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2 Robot Bartenders. 8 Humans.
Endless Possibilities.

So let’s talk about Robot Bartenders. Yeah, you heard me, Robot Bartenders.

Tipsy Robots Robot Bartenders come to Las Vegas with its’ dual robotic bartending team allows you to create an almost limitless number of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drink combinations by accessing a simple app. The cocktail creations will then be assembled by two robotic arms, whose movements – shown on a large display positioned behind the bar – mimic the actions of a bartender, from the shaking of a martini to the thin slicing of a lemon garnish to the muddling of a mojito. – Tipsy Robot How it Works

I became of age in the fabulous city of Las Vegas, back in the beginning of the 70’s. The first thing on our minds, meaning me and my best friends, or what you abbreviate to BFF today, was walking into a bar. Then being asked for our I.D. and smirking at the bartender for not knowing we were finally of age.  The big 21, that was what we all looked forward to. And of course, the bartender, who served us our fluffy cocktails because we weren’t aware of what a real drink was.

Bartender, the person who gave you a smile, and wiped down the bar. The person who told you that you looked great tonight. Bartender, the person who in time became your best friend and confidant. Bartender, when you had a bad day and ended up drinking one too many, put you in a cab so you would get home safe.

Robot Bartender seems to ring hollow. cold, and silent.  They can’t hear your words or give you advice. You can’t be friends with a Robot Bartender. Robot Bartender, doesn’t know when you’ve had too much to drink. Robot Bartender and can’t call that cab or make sure you get an Uber.

It’s a hoot to try a Robot Bartender.It’s a blast to experience the newness with family and friends. However when it comes down to it, Bartender is the way to go.


Things To Do in Las Vegas During Christmas 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV – Christmas


Christmas is the “Best Time of the Year” and some of it is FREE… and it’s happening in Las Vegas this Holiday Season! Take a break from shopping and grab your coat, get the kids and head out for some of the most “Magical Christmas Sights” in town. We’ve searched out the best for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
We’ve made a list, and checked it twice, to make your adventures are easy to find.
#1 Mystic Fall Park – Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall…a yearly event which turns the Mystic Fall Park Light and Water Show into a spectacular winter wonderland featuring Santa’s workshop with elves busily making toys for the good girls and boys while enjoying a laser show, synced to the best holiday tunes, to get you in the mood. Shows run from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hour but if its Santa you want to see, join us on Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. then again, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p. m. Free Admission.
5111 Boulder Highway – Las Vegas, NV – 89122 – 702-456-7777

#2 The Park Vegas- on the Las Vegas Strip brings “Holiday at The Park” featuring the sights and sounds of the season beginning with an 80 foot tree decorated top to bottom with Christmas Cheer and while you’re there, enjoy Ice Skating around the tree with the kids, (fees may apply).
The Park Vegas – 3782 Las Vegas Blvb S – 89109 – 702-693-7275

#3 Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens – Welcome in winter at Bellagio’s Convervatory & Botanical Gardens with a rich display of Holiday Cheer featuring the sights and sounds of Christmas with lush displays using lights, animation, flowers and greenery to make up the animals, cottages, toy soldiers and new this year, the “Ice Princess”. Open 24 hours daily, December 2 – January – Free
Bellagio Hotel and Casino – 36009 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas, NV – 89109 – 702-693-7111

#4 Ethel M Cactus Garden – For over 20 years, the Holiday Cactus Garden has been a favorite for locals and visitors alike, with displays that will dazzle the mind. With three acres of more than 600,000 lights lighting the desert, there is much to see. Join us on the weekend for Santa and local choirs that perform their Holiday Music for everyone to enjoy. Open daily until 10 p.m. Through January 1 – Free
Ethel M Chocolates – 2 Cactus Garden Dr – Henderson – NV – 89014 -800-438-4356

#5 Winter Wonderland at The LINQ Promenade – The LINQ Promenade transfored into a winter wonderland complete with snow. With dancing, singing, and decorations, this is sure to bring back childhood memories of Christmas past. Join in on the fun with shows starting at 6 p. m. through December 30. Free
The LINQ Promenade – 3545 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89109 -702-322-0550

#6 Wynn’s Winter Wonderland – Travel through the eyes of the storybook, Gulliver’s Travels, at Wynn Las Vegas Atrium, located next to the Main Registration and enjoy a wonderful display of six wintery villages that will make you want to be part of the story. Through December 30 – Free
The Wynn Las Vegas – 3131 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89109 -702-770-7000

#7 Believe in Magic – Holiday Show at Fashion Show Mall – Join us for a fun filled time with dancing and singing that will get everyone in the holiday spirit. A bit like a broadway show, and a great way to take a break from another hectic shopping trip. Shows every two hours, 12 p. m. – 6 p. m. through December 24 – Free
Fashion Show Mall – 3200 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89109 – 702-369-8382

#8 Town Square Las Vegas – Holidays at Town Square – Join us for Snow in the Square where you will enjoy snowflakes that you can catch on your tongue while listening to classic holiday tunes. 10 minute shows. Monday – Thursday at 7 p. m. and Friday through Sunday at 7 p. m. and 8 p. m. – Through December 30 – Free
Town Square – 6605 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89119 -702-269-5001

#9 Green Valley Ranch Resort – Winter’s Village at Green Valley Ranch Resort offers an experience the entire family will enjoy with a real ice rink and decorated trees with thousands of lights and holiday music giving you a bit of magic to your step and let’s not forget Santa, every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thorugh January 7 – Free
Green Valley Ranch Resort – 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy – Henderson – NV – 89052 -702-617-7777

#10 Silverton Casino Hotel Aquarium – Scuba Santa swims in the holiday season at Silverton Aquarium. Watch Santa as he swims among sharks, stingrays and tropical fish to bring a bit of holiday cheer to the waters. Join us Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m, 2:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. – Through December 30 – Free
Silverton Casino Hotel – 3333 Blue Diamond Rd – Las Vegas – NV – 89139 -702-263-7777

#11 Bass Pro Shops – Santa’s Wonderland is back at Bass Pro Shops where the whole family can get in on the fun. With activities the kids will love throughout the wonderland and photos with Santa, this is sure to be a highlight of the holidays. Through December 24 – Free
Bass Pro Shops – 8200 Dean Martin Dr – Las Vegas – NV – 89139 -702-730-5200

#12 Wet’n ‘Wild – Christmas Town at Wet’n ‘Wild is sure to put anyone in the holiday spirit with a wonderful nightime winter wonderland exhibit featuring entertainment and attractions with over three million lights, a synthetic ice skating rink and a Christmas tree standing 40 feet tall and let’s not forget a sledding hill that runs 100 feet. Visit with Santa and get your photo to place upon your mantle. – Sunday-Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Through December 31 – Fee Applies (closed Dec 24 – 25)
Wet’n’Wild – 7055 S Fort Apache Rd – Las Vegas – NV – 89148 – 702-979-1600

#13 The Cosmopolitan – The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan is the Boulevard Pool, transformed for the holidays at over 4,000 square feet of real ice. Locals and guest alike will enjoy skating to holiday music, light shows, roasting s’mores by the fire pits and wonderful warm cocktails. What more could one ask for? Times vary. Through January 10 – Skate rental fees – Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older.
The Cosmopolitan – 3708 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89109 – 702-698-7000

