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Sage fried chicken and waffles at Hash House A Go Go.
Sage fried chicken and waffles at Hash House A Go Go.
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WESTSIDEHash House A Go Go, the restaurant known for its massive portions of pancakes, fried chicken, and omelets, decided to stop offering takeout and delivery, but still needs to get rid of its food in stock. Starting at 2 p.m. on Friday, the restaurant at 6800 W. Sahara Ave. is offering free family meal packages to service industry employees who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Meals will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis until they run out. To receive a meal pack, cars will line up in the parking lot at the West Sahara location. One donation per car. Any tips will be pooled for immediate cash needs of furloughed workers. Donations are provided by Hash House A Go Go in conjunction with Greco & Sons, Worldwide Produce, and SYSCO Las Vegas. [EaterWire]

SOUTHWESTFounders Coffee offers a buy one, give one program on Fridays in April. The coffee shop will donate a cup of coffee to a hospital worker for every Giving Drink of the month purchased. April’s Giving Drink features turmeric milk with ginger, honey, and turmeric called Doctor Golden. Every Friday, Founders will drop off to-go carafes of coffee that represent the amount of coffees purchased throughout the week to hospitals around the Las Vegas Valley. Founders Coffee is open daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. [EaterWire]

WESTSIDEPots, the vegan Egyptian restaurant at 1745 S. Rainbow Blvd., donates 25 to 30 meals a day to people in the community. Owner and chef Iman Haggag tells the Nevada Independent that she’s relying on her current inventory to feed her community. The restaurant offers curbside pickup as well. Haggag’s goal is to offer 50 free kosharis — Egypt’s national dish with chickpeas, pasta, fried onions, and tomato sauce — a day, no questions asked. [NVI]

NEVADA — The state’s small craft beer industry wants the government to allow them to allow curbside pickup and delivery. As a nonessential business that does not serve food, craft breweries are only allowed to continue wholesale distribution. “…many of the 48 craft brewers in the state have complained that halting curbside pickup or beer delivery is a step harsher than those taken by many neighboring states — including California, Arizona and Colorado,” the Nevada Independent reports. [NVI]

NEVADA — Distilleries in the state, such as Seven Troughs, Ferino, Verdi Local Distillery, The Depot, and Damon Industries, started producing hand sanitizer. [AP]

CAESARS FORUM CONFERENCE CENTER — The inaugural Evolution Food & Wine Festival formerly known as UNLVino, which was set to take place on April 18, has been postponed to a later date. For ticket refunds, visit the website. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER — The International Pizza Expo, which moved its convention from March to June, decided to cancel its 2020 event. “… amidst growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, and after having extensive discussions with many of you on the viability of our tentative postponement dates, which were June 26-28, 2020, we have been forced to formally cancel Pizza Expo 2020,” organizers wrote online. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY — The Electric Daisy Carnival postpones its 10th anniversary celebration from May 15-17 to to Oct. 2-4. The sold out event features more than 200 electronic music artists, including Chainsmokers, David Guetta, and Major Lazer. Details on ticketing and possible lineup changes for the new dates should come out soon. [Billboard]

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Caesars Forum Conference Center

3911 S Koval Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89109 855-633-8238 Visit Website

Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 892-0711 Visit Website

Hash House A Go Go

1 South Main Street, , NV 89101 (702) 384-4646 Visit Website

POTs

1745 South Rainbow Boulevard, , NV 89146 (702) 754-6200 Visit Website

Founders Coffee

3512 Saint Rose Parkway, , NV 89052 (702) 780-5554 Visit Website

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

7000 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89115 (702) 644-4444 Visit Website

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