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Party For The Planet; New Tapas & Wine Bar

NORTH PARKWhole Foods is hosting their 5th annual Party for the Planet fundraiser at Caffe Calabria on Tuesday, March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m., with $1 oysters, local wine and beer, $20 slices of pizza from Calabria's wood fired oven and more. All proceeds raised from food sales and the silent auction and raffle go to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, which provides microloans to underdeveloped and developing countries. [EaterWire]

CARMEL VALLEY— A tipster gave us a head's up that the partners behind Villa Capri 2 in the Torrey Highlands mall have taken over the lease of the shuttered Twisted Vine Bistro & Wine Bar and will be re-opening the spot and reusing the name. The new eatery will serve Spanish-style tapas and is expected to open in a few weeks. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN— The champion of "The Taste", chef Khristianne Uy, is coming to town for a series of dinners with her show mentor, Brian Malarkey. They'll be at Gabardine on Wednesday, March 27 and downtown at Searsucker on Thursday, March 28 for multi-course, wine paired meals. On Friday, March 29, Chef K will team up with Burlap's Anthony Sinsay (check out his recent Eater interview) for a $75 tasting menu that highlights both of their culinary sensibilites. [EaterWire]

Caffe Calabria

3933 30th St San Diego, CA 92104 (619) 291-1759