SILVERTON RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE CHRISTMAS DINING OPTIONS
Twin Creeks Steakhouse at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to offer a special Christmas Day menu from 2 to 8 p.m. Dec. 25 for $48. It will feature seared scallop salad or lobster butternut squash soup, free-ranch turkey with foie gras stuffing, sage giblet gravy and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, haricot verts and cranberry pear relish, with choice of pumpkin cheesecake or strawberry trifle for dessert.
Sundance Grill is offering a special meal for $18.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with soup or salad, entree choice of prime rib, turkey or baked pineapple ham with black-eyed peas, apple sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry orange relish. Dessert will be pumpkin or pecan pie.
Seasons Buffet plans a special menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
It is set to feature turkey, ham, candied yams and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, as well as prime rib, fried shrimp, cedar plank salmon and butternut ravioli.
The cost is $26.99 or $24.99 with a rewards club card. Children 4 to 6 eat for half price.
For more information or reservations, call 702-263-7777.
THE RESORT ON MOUNT CHARLESTON TO SERVE CHRISTMAS EVE BUFFET
The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2755 Kyle Canyon Road, plans to serve a Christmas eve buffet, with seatings at noon, 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m. Monday. The cost is $27.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 or younger. For reservations, call 702-872-5500.
DOS CAMINOS TO OPEN ON WEST CHARLESTON BOULEVARD
Dos Caminos plans to open a location in Canyon Pointe Plaza in the space formerly occupied by Agave, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., which recently closed. Dos Caminos formerly had a Las Vegas location at the Palazzo.
The menu will include staples such as guacamole, empanadas and tacos, along with signature dishes, a cocktail menu and a hand-selected tequila menu. An outdoor space is planned with chimineyas and Mexican fire pits. A bar will have televisions for sports and gaming stations.
Dos Caminos plans to open in early March seven days a week for dinner and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.
For more information, visit doscaminos.com.
DOM DEMARCO’S OFFERING SPECIAL MENU FOR CHARITIES
Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar, 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a special Giving Menu to benefit local charities through December. Through Saturday, 20 percent of the proceeds from items ordered off the special menu will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. Sunday through Dec. 30, the menu will benefit Opportunity Village.
Also in December from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, the restaurant is offering half off all pizzas, beer, wine and liquor (not available Dec. 25, when the restaurant will be open from noon to 8 p.m.).
Day and night through December, patrons are invited to enjoy Sounds of the Season on the restaurant’s holiday-decorated patio, which will feature Christmas music and holiday-themed drink specials.
For more information, call 702-570-7000 or visit domdemarcos.com.
FLEMING’S PLANS FOUR NIGHTS OF CELEBRATION FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host four nights of celebration leading up to New Year’s Eve, Dec. 28-31, with each event beginning at 4 p.m.
The menu will feature an appetizer of poached Gulf shrimp over Southern-style goat cheese grits. Entree choices are Delmonico steak with blue crab and Gruyere glassage for $74.95, filet mignon and lobster brioche bread pudding for $69.95 and lobster tail with mac and cheese for $ 79. Dessert will be chocolate budino for $9.95.
Special cocktails are planned, including Haute Holiday and Merry Mint Spice. Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut will be $12 by the glass and $100 for a magnum bottle.
For reservations, call 702-838-4774.
AMERICAN CONEY ISLAND ANNOUNCES 12 DAYS OF CONEY PROMOTION
American Coney Island inside the D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St., is offering 12 Days of Coney. Through Monday, patrons will receive a daily gift ranging from free chili cheese fries and discounted Coneys to group offers.
Fans are encouraged to "like" and "follow" the D on Facebook and Twitter, and at 12:01 a.m. each day, the offer for the next 24 hours will be posted, along with a secret holiday word needed to take advantage of the promotion.
RACHEL’S KITCHEN OPEN AT TRAILWOOD DRIVE LOCATION
Locally owned Rachel’s Kitchen has opened a new location at 9691 Trailwood Drive.
The restaurant is the third Rachel’s Kitchen in the Las Vegas Valley. The eatery is 2,500 square feet and seats nearly 100 diners and also has a 900-square-foot patio that seats about 40. The patio has heaters for winter and misters for summer.
A grand opening is planned for from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday with specials from neighboring stores, entertainment and a live remote radio broadcast planned.
For more information, visit rachelskitchen.com or call 702-459-6789.
KUNG FU THAI & CHINESE LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE ORDERING SITE
Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant, 3505 S. Valley View Blvd., has launched a new online ordering site at kungfuplaza.com/online_orders.
Online orders will be prepared within an hour from the time they are placed (unless otherwise specified), with delivery times based on location.
For more information, call 702-247-4120.
