If you were thinking of dining out tonight, know that today is national Dining Out for Life. Several Bay Area restaurants will donate a portion of tonight's sales to HIV prevention and support. In Oakland, A Cote, Mezze, Montclair Bistro and Pican will donate 25%. In Berkeley, Ajanta Restaurant, Riva Cucina and Venus will also donate 25%.
Wrap up April at Rock Wall Wine's Spring Fling open house Saturday from 1 to 5 P.M. in Alameda. Tickets are $33 online and $40 at the door, and cover your souvenir glass and unlimited tastings of Rock Wall's portfolio as well as boutique vintners like Blacksmith, Carica, Ehrenberg and more. While sipping wine, enjoy paired appetizers, live music, winery tours, barrel samples and more.
On Sunday, head to Moe's Bookstore in Berkeley. The first 100 in-store customers who buy $35 or more in cookbooks (new, used or collectible) in May will get a free goodie bag of promotions and discounts at 15 East Bay restaurants and specialty food outlets. Participating eateries include Cafe Fanny, Gather, Ozumo, Venus Restaurant, Chocolatier Blue & more.
Rock Wall Wine Company
2301 Monarch St., Alameda
2476 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley