Dining News & Notes: MTO Café expands to Summerlin and more

MTO Café is set to expand to Downtown Summerlin, and chef Johnny Church is readying another edition of the Sunday Night Supper Series.
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MTO Café is ready for another serving. Shift Hospitality has announced a second location of its Downtown restaurant, opened in October across from Las Vegas City Hall, will be part of the dining landscape at Downtown Summerlin when it arrives this fall. The new restaurant’s menu will expand to include dinner.

And speaking of supper, the original MTO’s next Sunday Night Supper Series event, dubbed Fly Me to the Moon, will benefit Three Square and feature a 1960s steakhouse theme. Participating chefs include MTO’s Johnny Church, Golden Gaming’s Joe Romano, Swiss Chalet Fine Foods’ (and former Botero pastry chef) Sara Steele, 35 Steaks & Martinis’ Marty Lopez, Border Grill’s Chris Keating, and, on the salad course, local critic and Eating Las Vegas author John Curtas. The August 24 dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and tickets ($65) are available by calling 702-380-8229.

The remaining 2014 lineup for the Gus’ Beer & Bites Dinner Series at the Pub at Monte Carlo has been announced, and includes: Boston Beer Company on August 20; Goose Island Brewing Company on September 24; Deschutes Brewery on October 22; Shock Top Brewing Company on November 19; and locals Tenaya Creek Brewery on December 17. The dinners start at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $64.05 and available by calling 702-730-7421.

Carmine's inside the Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

Carmine’s in the Forum Shops at Caesars is hosting a wine tasting and Italian food tour on August 19 at 7 p.m., with guests moving from room to room to sample different food and drinks including caprese salad, cured meats, imported cheeses, Bramito chardonnay from Umbria, Prunotto syrah-barbera blend from Piedmont and much more. Tickets are $40 and available by calling 702-473-9700.

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