The Music of Gregory Chen and Wine Tasting at Morocco’s Thursday, Jan. 6
Come to Morocco’s restaurant to hear talented Jazz musician Gregory Chen and his partner play while you sip five different wines from five different regions of the world. You will receive a free appetizer to pair with your wines. Come for the wine and music and stay for yummy Moroccan fare.

No Corkage Friday at Quattro Restaurant Friday, Jan. 7
After a long and no doubt somewhat stressful holiday season, why not unwind in style with your own bottle of wine at Quattro, the Four Seasons Hotel restaurant. You will not be charged a corkage fee and the expert sommeliers at the restaurant will be happy to help you select the perfect food pairing for your unique bottle.

Peninsula Macrobiotic Community Dinner Monday,  Jan. 10
This Monday night bargain dinner event ($15 a person) is for those who have wondered about a macrobiotic lifestyle and would like to dip their toes in before committing, as well as those who are die hard believers already.

Sake Bomb Happy Hour at Harumi Sushi Monday, Jan 10 – Thursday Jan. 13
If you’re feeling the Monday blues (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday works too), make your day instantly better by having a sake bomb (skae + beer) or two or three at Harumi Sushi in Cupertino.

Straits Restaurant Celebration Monday, Jan 10 – Thursday,  Jan. 13
Straits Restaurant in Palo Alto is celebrating becoming the first green certified restaurant in the city by introducing a special celebratory menu. From Monday-Thursday 4-6pm.

Sur La Table Cooking Class Thursday, Jan. 13
There is nothing quite like handmade fresh pasta, and if it seems like an intimidating task to make, it’s not. All it requires is some fresh eggs, flour and a little patience. Instructor Niki B. Frias will teach you the secrets of fresh pasta making.

Arya Happy Hour Monday, Jan. 10 – Saturday Jan. 15
Arya Global Cuisine is a Persian, Italian restaurant with a great daily happy hour from 4-7pm. Specialty cocktails include raspberry mojitos and a thing called LJ’s fruit infusion.