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.