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February 2011 Archive

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Italian Beer Dinner Menu at d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar
Italian craft beers will be spotlighted at d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar inside the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino with a special Italian beer dinner menu available for the entire month of March. A four-course pairing designed by executive chef Jose Navarro will feature a selection of artisan Italian cheeses paired with the strong Belgian-style ale Toccadibo; pappardelle paired with the pilsner-style lager Via Emilia; steak roulade al Funghi paired with the chestnut-flavored Strada San Felice; and tiramisu. The four-course pairing is priced at $59, plus tax and tip. d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7966.
 
N9ne Steakhouse Honors National Margarita Day with the Luxury Margarita
In honor of National Margarita Day, N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms Casino Resort has unveiled the newest addition to its cocktail menu, the Luxury Margarita. Priced at $39, the libation features Don Julio Real, Blue Agave Nectar, a fresh lime snowball and a drizzle of Grand Marnier. N9ne Steakhouse , Palms Casino Resort, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-933-9900.
 
Mussels Frites and Belgian Ales Menu Debuts at Morels
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Palazzo is serving a special menu pairing mussels frites and Belgian ales through March 30. Dishes feature mussels steamed with tomato sauce and crushed red pepper; steamed with tarragon, garlic and crème fraiche; mussels, chowder-style corn, nueske bacon and cream sauce; and steamed in salsa verde broth with fresh herbs and pistou. Beers being poured with these dishes are Duvel, a well-hopped blonde beer; Chimay Grand Reserve, which boasts a fragrance of fresh yeast, with light floral touch; Orval, which combines floral, citrus and spicy tastes; and Westmalle Tripel, a soft, creamy beer with a fruity aroma. The moules and craft beer menu is available all day at the restaurant. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro , The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-607-6333.
 
Pink’s Hot Dogs Creates Hot Dog in Honor of Louie Anderson
Pink’s Hot Dogs at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has created a hot dog in honor of comedian Louie Anderson. The “Louie Dog” is fortified with yellow mustard, sauerkraut and onions. A portion of the sales are being donated to the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Pink's Hot Dogs, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-405-4711.
 
Las Vegas’s Newest Food Truck
Las Vegas’s newest food truck is Sloppi Jo’s, which features menu items enlivened by Hatch green chiles, chicken and pork tacos, breakfast burritos and its signature “sloppi jo,” which unlike the traditional Joe, is made with slow roasted pork, green chile and topped with a fried egg and pickled onions. All menu items are priced from $3-$6. For the complete menu and schedule, visit http://www.sloppijos.com.
 
“You Call It” Pub Crawl at Silverton Casino Lodge
The “You Call It” pub crawl is now offered Thursdays at the Silverton Casino Hotel Lodge from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Guests can enjoy any brand of liquor or beer for $1 at four of the resort’s restaurants and bars. The schedule takes place from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge; 8 p.m.-9 p.m. at Flare Bar; 9 p.m.-10 p.m. at Mi Casa Grill Cantina; and 10 p.m.-11 p.m. at Shady Grove Lounge. Silverton Casino Hotel , 3333 Blue Diamond Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89139, 702-263-7777, 866-946-4373.
 
Local Ladies’ Night at Nove Italiano Every Tuesday in February
NOVE Italiano at the Palms Casino Resort is offering local ladies a 50-percent discount off of food menu items, wines by the glass and specialty cocktails every Tuesday in February. Women will also receive complimentary VIP access into both the Playboy Club and Ghostbar nightclubs. NOVE Italiano, Palms Casino Resort, Fantasy Tower, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-942-6800.
 

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Closings

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Silk Road at Vdara Hotel & Spa in CityCenter closed on March 8. To provide guests and condo owners with another option, The Market Café Vdara offers groceries, a coffee bar and snacks. At this time, there are no reported plans to fill the Silk Road space. Silk Road, Vdara Hotel & Spa, CityCenter, 2600 W. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109, no phone.
 
Downtown's Las Vegas Rocks Café has closed. The eatery had been housed in the space formerly occupied by Jillian’s on the bottom level of the now largely empty Neonopolis complex on Fremont Street. Las Vegas Rocks Café, 450 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, no phone.
 

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