#14 The Palazzo – Waterfall Atrium & Gardens at Christmas brings the spirit of Christmas for all to enjoy with an elaborate winter fantasy display, decked out with snow covered trees, holiday lights, and the sounds of Christmas. Open 24 hours – Free
The Palazzo – 3325 Las Vegas Blvd S – Las Vegas – NV – 89109 -702-607-7777

#15 Springs Preserve Holiday Express – The Springs Preserve gets into the holiday for the entire family to enjoy. Start with a train ride to Santa’s magical village then on to photo’s with the jolly old man, and if you like the art of decorating cookies, you can do that. If you are in the mood to listen to a holiday tale, stories are read daily plus so much more to see and do. Don’t forget to bring your camera to catch all the surprises around every corner. Through December 23 – Admission Fee
The Springs Preserve – 333 S Valley View Blvd – Las Vegas – NV – 89107 – 702-822-7700

#17 Magical Forest at Opportunity Village – A yearly event for locals, the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village has delighted children as well as adults for many years. A great way to show you care while enjoying the three million lights that brighten up the night. Make sure to visit the Gingerbread House display plus you can ride the Forest Express train or take a spin on the Carousel before visiting Santa. There is fun for everyone with so much to see and do. Open nightly at 5:30 p.m through December 31 – Admission Fee – Free Parking
Opportunity Village Magical Forest – 6300 W Oakey Blvd – Las Vegas – NV – 89146 – 702-225-9627

Veterans Day Specials in Las Vegas for Vets!!

For all the Veterans out in the Las Vegas valley let us thank you for your service. Here is a list of some of the specials offered in Las Vegas to Veterans and active-duty service members this Veterans Day. Thank you for you service!

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the Medley Buffet for current and former military on November 11.

Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
Veterans and active-duty service members who present a valid military ID will receive a complimentary Budweiser draft beer and 10 percent off their total bill. Nov 11.

Cactus Pete’s – Las Vegas, NV
On Veterans Day, all guests who present their military identification receive one complimentary dinner buffet at The Buffet from 4:30p – 10:00p. Nov 11.

Caesars Entertainment
Hotel Discount: Extra 10% off lowest available rate. Veterans can take advantage of a special 15% Veteran’s Day discount Nov. 9 – 12, 2017. Beginning Nov. 11, active duty military and veterans can enjoy the additional benefits of the Total Rewards® Salute card.
The following buffets will offer one free buffet admission to each active-duty or retired military personnel on Nov. 11: Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas, Flavors Buffet at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Paradise Garden Buffet at Flamingo Las Vegas and the Carnival World and Seafood Buffet at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Numerous restaurants are offering discounts ranging from 10% to 30% including BEER Park, Center Cut Steakhouse, Cabo Wabo Cantina, Old Homestead Steakhouse, ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails, Burger Brasserie, VooDoo Steakhouse, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill and more.

Cannery Casino Hotel – North Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the Cannery Row Buffet for current and former military on Nov 11.

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the Ports O’ Call Buffet for current and former military on Nov 11.

The Orleans Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the Medley Buffet for current and former military on Nov 11.

Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant – Las Vegas, NV
25% off of total bill for Veterans and active duty personnel with a valid military I.D. on Saturday Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 13.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area – Red Rock, NV
Waived Scenic Drive entrance fees on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12 in celebration of Veterans Day.

Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the Firelight Buffet for current and former military on Nov 11.

Silverton Casino Hotel – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet for all active and retired military on 10/10 or 10/11 from 11am to 9pm.

Station Casinos – Greater Las Vegas, Henderson, Red Rock, Green Valley, NV
Every Monday in November, enjoy deals to those who served such as free Starbucks, Two for one Crown Royals, $2 beers, free bowling and retail discounts. Free buffet to all active, inactive or retired military on Friday, Nov. 10. Locations include Station Casinos, Fiesta Henderson Ranch, Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock Casino Resort, Spa

South Point Hotel & Casino Garden Buffet – Las Vegas, NV
Veterans and one guest are offered free entry to the Garden Buffet from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for either breakfast with bottomless Mimosas or Prime Rib dinner, lunch, or dinner, on Saturday, Nov. 11. Please show a valid military ID.

Suncoast Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Free buffet at the St. Tropez International Buffet for current and former military on Nov 11.

Easter Brunch Las Vegas 2017

Below you will find a list of Easter Brunch Specials updated as of 4-11-2017. Please, please, please call to make reservation before you dine and confirm specials are still available

and not sold out. We are not responsable if you can not get a reservation.

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa
7300 Aliante Pkwy
North Las Vegas, NV 89084
(702) 629-7777

Bistro 57 will serve a stuffed lobster tail with spinach linguini, topped with a light, sweet tomato sauce for $45. (call for reservations)

FARM will serve pineapple ham with baby carrots, mashed potatoes and a house salad or cup of soup of the day for $11.99 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. (call for reservations)

Medley Buffet- will serve Easter brunch and dinner from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., featuring a bounty of seafood selections, cold crab, prime rib and much more. Get it for $19.99 with your

Aliante Players Club card.

MRKT – will serve a grilled lamb tenderloin accompanied by Swiss chard with lobster, cauliflower puree and pistou sauce for $55. (call for reservations)


Americana Las Vegas
2620 Regatta Dr
Ste 118
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 331-5565

An egg hunt for kids with the Easter bunny, a wine hunt for mom and award-winning cuisine will come together in a festive Easter brunch at Americana Las Vegas, located in the Desert

Shores community. Brunch will also be extended to two days, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. onApril 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16. (call for reservations)
Easter brunch is priced at $38 for adults, $19 for children 8 and older and free for children under 8. There is also an option of bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys for an additional

$12. Reservations are available now and can be scheduled on OpenTable or by calling 702-331-5565. (call for reservations)


Andiron Steak & Sea
1720 Festival Plaza Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 685-8002

Featuring a traditional brunch menu with a few specialty additions including the Crab Benedict with asparagus and tomato hollandaise. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays starting

at 10 a.m. The restaurant is also hosting an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday for children. Families must have a brunch reservation at Andiron to participate in the Easter

egg hunt. (call for reservations)


Baja Miguel’s
South Point Hotel & Casino
9777 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 797-8075

Offers a three-course menu from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $18.95 per person, including a complimentary Margarita or glass of wine and dishes such as: Bacon Wrapped Asparagus, served with

a sweet chili sauce; or Shrimp and Crab Cocktail, with a margarita infused cocktail sauce. Baja Beef Filet, an 8 ounce filet topped with a mushroom butter sauce; or Miguel’s Blackened

Salmon. (call for reservations)


Cannery Casino Hotel
2121 E Craig Rd
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 507-5700

Cannery Row Buffet – will serve special dishes for Easter from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., including peel-and-eat shrimp, carved roasted turkey breast, baked ham, roasted leg of lamb,

assorted cobblers and Easter cookies. Get it for $13.99 with a C.A.N. Club card. Children ages 3-7 can dine for $9.99.

