1. Villa Mosconi, New York City
This Italian restaurant is marking International Women’s Day by offering a glass of wine to all female guests.
2. La Cocina, San Francisco
This non-profit organization supports low-income food entrepreneurs, 94 percent of whom are women. They are hosting a restaurant week to celebrate chefs in the Bay Area. The event was intentionally scheduled to overlap with International Women’s Day.
3. Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, Chicago
Edgewater Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce in Edgewater is celebrating International Women’s Day with a dinner crawl at ethnic restaurants led by women. A portion of ticket sales will go to GirlForward, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict.
4. James Beard House, New York City
The James Beard House is hosting the Women First! Dinner to celebrate International Women’s Day with four female chefs, Joy Crump, Karen Akunowicz, Stacy Cogswell and Caitlin Dysart.
5. Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, multiple locations
Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt
6. Pacific Catch, multiple locations
The Bay Area fish house is offering a free appetizer to women who dine at their restaurant on Wednesday.
7. Poggio Trattoria, Sausalito, Calif.
This restaurant is offering a special menu on Wednesday to celebrate Amy Svendberg’s tenth year as managing partner. Her favorite menu items will be available, with a portion of proceeds going to the Sausalito Woman’s Club. Guests will also receive a glass of Prosecco Wednesday.