October 17 is National Pasta Day and who doesn't love pasta?! Here are some great deals around the valley on this special days.
Enjoy a pasta flight at the Bootlegger Italian Bistro on Oct. 17. The flight includes Baci di Pasta con Aragosta (fresh pasta pouches filled with lobster, tossed in truffle cream sauce), Tortelloni di Formaggio (filled with ricotta and parmigiano reggiano and tossed in tomato and light cream sauce with smoke pancetta), and Fettuccine al Ragu di Vitello (ribbon pasta smothered in a veal and porcini mushroom saucee). Guests can also enjoy a special wine flight with the pasta. Cost is $32 for pasta flight and $10 for wine flight or $39 for both. Reservations are encouraged.
Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca is offering 50 percent off their authentic pasta dishes on National Pasta Day. Try the Pappardelle Bolognese for a true taste of Italy, flawlessly complemented by pancetta and red wine to make you feel like you are sitting under that Tuscan sun this spring.
The four-course pasta tasting at OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria at The Venetian will include four handmade pasta dishes each highlighting a different preparation: dried, fresh, baked and fried. The first dish will be linguini with mushrooms in a light sauce. The second course will feature squid ink spaghetti with calamari and Sicilian pesto. Next, a classic baked lasagna with red meat sauce and the final dish will end with deep-fried ravioli stuffed with house-made sweet ricotta and nutmeg tossed in cinnamon sugar, glazed with brown butter, poached pear syrup and finished with shaved toasted pistachio and aceto cavedoni. The tasting will be available beginning Oct. 16 through Oct. 20 for $44.
Satisfy your seafood cravings with the Calabrian Shrimp Pasta at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar on National Pasta Day. This sweet Hawaiian shrimp pasta with a hint of Calabrian chili will send your taste buds to tropical heaven. 50 percent off on Oct. 17.
Salute Trattoria Italiana's Signature Pasta is served inside its very own pecorino cheese wheel. 50 percent off on National Pasta Day. 50 percent off on Oct. 17.
Siegel's 1941 at El Cortez Hotel & Casino is offering choice of pasta for $14. Garlic bread and choice of a cup of soup or side salad is included.
Slice of Vegas inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place is offering $5 bottomless pasta bowls on National Pasta Day.