Waverly’s Steakhouse – will serve a three-course special for $45. Select either roasted bacon corn chowder or a house salad to start, then enjoy a rosemary and garlic grilled

rack of lamb with demi-glace, served with truffle potatoes and fresh asparagus with hollandaise sauce. Indulge your sweet tooth with Georgia peach cobbler, topped with vanilla

ice cream and cinnamon, for dessert. (call for reservations)

Victory’s Bar & Grill – will serve a New York Steak and shrimp scampi combo paired with mashed potatoes and vegetables for $12.99 from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. (call for reservations)


Vino’s Ristorante
2121 E Craig Rd
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 507-5738
Will serve a stuffed chicken breast special for $17.99. The meal includes a chicken breast stuffed with pancetta and mushrooms, served with a red wine demi-glace, grilled polenta and

roasted vegetables. (call for reservations)


South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
9777 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 796-7111

Garden Buffet -Easter Bottomless Champagne Brunch buffet filled with a variety of options for $16.95 with a Casino Club Card and $20.95 without a Casino Club Card from 8 a.m. to

3 p.m. Along with never-ending champagne, dining choices include Chicken Fricassee, French Toast, Lamb Enchiladas with tomatillo sauce, Pancakes, Seared Salmon, Steak and Eggs,

a European breakfast selection and more. Dessert choices include Chocolate Easter Cake, a Gelato Bar and more.
Garden Buffet guests will also be treated to an Easter Wine & Dinner Buffet that includes two complimentary glasses of wine per adult and is available for $19.95 with a Casino Club

Card and $22.95 without a Casino Club Card from 4 to 9 p.m. Guests can choose from a variety of a la carte options such as Chicken Cacciatore, Chinese Porkwith Snow Peas, Glazed

Honey Baked Ham, Peel ‘n Eat Shrimp, Prime Rib of Beef and more. For a sweet finale, the buffet offers a choice between Easter Chocolate Cake, a build your own Peach Shortcake station

and more.


Coronado Cafe Celebrates Easter with a three course menu from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $14.95 per person, which includes a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine and features menu

items such as: Cream of Chicken Soup or Spring Salad, Honey Baked Ham, drizzled with a cider sauce and glazed apple slices; or Roast Leg of Lamb, served with lamb jus and a mint sauce.

In addition, roasted or Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and green beans are served as a side dish. (call for reservations)

Don Vito’s – Offers guests a three course specialty menu from 3 to 9 p.m. for $39 per person that includes a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine and dishes such as Asparagus Salad,

topped with a whole grain mustard sabayon; Black Garlic Onion Soup; Cheese Stuffed Polenta, topped with a sausage crumble; or Golden Fried Oysters, lightly breaded with a side of

garlic aioli, Broiled Filet of Salmon, drizzled with a blood orange zinfandel cream; Gemelli Pasta, topped with an Abruzzi style lamb sauce; or Peppercorn and Porcini Mushroom Crusted

Filet, served with creamed brie and a mushroom sauce. The Broiled Filet of Salmon and Peppercorn and Porcini Mushroom Crusted Filet are served with a side of pasta and seasonal

vegetables. (call for reservations)


Primarily Prime Rib – Offers guests a three course specialty menu from 2 to 9 p.m. for $35 per person that includes a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine and features items such

as Asparagus Risotto, topped with toasted pine nuts and parmesan cheese;B.L.T. Deviled Eggs, topped with apple wood bacon and chopped tomato on a bed of spring lettuce; Cream

of Chicken Soup, topped with spring vegetables; or Farmer’s Market Salad Bowl dressed with a white cider vinaigrette, Chicken Scaloppini, topped with a wild mushroom cream sauce;

Grilled Snapper, served on a bed of cous cous salad in a tomato basil broth; Prime Rib of Beef, dry aged and slowly cooked for full flavor; or Roast Leg of Spring Lamb, drizzled with a

minted demi. Second course dishes are served with chateau or Yukon Gold whipped potatoes and green beans. (call for reservations)

Silverado Steak House – Offers a four-course specialty menu from 4 to 10 p.m. for $55 per person with a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine and includes: Asian Shrimp Salad

Lettuce Wraps; Braised Lamb Crepes, drizzled with a tzatziki cream and roasted tomatoes; or Chilled Asparagus Micro Greens, served with vine ripened golden tomatoes and a basil

dressing, Chicken & Spring Vegetable Broth; orRomaine and Orange Salad, tossed in a citrus vinaigrette,Beef Stroganoff, beef tenderloin tips sautéed with sherry and mushrooms,

topped with a sour cream sauce and served over rice pilaf and braised red cabbage; Citrus Roasted Salmon, drizzled with a sweet pea pureé and served over orzo pilaf with a lemon

butter sauce and asparagus tips; Chicken Cordon Blue Silverado Style, Francaise style chicken breast and Black Forest ham topped with emmental cheese, diced tomato and a side of

green beans and chateau potatoes; orRolled Loin of Lamb with Spinach and Pistachio, served with chateau potatoes, minted peas and baby carrots.


Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar
10970 Rosemary Park Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 878-5505

Is offering an Easter Grand Brunch Buffet from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. that will tantalize your taste buds with pastries, signature breakfast items, entrees, salads, and desserts. The buffet is

$32.95 for adults and $14.95 for children. (call for reservations)


Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel
5255 Boulder Hwy
Las Vegas, NV 89122

Cannery Row Buffet- will serve an Easter brunch, featuring roasted turkey breast, baked ham, roasted leg of lamb and Easter cookies, in addition to its already generous selection of

regular brunch items. Get it for $13.99 with a C.A.N. Club card. Children ages 4-9 can dine for $11.99.

Carve – will serve a three-course Easter dinner for $36. Start with your choice of cream of asparagus soup or a house salad, then enjoy slow-braised lamb shank on parmesan and truffle

risotto, paired with sautéed baby vegetables. Finish the meal with banana bread pudding topped with Foster sauce. (call for reservations)


Snaps – will serve a three-course meal for $10.99 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Start with a potato leek soup or a house salad, then enjoy honey-glazed baked ham, accompanied by candied

yams, mashed potatoes, sautéed vegetables and toasted candied pecans. Finish with a slice of banana cream pie. (call for reservations)


Eldorado Casino
140 South Water St
Henderson, NV 89015
(702) 564-1811

Mary’s Diner – will serve an Easter special of corned baked ham with black cherry sauce, plus your choice of potato, vegetables, soup or salad, and a slice of pie for $9.99.


