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Voltaggio at the Bellagio, Dining Igloos, and an Affordable Norwegian Dinner Get the New Year Rolling

Head out to these special dinners and events coming up in Las Vegas

Media tour of the new MGM National Harbor Casino, preparing to open next week in Oxon Hill, MD.
The Voltaggio Brothers operate Voltaggio Brothers Steak House at MGM National Harbor.
Photo by Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The talented Voltaggio brothers are popping up at the Bellagio from January 14 to 16 with a menu of modern Italian cuisine. Smoked tuna carpaccio; macaroni salad with sea urchin cream, blue crab, and caviar; rosemary focaccia with whipped mortadella and ricotta; orecchiette with calamari bolognese; truffle risotto with smoked parmesan; bistecca alla fiorentina; and waffle cone cannoli are all on the menu. Reserve a spot here by clicking on Harvest at on the Bellagio website.

Après Ski-Style Winter Fun

Vegas is onto the dining “igloos” trend popping up in NYC, DC, and elsewhere in the country, but the learning curve has been costly. When Esther’s Kitchen put them up last year, the restaurant ended up having to make them conform to fire code to the tune of $25,000. Owner and chef James Trees says the investment was worth it though. Tivoli Village announced plans to debut them at Ada’s Wine Bar, El Dorado Cantina, Leone Cafe and PKWY Tavern very soon. [Las Vegas Journal]

An Affordable Norwegian Dinner

The Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway is hosting its 22nd Annual Lutefisk Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Boulder City Elks Lodge. The menu includes lutefisk with melted butter or white sauce; roasted pork; boiled potatoes; peas and carrots; lefse and Norwegian and other cookies. Aquavit, called the “water of life,” will be available at an open bar.

Tickets, available by mailing a check by January 22, are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 years old and younger. Make checks out to Vegas Viking 6-152 and address them to Gwen Knighton, 2156 Marstons Mills Court, Henderson, NV 89044. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and a note indicating the names of those attending, whether they are going at 2 or 5 p.m., and a telephone number and email address. For information, call (702) 869-5775. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Esther’s Kitchen

1130 South Casino Center Boulevard, , NV 89104 (702) 570-7864 Visit Website


410 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 462-2795 Visit Website

The Garden Table at Bellagio

3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (888) 987-6667 Visit Website

Leone Cafe

400 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 684-5853 Visit Website

PKWY Tavern

255 Marks St, Henderson, NV 89014 (702) 586-3557 Visit Website

El Dorado Cantina

430 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 333-1112 Visit Website