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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.


February 21
El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show mall will host a tequila dinner showcasing Mexican cuisine and Casa Noble Tequila. Executive chef Saul Garcia will create a five-course menu paired with tequila-based cocktails. Pairings are fried chicken taquitos with orange sauce with a Blood Orange Margarita; salmon and tuna ceviche tostada matched with a Savory Pepper Margarita; pork belly taco with chunky salsa with a Cranberry Margarita; grilled pork tenderloin with mashed potatoes and red wine sauce matched with a Honey Sour Margarita; and bread pudding with Creamy Casa Blanca Tequila paired with a Smokey Ol’ Fashion. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $60 per person plus tax and tip. To reserve, call 702-258-1211. El Segundo Sol, Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-258-1211.
February 21
Downtown Grand will kick off its 2019 schedule of Freedom Beat executive chef Scott Commings’ culinary road trip series, this year highlighting cities with lesser known menus to cities on the rise, starting with Savannah, Georgia. Held in the resort’s Las Vegas Room, the dinner will include a welcome cocktail: “Poinsettia”; boiled peanuts, crispy chicken skin deviled eggs and smoked trout dip with crisp lavosh paired with Tenaya Creek Bonanza Brown Ale; fried green tomato “BLT” salad matched with the “Scarlet O’Hara” cocktail; chicken and dumplings, BBQ ribs with cider and apple BBQ, and Brunswick stew paired with “Chatham Artillery Punch”; and fried peach pie with peach ice cream and praline pecan clusters matched with the “Georgia Mule.” The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $55. Visit here to order tickets. Freedom Beat, Downtown Grand, 206 N. 3rd St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-719-5315.
February 22
Wynn Las Vegas will continue its behind-the-scenes Master Class Series with an interactive class on bread baking, taught by master artisan baker Johann Willar. Participants will be led behind the scenes into Wynn's bread bakery as Willar shares recipes and techniques for achieving professional results when baking at home, as he crafts a perfect crusty baguette and a soft Pullman loaf, plus insider secrets to baking the famous bacon and cheese rolls served at SW Steakhouse. The workshop, which is limited to 12 participants, will begin at 11 a.m. in the Bread Shop and includes a casual charcuterie lunch. The cost is $150 per person inclusive of tax and gratuities. Tickets are available by contacting the Wynn Las Vegas concierge at 702-770-7070. Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7000, 1-888-320-WYNN.
February 26
Spiedini at JW Marriott will host a wine pairing dinner featuring Meiomi Coastal California Wines. Courses are baby gem wedge salad with crispy prosciutto and blue cheese crumble dressing paired with Meiomi Sparkling Wine; pan-seared rockfish with orange butter sauce, oranges and shaved fennel matched with Meiomi Chardonnay; Berkshire roasted pork prime rib with mascarpone polenta, truffle oil and fine vegetables paired with Meiomi Pinot Noir; and ricotta fritters with chocolate sauce matched with chef-selected 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.
Chef Joël Robuchon March 7
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand will host an exclusive dining experience honoring the late chef Joël Robuchon. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature a seven-course tasting menu including dishes such as Le Bar, pan-fried sea bass with lemongrass foam and stewed leeks; Les Langoustines, crispy langoustine fritter with basil pesto; and Le Boeuf, Châteaubriand and foie gras prepared “Rossini-style” with a port reduction. The dinner will be prepared by L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon executive chef Jimmy Lisnard, culinary director Eric Bouchenoire, corporate chef Tomonori Danzaki and Joël Robuchon Restaurant executive chef Christophe De Lellis. The cost is $250 per person with an optional wine pairing of French selections, curated by Joël Robuchon Restaurant director of wine Michael Rone. Limited reservations are available and can be made by calling 702-891-7351. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-891-7358.
March 9
The 24th Annual Educational Taste of Excellence: Wine Tasting, Spirits & Jazz Scholarship Fundraiser will be held at Palace Station Hotel & Casino from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Highlights include the sampling of more than 100 wines, spirits and craft beers; tastings from restaurants including Americana, The Angry Butcher Steakhouse, bBd’s, California Noodle House, Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant, District One, Leticia's Cocina, Braud’s Funnel Cake Café, Boathouse Asian Eatery, Nattie J's Cakes, Public School 702, Zenaida's Café, Simply Pure, Oscar Catering, Bonefish Grill and Shake Shack; live jazz performed by Darren Motamedy; and a live and silent auction. Fundraiser proceeds will go to several scholarship awards for students to attend a college of their choice. Tickets are $70 in advance or $80 at the door (no one under 21 will be admitted) and can be purchased here or by calling the Cultural Diversity Foundation at 702-646-2615, with a BOGO being offered through March 8. Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-367-2411, 800-634-3101, 888-319-4661.
April 5-6
The 9th annual Motley Brews Great Vegas Festival of Beer will be held at The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on April 5 and 6. Nevada’s largest craft beer festival in terms of amount of beers poured, it will offer tastings of more than 500 craft beers from more than 100 breweries. The Friday night event, the Mad Craft Experience from 7 p.m.-10 p.m., will feature a variety of beers and culinary creations where local brewers, mixologists, chefs and restaurateurs will compete in a craft beer and culinary competition. The next day, The Great Vegas Grand Tasting will be held from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. with early entry at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $40 plus fees. Visit the official website for more information and to purchase tickets.


La Comida in downtown Las Vegas has launched a new happy hour, available daily from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Appetizer specials at the Mexican eatery, priced at $5, include nachos with guacamole, Oaxaca cheese, jalapeños, pico de gallo and beans; and chicken flautas with queso fresco, sour cream, tomato, cilantro and guacatillo salsa. Drink specials include rotating select shots or signature margaritas (in varieties of passion fruit, prickly pear, guava, blood orange, mango and tamarind) for $5; and import, domestic and draft beers for $4. In addition, bottomless mimosas (in flavors of traditional, blood orange and prickly pear) are available daily, priced at $19; and seasonal cocktail pitchers are $25. La Comida, 100 Sixth St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-463-9900.
Last Thursdays
Pub 365 at Tuscany Suites & Casino is hosting Thirsty Thursday $3.65 Beer Blowout, available all day long on the last Thursday of the month. For $3.65 guests can participate in a mystery grab, taking home some of the pub’s expansive beer collection (including selections from its Unicorn List of rare beers), which would be regularly priced between $6-$16. The list will change each month, and will include brews such as Boon Kriek Mariage Parfait (normally priced at $16), Uinta Anniversary Barleywine ($15), Leipziger Gose ($10), Prairie Prison Rodeo ($10), Unibroue Trois Pistoles ($11) and Lindemans Faro ($11). Pub 365, Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-893-8933, 877-TUSCAN 1.
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.
Americana in Desert Shores, helmed by chef/owner Stephen Blandino, is now offering Spaghetti Sundays every Sunday from 3 p.m. to close. Guests can choose to top their spaghetti with pesto, Alfredo or pomodoro sauce, and shrimp, lobster or Wagyu meatballs; price is $16. In addition, the restaurant is also hosting Lobster Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to close when a whole Maine lobster prepared grilled, steamed or broiled and served with chef’s seasonal vegetable is priced at $20. Americana, 2620 Regatta Dr., Ste. 118, Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-331-5565.


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