MARIE CALLENDER’S PLANS HOLIDAY DINING OPTIONS
Marie Callender’s is offering Christmas dinner with five holiday entrees to choose from: roasted turkey, oven-baked ham, home-style beef stroganoff, Mediterranean salmon or oven-roasted vegetable pasta. Each comes with soup or salad and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie for $19.99 for adults and $8.99 for children.
Take Home Feasts are also available starting at $99.99, with a prime rib feast available for $169.99. The brunch feast is $49.99 and has muffins, quiche, fruit salad and whipped cream.
Red Velvet Dream Pie is back on the dessert menu for $13.99, plus tin.
For more information and to find locations, visit mcpies.com.
SWEET TOMATOES LOCATIONS HOST FOOD DRIVE
Sweet Tomatoes restaurants across the Las Vegas Valley are saving canned goods in December for Three Square food bank. Patrons who bring in a donation will receive 20 percent off their meal.
Suggested items to donate include soups, chili, canned meats, canned fish, nuts, seeds, rice and beans, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned juices, pastas, canned sauce and any nonperishable items.
For more information and to find locations, visit soupplantation.com.
RÍ RÁ LAS VEGAS PLANS ‘LAST MEAL’ FOR FRIDAY
Rí Rá Las Vegas at The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer drink specials and a "Last Meal" dinner menu in jest of the "End of the World" on Friday.
A toast to Ireland’s survival is planned for 4:01 p.m. and one for Las Vegas’ survival at 12:01 a.m. Live music is also planned.
The special menu includes beer-battered zucchini for $9.95, beef Wellington for $23.95 and rack of lamb for $24.95. Shock Top’s End of the World Midnight Wheat will be $2 for a pint.
Admission is free. For more information, call 702-632-7771.
JOE’S SEAFOOD, PRIME STEAK & STONE CRAB ANNOUNCES NEW MENU ITEMS
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has added new items to its menu for the cooler weather, including the All Green Salad with roasted shallot vinaigrette, the spicy tempura green beans, crispy fish tacos and seared scallops.
During December, $1 from the sale of each slice of Turtle Pie will benefit Opportunity Village.
For more information, call 702-792-9222.
M RESORT PLANS EVENT AROUND END OF MAYAN CALENDAR
Ravello Lounge at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to join with Alien Tequila and Ciroc Vodka for a celebration from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, the end of the Mayan Calendar.
Along with drink specials, DJ KoKo will play music. Women get free admission, which is $5 for locals and $10 for nonlocals. Guests should RSVP by emailing email@example.com.
CULINARY EVENT RAISES $100,000 FOR HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF
The culinary event Start Spreadin’ the News, which was held Dec. 9 on the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, raised $100,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Nearly 700 guests, volunteers and supporters attended, including Oscar and Carolyn G. Goodman, Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada senior managing director Larry Ruvo and celebrity chefs, along with 22 restaurants with ties to Las Vegas and New York City taking part. All of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
AREA EATERIES OFFER HOLIDAY GIFT CARD DEALS
King’s Fish House at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2255 Village Walk Drive, No. 139, is offering guests a free $20 gift certificate for use by the end of this year with every $100 gift car purchased.
Mimi’s Cafe is offering a $5 coupon with every $25 gift card purchase, valid for use through Jan. 31. For Las Vegas Valley locations, visit mimiscafe.com.
The Cheesecake Factory is offering a Slice of Joy card valid for a free slice of cheesecake with every $25 gift card purchased by Monday. The Slice of Joy card is redeemable from Dec. 26 through March 31. For Las Vegas Valley locations, visit thecheesecake factory.com.
Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, 10810 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a $10 bonus card for those who buy $50 worth of gift cards throughout December.
The Grand Lux Cafe at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and Palazzo, 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a $5 gift card redeemable after Dec. 26 to guests who purchase a $25 gift card by Monday.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a $25 dining credit every time a guest spends $50 in the main dining room through Dec. 30. Also, receive a $20 Fleming’s bonus card for every $100 in gift cards purchased online or at the restaurant through Dec. 31. For more information, visit flemingsteakhouse.com.
Marie Callender’s plans to offer a $5 bonus card with any gift card purchase of $25 or more. The $5 card is redeemable from Jan. 1-31 at participating locations. For more information, visit mcpies.com.
SAMMY’S WOODFIRED PIZZA OFFERS WINE DEAL SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill is offering half off bottles of wine with the purchase of Classic Sammy’s Dishes after 6 p.m. Sundays and Mondays through the end of the year.
Classic dishes include grilled shrimp salad, any pizza on whole wheat crust, angel hair pomodoro, shrimp angel hair pasta, sun-dried tomato artisan thin-crust pizza and baba ghanoush.
The special is available at all of Sammy’s Las Vegas Valley locations. For more information and to find locations, visit sammyspizza.com.
