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Dining News & Notes: Restaurant Week returns, N9NE’s new happy hour and more

The rock shrimp, off N9NE’s new happy hour menu.

Save the date for the best week this year to dine out in Las Vegas. Restaurant Week returns June 6-17, when participating restaurants develop prix-fixe menus at price points from $20 to $80, with a fixed portion of the meal’s cost donated to Three Square food bank. Restaurant Week broke its own records in 2015 and will be hoping to do it again. Get more info at helpoutdineoutlv.org.

N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms has unveiled a new happy-hour menu, available in the bar and lounge Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. New items include Buffalo chicken wontons ($8), crispy rock shrimp with sriracha sauce ($9), lobster potstickers ($9) and foie gras with crème brûlée French toast ($17).

Create a Change Now and the Reset Project will team up with local chefs Scott Pajak (Lagasse’s Stadium), Marty Lopez (35 Steaks + Martinis) and Johnny Church (Artisanal Foods Cafe) for the Inspire.Challenge.Engage dinner on March 10 at Booker Elementary School, to bring awareness of local health education efforts. The family-style dinner ($40) will feature produce harvested from Booker’s edible desert garden, along with crops from local farms. For more information, visit createachangenow.org.

Aliante Casino’s Bistro 57 will present its first Italian cooking demonstration with chef Francesco DeFuria on March 10 at 6:30 p.m. For $50, the event features a four-course menu plus an interactive cooking lesson with each dish. Reservations can be made by calling 702-692-7265.

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