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Dining events and news for Aug. 25-31, 2016

Chef series: The weekly event is planned from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Whole Foods Market at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can view cooking demonstrations from the resort’s executive chefs and learn how to prepare (and taste) the chefs’ classic dishes and beverage concoctions. The next events are planned for Aug. 30 and Sept. 6.

Chef Dinner: The dinner with executive chef Micah Waltz featuring Berkshire Pork from the Alpine Ranch in Fallon is set for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Andiron Steak & Sea, 1720 Festival Plaza Drive, in Downtown Summerlin. Tickets are $59 per person, not including tax and gratuity. An optional wine pairing is available for an additional $29. RSVP by calling 702-685-8002. Visit andironsteak.com.

Tequila Dinner: The quarterly dinner has a cocktail start planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Cantina Laredo inside Tivoli Village, 430 South Rampart Blvd., Suite 110. Casa Noble tequila is to be highlighted during a four-course meal. Tickets are $49.99 per person. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 702-202-4511.

Copa Room Wine Dinner: The event is planned at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Wines by Rodney Strong, entertainment and a four-course dinner are planned. The cost is $80 each. RSVP by calling 702-736-4939.

Fantasy Draft Party: Through Sept. 7, Tom’s Urban at New York-New York, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is hosting the party for guests to conduct their fantasy footballdraft with a semi-private space, food and beers. For $44 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests can choose from two food and beverage packages to enjoy with their fantasy football league. RSVP to vegasevents@tomsurban.com or call 702-740-6766.

Best of Brio: Brio Tuscan Grille at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is planning the dinner at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25. The event is set to feature a seven-course prix fixe menu and a sommelier pairing each course with Brio’s signature wine. Seating is limited. Tickets are $75. Call 702-914-9145.

New Vista Community Wine Walk: The event is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 17, and oct. 15 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It is set to include a variety of food and 15 wines. The cost is $25 per person in advance, and day-of tickets are $30. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit winewalklv.com.

Toast & Toppings: Glutton, 616 E. Carson Ave., has announced the event, set to start at 5 p.m. through closing time Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 30. Patrons can order an assorted crostini board with crostini bread bites topped with seasonal concoctions. Selections will vary daily. Guests will receive their choice of a bottle of wine along with their crostini board. The special is $20. Visit GluttonLV.com or call 702-366-0623.

Titanic Dinners: The events, in honor of late chef Bernard Tordjman, are planned from 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays at CB’s Legacy, 2021 W. Sunset Road. Tordjman’s protege, chef Enrique Delgado, is dedicating the events in honor of those who served aboard the RMS Titanic. Live jazz music is planned. The restaurant also plans wine pairing dinners from 4 to 9 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month for $55 per person, including food and wine specials. RSVP for either event by calling 702-558-3366. The restaurant’s hours are from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Late-night events: Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, is planning a series of late-night events Thursdays. Ferraro’s will host Jazz Workshop, a traditional jazz band, in its lounge from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. In May, Ferraro’s launched Mezzanotte Grill from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., which is planned on the restaurant’s patio and is to feature unlimited beer and pizza and house-made Italian sausages and Hofmann hotdogs. The cost is $25 per person. Call 702-364-5300.

Wine Pairing Dinners: The events honoring chef Bernard Tordjman are planned from 4 to 9 p.m. every first Wednesday at CB’s Legacy, 2021 W. Sunset Road. They are $55 per person and include food and wine specials. RSVP by calling 702-702-558-3366.

Shake Shack partnership: Shake Shack at New York-New York resort announced its charitable partnership with the Children’s Heart Foundation in Southern Nevada. Both Las Vegas Shake Shack locations are teaming up with local bakery The Cupcakery for two specialty concretes. Five percent of sales from the New York-New York’s location-specific frozen custard concrete All Shook Up are to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation. At the Downtown Summerlin Shake Shack, guests can purchase the Red Velvet Rocks with 5 percent of sales benefiting Communities In Schools of Nevada. Visit chfn.org and CISNevada.org.

Vino With a View: The Ascaya development is planning the event with wine tastings and refreshments from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 1 Ascaya Blvd. Call 702-978-5800.

Pokemon Go tuna tacos: Every Wednesday, Glutton, 616 E. Carson Ave., No. 110, is offering Pokemon Go players poke-style ahi tuna tacos for $3 each and two-for-one beers. Visit GluttonLV.com.

The Made Experience: Triple George Grill and the Mob Museum invite guests to travel back to a time when neighborhood speakeasys were a regular occurrence and classic mobsters ruled the town. The Made Experience is priced at $89 per person (two-guest minimum) and consists of a three-course prix fixe menu at Triple George Grill and a ticket to the Mob Museum. Visit tinyurl.com/madeexperience.

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