Fogo de Chão
360 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 431-4500


Fogo de Chão
10975 Oval Park Dr
Ste D201
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Fogo de Chão is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday and will feature The Fogo Churrasco experience. Children six and under are free. (call for reservations)


Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 617-7777

Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis Guests will be able to indulge in the various buffet stations including choice of traditional buffet offerings, as well as salads, cheese and

charcuterie, griddle delights, eggs and omelets, seafood and sushi options, and much more! All tables will also receive a fresh baked pastry and bread basket filled with cross

buns, sweet cornbread, and cherry turnovers, to name a few. In addition, unlimited champagne and mimosas will be available. The brunch buffet is priced at $89 for adults

and $39 for children per person and will be available on Sunday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. call 702-617-7075 to make reservations. (call for reservations)


Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3655 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(877) 796-2096

HEXX Kitchen + Bar Will celebrate Easter with a decadent dinner menu and themed gift baskets filled with their world-famous bean-to-bar chocolate this year. Executive Chef Matthew

Piekarski has created a themed menu for the holiday including Easter items such as tender honey-glazed ham, warm parsley butter potatoes, roasted carrots and whole wheat Parker

House rolls. The pre-fixe menu will be available for dinner and is priced at $21.95 . (call for reservations)


Jokers Wild Casino
920 North Boulder Hwy
Henderson, NV 89011
(702) 564-8100

The Court Café -will serve an Easter special of corned baked ham and black cherry sauce, plus your choice of potato, vegetables, soup or salad, and a slice of pie for $9.99.

(call for reservations)


Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
1725 Festival Plz Dr
Ste A2
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 727-4784


Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
6509 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 941-1920

Opens at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 16 offering $5 Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Sangria and Micheladas until 2 p.m. Brunch favorites include Baked Berry Pancakes, Breakfast Burger,

and Strawberry French Toast. Reservations are available for parties six or more. (call for reservations)


Maggiano’s Little Italy
3200 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 732-2550


Maggiano’s Little Italy
10940 Rosemary Park Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 254-6025

Is serving up a signature brunch that won’t disappoint. Bite into the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, the Meatball Benedict or Maggiano’s Chicken and Waffles. Your mouth will thank you. Served

Saturdays and Sundays until 3 p.m. (call for reservations)


Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant
11020 Lavender Hills Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 982-0111
Will offer a festive champagne brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16. With the purchase of an entrée, guests will receive complimentary champagne, seasonal fruit and buñuelos for

dessert—crispy pastries sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Some top brunch selections include the Huevos Divorciados (pictured), two eggs cooked over-medium separated by a beef

enchilada covered with a chunky Poblano sauce and sprinkled with Cojita cheese, priced at $17.95, and Enchiladas de Avocado y Artichoke Hearts, featuring enchiladas stuffed with

avocado and sautéed artichoke hearts, priced at $18.95. (call for reservations)


Public School 702
1850 Festival Plaza Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 749-3007

Will offer its weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Favorites include the Benedict Pizza and Fried Chicken & Waffles. (call for reservations)


The Orleans Hotel and Casino
4500 West Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 365-7111

Copper Whisk Café will serve an Easter meal for $15.99. It includes a glass of house wine or a bottle of domestic beer; a choice of soup or salad; and entrée selections of either

grilled shrimp and vegetable skewers served on jasmine rice, or New Zealand baby lamb chops served with potato pancakes. Finish the meal with a fresh fruit tart.

(call for reservations)


Red Rock Resort
11011 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Tbones Chophouse & Lounge Guests will be able to indulge in the various buffet stations including choice of traditional buffet offerings, as well as salads, cheese and charcuterie,

griddle delights, eggs and omelets, seafood and sushi options, and much more! All tables will also receive a fresh baked pastry and bread basket filled with cross buns, sweet

cornbread, and cherry turnovers, to name a few. In addition, unlimited champagne and mimosas will be available. The brunch buffet is priced at $89 for adults and $39 for children

per person and will be available on Sunday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 702-797-7576 to make reservations. (call for reservations)


Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
5111 Boulder Hwy
Las Vegas, NV 89122
(702) 456-7777

The Angry Butcher will host a special Easter edition of its “Third Sunday” brunch. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., features live music by Calvin Brooks, and a variety of

favorites on the menu, including The Butcher’s French Toast, Blackened Salmon plates, a wide variety of omelets and much more. (call for reservations)


Spago by Wolfgang Puck
The Forum Shops at Caesars
3500 Las Vegas Blvd S, Ste G1
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 369-6300

Spago at The Forum Shops at Caesars plans to feature Fresh Starts – pressed juices, smoothies, fruit platters; Shares – brioche “monkey bread,” warm sugar donuts, crab deviled

eggs, artisanal cheese & salume board; The Raw Bar – Moonstone oysters on the half shell, Chilled jumbo shrimp cocktail; Breakfast – Berries and cream waffle, Croque Monsieur;

and Applewood smoked bacon to toasted cherry walnut bread by the plenty, the menu is catered to all types of tastes. Paired with the traditional lunch menu of hand-tossed pizzas,

salads, appetizers and classic entrées, this brunch will have your taste buds into overdrive. Be sure to secure your seat in the café area beginning at 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

(call for reservations)


Suncoast Hotel & Casino
9090 Alta Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 636-7111

Brigg’s Oyster Co.- will serve two three-course meal selections for Easter. Start with a green salad topped with red and yellow tear-drop tomatoes, cucumbers and champagne citrus

dressing. For your main entrée, select either jumbo shrimp pasta, served on a bed of pappardelle pasta drizzled with lobster cream sauce and an herb drizzle infusion, for $30; or a

sautéed sea bass filet, accompanied by wasabi whipped potatoes and grilled asparagus for $38. Finish the meal with a slice of strawberry cheesecake. (call for reservations)

SC Prime will serve several prix fixe meal selections for Easter. Each meal starts with either sausage asparagus potato soup or a fresh shrimp and spinach salad. Then select the

grilled filet mignon with bacon-wrapped gulf shrimp for $58; blackened Alaskan halibut for $52; or the rosemary garlic-crusted New Zealand lamb rack for $49. Enjoy a slice of

raspberry white chocolate cheesecake for dessert. (call for reservations)

St. Tropez Buffet- will serve Easter brunch and dinner for $15.99 with a B Connected card. Brunch hours will run from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., and dinner from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Special additions include a made-to-order omelet station, special brunch entrees including Belgian waffles, French toast, biscuits and gravy, home-fried potatoes, Cajun-style salmon,

menudo, Monterey pork chops and much more. Don’t miss the chocolate fountain and much more on the dessert station!


Via Brasil Steakhouse
1225 S Fort Apache Rd
Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 804-1400

Easter Brunch Weekend will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16. The 3-course Easter Brunch is priced at $36.99 per adult. (call for reservations)


Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill (MGM GRAND)
Located in
MGM Grand Hotel
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-3000

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill opens to the neighborhood at 10:30 a.m. and will produce an array of offerings including Fried Brioche French Toast, a traditional rendition of Eggs Benedict,

and a Smoked Salmon lox spread complete with a toasted bagel, chive cream cheese, tomatoes, onions, capers. Bottomless Mimosas are priced at $16, and other libations include

fresh-made Berry Smoothies or customized Bloody Marys via a cart offering more than 15 toppings and 8 varieties of hot sauces. Entrees begin at $9. (call for reservations)


Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin
10955 Oval Park Dr
Ste D3
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 202-6300

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin opens to the neighborhood beginning at 10:30 a.m. and is set to produce an array of offerings including Crispy Brioche French Toast

with market berry jam, maple syrup, a traditional rendition of Eggs Benedict with poached eggs, country ham, spinach, hollandaise over an English muffin, and a Smoked Salmon lox

spread complete with a toasted bagel, chive cream cheese, tomatoes, onions, capers. Don’t forget to accompany your plates with Bottomless Mimosas for $16, fresh made berry

smoothies for those looking for a more well-balanced sampling, or a Bloody Mary available from a customized cart with more than 15 toppings and eight varieties of hot sauces to choose

from. Entrées begin at $9. (call for reservations)


Wonderland Bakery
2010 Festival Plaza, 150
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 363-3333

Offers sweet treats you won’t want to miss. Hop over for custom Easter baskets for your little ones that include a selection of scrumptious sugar cookies, cake pops, cupcakes, and

chocolate dipped treats. Stop in for an assortment of Easter themed confections including personalized cookies or a cookie decorating kit perfect for the entire family to enjoy!

