Wild Brew Yonder, Friday, June 17
Drink beer while checking out helicopters at The Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos. What started out as a pre-party to welcome military helicopter crews has taken on a life of its own, and the event is now in its sixth year. The “Wild Brew Yonder” allows visitors to see the wonders of these unique flying machines up close and personal while sampling beer from top microbreweries in the Bay Area. There will also be a variety of gourmet food and wine available. Don’t miss this fun evening.

Meet David Kinch, Saturday, June 18
Culinary super star David Kinch, has just added a new title to his resume. In addition to being chef and owner of Manresa in Los Gatos, he is now also the newly appointed dean of the French Culinary Institute in Campbell. Meet him this Friday, June 18, as you learn about FCI’s career and wine programs, take a tour of the kitchens and meet the acclaimed Chef-Instructors. Chef Kinch has been a recipient of the Best Chefs in America award for the Pacific region in 2010 from the James Beard Foundation and awarded two Michelin stars for five consecutive years.

Father’s Day at Left Bank, Sunday, June 19
Can you think of a better gift for dad than some quality time spent with you and a large piece of steak? I can’t. This Sunday, Left Bank is offering a Father’s day special menu featuring large hunks of mouthwatering meat. In addition to the regular menu, specials such as Côte De Boeuf,  a 10 oz cut of roasted prime rib au jus, with a loaded baked potato, creamed spinach and roasted garlic and Filet De Porc Aux Pêches, a pan roasted pork tenderloin with roasted peaches will be on offer. Happy Father’s Day!


Father’s Day at Donato Enoteca, Sunday, June 19
Celebrate Father’s Day in style at Donato Enoteca. The elegant Redwood City restaurant will serve a $48 four-course prix fixe menu available from 11:30am-9pm in addition to a consolidated menu of a la carte selections. The prix fixe menu entrée will be a lick your fingers Ravioli Di Pancia Di Maiale (house-made ravioli filled with Niman Ranch pork belly and Parmiggiano Reggiano, brown butter and sage). Show dad a good time Italian style!

J. Lohr Tour of California, Monday, June 20
Spend your Monday night loving the fact that you live in California as you join J. Lohr for an educational wine tasting with specially paired light appetizers, featuring wines of California. Tour the winemaking regions of Napa, Monterey and Paso Robles in a class that you will not fall asleep in. Happy Monday!