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Amber Unicorn Books Background and Guest Bartender Nights at Sand Dollar Lounge

Plus a NYC lawsuit against Tao and midway-inspired foods.

Myrna and Lou Donato at Amber Unicorn
Myrna and Lou Donato at Amber Unicorn

Here, a nice piece on Amber Unicorn Books, Myrna and Lou Donato’s used book store that has a huge collection of 16,000 cookbooks. Who knew they had a location on Charleston Boulevard from 1981 to 1997 that closed until 2008? [The View]

Dying to have J.R. Starkus or Max Solano serve up your drink again? The Southern Wine & Spirits mixologists will be starting guest bartender nights at the revamped Sand Dollar Lounge. [VS]

Tao in New York City faces a class-action wage lawsuit that alleges the restaurant ”neglected to pay minimum wages to some employees and that certain tipped workers were required to share their gratuities with staffers that were ineligible for tips.” About 100 employees, mainly polishers and stockers, are eligible to join the lawsuit. [ENY]

Listicle time. OpenTable looks at dishes inspired by the midway and includes Fleur’s Wagyu beef on a pretzel bun with sauerkraut and a zigzag of mustard and Sage’s Pink Cashmere cocktail with pink cotton candy and Grey Goose Cherry Noir. [OT]


3730 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 590-8690 Visit Website

Fleur by Hubert Keller

3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-9400 Visit Website

Sand Dollar Lounge

3355 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-485-5401 Visit Website

Amber Unicorn Books

2101-14 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 648-9303