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Hotel California Restaurant & Cantina has opened at 1050 S. Rampart Blvd. in Boca Park.

The restaurant features Baja California-inspired cuisine, a line of signature Mezcal liquor, a Cigar Lounge and complimentary live entertainment. It also has two chef tables that seat 10 to 12 guests and an outdoor patio.

Hours are from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 463-5200 or visit hotelcaliforniarestaurant.com.

Brio continues Thursday Martini Night

Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village at Queensridge, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, is offering $5 Martini Night on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Martini offerings include the Flirtini, Lemontini, Razzbertini, Dirty Martini and Ultimate Cosmopolitan, along with Raspberry Truffle, Karamel Chocolate, Paradiso, Lemon Basil Crush and Chocolate Raspberry.

For more information, call 433-1233.

Islands Restaurants partners
with Children’s Miracle Network

Islands fine burgers & drinks, 10810 W. Charleston Blvd., part of Islands Restaurants, has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to create the Miracle Menu, with a goal of raising $100,000.

The menu features spinach and artichoke dip, the signature burger Big Wave with cheese and Kona Pie. For each item ordered, 10 percent will go toward the fundraising goal.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is an international nonprofit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research and community awareness of children’s health issues.

The menu will be available starting Saturday, which is National Hamburger Day, through June 12.

For more information on Islands fine burgers & drinks, call 360-3845 or visit islandsrestaurants.com. For more information on the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, visit cmnhospitals.org.

Fleming’s announces Prime Celebrations menu

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is offering a Prime Celebrations menu for $50 per guest or $100 per couple through June 30.

Appetizers (choice of one) are classic Caesar salad, Fleming’s salad, The Wedge and chef’s seasonal soup. Entrees (choice of one) are petite filet mignon, New York strip, double chicken breast and tuna mignon. Sides (choice of one) are grilled high country asparagus, sautéed mushrooms, Fleming’s potatoes and mashed potatoes. Desserts (choice of one) are creme brulee, cheesecake and walnut turtle pie. Beverage choices are coffee tea and soda.

The price does not include tax or gratuity. For more information or to make a reservation, call 838-4774.

Cheeburger cheeburger to celebrate Hamburger Month in May

Cheeburger Cheeburger, 8390 S. Rainbow Blvd., plans to mark National Hamburger Month in May by offering a buy-one-get-one-half-off deal on its 100 percent Angus beef burgers.

Cheeburger’s Invent Your Own Taste menu allows patrons to select from five sizes of burger, 15 to 27 toppings and 10 types of cheese, all at no additional charge. Burgers are made fresh to order, and the menu includes fresh fries and onion rings. There are more than 150 different flavors of milkshakes, which patrons can add flavors and toppings to at no extra cost.

The restaurant has a 1950s and ’60s theme with neon lights and signs, posters and music from the era.

For more information, call 220-3912.

Brio introduces catering menu

Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village at Queensridge, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, is offering an extensive new catering menu with large group portions of some of the restaurant’s most popular appetizers, bruschetta, flatbreads, salads, pasta dishes, house specialties and desserts.

In honor of its new location at Tivoli Village, Brio will give guests who order $75 or more from the catering menu a complimentary bruschetta appetizer or flatbread of their choice.

For the full menu, visit brioitalian.com/catering. Call 24 hours before your desired pickup time. To place a catering order, call 433-1233.

Les Kincaid, UNLV offering
wine and cooking classes

Wine radio show host Les Kincaid and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas plan to present a series of wine and cooking classes from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on select dates in May.

Summer Salads is scheduled for today at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery. Learn how to transform fresh vegetables and lettuce into dishes that are healthy, tasty and easy to prepare.

To reserve a spot, visit edoutreach.unlv.edu/continuingeducation and under “Programs and Courses,” click on “Personal Enrichment” and then “Gardening, Food and Beverage.”

Grilling, part two of a series, is scheduled for Wednesday at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery. Learn proper methods of grilling everything from fish, seafood and meat to vegetables. Find out the difference between grilling and barbecuing. The cost is $55 per person.

The third class, Barbecuing, is scheduled for June 1 at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery. Learn proper methods of barbecuing, including direct and indirect smoking. The cost is $55 per person.

Class fees can be paid by cash or check. Seating is limited. To RSVP for Sauces, Rubs & Marinades or any of the Grilling series classes, email les@leskincaid.com or call 871-5145.

Las Vegas Epicurean Affair set
for Thursday at the Palazzo

The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled for Thursday at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

The annual event is sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA) and will feature samplings of cuisine and cocktails from restaurants and beverage purveyors. The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair package features a luxury suite at the Palazzo or The Venetian, two general admission tickets to the Affair, two-for-one well drinks at Salute Lounge, complimentary line pass/admission to LAVO nightclub and a buy-one-get-one-half-off ticket deal for a gondola ride.

Restaurants scheduled to participate include Binion’s Ranch Steakhouse, Dos Caminos, Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico and Table 10, Gilley’s, Hash House A Go Go, Lagasse’s Stadium Lavo, Maggiano’s, Maro Batali’s Carnevino, Max Brenner, Memphis Championship Barbecue, Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, Nobu Las Vegas, Origin India Restaurant & Bar, Sushi Samba, Tao, Valentino and Zine Noodles.

The Affair is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. General admission is $100. VIP tickets are $150 for early admission at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the NvRA’s educational and scholarship programs.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lasvegasepicurean
affair.com, palazzo.com, venetian.com or call 414-9000.

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