The popular Italian restaurant’s third location, in Boca Park, will join its Henderson and Blue Diamond Road spots.
In this week’s dispatches from the Las Vegas restaurant front:
Bella Vita, the popular Italian spot, is planned to debut this winter at Boca Park in Summerlin, a rep tells the Review-Journal. Restaurant debuts are famously fluctuating things, especially in these times, but it’s worth keeping an eye on the doings at 740 S. Rampart Blvd. in Summerlin, which will be a third Bella after Henderson and Blue Diamond Road.
— Sam Marvin, chef-owner of Echo & Rig, who is busy finishing his first Vegas expansion of the steakhouse, in The District, is also in the middle of construction with B.A.D. Sam, a sumptuous brunch spot at The Bend development in southwest Vegas. You’ll have to ask the chef what B.A.D. stands for — it’s a secret for now.
And the food? How about soft-scrambled egg dolloped with caviar, served in the shell? Or crab omelets, their delicate skins cosseted by satiny hollandaise? Or truffles and foie gras fox-trotting across the menu? We thought so. Us, too.
Pikey Coffee is now open, after delays, at 6430 S. Decatur Blvd., a bit north of the 215 Beltway. Pikey combines coffee and motorcycle cultures.
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During November, The Underground speakeasy and distillery in the Mob Museum is knockin’ on the brown with a $35 flight of four pours of Heaven’s Door Whiskey, the new spirits project from Bob Dylan. The flight is served noon to 10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and noon to midnight Thursday through Sunday.
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The Holiday Match Challenge returns to Three Square Food Bank in 2022. Through the end of year, Three Square can double the impact of donations through matching sponsors like Bentley Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming, Gene Haas Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare and Nevada Gold Mines/Barrick.
Three Square provides holiday meals to families in need and community meal programs for seniors across the valley. One in seven residents in Southern Nevada does not have reliable access to food, the food bank estimates. To donate, visit
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Post Malone, the Las Vegas Pizza Festival and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ highlight this week’s lineup of things to do in Las Vegas.
Korey Wells started out making birthday cakes for her daughters and mom groups. That casual pastry grew into a cottage business, which led to her own bakery: Whiskful Thinking.
The new outing focuses on downtown shops specializing in doughnuts, beignets and churros.
The chef is debuting Ramsay’s Kitchen this week at Harrah’s Las Vegas with lots of Vegas-only dishes.
The splendid design blends elements of past and present Thailand, but forget the travel posters or faux orchids.
The new restaurant, at The District in Henderson, will feature 8,800 square feet and only beef from ranches chef-owner Sam Marvin has visited.
Patrick Munster combines familiar with eclectic to create elevated American comfort food at the Arts District restaurant.
At Snooze A.M. Eatery, the bar opens in the morning when the restaurant does. Welcome to Las Vegas, Snooze! You’ll fit right in.
This is the first installment of Now Open, an ongoing series in which the Review-Journal explores recently opened neighborhood restaurants across the Las Vegas Valley.
The new Fresh Express features more than 55 items from which customers build their own salad bowls, rice bowls, pitas or wraps.
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