Archive for the ‘Food’

  • Great Pizza with Les Kincaid!
    Les Kincaid of wine fame is giving a special “pizza workshop” in his own back yard. You will learn how to make the world’s greatest pizza using Les’ wood-fired pizza oven and grill. Les promises demonstrations and recipes for over a dozen gourmet pizzas – and when Les says something is tasty, you can take it to the bank. Bring your own beverages...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Children’s Festival
    This free event on Sat Apr 14 will include performances in the park, arts & crafts, face painting, special shows in the Winchester theatre, carnvial games and more. There will be vendors with food and drinks, a train ride, historic battles, a variety of fun events for a great family day. Winchester Center and Park 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Earth Day at Whole Foods
    Sun: The Sierra Club joins forces with Whole Foods Henderson for a parking lot of booths and hybrids and information for Earth-friendly living. Whole Foods Market 702-361-8183 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Sat: The Summerlin Earth Day is held on Saturday at Summerlin Park. Summerlin Park 1400 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV Related The Electric Car is not Dead,...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Skywalking at the West Rim
    The long awaited Skywalk at the West Rim, Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation is open. I have a section on the website called “Other Pages,” which includes Day Trips from the Strip. You will find a guest article, with photos, titled Skywalking at the West Rim Grand Canyon. This shot was taken on March 30, 2007 of the horseshoe-shaped Skywalk extending...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Las Vegas Blues Festival
    The City of Las Vegas is partnering with the Las Vegas Blues Society to present the Las Vegas Blues Festival Sun Apr 15 noon-6pm. Gates will open at 11am. The cost of admission is only 2 non-perishable food items to benefit the Community Food Bank of Clark County. Come and hear the best of Las Vegas blues. Bar-B-Q will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1087...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Release @ Barcode
    Release is back at the Barcode with The Release All Star Band. Jazz, smooth jazz and R&B are played by Mathew Pittman, keys, Darryl Williams, bass, James Davis, guitar, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, drums, and Rodney Taylor. Get FREE tickets to see Howard Hewett. Must be present to win, drawings all night long. Doors open at 8pm, with the band starting at...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Food Films
    The Winchester Community Center continues its “Food and Films II” Series. Screening is at 7:00 pm, admission is $3. 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV. Screenings (for more details Apr 4 : “Tortilla Soup” Apr 18: “Feast at Midnight” Apr 25: “Simply Irresistible” Related Latin Film Series, CineVegas Art...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Hogs & Heifers Saloon & Grand Prix
    The party will be going on all weekend during the Las Vegas Grand Prix, with Hogs & Heifers party central. They will open Fri, Sat & Sun at 10:00 am with a fabulous BBQ on Saturday. Miller Lite and Genuine Draft draughts will be $3 all weekend, with Jack Daniels also at special price. If you want more info about the Grand Prix, parking etc., contact Jess @...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Hogs & Heifers FUNday
    Sunday is FUNday with Blues, Brew & BBQ at Hogs & Heifers Saloon in Downtown Las Vegas. From 2p-6p at Hogs & Heifers. Featuring the Dive Kings for music and Chef Bruce for food. 702-676-1457 201 N. 3rd St. Las Vegas NV Related Grand Opening @ Brass Lounge, Hennessey’s 1st Anniversary
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 07:03 pm
  • Hennessey’s 1st Anniversary
    Same night as the grand opening of the Brass Lounge is the 1st annniversary VIP Happy Hour at Hennessey’s. Mickie Finnz will be celebrating with free hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Downtown Las Vegas. 702-382-4421. 425 Fremont St. Las Vegas NV. Related Grand Opening @ Brass Lounge
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Farmers Market Henderson
    Coming from California, I love farmers markets. Not only are they a great place to pick up wonderful fruits, veggies and flowers, but often attract an eclectic group of interesting people. I admit that I am used to a vast display of local produce, so need to adjust my expectations here in the desert. The Country Fresh Farmers Market in downtown Henderson starts at 11...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Release Entertainment Highlights Howard Hewett
    Release Entertainment is doing a club series of Intimate Nights and is featuring national recording artist Howard Hewett on Thurs April 17. Hewett’s first success was with Shalimar, a post disco group. Their hits included “Dancing in the Sheets” and “A Night to Remember.” The vocalist went on to record “Once, Twice, Three Times,”...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 08:03 am
  • Alkalize or Die!
