Thirteen local restaurants are scheduled to participate in the Building Champions Against the Odds Campaign to benefit the Nevada Children’s Center on Wednesday, International Children’s Day.
The campaign is taken from the nonprofit center’s slogan, as it works to rehabilitate children against the odds, as many of its clients are working to overcome challenges due to mental and/or behavioral issues.
On Wednesday, participating restaurants have pledged to donate between 10 and 20 percent of their revenue to the center. Restaurants scheduled to take part include Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza at 7345 Arroyo Crossing Parkway, 6500 W. Sahara Ave. and 9516 W. Flamingo Road.
Diners are asked to bring a flier that can be downloaded at nccenter.org.
Nove Italiano to host Italy
under the Vegas Sun cooking class
Nove Italiano executive chef Geno Bernardo plans to offer culinary tips during the Italy under the Vegas Sun cooking class scheduled for noon Saturday at the restaurant inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.
The class will feature a five-course meal of authentic dishes from various regions in Italy. The first course will be bresaola and melon (air-cured beef with fresh market melon), followed by porcini risotto, insalata Caprese and pesce spada all Griglia (grilled swordfish and salsa di Giovanna). Dessert will be executive pastry chef Victor Solano’s sugary confections.
The cost is $85 per person Space is limited. For reservations, call 942-6800.
Springs Preserve to host
Brews and Blues Festival
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is scheduled to host the Brews and Blues Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Breweries scheduled to participate include New Belgium, Widmer Bros., Kona, Tenaya Creek and more. Performances by local and regional bands also are planned for two stages.
Advance tickets are $25 per person and $30 the day of the event. Springs Preserve members receive $5 off.
To purchase advance tickets, visit vegasbrewsandblues.com.
Grimaldi’s announces dining specials
Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria at Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering red or white sangria for $6 a glass. The restaurant also is offering Tuesday Tastings from open to close every Tuesday, featuring half off glasses and bottles of wine now through September. The offer excludes house wine and sangria and is not available on featured wines or with any other offers.
For more information, call 479-1351.
McFadden’s offers local ID
dollar drinks for women
McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon in the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, is offering local ID dollar drinks for women from 10 p.m. to close all weekend, every weekend, beginning Thursday. Local women can drink free from 10 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, followed by $1 drinks until close. For more information, call 270-6200.
Fleming’s announces Prime Celebrations
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 Caesar salad, Fleming’s salad, The Wedge or seasonal soup. Entrees (choice of one) are petite filet mignon, New York strip, double chicken breast or tuna mignon. Sides (choice of one) are grilled asparagus, sautéed mushrooms, Fleming’s potatoes or mashed potatoes. Desserts (choice of one) are creme brulee, cheesecake or walnut turtle pie. Beverage choices are coffee tea and soda.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 838-4774.
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.
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.
For the full menu, visit brioitalian.com/catering. Call 24 hours before your desired pickup time.
To place a catering order, call
Fleming’s adds new items to menu
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., has introduced two new entree salads to its menu, reinvented the classic shrimp cocktail and lightened its scallop offering.
The menu now features the Steakhouse Cobb salad entree, the seared New Bedford scallops entree and a shrimp cocktail appetizer.
The Steakhouse Cobb salad features Maine lobster or filet mignon tossed with romaine lettuce, blue cheese, crisp bacon, tomato and avocado, along with white mushrooms and asparagus. The salad with lobster comes with tarragon ranch dressing, while the filet mignon option comes with signature red onion balsamic dressing.
The seared New Bedford scallops entree features four to five large scallops, lightly seasoned with a spice blend and finished with Meyer lemon oil-honey glaze. The entree is garnished with shaved young green beans, asparagus and baby carrots in lemon balsamic dressing.
The shrimp cocktail has three large fresh shrimp on a bed of crushed ice, served tableside with signature tomato horseradish sauce in a silver shaker. A touch of Grey Goose vodka is added before shaking.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 838-4774.
Big Dog’s offering Power Lunch
Big Dog’s has introduced a power lunch that has $7 specials from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
There are five specials to choose from, and specials vary by location.
Big Dog’s Cafe & Casino is at 6390 W. Sahara Ave. For more information, call 876-3647.
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.
Enjoy $6 cocktails and appetizers
at Fleming’s prime steakhouse
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd., is renewing its 5 for 6 ’til 7 bar menu with three new additions: the 99-calorie Tickled Pink cocktail, Guinness Draught (two for $6 or one for $3) and roasted mushroom ravioli.
The menu is available nightly from 5 to 7 p.m. in the bar and offers cocktails, wines by the glass, appetizers and the Prime burger for $6 each.
Along with the mushroom ravioli, the appetizer menu has tenderloin carpaccio, sweet chile calamari, seared ahi tuna and jumbo shrimp cocktail.
For more information, call 838-4774.
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. June 16.
The two-hour class will offer each participant his or her 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.
Angel park golf club hosting
happy hour, Tuesday patio party
Angel Park Golf Club, 100 S. Rampart Blvd., has scheduled a happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Friday and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in its restaurant and on the newly renovated patio.
Specials include half-off drinks and appetizers. The 5 to 8 p.m. patio party on Tuesdays includes special tastings, a new menu, live music, prize giveaways and more.
For more information, call 254-4653 or visit angelpark.com.
Brio Tuscan Grille to mark
National Lasagna Day
Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village at Queensridge, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, 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 by calling 433-1233.
Silverton Casino Lodge hosts
Thursday pub crawl
The Silverton Casino Lodge, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, is scheduled to host the You Call It Pub Crawl at 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Tour the Silverton’s bars and lounges and enjoy beer and liquor, including premium brands, for $1. Patrons will visit the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge, Flare Bar, Shady Grove Lounge and Mi Casa Grill Cantina.
For more information, call 263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.