Things to do for June 22, 2017

Have a Bloody Mary Topped With Smoked Brisket. Then, Go Swimming With Puff Daddy.

Or Vice Versa. Up to You.

By Ginger Harris

Babbo Pops Up at The Venetian. Courses Ensue.
PAR FOUR THE COURSE

Babbo Pops Up at The Venetian. Courses Ensue.

Babbo, Mario Batali’s flagship spot in New York, is making a one-night appearance in Vegas. So is its classic stinging nettle tonnarelli with morels, favas and asiago. Best squire a date to ooh and ahh with between the four courses, then begrudgingly offer the last bite of maple and mascarpone cheesecake.

Lannister’s Always Pay Their Debts. And Never Miss Their Cues.
IRON THRONE FOR A LOOP

Lannister’s Always Pay Their Debts. And Never Miss Their Cues.

Winter isn’t coming, but Thrones! The Music Parody, which pokes fun at the HBO series Game of Thrones is. The oh-so-improv-group-named Baby Wants Candy is behind it, and it’ll serve as a nice companion to the real, far less comical version.

A Meal and a Bloody Mary Combined
A BUNCH OF BULL

A Meal and a Bloody Mary Combined

There’s a Bloody Mary and then there’s this thing: Virgil’s Loaded Big Bloody Bull Rider, which is basically a drinkable meal with spicy barbecue sauce, a barbecue chicken wing, smoked brisket, grilled shrimp, bacon lardon and jalapeno-stuffed olive. Oh and don’t forget the dry rub-covered rim. There might be booze in there somewhere, too.

You. Hunger. And Two New Places to Eat Off the Strip.
JUST EAT IT

You. Hunger. And Two New Places to Eat Off the Strip.

At Black Sheep: Tame the growling beast within (your stomach) with modern American-Vietnamese. And by that we’re talking slow-cooked short rib and bao sliders.

At 595 Craft & Kitchen: Go wild on pork belly sandwiches, craft popcorn (they really craft the hell out of it) and one or more of the 24 beers on tap here.

You, the 4th Weekend, Diddy and a Pool. Naturally.
A LITTLE DIDDY

You, the 4th Weekend, Diddy and a Pool. Naturally.

You could do the whole patriotic backyard barbecue thing this year. Or, you could hit up Puff Daddy’s Rehab Beach Club pool party, score a private cabana and have some drinks. One will make for a better Instagram story. Not telling which.

On a typical Wednesday, Ginger Harris is likely seeking reposado tequila, squeezing her way to the front of a concert or jumping on the back of an Indian motorcycle. That’s just Wednesdays, though.

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