Where to View UFC 210 in Las Vegas

Here is a list for places to view UFC 210 Cormier vs. Johnson 2! This is going to be an incredible fight with an equally good co-main event featuring Weidman vs Mousasi.

These listings are updated as of April 6th. Please, please, please call and confirm before heading down. We are NOT responsible for ruining your night if you do not
call ahead and confirm yourself.

Beer Park
3655 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV
(702) 444-4500
$25 Reserved Seating Tickets available via Facebook
VIP Seating Available


Blondies Sports Bar & Grill
3663 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 737-0444
Reservations: $40 Advanced Purchase Per Person for Reserved Seat + All You Can Drink Domestic Drafts and Well Drinks (For Duration of Main Fight Card)
Reservations Start at 6pm – Must Arrive by 6:30pm to Maintain Reservation
$40 Cover Charge at the Door for Standing Room Only + All You Can Drink


Boulder Station
4111 Boulder Hwy Las Vegas, NV
(702) 432-7777
Location: Railhead Room
Cover Charge: $10
Doors Open at 5pm


Buffalo Wild Wings Hualapai/Flamingo
4280 S Hualapai Way Las Vegas, NV
(702) 251-3911
No Cover Charge
First Come, First Serve


Buffalo Wild Wings – N. Las Vegas/Centennial Blvd.
150 E Centennial Parkway N Las Vegas, NV
(702) 649-3054
Cover Charge: Must buy $25 Gift Card per person to hold table
Table reservations available but not required.


Crazy Horse III
3525 W Russell Rd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 688-3424
Free Entry with Limo or $50 Cover at the Door
Specials: 50% off Premium Bottles, Free Pizza and Beer Bucket Specials


Dave & Busters Downtown Summerlin
2130 Park Centre Dr Ste 100 Las Vegas, NV
(702) 984-4800
Cover Charge: $10 in exchange for a $10 game card (limited to certain games)


Deja Vu Showgirls
3247 Industrial Rd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 894-4167
Party Packages Available
Call for Free Limo Pickup


Foundation Room at House of Blues
3950 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 632-7631
Doors Open at 6pm
Table Reservations Available


Green Valley Ranch
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway Henderson, NV
(702) 617-7777
Location: Estancia Ballroom
$10 Cover


Hooters Spring Valley
7155 S Rainbow Blvd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 260-9464
Cover Charge: $5-$10


Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo
3325 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV
(702) 607-2665

$50-$100 Food Beverage Minimum Per Person


Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club
6007 Dean Martin Dr Las Vegas, NV
(702) 795-3131
Party Packs Available
Reservations Recommended


LAVO at the Palazzo
3255 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV
(702) 791-1800
Doors Open at 4:30pm
Table Reservations Available through Host


M Resort Spa Casino
12300 S Las Vegas Blvd Henderson, NV
(702) 797-1827
Advanced Tickets Available via TicketMaster for $13.00
Specials: $3 Drink Specials; Food Specials Starting at $2

Miller’s Ale House Henderson
594 N Stephanie St Henderson, NV
(702) 436-2255
No Cover Charge
First Come First Serve Seating


Miller’s Ale House Town Square
6683 Las Vegas Blvd. S Las Vegas, NV
(702) 616-3414
No Cover Charge
Tables First Come, First Serve


Palace Station
2411 West Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV
(702) 367-2411
Location: Jack’s Irish Pub
Cover Charge: $10
Doors Open at 5pm

PBR Rock Bar
3663 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 750-1685
Doors Open at 5PM for Prelims
Table Reservations Encouraged
Cover Charge: $25
Guaranteed Seat with Well Open Bar $50

PKWY Tavern
9820 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 243-5329
Doors Open for Prelims at 5PM
Table Reservations Encouraged – Minimums $100-$200
TEAM Members Receive Half Off Table Minimums and FREE Admission
$20 Cover Charge for Non-TEAM Members

PKWY Tavern Tivoli
450 S Rampart Blvd 120 Las Vegas, NV
(702) 722-2000
Doors Open for Prelims at 5PM
Table Reservations Encouraged – Minimums $100-$200
TEAM Members Receive Half Off Table Minimums and FREE Admission
$20 Cover Charge for Non-TEAM Members

Red Rock Casino
11011 West Charleston Las Vegas, NV
(866) 767-7773
Location: Summerlin Ballroom
Cover Charge: $10
Doors Open at 5pm

Santa Fe Station
4949 N. Rancho Road Las Vegas, NV
(702) 658-4900
Cover Charge: $10
Doors Open at 5pm


Scooter’s Pub
6200 S Rainbow Blvd Las Vegas, NV
(702) 227-9047
Cover Charge: $10
Specials: $5 Fireball

Sunset Station
1301 W. Sunset Rd. Henderson, NV
(702) 547-7777
Location: Club Madrid
Cover Charge: $10
Doors Open at 5pm

Twin Peaks
3717 Las Vegas Blvd Ste 285 Las Vegas, NV
(702) 795-8946
Doors Open at 5pm
No Cover Charge
First Come First Serve Seating

Twin Peaks Henderson
9510 S Eastern Ave # 100 Henderson, NV
(702) 564-1280
Doors Open at 5pm
No Cover Charge
First Come First Serve Seating

The Blind Pig
4515 Dean Martin Dr Las Vegas, NV
(702) 430-4444
Table Reservations Recommended

Topgolf Las Vegas
4627 Koval Lane Las Vegas, NV
(702) 963-0000
Doors Open at 5PM
Cover Charge: $20 advanced tickets available via TicketMaster
First Come, First Serve

Morels Wine Passport Program

On Tuesday, February 9th we were lucky enough to attend the launch of Morels Wine Passport Program. It was an amazing night with perfect weather to be enjoyed in the bar and patio areas. Upon entering, we were given a passport, had our photo taken and were immediately served with a glass of wine.  With great wine, an awesome spread of meats and cheeses to snack on, prime rib, delicious passed appetizers and lovely ambience, this event was sure to be please! We can’t think of a better way to launch a new program.

The Wine Passport Program at Morels French Steakhouse in The Palazzo offers a fun new program for wine enthusiasts that allows you to taste unique wines from all over the world that may not normally be available by the glass. For the month of February, guests can request a free Wine Passport but come March 1st they will be available for $5. Each passport has 24 different listed wines from all over the world with space for a stamp next to each. Each time you sample a glass of wine you will receve a stamp. After 10 stamps, you will receive a complimentary glass! It sounds like a good deal to me! And, if you fill up your passport with all 24 stamps by May 31st you will be entered in a drawing to win a magnum bottle of Bruno Paillard Champagne!

