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Las Vegas Food Events

Enjoy food and music at the annual event Life Is Beautiful, one of many food festivals in Las Vegas

Find the latest restaurant and culinary events in Las Vegas with GAYOT's calendar featuring chef pop-ups, special dinners, tasting menus, food festivals and more. For even more updates, check out the latest Las Vegas Restaurant News.


February 28, March 14, April 18, May 16, June 13 & July 11
Boteco is continuing its wine tasting series featuring a different region at each event. Hosted by owners Marcus and Alessandra Fortunato and wine industry friends, the one-hour events include a tasting of three wines, inspired appetizer pairings and Q&A discussion on the wine region and details of the wine. Dates and regions include February 28–A Taste of Sonoma, March 14–A Taste of Malbec France/Argentina, April 18–A Taste of Piedmonte, May 16–A Taste of Veneto, June 13–A Taste of Bubbles and July 11–Old World vs. New World. The cost is $20 and the tastings begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the restaurant or online and are limited to 30 guests per tasting. Boteco, 9500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 170, Las Vegas, NV 89123, 702-790-2323.
May 26
Plaza Hotel & Casino will host its annual Memorial Day Luau at the Pool at the Plaza, the property’s expansive rooftop pool deck overlooking downtown Las Vegas, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will include traditional performances by Polynesian dancers and a luau with an all-you-can-eat buffet of authentic Hawaiian cuisine such as lomi salmon salad, Hawaiian sliders, huli huli, chicken lechon, uala kahiki, Hawaiian dream, haupia and various salads, rice, noodles and vegetables. A cash bar will offer specialty cocktails, beer and wine. The evening will culminate with a red, white and blue fireworks show. Tickets are $50 per person (includes taxes, fees and gratuity) and can be purchased here. Plaza Hotel & Casino, 1 Main S., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-386-2110.
Thursdays through May 31
The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting a weekly Farmer’s Market every Thursday from March 1-May 31, held in the courtyard off Main Street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will feature an assortment of freshly harvested farm-fresh produce, including seasonal fruits and vegetables grown exclusively by local Nevada farmers, a smorgasbord of hot foods and fresh flowers. The District at Green Valley Ranch Farmer’s Market, 2225 Village Walk Dr., Henderson, NV 89052, no phone.
June 2, July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18 & September 1
Vegans, Baby, a guide to vegan living in Las Vegas, will start its inaugural Vegans, Baby Vegan Food Tour on June 2 (Saturday). The vegan dining attraction will take participants on a three-hour guided walking tour from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. to five of downtown Las Vegas' most vegan-friendly restaurants, where they will be served 12 vegan dishes, including a dessert collaboration from Donut Bar and VegeNation. After the tour on June 2, future tours will occur biweekly on Saturdays starting July 7. In addition, special tours by request for parties of seven or more are available. Later this summer, the tours will expand to the Strip to highlight vegan-friendly restaurants in select properties. Tours are limited to 20 people and are open to all ages. Tickets are $87 and can be purchased here.
June 3
Named for its location in downtown Las Vegas opposite Container Park, 7th & Carson will host a four-course tequila craft cocktail dinner created by chef Gregg Forunato and master mixologist Oscar Takahashi. Courses are lemonfish ceviche with green tomato gazpacho and sweet potato chips paired with Fortaleza Blanco with cucumber, cilantro, lime, sea salt and cracked pepper; grilled pear and burrata salad matched with Lo Verás Mezcal Blanco with peach, habanero, basil and lime; tandoori heirloom carrots paired with Fortaleza Reposado with carrot, cayenne orgeat, blood orange and melon; and smoked pork belly with truffle honey matched with Lo Verás Mezcal Reposado with Pamplemousse, Averna and Cha Tra Mue. Vegetarian options are available upon request and there will be live jazz music by Dame Madelyn. The dinner will begin at 3 p.m. and the cost is $55 per person. Purchase tickets here. 7th & Carson, 616 E. Carson St., Ste. 110, Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-868-4119.


Tom’s Urban has launched a unique Beat the Clock happy hour Ongoing
Tom’s Urban at New York-New York has launched a unique Beat the Clock happy hour running Monday through Friday, beginning at 4 p.m., with food and drink prices rising every hour until 7 p.m. It also takes place late night Sunday through Thursday, beginning at 11 p.m., with prices dropping every hour until 2 a.m. Among a dozen small plates are ginger chicken potstickers, crispy Brussels spouts, fried dill pickles and street tacos; drink specials include select signature cocktails, well drinks and all draft beers. Tom's Urban, New York-New York Hotel & Casino, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-740-6766.
Saturdays & Sundays
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian is offering a three-course weekend lunch menu for $38 every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. now through summer. While lunch menu items are subject to change based on seasonality and availability, options may include a choice of heirloom tomato soup with whipped ricotta and fresh basil, organic baby mixed green salad, French onion soup or beef carpaccio; bacon cheeseburger with apple bacon and sea salt fries, torchio pasta with wild mushrooms, Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin salad, Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin sandwich with sweet onion rings, fried young chicken with warm black-eyed pea salad or grilled all-natural chicken sandwich with fingerling potato salad; and banana cream parfait with caramel sauce, German chocolate cake with coconut pecan frosting or pecan pie with oatmeal shortbread crust, vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. In addition, bottomless sangría is available for $17. Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1992.


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