'Garbage' salad a bargain at $6.95

May 20, 2008 7:00 PM

On the Cheap by H Scot Krause | Celebrate National Salad Month during May with a Chicago-style Garbage Salad at Roberta’s Steakhouse located inside downtown’s El Cortez Hotel & Casino. Roberta’s Garbage Salad is only $6.95 and big enough to share. Historically, the salad originated in the Chicago Chophouses (Steakhouses) decades ago.

Garbage Salad ingredients include: chopped iceberg lettuce, cubed white cheddar, calamata olives, brunoise tomato, quartered artichoke hearts, quartered marinated mushrooms, batonnettes of roasted pepper, chopped onion, garbanzo beans, batonnettes of Genoa salami, sliced and halved cucumber and lemon vinaigrette dressing.

Roberta’s Steakhouse is open daily from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Waverly’s Steakhouse at Cannery Casino & Hotel has announced the all-new Waverly’s Sundays. The Waverly’s Sundays menu is $25.99 per person and includes a four-course meal offering a variety of dining choices and includes appetizers, soup, a main course and dessert. Call 702-507-5805, Ext. 2017 for more information.

ICE: The Show from Russia, is celebrating its first anniversary at the Riviera by offering Las Vegas locals "one day, $1 tickets," available for purchase on Wednesday, May 21 (tickets normally start at $76.77 plus tax and fee). The deal is open to all Las Vegas residents on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests may purchase tickets by calling 702-794-9433 or by visiting the Versailles Theater box office.

McFadden’s, the new Irish pub inside the Rio, is hosting Beerfest every Thursday starting at 10 p.m. with specials including $2 pints of Bud Light, $5 pitchers, and $3 well drinks. Beerfest also offers guests a chance to play games including Beer Pong and Flip Cups. Game participants can win up to $50 in cash prizes.

More pool parties and happenings are taking place as the weather heats up. Relapse Mondays are on at Flamingo Las Vegas Go Pool. The cover charge is $20 and all Las Vegas locals go free. A different themed party is offered every week. For day bed or cabana reservations or more information, call 702-335-3727.

And Rehab is back this summer at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Taking place every Monday, the industry pool party known as Rehab/Relax returns this year. Created as a means to pay tribute to the local industry crowd, Rehab/Relax upholds Las Vegas’ reputation for being one of the hottest spots in the world for nightlife and entertainment.

Various guest deejays spin a variety of remixes, jungle and house music. The cover charge for men is $20, but all Las Vegas local ladies are free with a valid photo ID. For more info call 702-693-5555.