    There is a lot of talk today about acidity in the body and disease. The newest trend is to reduce the acidity as much as possible by controlling your diet. The opposite of acid is alkaline and a class at Transformations, A Healing Place will teach you the importance of pH balancing of the fluids in your body. You will learn which foods are acid-forming and which are alkaline-forming....
    by at March 21st, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Kitchen Stories Film Series
    Food and Film seem to be in the air. The Clark County Library and Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity will screen two films in March with “kitchen” themes. Come at 7:00 pm for some pre-film conversation. Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas Mar 20: “Mostly Martha” (2002). German with English subtitles. (This film was shown Mar 7 at...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Great Party for Debut of Verge
    The upcoming mid-rise condo project in uptown-downtown Las Vegas held a party last night to celebrate the Grand Opening of Verge’s Lifestyle Center. With police directing traffic on Main Street and the huge parking lots full, you knew the minute you arrived that something exciting was going on. A great white tent contained a vodka and wine bar with a menu of exotic...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Fiesta Latina de la primavera
    Lest we forget that not everyone is Irish, or wanna be Irish, I want to give a mention to the Spring Festival happening this Sunday, Mar 18 at Freedom Park. This is going to be an all day celebration of Hispanic culture with exhibits, food, and of course, music. What is any Latino celebration without music? The event is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Dept of...
    by at March 15th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Ronnie Rose & Release All Star Band @ Barcode
    This event was cancelled due to some administrative problems. Look for the Release All Star Band evenings to start up again April 5. Don’t forget the cutting edge music of the Release All Star Band at the Barcode on Thursday nights. This is a blend of jazz, smooth jazz and R & B with a younger crowd than most venues. The musicians are all top quality and...
    by at March 8th, 2007 at 12:03 am
  • Guest Musician at the Barcode
    There’s some great music being played at the yet-to-be-discovered Thursday night sessions at the Barcode. These weekly events regularly feature the Release all star band with contributing artists Michael Clark, Earl Turner, Gwen Guthrie, Bonnie Pointer, Scott Cannady, Grover Washington Jr, Kirk Whalum, Chris Clarmont, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, Jeffrey...
    by at February 26th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Aloha! Chinese New Year on the 9th Island
    Don’t miss the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Chinatown Plaza on Sunday Feb 25. As my calendar says that Chinese New Year is Feb 18, I don’t quite understand the date. I’ll do some checking and edit this if I get other information. At any rate, there should to be dancing dragons, Chinese martial arts, lots of color and food booths. The Las Vegas...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Online Wine, Food & Just About Everything Else Auction
    The Food Network is sponsoring the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Online Auction. Most items will close this Friday, but apparently some extensions will go until Mar 9. There are trips to South Africa, trips to the Grand Tasting Village, Hummer leases, bottles of champagne, signed copies of “Silence of the Lambs” (??????), Carnival Cruises, Geo Jensen...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 06:02 pm
  • Ethel M the Best Chocolates on the Planet
    To my palate, the best chocolates I have ever eaten, including all those rich and gooey Godiva’s and other European delicacies, are those of our local Ethel M’s. I don’t pretend to be a connoisseur of chocoate, although I have made it my habit to sample native and imported chocolates as I go around the world. But I’ll go out on a limb and declare...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Celebrity Cookout
    Don’t you just love Vegas? While most of the world is deciding what show they’re going to watch on TV Thursday night, we are making tough decisions about what event we’re going to attend. Kiss My Palate Celebrity Couple Cookoff certainly grabbed my attention. You’ve got Celebrity Couples in cook-off while local Celebrity Chefs judge the competition...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 06:02 pm