Eating for the hungry
During Las Vegas Restaurant Week you can eat well while doing good
Thu, Aug 27, 2009 (midnight)
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
- Las Vegas Restaurant Week
- August 31-September 6
- At participating restaurants
- Restaurant Week Kick Off Party
- Aug. 31, 8:30 p.m., $30.09
- Studio 54
- Featuring small bites from MGM Grand chefs, performances by KA and Crazy Horse Paris performers and specialty cocktails.
- Budoir Party
- Sept. 1, 11 p.m., $20.09
- Nobhill at MGM Grand
- Featuring cocktails, tastings and performances by the cast of Crazy Horse Paris.
- Hachiko Party
- Sept. 2, 11 p.m., $20.09
- Shibuya at MGM Grand
- Featuring a live cooking demo, sake tasting, and tattoo painting
- Agave Jueves
- Sept. 3, 11 p.m., $20.09
- Diego at MGM Grand
- Featuring Mexican snacks, tequilas and a live DJ
Fighting hunger has never been so delicious. From August 31 through September 6, more than 80 of the Valley’s best restaurants will serve prix fixe menus for Las Vegas Restaurant Week. The offerings, from the likes of Fleur de Lys and Yellowtail, range from $20 to $50, allowing diners to dig in at sharply discounted prices. And here’s the real sweetener: Proceeds go to local charity Three Square, which combats hunger in Southern Nevada. Three of the most enticing options:
Bradley Ogden, Caesars Palace ($50): Restaurant Week menus can seem bland, but Ogden’s has comforting choices like a twice-baked blue cheese soufflé and peanut-butter-and-jelly bread pudding.
Restaurant Charlie, Palazzo ($50): With entrees normally starting at $38, eating here for $50 is like buying a Mercedes for the price of a Honda.
Charlie Palmer Steak, Four Seasons ($50): This five-course family-style menu features an antipasti selection, prosciutto-wrapped fig salad and spiced blue crab—all before you even get to the entrées.
For a full list of participants and their Restaurant Week menus, visit threesquare.org.