Archive for the ‘Food & Drink’

  • Soul Food Farmers Market
    The last Saturday of each month, lovers of Soul Food delight in the pleasure of a Farmers Market that sells not only the customary fresh produce, but abounds with vendors of wonderful tasty soul food like BBQ, greens, catfish, potato salad and other mouth-watering sides. Couple that with live entertainment from singers, musicians and dancers and you have a sensory late...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • Happy Birthday Josette!
    August 7 is the birthday of one of Las Vegas favorite blondes – the one and only Josette LeBlonde, owner of Josette’s Bistro. Here is a lady who knows how to throw a party and makes a party out of life. If you have never eaten at her French restaurant, you need to give it a try. She combines authentic French cuisine with entertainment from weekly cabaret...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • LV Hilton is good to locals w/ Cool by the Pool
    This summer, in addition to a Sounds of Summer Concert Series, the Hilton is offering Cool by the Pool Happy Hour with 2-for-1 Fosters and cocktails from 5:30p-8p daily. Live entertainment too. The Las Vegas Hilton is good to locals. Your red Hilton card will get you the buffet for about $14 and that includes house wine or their keg beer. Play the slots a little and...
    by at July 18th, 2007 at 10:07 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Mother & Kids Movie Day
    More community events are happening at reJAVAnate with Mother & Kids Movie Day Wed 4p-6p. Give them a call for more details. 702-253-7721. Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or better yet, just stop by. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner Pecos in Renaissance III Shopping Plaza). Related reJAVAnate – a Coffee House with Community, Jordan Reimer...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Jordan Reimer performs @ reJAVAnate
    If you want a special treat, check out reJAVAnate Jlu 7 when they host Jordan Reimer, the 15 year old singer-songwriter whose original blend of folk, blues, pop and americana is delivered in a souful, breathy-rhapsody voice accompanied by acoustical guitar (of course). Jordan’s parents drive her around the country for her gigs and are bringing her to Vegas this...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Guatemalan Film, Food & Music
    The award-winning film “Silence of Neto” will be screened at the Whitney Library Jun 24. Directed by Luis Argueta, you will view the political and sociological struggles of this diverse people through the eyes of a young Guatemalan boy. Guatemalan food and music will be provided. A $15 donation is asked to benefit the Hermano Pedro Hospital in Antigua, Guatemala....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • Free Juneteenth Festival
    The 7th annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival will be held June 15 & 16 from 4p-9p at Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza. Admission is free. Look for educational activities, guest speakers, live entertainment, and food and beverages. R&B singer Howard Hewitt will be the headliner Friday night, with R&B soul legend Freddie Jackson Saturday night. Stand-up comedian LJ...
    by at June 12th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • Reggae in the Desert
    Jun 16 from 2pm -10pm is the biggest Reggae event in Las Vegas – not only will you groove to great music and performances, but you will have a chance to savor the true flavors of the Caribbean lifestyle – food, drink and Island arts and crafts. And definitely lots of dancing. Seating is first come-first serve on the lawn. Bring a blanket and only one water...
    by at June 6th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 2007 Epicurean Delight Day After
    We arrived late so the phenomenal ice sculptures were losing their battle with the 90+ heat of a perfect Vegas summer night by the Flamingo Pool, but not enough that you couldn’t see the imagination and artistry of the craft. The sculptures were everywhere, carved into intricate shapes with commercial logos imbedded in their majestic forms. To say that there was...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Las Vegas Farmers Markets
    Looking for Farmers Markets in the City of Las Vegas? There are 3 scheduled each week, different locations, always from 4p-8p. These seem to be under the auspices of the City of Las Vegas. Call 702-562-CORN (2676). There’s not a lot more info on them, but you can check out their website lasvegasfarmersmarket.com Tues 4p-8p Gardens Park Farmers Market 10401 Gardens...
