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March Madness at Lagasse’s Stadium

Through March

Hungry for some basketball-season eats? In honor of March Madness, Lagasse’s Stadium will be serving a special menu through March. Menu items include a tomahawk bone-in 32-ounce ribeye served with mashed potatoes; a surf ’n’ turf plate with tomahawk bone-in 32-ounce ribeye with grilled shrimp with garlic herb butter and mashed potatoes; chilled Alaskan crab legs with clarified butter and Lagasse’s Kick Up cocktail sauce, and fresh shucked oysters. In the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian. 702-607-2665,


Farm Table dinner at Honey Salt

March 16

Celebrating friends, community and good food around a communal dining table, this month’s Farm Table dinner features an Irish theme in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Expect Irish classics given a popular twist, with such dishes as shaved corned beef and horseradish, beet salad, braised lamb shanks and oatmeal cream pudding. In addition, each Irish-inspired course is paired with a classic Irish beverage, including Jameson, Guinness and, of course, Baileys Irish Coffee. $45.

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Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit

April 23-26

Now in its ninth year, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, a celebration of wine and spirits, returns to ARIA, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and MGM Grand, featuring a roster of tastings, demonstrations and meet-and-greets. A few of the headliners include chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Gordon Ramsay, Julian Serrano, François Payard, Masa Takayama, Michael Mina, and Guy Savoy. Highlight events include a Master Series brunch with Border Grill’s Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, a farm-to-table party at Sage, and, of course, the centerpiece, the Grand Tasting at Caesars Palace. Ticket prices TBA.

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