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Las Vegas Restaurant Offering Historic Menu Commemorating Titanic Crash

A local Las Vegas restaurant is providing an interesting opportunity for Las Vegas locals to experience a modern take on the historic meal served the night the Titanic crashed. This meal commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic and the chef-selected menu includes 10 courses inspired by those served to first class passengers just hours before the tragedy occured in 1912.  For more information on the event taking place this weekend, Saturday, April 14, 2012 contact Bar + Bistro in Las Vegas.

Several other restaurants also featured Titantic-themed dining experiences across the country.

To view historic menus from dining aboard ships, you can do a search for "ships" in the Menus: The Art of Dining Collection digital collection.

 

Elvis in Las Vegas

Most people know about Elvis Presley’s connection to Las Vegas—there was the 1964 film Viva Las Vegas starring the rock n’ roll icon and screen goddess Ann-Margaret, the countless performances late in his career,  the wedding to Priscilla at the Aladdin Hotel. However, many do not know that it was in part due to Las Vegas that his fledgling career was rescued.

Welcome to Menus: The Art of Dining

On behalf of the entire Project Team who worked on this project at the University Libraries, I would like to welcome you to our newest digital collection.