    by at May 29th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • 2007 Epicurean Affair
    The Grand tasting event of the year is the 2007 Epicurean Affair Thur May 31 starting 7pm. The list of particpating restaurants and hotels is long and impressive and includes 100 of Las Vegas’ best. There will be gourmet cuisine, vintage wines and live entertainment. Call 702-878-9272 or visit the website for more details nvhotels.com. Cost is $125 if you purchase...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Tutti Gelati 4th Birthday Fest @ Montelago Village
    Celebrating their 4th anniversary on Sun May 27 Memorial Day weekend, Tutti Gelati is partying with Hawaiian entertainment and samples of hand-crafted gelato and sorbets. They are also awarding some fun prizes. Uncle Paul and Charley Chan will provide music; the Hawaiian dance troop Halau Ha’a O Heleloa will perform. 702-564-5555. Tutti Gelati Lake Las Vegas Montelago...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Original Steppers Reunion & BBQ
    Memorial Day Weekend concert and BBQ: Sat May 26 from 9p-3a you can enjoy live entertainment by Carolyn Walden along with DJ Mark Mellow and others. Walden will perform numbers from her upcoming CD release “Chicago Steppin’ in the right direction.” Contact Tony Owens by email. Venue is Alexis Park Hotel & Resort 702-796-3354 375 E. Harmon Las Vegas...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Burger Bar for Tasty $$
    Trendy but expensive is the best way to describe Burger Bar in Mandalay Place. Flatscreen TVs in every booth are both cool and distracting, depending on your personal taste. The burgers were delicious, with high quality meat, but count on $10 pp and that’s with no drinks, no fries, tip or tax. They have a Kobe beef burger on the menu for around $16 if you are...
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Blues Brews BBQ Benefit for Fireman Benneman
    Join the other blues lovers at The Sand Dollar on Sat May 19 from 2pm-3am for a H&H BBQ, Blues & Brews Benefit for Las Vegas Fireman Capt Mike Benneman. All music is donated and all proceeds will go to medical expenses for Capt Benneman and his family. They were involved in a head-on collision with a semi, and although lucky to be alive, are in need of a lot...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Bahama Breeze for a Fun Meal
    If you are looking for a place to dine that’s not fast food, but not hard on the wallet, check out Bahama Breeze on East Flamingo. It is the favorite spot of our college-aged son, who likes the lively atmosphere and the variety of tasty, slightly exotic items on the menu. The place is pretty successful at capturing that tropical flair, even here in the desert....
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Mother’s Day Dinner Dance
    Treat Mom to a real Mother’s Day appreciation and leave the kids at home for an evening of adult enjoyment on May 12. A special catered buffet dinner with “dance music of yesterday.” Musicians are Carl Grove, sax, Dick Guider, trumpet and flugelhorn, Bob Grundy, drums, Peter Urquidi, keys with Marsha K, vocalist. Tickets are $25 in advance only. There...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Eiffel Tower for Exquisite Dining
    If you have that very special occasion that needs that extra special dining experience, I recommend the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris – Las Vegas, that is. First, you can’t beat the view. Perched up above the Strip at just the right height, you have magical vistas of casino lights north and south with the glorious fountains of the Bellagio at your feet....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • More on Pet Food, Melamine & the FDA
    A local company ChemNutra Inc. has been named in the contaminated pet food controversy. According to the Associated Press, as published Fri Apr 27 in the LVRJ (Las Vegas Review Journal), a Kansas pet food manufacturer Menu Foods Midwest Corp. recalled 60 million cans of pet food after 16 pets, mostly cats, died from the effects of eating the melamine-contaminated food....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family. For more info call 702-507-3630. Sahara West Library 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas NV. Related Gung...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Ethel M Chocolates for Mother’s Day
    Mother’s Day is coming and as a mom, I can tell you that there is no better chocolate to be found than Ethel M Chocolates, made right here in Sin City. Sinfully delicious, these chocolates beat Godiva any day. I won’t even mention See’s in the same sentence – and I’m from California! Tell your mom to throw caution to the wind, forget about...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Milk Mustache Mobile Tour
    In an attempt to show everyone that milk is a vital part of a healthy diet, we have the 10th annual “Milk Mustache Mobile Tour” April 21-23. This year’s theme is “Think About Your Drink.” The roaming fete includes a Milk Mustache Photo Tent, a Curves Tent, a Health Assessment Tent and more…..Admission is Free. Apr 21 11a-1p Smith’s...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • 3rd Annual Meatball Awards
    The Meatball Awards “Vintage Vegas” Sun Apr 22 is the primo event for true Las Vegas culture. Artie Schroeck & orchestra will provide music and Cork Proctor will M.C. The Awards will be presented by well-known celebrities around town to personalities who have made their mark on our town. Start at 6pm with no-host cocktail party with show at 7pm, followed...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Howie Hewett @ Barcode
    The Intimate Nights Concert with Howard Hewett at the Barcode takes place Thurs Apr 14. Tickets are $29.95/$25 NV residents with ID. Barcode has a full bar with appetizer menu plus catfish and sweet potato fries. The concert is one of series presented by Release Entertainment, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, in association with 30th Day in September Entertainment....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 07:04 pm