Toca Madeira, the modern steakhouse concept from the Noble 33 hotel group, will open on August 9 in the courtyard between Aria and the Shops at Crystals on the Las Vegas Strip. The concept’s third location will accommodate 220 people with a spacious lounge and speakeasy offering live entertainment every night and a new menu with signatures like Mexican sashimi, A5 Wagyu tacos and enchiladas, truffle burger and more again, as well as a selection of premium Australian and Japanese beef. . Toca Madera will be open Sunday to Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to midnight and Thursday to Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Steak’n Shake opened at the Cannery Casino and Hotel and Java Vegas is set to follow with an August 10 opening. It’s the fourth location in the Valley for Steak ‘n Shake, founded in 1934 in Normal, Illinois, and the Cannery spot is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to midnight.
The producers of Glittering Lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Ivory Star Productions, present the Seven Oh Brew Oktoberfest at the Orleans Arena from September 29 to October 2, an authentic German food and drink festival with additional entertainment and activities. Live music, competitions, a Heineken barrel class, barrel tapping ceremonies and a Maipole village will be part of the fun, along with plenty of German-style beers and bites, local food trucks, a wine garden and more Again. Tickets are on sale now at oktoberfest.vegas.
Triple George Grill across from downtown, Grand celebrates its 17th anniversary throughout the month with lunch and dinner specials, including free meals for diners named George. Parties without George will also have access to specially priced menus including the 64-ounce tomahawk ribeye experience for $200 and the George Lunch Special (half sandwich, soup or salad, choice of side, dessert and drink) for $20.
Founders Cafe is partnering with Baby’s Bounty for its Giving Drink program this month, donating one dollar from every designated drink sold all August to the local charity that provides healthcare supplies and resources to infants and families. The Ice Cream Dream, a blend of strawberry syrup, milk, sweetened condensed milk, espresso, and chocolate whipped cream, is the one you want to help.
This is Kitty Kitty Vice Den at Resorts World is hosting a pop-up cocktail experience called Tokyo Vice Den in collaboration with House of Suntory until October 1. The hidden lounge bar at the resort’s Famous Foods Street Eats has transformed into a Japanese-inspired destination open Sunday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 3 p.m. Special highball and Suntory cocktail selections include the Naked Plum with Roku gin, honey, and plum paste; the Momotaro with Suntory Haku vodka, maraschino liqueur, peach and lemon soju; and the Foreign Apple with apple-infused Roku gin, Lillet Blanc and Suze.
Carversteak at Resorts World is offering locals a fixed-price special Eat Your Way to Labor Day, available Sunday through Thursday through August 30 for $90. The menu includes a welcome cocktail; a first course of Fork & Knife Caesar salad, lobster bisque or jumbo shrimp cocktail; a main course of filet mignon or salmon from the Faroe Islands; and a dessert choice of hot cookies or a caramel sundae. Nevada ID is required.
Carrefour Kitchen at Resorts World now offers three new tasting menus. The pre-show menu ($65) includes a number of choices spread over three courses, the summer tasting menu ($75) focuses on seasonal ingredients and offers an optional wine pairing for $35 more, and the Crossroads Experience Tasting Menu ($175) rolls out all stops with a seven-course offering plus a meet-a-chef and signed cookbook.
Social libertine at Mandalay Bay features new menu items including Half Rack of Pork Ribs with Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce, Truffle Pizza, Short Rib Pappardelle and Summer Tomato Salad with Melon , burrata, lemon oil and pomegranate.
peyote at Fergusons Downtown has launched a reverse happy hour menu, available from 9-10 p.m. Thursday-Sunday at the bar. Mains selections include papalonas, chicken wings with guajillo chili sauce, ceviche of the day and more ($6 to $10). Late-night cocktail deals and a selection of beers and beverages are available from 9-11 p.m. for $5.
Esther’s kitchen unveiled a summer cocktail menu curated by bar manager Tucker St. John and his team. New drinks include Resting Peach Face, with vodka, Seville orange, peach and anisette; Sasha Velor, with gin, Crème de Violette, absinthe, Amarena cherry and lemon; and Hotel Santa Fe with coffee-infused rye, Foro Amaro, aged rum, chili liqueur, and mole bitters. All new cocktails are $15.