Get into Morels to get your passport soon and start traveling across the world of wine!

Hearthstone Super Bowl 50 Drawing

What if you could WIN 2 TICKETS to Super Bowl 50 just by buying a drink? Well, we have the deal for you!

For the next 3 weeks, Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar at Red Rock Casino is holding a drawing where you can win 2 tickets to the big game and entering is easy!

All you have to do is go to Hearthstone for the Monday Night game and order a “Blue Fifty Two” specialty cocktail. With each cocktail purchase, you will receive one entry into the drawing and entries are unlimited!  So what’s in this cocktail? The Blue Fifty Two is 50 Bleu Vodka, lemonade and Blue Edition Red Bull.  Yum!

Hearthstone Blue Fifty Two

While at Hearthstone, enjoy other Monday Night Football specials including:

$8 pitchers

$12 all you can eat wings

Call ahead if you want to watch in comfort and reserve a couch.

Hearthstone Wings

With 3 games still left to enter, get down to Hearthstone to increase your odds of winning.

Here is the schedule for the upcoming games:

Monday, November 30th – Baltimore at Cleveland @5:30PM

Monday, December 7th – Dallas at Washington @5:30PM

Monday, December 14th – New York Giants at Miami @5:30

The winner will be announced on Monday, December 14th during halftime of the New York Giants at Miami game.   You must be present to win.

Good luck and we hope to see you at Hearthstone on Monday!

Wine Amplified Las Vegas 2015

What’s better than an outdoor live music festival? An outdoor live music festival with wine and craft beer tastings!! Celebrating a decade of wine events and entertainment, Rock ‘n Roll Wine in partnership with Circle TPR, will return with the highly anticipated “Wine Amplified” Festival Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Las Vegas Village. Guests will enjoy over 150 delicious wines from some of the best wineries in the world in this 2 day event! But if you’re not a wine drinker, not to worry – there is a Craft Beer garden with over 20 brews for all tastes.  There are also options for those seeking a more stiff drink with spirit tastings throughout the venue including a New Amsterdam Speak Easy for mixed cocktails.

In addition to all of that, the entertainment cannot be beat!  With bands gracing the stage such as Panic! at the Disco, Sublime with Rome, 50 Cent featuring G Unit, Passion Pit, Cold War Kids, and many more ! This event is spread out over 2 days so make sure to check the set lineup to avoid missing your favorite band!

Tickets are available for just one day starting at $59 or you can go to both for $109. For limited time, you can get 2 for 1 tickets by using the promo code FBWINE.  General admission includes access to all live concerts, the New Amsterdam Speak Easy and Southern Wine and Spirits Barrel/Rave Room, the Craft Beer Garden, wine tastings at $2 a taste and an large selection of gourmet food trucks and restaurants. VIP packages also available.  This event is open to ages 18 and up and is not one to be missed!  Have fun!

Grapes and Hops Festival at the Springs Preserve – Oct. 3, 2015

Sample fine wines, a unique selection of beers and food from some of Las Vegas’ finest restaurants—while helping to raise money for a good cause—at the Springs Preserve’s annual Grapes & Hops Festival.

Kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a portion of ticket sales and all silent auction proceeds from this event benefitPar for The Cure, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research.

Food is included in the ticket price, and will be provided by El Segundo Sol, Strip Burger, Mon Ami Gabi, M Street Kitchen and Stella Barra.

And you won’t want to miss live music from local reggae group HaleAmanO!

Check out the beer and wine list.

Your ticket includes unlimited beer, wine, and food samples. Springs Preserve members receive $5 off general admission tickets.

    • In advance: $40 individual ticket, $70 for a pair of tickets. Day of: Individual tickets will be sold for $50 each, if available.
    • $100 VIP ticket includes early admission at 4 p.m., a designated VIP section with a private bar, and specialty food samples.
    • Designated driver tickets are available for $25. Designated drivers can enjoy the entertainment and all of the food options, but will not be provided with a sampling glass for beer and wine.


NOTE: This event is open to guests 21 and over.

Avoid the hassle of driving. Get a free ride from Uber!
Uber is offering free rides (up to $20) for new customers! Download the Uber app, complete your registration and enter promo code SPRINGSPRESERVE for a free first ride. It’s that easy and could be used to request a ride to the Springs Preserve for Grapes & Hops.

Oktoberfest Las Vegas 2015

What says that Fall is here more than a traditional Oktoberfest? The trouble is where to find them.  Listed below are the local events here in Las Vegas!  Enjoy!


September 18 – October 31, 2015

Lift up an oversized stein or a pilsner-filled boot and celebrate the German tradition of Oktoberfest at Hofbräuhaus Oktoberfest in Las Vegas, Nevada. The extravaganza features a large variety of German fare such as schnitzel and bratwurst as well as endlessly flowing lagers, celebrity appearances, a stein holding competition, traditional music from a lederhosen-clad band and big ticket raffles.

Location: 4510 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169


Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

The German-American Social Club of Nevada and the City of Las Vegas hold their 7th annual Oktoberfest at Centennial Plaza at the Historic Fifth Street School on October 3, 2015. From 2-9 PM, they will have German music, dance, food and beer, along with children’s activities and games. This event is free and open to the public!
Location: 401 S 4th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101


October 4 to October 31, 2015

The 6th Annual OktoberFRIGHTFest provides guests with a unique event that combines Oktoberfest and Halloween celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience. The festival showcases free productions of original shows, which have featured such works as “Vampire Rising” and “Frank & The Steins.” While the plays account for the Halloween portion of this event, craft brewers contribute to the Oktoberfest part of the festival. With hundreds of beer samples and a sizable lineup of live entertainment, this is sure to be an unforgettable month-long street party.


Friday, October 9th

The Golden Nugget will hold its annual Oktoberfest pool party on Friday, October 9th as part of its annual two day Fall Beer Festival. Admission to the Oktoberfest is free.

Location: 129 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101


Saturday, October 17th-Sunday, October 18th

Town Square is hosting Oktoberfest October 17-18, 2015! This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public! Bavarian beer and German wines await those aged 21 and over.  Everyone can enjoy the delicious Bavarian Brats and other traditional foods.  This event also features a “Goal Wall” Soccer Attraction, where each event visitor, regardless of age, can get a chance to compete to hit 6 goals and become famous. Do you have what it takes? Some fabulous prizes await you!  For more information visit


Saturday, October 24th

Check out the Henderson Oktoberfest Saturday, October 24th from 4-8PM in the Henderson Events Plaza! Enjoy traditional German brews, live music featuring the Dummkopfs, food trucks and merchandise. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Location: 200 Water Street, Henderson, NV

