Quick Bites: Great Vegas Festival of Beer, Nellie’s Southern Kitchen, and more Vegas food and drink news

Motley Brews’ Big Vegas Beer Festival returns to downtown Las Vegas on April 22-23, and tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. on greatvegasbeer.com. The event will include the Taco Tiki Throwdown featuring a dozen local chefs competing to make the best taco as leading mixologists vie for glory, and the flagship Great Tasting featuring hundreds of craft beers sprawling out in the city center cityscape. Ticket prices range from $ 40 to $ 95.

Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails opened at 75 S. Valle Verde Drive in Henderson. The indoor-outdoor American Brasserie offers a menu that marries classic Americana with traditional French fare and serves dinner daily as well as happy hour options, with breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch. future. Excellent chef alum Elia Aboumrad-Page and her husband, chef and restaurateur Christian page and partner Tony Angotti are behind the new restaurant, open Monday to Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nellie’s Southern Cuisine, a restaurant concept by the Jonas Brothers and their parents Denise and Kevin Jonas Sr., is slated to open early next year at the MGM Grand in the space formerly occupied by Hecho in Vegas. The 11,000 square foot restaurant will pay homage to Kevin Sr.’s grandmother, Nellie, with an atmosphere inspired by music and family and a menu of comfort food. Highlights include cookies, chicken and dumplings, a smoked pulled pork sandwich, meatloaf and chicken, and waffles with cinnamon and honey butter.

Discover onion rings inspired by bacon cheeseburgers at Sickies.

Sam marvin of Echo & Rig Butcher & Steakhouse at Tivoli Village has launched a new membership experience called Butcher in a Box featuring high quality beef sourced from the Tasmanian grasslands. For $ 225 / month, members will receive a box containing an assortment of fully grass-fed cuts, including dry-aged New York strip loin steaks, filet mignon, bone-in rib eye. , dry-aged tomahawks and vintage tri-spikes, plus access to an online community featuring Marvin’s recipes, wine pairings, a playlist, giveaways and more. Butcher in a Box can be delivered nationwide from this week. You can find more information on butcherinabox.com.

North Las Vegas Bakery a teaspoon Bakery company received the first Nevada Agriculture, Food and Beverage Small Business of the Year award. tea received the award just around its fifth anniversary of activity on November 11.

Worry at Resorts World launched a late-night Bubbles & Bites bar and lounge experience, available after 8 p.m. Thursday and Sunday and after 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Decadent small plates include ahi tuna ribbons with citrus ponzu, lobster croquettes, spicy curried cauliflower, and Rockefeller oysters, and guests can enjoy dishes with different options of bubbles from Spain or from France.

Several other Resorts World restaurants have recently launched new brunch offerings. Fuhu prepares it on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., when DJs and other special artists add entertainment to the mix and dishes such as coconut shrimp kinilaw, ube pancakes, chili octopus with tamarind and the Szechuan Mary cocktail are among the highlights. Wally’s wines and spirits serves brunch daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with specialties such as Egg Truffle, BLTA Benedict and Wally’s Hero with Genoa Salami, Capicola, Mortadella, Prosciutto, Provolone and Greens on Ciabatta. And Long live serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu highlights include chilaquiles with corn tortilla chips and ranchero salsa, chorizo ​​con huevos, and bottomless sangria.

Mark LoRusso was recently appointed Executive Chef of SW Steakhouse to Wynn and introduced new seasonal dishes including Maine Lobster Bisque, Pan-Grilled Scallops with Cep and Butternut Squash Risotto, Peppercorn-Crusted Chateaubriand, and First Leaf of Cheesecake. Fall ”.

Al Solito Posto chief Steve young unveiled new seasonal dishes at Italian restaurant Tivoli Village, including roasted beet salad with ricotta and whipped figs, casarecce pasta with fennel and broccoli sausage, peas and speck radiator, Milanese veal chop and pumpkin cheesecake with spicy caramel white chocolate English.

Butler meat and fish at Palazzo introduced a new Early Doors menu, a three-course dinner for $ 75 available Sunday through Thursday. Choose from iceberg wedge or market salad appetizers, 10-ounce New York’s premier strip loin entrees with beef fat butter or miso-marinated Chilean sea bass , and enjoy a homemade sorbet for dessert.

Burgers and beers Sickies Garage at Town Square offers a limited-time specialty menu inspired by the classic bacon cheeseburger. Creative dishes include bacon-wrapped onion rights with a Jameson BBQ dip, fried bacon cheeseburger bombs, bacon cheeseburger eggrolls, loaded cheeseburger fries, cheeseburger soup in a bread bowl and a Bacon cheeseburger queso with fresh tortilla chips.

Red Rock Resort will relaunch Happy crimson, the ephemeral holiday bar, on November 26. This season, the indoor and outdoor poolside lounge will transform into Tinsel Town, draped in glamorous holiday decor with DJs, fireplaces and photo moments galore as well as specialty cocktails and treats every Friday and Friday. Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday from 5 p.m. to midnight. Reservations are highly recommended on redrockresort.com.

China Poblano and Jaleo at the Cosmopolitan will launch the annual Sparkling Festival on November 26, showcasing champagne and sparkling wine through seasonal cocktails, flights, on-the-go bottle packages and food pairings. For more information, visit chinapoblano.com or jaleo.com.

Joshua B. Speller