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March 28, 2001|ANGELA PETTERA


Olive Oil Dinner: Antonello Ristorante hosts an olive oil dinner with a talk on flavors and varieties. A five-course meal of beef carpaccio, porcini risotto, oven-roasted sea bass, slow-roasted leg of veal and hazelnut tart will be served with wines. 6:30 p.m. Antonello Ristorante, in South Coast Village Plaza, 1611 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa. (714) 751-7153. Call Barbara at La Cucina Italiana magazine for reservations at (888) 742-2373, Ext. 18. $80. Also Thursday at 6:30 p.m.


Disney's Wine Dinner: Five Kendall-Jackson wines will be poured with a five-course California dinner. A representative from Kendall-Jackson Winery & Vineyards will discuss the vintages. 5:45 p.m. PCH Grill at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, 1717 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim. (714) 239-5669. $70.

Something Fishy: The Water Grill restaurant downtown, one of the best seafood restaurants in Southern California, is honoring some of its producers in a special dinner. Meet the folks who catch the fish, then taste what chef Michael Cimarusti does with what they bring. The Water Grill, 544 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. (213) 891-0900. $125.


Delius Wine Dinner: The wines are from Justin Winery. Five will be poured with the five-course meal of smoked chicken quiche, wild mushroom soup, seared ahi tuna, venison and molten chocolate cake. 7:15 p.m. Delius Restaurant, 3550 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach. (562) 426-0694. $72.50.



SOS Brunch: The Share Our Strength hunger-fighting charity holds a fund-raising champagne brunch at the Century City Bloomingdale's. The all-you-can-eat food is provided by Clementine, Buona Forchetta, Krispy Kreme, Chin Chin, Cafe Tu Tu Tango and Trader Vic's. 10 a.m. Third floor, Bloomingdale's, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City. (310) 772-2100. Call Michael Weisberg at (310) 772-7142 for tickets and more information. $20.


College Class: Two UCLA classes begin April 4. For information, call (310) 206-4271. To register, call (310) 825-9971.

Introduction to Wine: Lectures, tastings and discussions will help you learn to choose, buy and store wine and how to pair it with food in this six-week course. Participants must be over 21. Wednesdays, April 4 to May 9. 6:30 p.m. Faculty Center, UCLA, 10995 Le Conte Ave., L.A. $395.

Restaurant Controls and Budgeting Course: Restaurant owners and managers (and those in training) will benefit from this 12-week course in restaurant budgeting and cost controlling. Wednesdays, April 4 to June 20. 7 p.m. Boelter Hall, UCLA, 10995 Le Conte Ave., L.A. $335.


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