[FESTIVAL] SATURDAY, JUNE 1
James Beard Award-winning chef and personality Mario Batali will stop by the Palazzo for an interactive food happening called A Taste Of Italy, which officially kicks off the summer-long Carnevale event series at the casino and its sister property, Venetian. Batali, one will note, operates three eateries at the casinos (B+B, Carnevino, Otto Enoteca Pizzeria), and is rumored to announce his new burger joint for Palazzo at Taste. Noon-5 p.m.; Waterfall Atrium at Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, palazzo.com/carnevale, $60.