2 days for a free glass of wine at Vertical Wine Bistro, Beer Belly Christmas beers

For two nights, December 26, 2011 and January 2, 2012 starting at 4 PM, bring in a receipt from a local Pasadena retailer or ticket stub from the Rose Bowl game to Vertical Wine Bistro for a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Chef Laurent Quenioux has created three French-inspired American dishes to pair with Prosecco. 70 N. Raymond Ave., Upstairs. Pasadena, CA. 91103. 626-795-3999.

Celebrate Beer Belly in L.A.’s Koreatown’s inaugural Hoppy Holidaze event from December 26 – December 30, 2011 (closed on December 24 and 25). What’s Hoppy Holidaze about? “Badass beers.” Check out the list. 532 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020. 213-387-2337. Read More

Winter cocktails at Drago Centro with $8 specials

To celebrate Drago Centro in downtown L.A.’s winter cocktail debut, created by head bartender Jaymee Mandeville, they are offering ten different cocktails for $3 off their regular price. The $8 price will only be valid Wednesday, December 28, and remain one the menu for the rest of the season. 525 South Flower St., Suite 120, Los Angeles, CA 90071. 213-228-8998. Read More

Zimzala Restaurant’s ‘grab it and go with it’ morning specials and seasonal menu

Zim a Go-Go is Zimzala‘s, at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, new fast breakfast service that is aiming to end your long line waits at coffee shops and time constraints of sit-downs. From 6 AM – 11 AM, choose from breakfast burritos, cereals, espressos, lattes and more in a speedy manner.

They also have new seasonal items for the holidays inspired by comfort food. Read More