82 Facts About Wine

    1. The smell of young wine is called an “aroma” while a more mature wine offers a more subtle “bouquet.”a
    2. In ancient Greece, a dinner host would take the first sip of wine to assure guests the wine was not poisoned, hence the phrase “drinking to one’s health.” “Toasting” started in ancient Rome when the Romans continued the Greek tradition but started dropping a piece of toasted bread into each wine glass to temper undesirable tastes or excessive acidity.e
    3. A “cork-tease” is someone who constantly talks about the wine he or she will open but never does.e
    4. Since wine tasting is essentially wine smelling, women tend to be better wine testers because women, particularly of reproductive ages, have a better sense of smell than men.h
wine sex
Drinking moderate amounts of wine may lead to more enjoyable sex for women
    1. An Italian study argues that women who drink two glasses of wine a day have better sex than those who don’t drink at all.f
    2. Red wines are red because fermentation extracts color from the grape skins. White wines are not fermented with the skins present.e
    3. In the whole of the Biblical Old Testament, only the Book of Jonah has no reference to the vine or wine.d
    4. Early Roman women were forbidden to drink wine, and a husband who found his wife drinking was at liberty to kill her. Divorce on the same grounds was last recorded in Rome in 194 B.C.g
    5. The world’s oldest bottle of wine dates back to A.D. 325 and was found near the town of Speyer, Germany, inside one of two Roman sarcophaguses. It is on display at the town’s Historisches Museum der Pfalz.g
    6. There is increasing scientific evidence that moderate, regular wine drinking can reduce the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and gum disease.e
    7. While wine offers certain medical benefits, it may slightly increase the risk of contracting certain kinds of cancer of the digestive tract, particularly the esophagus. There is also a slightly increased risk of breast cancer.e
    8. Red wine, typically more than white wine, has antioxidant properties and contains resveratrol, which seems to be important in the cardio-protective effects of wine.e
    9. California, New York, and Florida lead the United States in wine consumption.i
    10. California is the fourth-largest wine producer in the world, after France, Italy, and Spain.i
wine swirling
Swirling oxygenates wine and helps release its aromas
    1. Wine testers swirl their glass to encourage the wine to release all of its powerful aromas. Most don’t fill the glass more than a third full in order to allow aromas to collect and to not spill it during a swirl.e
    2. Most wine is served in a glass that has a gently curved rim at the top to help contain the aromas in the glass. The thinner the glass and the finer the rim, the better. A flaring, trumpet-shaped class dissipates the aromas.a
    3. When tasting wine, hold the wine in the mouth for a moment or two and then either swallow it or, preferably, spit it out, usually into a spittoon. A really good wine will have a long aftertaste, while an inferior wine will have a short aftertaste.a
    4. Wine grapes rank number one among the world’s fruit crops in terms of acres planted.i
    5. The Code of Hammurabi (1800 B.C.) includes a law that punishes fraudulent wine sellers: They were to be drowned in a river.b
    6. Romans discovered that mixing lead with wine not only helped preserve wine, but also gave it a sweet taste and succulent texture. Chronic lead poisoning has often been cited as one of the causes of the decline of Rome.c
    7. The Vikings called America Vinland (“wine-land” or “pasture-land”) for the profusion of native grape vines they found there around A.D. 1000.d
    8. A wine that tastes watery is said to taste “dilute.” It may have been made from grapes picked during a rainstorm.e
    9. The worst place to store wine is usually in the kitchen because it is typically too warm to store wine safely. Refrigerators are not satisfactory for storing wine either. Even at their warmest setting, they’re too cold.e
wine food
Wine often creates an exciting “synergy“ with food
    1. When wine and food are paired together, they have “synergy” or a third flavor beyond what either the food or drink offers alone.a
    2. Richer, heavier foods usually go well with richer, heavier wines; lighter foods demand light wines. Additionally, red wine typically is served with red meat, white wine with white meat and fish, and sweet wine with desserts.a
    3. It is traditional to first serve lighter wines and then move to heavier wines throughout a meal. Additionally, white wine should be served before red, younger wine before older, and dry wine before sweet.e
    4. Serving temperatures should be lower for white (45-50 degrees Fahrenheit) than for red wines (50-60 degrees Fahrenheit).e
    5. The prohibitionists, or the “drys,” in the early twentieth century fought to remove any mention of wine from school and college texts, including Greek and Roman literature. They also sought to remove medicinal wines from the United States Pharmacopoeia and to prove that Biblical praises of wine were for unfermented grape juice.j
    6. The vintage year isn’t necessarily the year wine is bottled, because some wines may not be bottled the same year the grapes are picked. Typically, a vintage wine is a product of a single year’s harvest. A non-vintage wine is a blend of wines from two or more years.e
    7. There is a right and wrong way to hold a wine glass. Wine glasses should always be held by the stem and not the bowl because the heat of the hand will raise the temperature of the wine.a
    8. Champagne, one of the world’s greatest sparkling wines, is popularly but erroneously thought to have been invented by the Benedictine monk Dom Pierre Perignon (1638-1715). Although he did not invent or discover champagne, he founded many principles and processes in its production that are still in use today. And he purportedly declared upon drinking the bubbly beverage, “I am drinking stars.”j
    9. Noble rot, or pourriture noble, is a benign type of grape fungus that can actually sweeten some types of wine.e
wine stored
Most wines are designed to be consumed within a few years of production
    1. Not all wines improve with time. In fact, a vast majority of wines produced are ready to drink and do not have much potential for aging. Only a rare few will last longer than a decade.a
    2. A “dumb” wine refers to the lack of odor in a wine, though it may develop a pleasing odor in the future. Many Cabernet-Sauvignons, for example, are considered “dumb.” A “numb” wine, on the other hand, has no odor and no potential of developing a pleasing odor in the future.a
    3. European wines are named after their geographic locations (e.g., Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot and Bordeaux) while non-European wines (e.g., Pinot Noir and Merlot) are named after different grape varieties.i
    4. A feminine wine is a wine that is more delicate than most. A masculine wine refers to a “big” or “full” wine.a
    5. Contrary to traditional belief, smelling the cork reveals little about the wine. Instead, if a server or sommelier hands you a cork, you should look for the date and other identifying information (inexpensive wine won’t have these features). Additionally, look for mold, drying, cracking, or breaks in the cork.e
    6. A wine that has a musty smell, similar to wet cardboard or mold, may mean that the bottle is “corked” (the bottle has a contaminated cork).e
    7. In 1988, Italian women started one of the first female organizations devoted to wine, the Le Donne del Vino. Its goal is to encourage and promote women’s role in the Italian wine industry.h
women wine
Wine has a more concentrated effect on women than on men
    1. Women are more susceptible to the effects of wine than men partly because they have less of an enzyme in the lining of the stomach that is needed to metabolize alcohol efficiently.h
    2. Besides churches and monasteries, two other great medieval institutions derived much of their income from wine: hospitals and universities. The most famous medieval wine-endowed hospital (now a museum) is the beautiful Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune, France.d
    3. At the center of Greek social and intellectual life was the symposium, which literally means, “drinking together.” Indeed, the symposium reflects Greek fondness for mixing wine and intellectual discussion.b
    4. When Tutankhamen’s tomb was opened in 1922, the wine jars buried with him were labeled with the year, the name of the winemaker, and comments such as “very good wine.” The labels were so specific that they could actually meet modern wine label laws of several countries.c
