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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.
November 23
Don Vito’s at South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa will offer a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu with a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine for $39 per person. Served from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., the meal will include a choice of seafood bruschetta with shrimp and scallops, fennel and orange salad, Sicilian-style peppers stuffed with Italian sausage or butternut squash soup; herb-roasted young turkey with all the fixings, Sicilian baked honey and orange glazed ham with cinnamon yams and penne pasta, Venetian-style sea scallops served over green onion risotto with saffron sauce and seasonal vegetable and a side of penne pasta, an eight-ounce filet mignon with green peppercorn sauce and penne pasta, or rigatoni Norcina (Italian sausage, peppers and mushrooms in a mascarpone cheese sauce) with a side of penne pasta; and dessert of pumpkin pie, apple cranberry cobbler or chocolate chip tartufo. Guests have the choice of coffee and tea with dessert. Don Vito’s, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89183, 702-796-7111.
November 23
Phoenix at Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino will serve a Thanksgiving brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with options of a three-course meal of one starter, an entrée and dessert for $25 or a four-course meal including two starters, an entrée and dessert for $30. Starter highlights are turkey pot stickers, won ton soup, butternut squash soup, shrimp hargow and spring mix salad; entrées include Peking turkey with bao and gravy, baked ham and pineapple, turkey potpie and braised beef with demi-glaze in a pumpkin bowl; and dessert options are egg custard tarts, pumpkin tarts, egg custard bao and sweet potato casserole. For an additional $10, guests can have bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys and Even the Buddha Gets Inflamed cocktails. Phoenix, Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, 300 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-579-1288 .
November 23
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés at SLS Las Vegas will serve a prix-fixe Thanksgiving meal priced at $85 per person. The menu includes eight sharable dishes, three desserts and a choice of one entrée. Sharable plates are Delmonico potatoes with cheddar cheese; Gordal olives stuffed with piquillo pepper and anchovies; croquetas de pavo made of turkey-béchamel fritters; endive Caesar salad; shrimp and crab cocktail with cocktail sauce and avocado; green bean casserole with wild mushrooms and crispy shallots; spiced cranberries with confit Mandarins and Ceylon cinnamon; and Butifarra sausage and cornbread stuffing with confit piquillo peppers. Main course selections are Josper-roasted turbot or BN Ranch Heritage turkey, served with a sous vide breast, confit leg and traditional gravy. Every guest will receive a slice of pecan pie, roasted apple puff pastry and pumpkin tart for dessert. Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, SLS Las Vegas, 2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 855-761-7757.
November 28
Spiedini at JW Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring selections from the Pacific Rim. Courses are shrimp and crab cake with Asian slaw and yuzu rémoulade paired with Sauvignon Blanc, The Crossing, New Zealand; five-spiced seared duck breast with roasted squash purée and port wine reduction matched with Shiraz, St Hallett, Barossa, Australia; Berkshire Farm pork rib-eye with mascarpone polenta and roasted root vegetables paired with Cabernet Sauvignon, Penfolds, Australia; and Marsala zabaglione with fresh berries matched with chef-selected 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.
December 7
Wynn Las Vegas will continue its behind-the-scenes Master Class Series with an interactive class led by executive pastry chef Patrice Caillot and chef chocolatier Bruno Codinha on the basics of making and working with chocolate. Participants will get a crash course in emulsions, tempering, molding and piping, and they will also taste Wynn’s artisanal chocolates. The workshop will begin at 2 p.m. inside Lakeside’s kitchen and the cost is $125 per person including tax and gratuities. Tickets are available by contacting the Wynn Las Vegas concierge at 702-770-7070. Lakeside, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-248-3463.
December 9
Mario Batali will be in the house to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his Carnevino steakhouse at The Palazzo with a special dinner. Joining him in the kitchen will be chefs including Chicago’s Paul Kahan, Los Angeles’ Nancy Silverton and Michael Symon, Batali’s co-host on ABC’s The Chew. The group will create a five-course menu paired with Italian wines and each chef will incorporate seasonal ingredients, such as white truffles flown in from Alba, Italy, into their respective dishes. The event will kick off with cocktails at 7 p.m. and the cost is $380 per person (plus tax and tip). The Palazzo also has a suite package that starts at $509 per night (based on a two-night stay) which includes two tickets to the Dec. 9 dinner. Seating is extremely limited. Visit here for more information and to purchase tickets. Carnevino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-789-4141.


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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