News for Restaurants in Las Vegas
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Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino has made history by having the first and only female cicerone (beer sommelier) in the state of Nevada. Director of food and beverage Sarah Johnson, whose background is in the culinary arts, recently successfully completed the extensive three-hour exam, earning the title Certified Cicerone®, which designates someone who is proven to be an expert in all things beer. Johnson is now one of only two certified cicerones in Las Vegas and one of 611 in the world. Johnson is working with Mandalay Bay’s f&b team to develop a more expansive beer list throughout the property. Johnson said, “I’m looking forward to escalating Mandalay Bay’s beer program through expanded offerings and pairing dinners that will bring together chefs, brewers and lovers of great beer. Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-7777, 877-632-7800.
Spago at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace will celebrate its 20th anniversary by offering its original menu with retro 1992 pricing. Offerings include house-smoked sturgeon with crisp potato galette and horseradish cream ($12); Cantonese-style roasted duck with wild huckleberries, ginger and stir-fried baby bok choy ($20); and Wolfgang’s kaiserschmarrn with strawberry sauce ($9). The menu will be available during dinner only from December 10 through December 14. On December 11, the date Spago opened in 1992, celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck will be at the restaurant greeting guests, taking photos and cooking in the kitchen. Spago, Caesars Palace, Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-369-6300.
Picasso at Bellagio will have its holiday closure from December 10-20, reopening December 21. Picasso, Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-8105.
Rí Rá Irish Pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place is offering a Whiskey Tour of Ireland whiskey sampler featuring four Irish whiskeys. For $14, guests can try half-ounce servings of Jameson Whiskey, Bushmills Whiskey, Redbreast and Michael Collins. The Irish pub will also offer a slow-roasted beef and Guinness stew served with salad for $13.95. Both specials are valid through the month of November. Rí Rá Irish Pub, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-7777, 877-632-7800.
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