29 cent food and wine specials at Vertical Wine Bistro, four course meal with author Colman Andrews at Farmshop

On Wednesday night, February 29, Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena, CA will be celebrating the Leap Year with 29 cent wine and food specials in the bar and lounge area. Buy one glass of wine, and get an additional one for 29 cents. Other discounted items include a selection of cheese and charcuterie on the international menu. 70 North Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103. 626-795-3999.

Join Farmshop in Santa Monica, CA and Saveur magazine’s co-founder, second editor in chief, and author of The Country Cooking of Italy, Colman Andrews for a four course, family-style dinner on Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM. At $90 per person, this dinner includes dishes from the book as well as a signed copy and the opportunity for a meet and greet with author Colman Andrews. 225 26th St., Suite 25, Santa Monica, CA 90402. 310-566-2400.

Farmshop’s Artisan Market holding an open house

On Sunday, January 29 from 4 PM to 7 PM, Santa Monica based Farmshop‘s newly opened Artisan Market will be hosting an open house to showcase their curated selection of goods. Fresh produce, cheese, charcuterie, a butcher station and bakery are all featured inside the Artisan Market.

Farmshop’s Artisan Market is open now from 7 AM to 7 PM. In the future, lookout for educational workshops with local purveyors and chefs including dinners, tasting events, cooking demos and book signings. Farmshop is located at The Brentwood Country Mart at 225 26th Street, Suite 25, Santa Monica, CA 90402. 310-566-2400.

Michael Ruhlman’s four course dinner and book signing at Farmshop, and Vignalta wine dinner at Ombra

On Thursday, December 1 from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Farmshop in Santa Monica is hosting a four course family-style dinner prepared by Jeff Cerciello and Michael Ruhlman, along with a book signing of Michael Ruhlman’s new book “Ruhlman’s Twenty”. Dinner cost $75 per person and comes with the book. Call 310-566-2400 for reservations. 225 26th St., Suite 25, Santa Monica, CA 90402.

Chef Michael Young of Ombra in Studio City is preparing a five course dinner and wine-pairing with Italy’s Vignalta founder Lucio Gomiero on Wednesday, December 7 from 6 PM – 10 PM. Dinner and wine pairing cost is $89. Call 818-985-7337 for reservations. 3737 Cahuenga Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604. Read More

Ladyface Ale's Veterans Day discount, Golden Road Brewing full sized growlers now available and more!

Ladyface Ale Companie in Agoura Hills is offering a 20% discount to all U.S. veterans on Friday, November 11.

64 oz. growlers are now available at Golden Road Brewing in Atwater Village for $16, refills are $10. Growler fills are available Monday through Saturday from 2 PM – 6 PM.

On Thursday, November 10, City Tavern in Culver City is having a Ballast Point pint night featuring beers like Indra Kunindra (India Export Stout), Brother Levonian Saison, Navigator Dopplebock (Barrel Aged), and Oktoberfest.

Farmshop in Santa Monica is celebrating the release of the 2011 Beujolais Nouveau wine with a Southern Burgundy inspired menu on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM for $56. Read More