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Definitely some eating and driving this week!
🌭 Hot (Dog) Wheels
Let’s hope the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has a better time in the valley this week than when it visited in February — and its catalytic converter was reportedly stolen. In case you or your children are fans of oversized sausage-shaped vehicles, it will be at Smith stores in Henderson and Las Vegas today through Saturday. [KLAS, Oscar Mayer]
🌺 Food, Parking, and Aloha!
Next Tuesday’s opening of Zippy’s, the lauded Hawaiian food chain — this is its first location outside the islands — is likely to be a frenzy, complete with parking overflow and the need for patience. If you plan to attend the opening, near Rainbow and the 215, well, Zippy’s has a few rules. [Review-Journal, Zippy’s]
🍽️ A Peek at Fontainebleau
For the nonfoodie who’s casually interested in the whopping 36 bars and restaurants announced for the forthcoming Fontainebleau, here’s a breezy summary of the highlights. [Las Vegas Weekly]
- 👉 While you’re thinking about food, enter to win tickets to the Oct. 14 Vegas Unstripped food festival, downtown’s big-deal foodstravaganza. Straight-up fun fact: The 30 or so participating chefs are required to make brand-new dishes — nothing from their menu. Deadline to enter: Monday afternoon.