Coffee beans and Tea Leaf
To introduce the company's winter beverages, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will have an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at participating locations. During that time, anyone who stops in can get any size (except 32 ounces) Hazelnut Americano or Iced Hazelnut Americano for $2. CBTL's Mexican Chocolate Latte and Ice Blended drink and Mexican Hot Chocolate also will be available at the special price. There are 15 participating locations in the valley.
Nove Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, has introduced winter dishes including crispy polenta with Madeira mushrooms and marinara sauce, $12; butternut squash soup with goat cheese, rosemary and olive oil, $12; red-wine-braised short-rib gnocchi, $29; lamb chops with bell peppers, plum tomatoes and infused olives, $48; and a poached pear with panettone and mascarpone y crema, $12.
Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria, which has five locations in the valley, is featuring a pairing of The Don pizza (with Italian sausage, meatballs and pepperoni) and a Lagunitas IPA this month. The cheesecake flavor of the month is amaretto, which is almond cheesecake with a splash of Amaretto Disaronno on a toasted-almond sugar-cookie crust.