B CONNECTED MEMBERS CAN GET $9.99 BUFFET
B Connected members can get a prime rib buffet for $9.99 Saturdays through Thursdays in December at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.; the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road; the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive; and Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway.
The Friday seafood buffet is $19.99.
B CONNECTED MEMBERS CAN ENJOY DINING SPECIALS IN DECEMBER
From 7 to 11 p.m. nightly in December, the Courtyard Café at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., and Café Siena at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plan to offer a $7.11 steak and lobster special for B Connected members.
Daily in December from opening until 6 p.m., B Connected members can visit Coasta Cantina at The Orleans or the Suncoast or Willy & Jose’s at Sam’s Town, 5111 Bouldery Highway, for $9.99 unlimited enchiladas with bottomless margaritas.
RAMPART CASINO PLANS CHRISTMAS DINING SPECIALS
The Rampart Buffet at the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a holiday meal from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 25 for $16.99. The buffet is set to include soups, salads, a carving station with prime rib and oven-roasted turkey and a chilled seafood bar.
The Promenade Café plans to offer a three-course menu with roasted turkey, pecan-crusted salmon or apricot-glazed ham, paired with cream of broccoli soup or winter mix salad, with pumpkin or pecan tart for dessert. The special will be available from 2 to 10 p.m. Dec. 25 for $14.95.
The Carmel Room plans to serve a three-course dinner featuring holiday goose breast, grilled Kurobuta pork chop or holiday surft and turf at 2 p.m. Dec. 25 for $53.
Ceres plans to serve a Christmas brunch with roasted turkey, maple-glazed ham, braised short ribs, baked rainbow trout, turkey veloute and made-to-order omelets as well as a children’s buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 25 for $48.
For reservations, call 702-869-7381.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S DECATUR ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY DINING SPECIALS
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., is offering a special of tenderloin of beef for $39 with an ace I PLAY card and $43.33 without from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and Dec. 25 at Ron’s Steakhouse. The special comes with choice of baked potato or sweet potato.
Oven-roasted turkey with stuffing and garlic mashed potatoes or pan-fried tilapia with lemon beurre blanc and choice of potato will be $29 with a card and $32.22 without.
All of the selections come with choice of soup or salad, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, Ron’s breadbasket with flavored butters and a special holiday dessert.
From 4 to 10 p.m. Dec. 31, Ron’s is offering bone-in prime rib of beef served with turkey Lorraine soup or salad, lyonnaise potatoes, creamed spinach and a holiday dessert with a glass of champagne or wine or a beer for $45 with a card and $50 without.
The Sourdough Cafe is offering a roast turkey special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 25 for $9.99 with a card and $11.11 without. It comes with choice of soup or salad, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans almandine and a holiday dessert. Guests can also choose prime rib of beef or glazed ham.
From 4 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31, the cafe is offering champagne chicken or roast leg of lamb, served with chicken Lorraine soup or salad, choice of potato, green beans almandine and choice of cake or pie for $11.99 with a card and $13.33 without.
The Frisco Market Buffet is offering prime rib of beef, roast turkey and glazed Virginia ham from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 25 for $9.99 with a card for red, green and orange card holders, $11.99 with a card for blue card holders and $13.33 without a card. Sides include yams, stuffing, rice pilaf and green beans almandine.
For reservations, call 702-258-5111.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S BOULDER ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY DINING SPECIALS
The Yukon Grille at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, plans to serve special menu items from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday and Dec. 25. For $24.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $27.77 without a card, guests can enjoy maple-cranberry-glazed roasted turkey with gravy and dressing or black seabass drizzled with champagne and white grape sauce, served with buttered chateau potatoes. Both entrees are served with soup or salad and cranberry pecan bread pudding or ice cream.
For reservations, call 702-951-5800.
The Sourdough Café plans to serve a special from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 25. Corn chowder or salad served with turkey, apple walnut dressing, gravy, vegetable, cranberry sauce and yams or mashed potatoes will be $8.99 with a card and $9.99 without. It includes a slice of pumpkin or apple pie for dessert.
The Wild West Buffet plans to have holiday specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 25, including a champagne brunch with eggs cooked to order, cherry crepes, craving stations with ham, prime rib, turkey and steaks, and seafood medley. The cost is $9.99 with a red, green or orange card, $11.99 with a blue card and $13.32 without a card.
JW MARRIOTT TO CELEBRATE DESIGNATION WITH DINING SPECIALS
The JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., was recently named a Top Five Las Vegas Resort by the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, and to celebrate, dining specials are planned.
Enjoy $5 select appetizers all day at J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub and $5 martinis from open to close at 221. Shizen is offering local guests $5 wine and half off select appetizers. The Carmel Room is offering local guests a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees. The Rampart Casino is offering local guests the choice of one free dessert with the purchase of any two entrees at the Promenade Café.
