1. Okatshe’s sake experience. Get to know Japan’s most popular adult beverage at the Joto Sake Experience at Jose Garces’ Okatshe. Joto is the lead importer of artisanal Japanese sake in the U.S. and will bring its expertise to a sake tasting at Okatshe 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. A four-course dinner will be included in the event, featuring Okatshe’s signature sushi rolls, chasu buns and more. Purchase tickets for $75 at Ticketmaster.com.

2. Whiskey and sake flights. Okatshe has also introduced another reason to make it your drinking destination, with the addition of sake and whiskey flights to its menu. The sake flight ($35) includes Eiko Fuji Ban “10,000 Ways,” Yuki No Bosah “Cabin in the Snow,” Konteki “Pearls of Simplicity” and Momokawa Organic. The whiskey flight ($45) features Nikka Coffee Grain, Coffee Malt, Mayagikyo and Yoichi.

3. Two new poker games. Tropicana recently introduced both Asia poker and Three Card Draw poker, breathing fresh air into the gaming attractions at the casino. Asia Poker follows the same basic principles as Pai Gow poker, with a few twists, while Three Card Draw gives players the ability to improve their original three card poker hand. Find the former in the Asian games room, “Jade Palace,” and the latter in the main casino next to the other poker games.

4. Amped up cocktails at Cuba Libre. Tropicana’s Cuba Libre recently became the first location of the Cuban cuisine chain to install a wood-fired grill. Of course, this addition has made the food that much tastier, but it’s also fired up the cocktail menu. Guests can now enjoy drinks like the Paloma Ahumada ($11.25) with Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal, grilled jalapeño honey syrup, St. Elder natural elderflower liqueur, fresh Ruby Red grapefruit juice and club soda; or the Grilled Pineapple ($11.50) with Don Q Cristal Rum, Licor 43 and grilled pineapple puree.

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