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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 and Wine Tasting Events.


November 15 & 29, December 13, January 10 & 24
Boteco is launching a wine tasting series featuring a different region at each event. Hosted by owners Marcus and Alessandra Fortunato, chef Rachel LeGloahec and wine industry friends, the tastings will include a discussion on the wine region, details of the wine, a Q&A and small bites. Dates and regions include November 15: Bordeaux; November 29: Tuscany; December 13: Burgundy; January 10: Napa Valley; and January 24: La Rioja. The cost is $20 and the tastings begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the restaurant and are limited to 30 guests per tasting. Boteco, 9500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 170, Las Vegas, NV 89123, 702-790-2323.
Americana will present its 4th Cooking Extravaganza cooking class January 20
Americana, one of GAYOT’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in the U.S., will present its 4th Cooking Extravaganza cooking class. Executive chef Stephen Blandino will teach the class and topics will include knife skills and sharpening techniques, and handmade pastas and accompanying sauce preparation. The class will also feature an educational wine pairing by Aaron Gross with an emphasis on New World vs. Old World wine. The class will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the cost is $75 per person. To RSVP call 702-331-5565. Americana, 2620 Regatta Dr., Ste. 118, Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-331-5565.
January 23
Honey Salt will pay homage to the northern Nevada Borda Family Sheep Ranch (in operation since 1914) and the family’s Basque heritage with a Farm Table dinner featuring an array of lamb dishes. The menu will include spicy lamb sausage with house-made beer mustard; red cabbage cured salmon with pomegranate and shaved fennel; roasted persimmon toast with Bellwether Farms ricotta and crispy lamb belly; salt baked heirloom beets and winter squash with goat cheese and toasted pistachios; hay-roasted rack of lamb; lamb Bolognese with house-made pasta; and chocolate and banana cake with caramelized bananas, milk chocolate mousse and dark chocolate glaze. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $59 per person (plus tax and tip) with an optional wine pairing for $25. Tickets to the dinner must be purchased in advance here. Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-445-6100.
January 23
Spiedini at JW Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring selections from Chateau St Jean. Courses are eggplant stack with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and arugula paired with Chardonnay, Chateau St Jean, California; jambalaya with blackened chicken breast, shrimp and andouille sausage matched with Pinot Noir, Chateau St Jean, California 2015; veal tenderloin “Wellington” with mushroom duxelle and truffle sauce paired with Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau St Jean, California 2014; and banana empanada with Baileys sauce matched with chef-selected specialty dessert wine. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $69 plus tax and gratuity. To reserve call 702-869-8500. Spiedini, JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-869-8500.
January 27
Big Dog’s Brewing Company will host its 8th annual Winterfest, a celebration of hearty stew and beers, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the outdoor area at the Draft House at Craig Road and Rancho Drive. There will be live music and more than 45 beers poured, including several from local breweries. Admission is free. Available for purchase and served throughout the event will be Wisconsin-style Booyah! with slow-cooked chicken, beef, cabbage, onions, peas, white northern beans, carrots and potatoes; and pork chile verde – traditional Mexican winter stew with slow-cooked pork shoulder, Anaheim chilies, chipotle peppers, tomatillos, potatoes, carrots and onions garnished with fresh cilantro and tortilla strips. Festival packages including tokens, commemorative pint glasses, raffle tickets and T-shirts can be purchased in advance. For the lineup of beers being served and to purchase a festival package, visit the event website. Big Dog’s Draft House, 4543 N. Rancho Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89130, 702-645-1404.
February 14
Oscar’s Steakhouse at Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas will offer a three-course Valentine’s Day wine pairing dinner priced at $85 per person. Courses will include a choice of caprese salad or arugula salad paired with Nuschese; pan-seared sea bass with red pepper sauce and cauliflower purée matched with Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay or a 6-oz filet mignon and lobster tail with roasted fingerling potatoes and baby vegetables with Irony Cabernet Sauvignon; and chocolate mousse with chocolate covered strawberry paired with Gruet Champagne. The price for food only is $65 per person. Oscar’s Steakhouse, Plaza Hotel & Casino, 1 Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-386-2110.


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.
First Fridays
El Segundo Sol celebrates Cinco de Mayo every month, by offering its Loco Hour specials all day in the bar.  Specials include loaded nachos ($5), three varieties of fully loaded street tacos ($2.25-$3.25) and quesadillas ($4-$5); drink deals feature $5 margaritas, $3 tequila shots, $4 sangria and beer ($3-$4.25). El Segundo Sol, Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-258-1211.


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