For more information, call 877-869-8777.
PROMENADE CAFÉ SERVING PRIME RIB SPECIAL
The Promenade Café in the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering a $9.99 prime rib dinner special from 3 to 7 p.m. daily in December (not available holidays). It features a 4-ounce prime rib, house salad, choice of side, warm rolls and a nonalcoholic beverage. For more information, call 702-507-5966.
FOOTBALL PARTY PLANNED FOR SATURDAY AT MI CASA GRILL CANTINA
Mi Casa Grill Cantina at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans to host an NFL football party Saturday. Watch the game and enjoy $2 tacos and quesadillas and $2 Jagermeister shots, $3 Skyy vodka cocktails and $12 Corona and Corona Light buckets. Prizes are also planned.
RAMPART CASINO OFFERING FOOTBALL SEASON DINING SPECIALS
The Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is offering $2 Bud and Bud Light in all casino bars all day during football season. Food specials include $1 Vienna beef hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 4 to 9 p.m. Mondays.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub is offering food and beverage specials beginning at 9 a.m. Sundays, including $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $8 domestic pitchers, $10 import pitchers and $5 Bloody Marys. Food specials include $6 wings, a $5.99 Angus burger and an $8 All-American breakfast.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S DECATUR OFFERS DINING SPECIALS
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., is offering a winter stew special in the Sourdough Café for $5.99 with an ace I PLAY card and $6.66 without a card. The special is a sourdough bread bowl filled with beef stew or chili and is available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Feb. 28.
The café is also offering a skillet breakfast for $2.99 with a card and $3.33 without when you purchase a beverage, steak and eggs or ham and eggs for $3.99 with a card and $4.44 without, prime rib and shrimp for $10.99 with a card and $12.22 without and a Sunday champagne brunch for $8.99 with a card and $9.99 without.
Ron’s Steakhouse is offering a three-course special with soup or salad, choice of 8-ounce filet mignon, pan-seared salmon or chicken Oscar, sides and dessert for $34.99 with a card and $38.88 without. It includes a glass of wine or bottle of beer.
During December, Jameson Irish coffee is $3 at all casino bars, the café and the Frisco Market Buffet.
Every Monday beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy free popcorn, $1 hot dogs, $2 nachos and cheese, $2 chili bowls, six chicken wings for $2, $2 Bud bottles and five bottles of Bud in a bucket for $8.
SHOW SMITH CENTER TICKET STUBS FOR DINING DISCOUNT AT EL CORTEZ
Show an official Friends of The Smith Center card or show tickets and stubs from a show at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and receive a $10 discount on an entree at The Flame Steakhouse at the El Cortez, 600 Fremont St., on the same date as the show.
The offer is also good for options of a complimentary cocktail at The Parlour.
For more information, call 702-385-5200.
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. 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 702-691-2053.
THE VENETIAN, PALAZZO TO WRAP UP CULINARY CLASH FRIDAY
The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and Palazzo, 3339 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to host the final competition for Culinary Clash, a new four-week contest for the resort’s famed team of chefs, from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday.
The competition will be hosted by Claudine Grant and Robin Leach. It was open to all sous chefs and chefs de cuisine at the properties’ 30-plus restaurants. Chefs were challenged to create recipes using ingredients in a "mystery basket" to be prepared in mobile "food truck" kitchens on the Strip at The Venetian’s Doge’s Palace plaza. The clash is broadcast on a giant screen on The Venetian Clock Tower, and each chef’s creation is available for sampling.
The cooking battle is highlighted by street entertainment, a disc jockey and an after party provided by TAO. Celebrity chef judges for the finals are to be announced. The competition winner and a guest will receive a trip to Italy.
TWELVE COCKTAILS OF CHRISTMAS PLANNED AT WYNN, ENCORE
Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and Encore, 3121 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plan to feature a festive cocktail for each of the 12 days of Christmas by Wynn master mixologist Patricia Richards through Saturday at all of the properties’ bars and lounges. Guests can take away recipe cards for each cocktail.
ELDORADO, JOKERS WILD ANNOUNCE DECEMBER DINING SPECIALS
The Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., and Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, are offering a traditional ham or turkey dinner for $8.99 and a combination for $9.99 Dec. 25.
Football specials are planned at The Snack Bar at both locations Saturdays and Sundays in December. Enjoy $1 hot dogs, $1.50 burgers and $2 tortilla chips with nacho cheese, and Monday through Saturday, get Bud and Bud Light bottles for $2 each ($8 for a bucket of five) and shots of 1800 Silver for $2.
The Café at Eldorado and the Court Café at Jokers Wild is offering a spaghetti dinner for $2.99 with soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close daily.
Mariana’s Cantina at Eldorado is offering an 8-ounce filet and 7-ounce lobster tail with potatoes and vegetables for $35.99 from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.