Here is the latest roundup of restaurant news from around the Las Vegas valley:
1. Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo has teamed up with the popular ONEHOPE wine brand to uncork their new Signature Series wines featuring athletes Chris Paul (8-time All-Star) and Clayton Kershaw (three-time Cy Young Award winner). The new varietals will be available starting Feb. 4. A portion of the proceeds from every bottle of wine purchased from the series will be donated to charitable causes that each athlete is dedicated to. ONEHOPE is a lifestyle brand with a world-class winery located in the heart of Napa. The winery is dedicated to end childhood hunger, save the environment, support our troops, and much more.
2. Celebrity chef and culinary director for SLS Hotels Jose Andres will host Dine-N-Dash at SLS Las Vegas on Feb. 5. The event will benefit Andres' nonprofit World Central Kitchen and Three Square food bank. The event is a culinary tour of SLS Las Vegas. Tickets start at $99. VIP tickets are available for $199.
3. Flour & Barley at The LINQ Promenade will celebrate National Pizza Day on Feb. 9 with The Mat Franco Pizza, which is named after the magician who performs at The LINQ. The vegetarian pie features grilled zucchini, roasted peppers, tomatoes, onions and mushrooms. Guests can also choose vegan cheese for an additional $1.50. Customers who order the special pizza will also get chance to buy tickets for $25 while supplies last.
4. The next Farm Table dinner will take place Feb. 23 at Honey Salt. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., guests can enjoy a family-style meal highlighting late winter seasonal favorites with a bountiful menu prepared by Honey Salt’s new executive chef, Robert Camacho. Menu highlights for next dinner include Farmers Toast with smoked salmon, a roasted and raw beet salad, whole braised short rib with Brussels sprouts, and pot de cream for dessert. Cost is $45 per person. Beverage pairing also available. Tickets must be purchased in advance. www.honeysalt.com
5. Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas has introduced several new appetizer flatbreads. They include margherita (sliced roma tomatoes, basil and herb sauce, roasted garlic, Romano and mozzarella cheeses, fresh basil and a drizzle of garlic aioli); pepperoni (tomato sauce, provolone, mozzarella and Romano cheeses with a drizzle of garlic oil and topped with zesty pepperoni); grilled vegetable topped with grilled bell peppers, tomato, onion, mushrooms, asparagus and roasted garlic with mozzarella and tomato sauce); and southwest chicken (grilled chicken, pico de gallo, roasted red peppers, green onion, avocado, mozzarella and spicy jalapeno sauce).
6. PizzaRev is opening its first Nevada location on Feb. 18 in Henderson on West Sunset Road. PizzaRev offers a fully customizable pizza experience. Guests can create a personal pizza in thousands of combinations for one price, assembled to order and fired in less than 3 minutes in a 900 degree stone-bed oven. PizzaRev also serves custom entrée salads, a delectable Oreo dessert pizza, and a selection of beer and wine. As part of the Henderson opening, PizzaRev has partnered with local non-profit group After-School All-Stars for “Pay What You Want” day. From 11 a.m until 10 p.m, guests are encouraged to pay what they’d like for their pizza, with all proceeds benefiting the charity.
7. Tequila lovers and fans of Mexican food will want to save the date of March 19 on their calendar. Cantina Laredo is hosting a four-course tequila dinner and a representative from Cantina Laredo and Don Julio will be available to guide guests through the cuisine and cocktails, proper pairing practices and the history behind producing Don Julio, the world’s original handcrafted luxury tequila. Cost is $49.99 per person. Space is limited. Call 702-202-4511 to make a reservation.
8. If you are looking for a truly unique pizza, head to Otto Enoteca E Pizzeria inside The Venetian. This winter, OTTO's seasonal offering is the Brussels Sprouts Pizza. Along with mozzarella and prosciutto cured in-house, the pizza is topped with preserved lemon rinds that provide an extra citrus kick to this scrumptious dish. The pizza will be available through the end of February.
9. Burger Lounge is opening its first Nevada location inside the Aria hotel-casino in March. The Southern California burger chain takes the classic burger and elevates it with clean ingredients and flavors that pack a punch. Burger Lounge's burgers are made with fresh American grass-fed, grass-finished beef with crisp lettuce, tomato, organic aged white cheddar and house-made Thousand Island dressing. Burger Lounge is an eco-conscious burger concept dedicated to using fresh produce and healthful ingredients sourced from sustainable environments.
10. Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres at SLS Las Vegas is hosting an exclusive six-course dinner pairing rare and celebrated wines with signature Bazaar Meat dishes by executive chef David Thomas and wine from Vega Sicilia on Feb. 25. The menu will feature Pork-Skin Chicharron, Croquetas de Pollo, Beef & Parmesan Grissini, fried oxtail steamed bun. classic tartare. Rosewood rib-eye. Robuchon potatoes, Spanish flan and more. Vega Sicilia is one of Spain's most legendary wineries. Cost is $300 per person. Call 702-761-7610 for reservations.
11. Bravo Cucina Italiana inside the Galleria at Sunset is inviting guests to fall in love with Italian classics again and again with a two-course specials through Feb. 27. Guests may choose from a variety of soup or salad and entrees, including baked chicken parmesan, grilled chicken picatta, and shrimp scampi with linguine. Cost is $10.99 and specials are available 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
12. Tickets are now on sale for Motley Brew's 6th annual Great Las Vegas Festival Of Beer on April 9 near the Fremont East Entertainment District. The festival will feature more than 400 beers from more than 100 breweries, celebrity chefs, live entertainment and more. Buy tickets before Feb. 28 and receive a discount.
13. The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan is hosting a three-day March College Basketball viewing experience from March 17 to 19. There will be multiple televisions throughout the venue to watch the game on, betting stations. interactive experiences such as a basketball court, billiards, shuffleboard and more, an array of gourmet stadium fare and game-day snacks, and beverages. Three-day passes are $375.
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