AKA Bistro to celebrate its first anniversary

a|k|a Bistro in Pasadena is throwing a dinner party to celebrate the bistro’s first anniversary, on Wednesday, February 29 starting at 6 PM. For $50, guests will be served hors d’ oeuvres, plus Mojitos, Blood Orange Cosmos, or wine upon arrival. A three-course meal is to follow along with all you can drink wine (Cotes du Rhone and Verdejo). For reservations call 626-564-8111. 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103.

The celebration menu:

Steamed mussels with housemade chorizo and smoked clam broth.

Roasted leg of Australian lamb with Adzuki beans and haricots verts.

Butterscotch pot au crème for dessert.