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On the plate: Upcoming dining events you don't want to miss

Silver State Chili Cook-off
March 19. Whether you like it chunky, soupy, spicy or meaty, Pahrump’s 4th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-Off will have something for every chili-lover. Besides lots of chili, the cook-off will also feature celebrity judges, live bands, staged gunfights, raffle drawings, a car show and a special performance by the Silver Tappers. More information for prospective entrants at 9a-4p, free. Petrack Park, 150 NV-160, Pahrump, NV


UNLVino’s Bubble-licious

April 14. A drinking event with some real pop, Bubble-licous returns to The Venetian, once again featuring a variety of champagnes, sparkling wines and a tasting menu from The Venetian and Palazzo’s collection of restaurants, all taking place in the resort’s Doge’s Palace plaza. 7-10p, $100-$125,


Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit

April 28-May 1. Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit marks its 10th anniversary with a wide menu of culinary events and a world-class lineup of renowned chefs, including Giada De Laurentiis, Emeril Lagasse, Michael Chow, Guy Savoy, Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa. In addition to the Grand Tasting, new events include After Hours Sake & :Sushi at TAO in the Venetian, brunch at Giada in the Cromwell, and Sushi Making and Sake Tasting at Nobu in Caesars Palace. At various venues on and off the Strip,

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