    5. One ton of grapes makes about 60 cases of wine, or 720 bottles. One bottle of wine contains about 2.8 pounds of grapes.e
    6. Greece is the only country in the world that has perpetuated up to the present the ancient tradition of adding a tree resin to wine to give it a unique sappy taste. Most non-Greeks assert this type of Greek wine or retsina wine is an acquired taste and should be served very cold.e
    7. Wine for Orthodox Jews must be kosher, meaning it must not be touched at any point in its process (from picking of the grapes to bottling it) by either a “Gentile” or non-observant Jew and it must contain only kosher ingredients.j
The terroir of wine differentiates and adds value to wine
    1. The combination of soil type, climate, degree of slope, and exposure to the sun constitutes the terroir of a vineyard and what makes each vineyard and each wine unique.i
    2. In the Middle Ages, the greatest and most innovative winemakers of the day were monastic orders. The Cistercians and Benedictines were particularly apt winemakers, and they are said to have actually tasted the earth to discover how the soil changed from place to place. Their findings are still important today.d
    3. Wineskins were a common way to transport wine in the ancient world. Animal skins (usually pig) were cleaned and tanned and turned inside out so that the hairy side was in contact with the wine.e
    4. Traditionally, wine was never stored standing up. Keeping the wine on its side kept the wine in contact with the cork, thereby preventing the cork from drying, shrinking, and letting in air. However, wine can be stored vertically if the bottle has an artificial cork.e
    5. A few vine cuttings from the New World brought to Europe spread a tiny insect called Phylloxera vastatrix, which feeds on the roots of vines. The only way to save European grape vines was to graft native American vines to European rootstocks. Consequently, Pre-Phylloxera wine, strictly speaking, is one made in the years before Phylloxera reached the vineyards in the 1860s, though the phrase is also used to mean wine from ungrafted vines.j
    6. A standard glass of dry red or white wine contains around 110 calories. Sweeter wine has more calories.a
    7. The substance in wine that tingles the gums is tannin (related to the word “tan”), which is derived from the skins, pips, and stalks of grapes. It is usually found only in red wine and is an excellent antioxidant. Visually, it is the sediment found at the bottom of the bottle.e
    8. Darker shades of wine (the deepest, blackest reds and the most golden whites) usually come from warm climates and are rich and ripe. Lighter colors, especially in white wines, come from cooler climates and are lighter and less lush.e
    9. With age, red wines tend to lose color and will eventually end up a sort of brick red. On the other hand, white wines gain color, becoming golden and eventually brown-yellow.e
    10. All wines taste like fruit. Only rarely does a wine taste like grapes—for example, Muscat or Concord wines.e
    11. Red Burgundy is made from the Pinot Noir grape and is so difficult to make that winemakers all over the world see it as some kind of Holy Grail.e
    12. The Germans invented Eiswein, or wine that is made from frozen grapes.e
    13. Enologists are wine chemists who analyze samples of wine and advise winemakers.e
The European Union declared that sparkling wine produced outside the French region of Champagne can no longer be labeled ”champagne”
    1. The word “champagne” is named after a province in France, meaning “open country. Due to the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) law in Europe, sparkling wine made outside the Champagne region of France can no longer be called “champagne.”i
    2. The Bergerac wine region in southwest France has produced wine since Roman times.e
    3. The English word “wine” may be rooted in the Semitic yayin (lamentation and wailing). In Arabic, the word is wain, in Greek it is oinos, and in the Romance languages it is vin, vino, vina, vinho.g
    4. Grapes are the only fruit that are capable of producing the proper nutrition for the yeast on its skin and sugar in its juice to ferment naturally.a
    5. Because grapes in the Southern Hemisphere are picked during what is Spring in the Northern Hemisphere, a 1999 Australian wine could be six months older than a 1999.e
    6. Wine facilitated contacts between ancient cultures, providing the motive and means of trade. For example, the Greeks traded wine for precious metals, and the Romans traded wine for slaves.j
    7. In ancient Egypt, the ability to store wine until maturity was considered alchemy and was the privilege of only the pharaohs.g
    8. Archaeologists found grape pips (seeds), usually considered evidence of winemaking, dating from 8000 B.C. in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. The oldest pips of cultivated vines were found in (then Soviet) Georgia from 7000-5000 B.C.g
    9. Winemaking is a significant theme in one of the oldest literary works known, the Epic of Gilgamesh. The divinity in charge of the wine was the goddess Siduri, whose depiction suggests a symbolic association between wine and fertility.d
    10. One of the most quoted legends about the discovery of wine is the story of Jamsheed a semi-mythical Persian king (who may have been Noah). A woman of his harem tried to take her life with fermented grapes, which were thought to be poisonous. Wine was discovered when she found herself rejuvenated and lively.d
Standard of Ur
The Standard of Ur (2600-2400 B.C.) depicts the first known illustration of wine drinking
  1. The first known illustration of wine drinking is found on a 5,000-year-old Sumerian panel known as the Standard of Ur.d
  2. Thucydides wrote that the people of the Mediterranean began to “emerge from barbarism when they learned to cultivate the oil and the vine.”d
  3. The standard wine container of the ancient world was the amphora (something which can be carried by two), a clay vase with two handles. It was invented by the Canaanites, who introduced it into Egypt before the fifteenth century B.C. Their forebears, the Phoenicians, spread its use throughout the Mediterranean.g
  4. Plato argued that the minimum drinking age should be 18, and then wine in moderation may be tasted until 31. When a man reaches 40, he may drink as much as he wants to cure the “crabbedness of old age.”b
  5. Hippocrates, widely considered the father of medicine, includes wine in almost every one of his recorded remedies. He used it for cooling fevers, as a diuretic, as a general antiseptic, and to help convalescence.b
  6. Ancient Romans thought seasoning was more important than the primary flavor of wine and often added fermented fish sauce, garlic, asafetida (onion root), lead, and absinthe.e
  7. The man who most profoundly affected the history of wine was the prophet Mohammed. Within ten years of his death in A.D. 632, wine was largely banned from Arabia and from every country that heeded him.d
  8. A crop of newly planted grape vines takes four to five years to grow before it can be harvested.a
  9. Red wine represents 55% of restaurant wine sales.a
  10. Bubbles in wine have been observed since ancient Greece and were attributed to the phases of the moon or to evil spirits.c
  11. Global warming may redefine wine growing in the future. Even tiny temperature changes can dramatically change the quality of wine.e
  12. Many consumers and winemakers argue that genetically engineered wine would not only lead to uniformity but would also compromise the traditional romance and mystique associated with wine.e
  13. Oenophobia is an intense fear or hatred of wine.e

Beer Facts And How It Saved The World

Most of us are aware of how great beer is, but not many of us realize the magnitude of its greatness — like the fact that it saved the world and all, at least according to the folks at Online Bachelor Degree Programs who created this nifty infographic.

Beer’s life-saving historical properties include saving people from giardia and worse, because the water was contaminated and beer was safer to drink. Thanks to super strong beer created by midwives, women were able to experience easier labor — and maybe weren’t as scared to have another, thereby helping grow the world’s population (in a time when that was actually needed).

Other notable beer contributions to the world include the Egyptian pyramids, the gathering of our founding fathers, and aiding in the discovery of a polio vaccine. Check out the inforgraphic below to see how else beer helped saved the world.