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Milkcow Ice Cream Maker Comes to Las Vegas

The village of Tivoli, already a land flowing with chardonnay and Range Rovers, will also be a land flowing with milk and honey around June 18 as Milkcow, a milk and honey service outlet, opens at 400 S Rampart Blvd. According to the company, Milkcow is now open in more than 15 countries. Details: tivolivillagelv.com/dining/milkcow-cafe.

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It looks like the Springs Café will replace the Divine Café, which closed on May 29 after eight years at the Springs Preserve. An agreement for Springs Café LLC to operate a restaurant and food services at Springs Preserve is an action item on Tuesday’s meeting of the Las Vegas Valley Water District Board of Directors, which oversees the Reserve.

Nevada Secretary of State records indicate that Springs Café LLC is a newly formed limited liability company with David Mozes (of Bronze Café) listed as the registered agent and Aspire Coffee House LLC (of Vegas) as one of two members leaders.

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Tacos & Tequila, once in Luxor, has reopened on 4,000 square feet at Palace Station. That’s plenty of room for queso fundido, shredded chicken tortilla soup, grilled fish burritos, beef barbacoa enchiladas, combo plates (choose three), carnitas and carne asada du grill and, of course, the signature No. 1 Alambre Tacos (filet mignon, applewood-smoked bacon, Oaxaca cheese, poblano peppers).

At brunch (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays), look for pozole, chilaquiles, a machaca burrito, tacos stuffed with scrambled eggs and chorizo, and steak and eggs. Daisies? There are five versions, plus JAJA reposado margaritas by the glass or pitcher. menu/details: tacosandtequilalv.com.

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And in other brunch news… Casa Calavera in Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is hosting its La Mañana brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday with brunch cocktails like an Oaxacan Mule (Patron Silver, ginger beer, lime), unlimited mimosas and bellinis, guacs as a pomegranate jicama update, avocado and roasted corn taquitos, Mexican-style huevos, short ribs Benedict, and live music. menu/details: virginhotelslv.com/dine-and-drink/casa-calavera.

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The flight is virtual; the buzz is real.

Using ultra high definition projection, scents and wind, FlyOver on the Strip offers immersive flights across global landscapes. The attraction also has a bar and lounge, the Lost Cactus, which serves Western-themed cocktails like a Tipsy Mule, a twist on a Moscow Mule with spicy chipotle and roasted pineapple, and a Durango to Silverton, a smoky hickory ode to an old-fashioned. Visit flyoverlasvegas.com.

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A little skin, a little eggs Benedict. A Touch of Burlesque, Vegas’ burlesque show and cabaret, is hosting brunch with all-you-can-eat mimosas, burlesque acts, all-male revue shows, magic and more starting at 2 p.m. June 12 (meeting with artists before the show reception at 1 p.m.). The event at Centerfolds Cabaret, 4416 Paradise Road, benefits the Nevada SPCA.

Tickets: $65 individual regular, $85 individual VIP with bottle service (up to six people). Purchase: 702-767-8757. Details: atouchofburlesquelv.com.

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Head to Ada’s Wine Bar in Tivoli Village for a five-course dinner curated in conjunction with Fort Ross Vineyards. The event is inspired by the rugged beauty of Sonoma County’s Pacific Coast, the least-visited section of the wine powerhouse. Dishes are prepared to include amazing selections like scallop crudo with popcorn custard, corn sprouts and lime caviar; braised wild boar caramel with porcini mushrooms, fresh and ripe tomatoes; and orange blossom mascarpone with strawberry powder and Cheerio Miel-Nut shortbread. June 16, $150 per person plus taxes and fees. Learn more about adaslv.com.

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You can help save the seas, even from the landlocked Mojave Desert. Dine in a Rubio’s Wednesday to receive a free reusable tote bag with any purchase. The retro design satchel is adorned with a motto for motivation: “Life is an ocean, find your wave”.

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