with farmers market berries and crème chantilly.

The cost is $50 per person. To RSVP, call 944-4224.

In honor of National Ice Cream Day, Mon Ami Gabi plans to hand out free scoops of Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream Sunday. Limit is one per customer, while supplies last.

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. the third Friday of the month. The next one is set for Friday.

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.

stripburger plans barbecue event

Stripburger at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is scheduled to host the Backyard BBQ, “Blues, Brews and BBQ,” event from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

For $25 in advance or $30 at the door, guests can enjoy a barbecue buffet with two featured drinks, along with $5 Sierra Nevada beers and cocktails made with Hpnotiq such as the $5 Harmonie Heart Breakers. Double Trouble shots will be $3.

For advance tickets, call 737-8747.

P.J. Clarke’s to serve $1 oysters and two-for-one drinks

P.J. Clarke’s inside The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Oyster Riot Happy Hour featuring $1 fresh oysters from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Friday.

Chef’s choice may include Evening Cove, Gold Creek, Hama Hama and Penn Cove Selects from Washington, the Naked Cowboy and Nootka oyster from British Columbia. Two-for-one drinks also are offered.

For more information, call 434-7900 or visit pjclarkes.com.

TAO’s prix-fixe menu benefits Three Square

Tao Asian Bistro and Lounge at The Venetian, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a $55 prix-fixe menu from 5 p.m. to midnight to benefit Three Square food bank.

The special menu features three courses. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the food bank.

To make a reservation, call 338-8338.

El Segundo Sol plans cooking fiesta class

El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer a Cooking Fiesta cooking glass from 10 a.m. to noon July 30.

Chef Terry Lynch will show participants how to prepare sweet corn, zucchini blossom, red chile quesadilla, duck breast tacos with red pipian sauce and Baby Blue Margarita with Curacao and blue salt. Recipes for the white sangria with summer melon, grapes and Riesling also will be shared. Dessert will be coconut flan.

The cost is $25 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, call 258-1211.

Yukon Grille announces prix fixe menu

Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, is offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $15.95 per person with an ace I PLAY™ players card and $17.72 without a card on Thursday and Sundays.

Entree choices are red curry ribs and coconut shrimp, which is a half slab of baby back ribs glazed with red curry barbecue sauce, served with fried coconut shrimp and seasoned fries; grilled swordfish with lemon, mint and basil, served with saffron rice and a seasonal vegetable; or top sirloin au poivre, dipped in crushed black pepper, pan sautéed and laced with a creamy brandy sauce, served with mashed potatoes and a seasonal vegetable.

Each entree is served with a choice of soup or salad and includes a spumoni sundae for dessert with espresso hot fudge sauce.

Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. For reservations, call 951-5800.

Eastside Cannery serving July dining specials

Snaps at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, is offering a $9.99 combination plate that includes barbecue pork, chicken breast and brisket served with a half ear of corn, baked beans and coleslaw with the purchase of a beverage.

A black pepper salmon fillet is $12.99 and is served with soup or salad, vegetable of the day and choice of potato with the purchase of a beverage. The Red, White & Breakfast special is $4.77 and has pancakes or waffles with blueberries, strawberries and whipped cream, plus your choice of bacon or sausage with the purchase of a beverage.

The Cannery Row Buffet is $7 all day on Sundays.

Carve is offering a $15.99 cioppino special.

Casa Cocina is serving a $9.99 fajita rita combination special.

For more information, visit eastsidecannery.com.

Postrio Bar & Grill offers
discount for locals

Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio Bar & Grill in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering locals 20 percent off their total food purchase through Sept. 30.

Postrio’s menu includes wood-oven baked pizzas, homemade pastas and meats and fish from the Mesquite grill. Signature items include truffled potato chips with blue cheese sauce, lobster club sandwich, ricotta gnocchi and the Prime burger with Vermont cheddar and red onion marmalade.

To take advantage of the offer, let your server know you are a Las Vegas resident.

Postrio is open from 11 a.m. to
10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information or to make a reservation, call 796-1110.

Purchase tickets now for Yearlong beer festival coming in October

The Las Vegas World Beer Fest is scheduled to be open every Thursday through Sunday for one year beginning Oct. 13.

The international Oktoberfest-style showcase of micro brews, stouts, ales and more is set to take place from noon to 11 p.m. at the southwest corner of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane behind Bally’s.

The event also is set to feature live performances from Las Vegas-based and international bands, an above-ground swimming pool to keep patrons cool, an above-ground spa, fresh food and celebrities from the United States behind some of the taps.

The entrance fee will be $10, and only 5,000 tickets will be available per day. Package deals including food and beer tastings also are available.

For more information, to purchase advance tickets or for details on becoming a vendor, visit wbflv.com.

Summer Freeze Shaved Ice sets up shop for summer

Summer Freeze Shaved Ice is open for the summer at 552 N. Stephanie St. in the Galleria Commons.

Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The menu offers 20 syrup flavors for shaved ice, including three that are sugar-free. Flavors include blueberry, coconut, cotton candy, an “ice cream” flavor, root beer and tiger’s blood. A sour spray also is available. The shaved ice is provided by Sierra Ice of Henderson.

For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/3j6ma2w.

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