|Happy 12th, Sushi Roku|
In addition to this anniversary special, the Old Town outlet celebrates 12 years in Pasadena today with 50 percent off the entire lunch and dinner menu all day (11 AM to 11 PM) (33 Miller Alley; 626-683-3000).
Dog Haus Biergarten
Also in Pasadena, the Old Town bar, burger and dog joint will have special items for only $1 today. Pint of lager, snap dog, can of Miller Lite, tater tots, house wine, sliders, fries, 12/12 shots, turkey dogs and more. From noon to 1 PM only (95 E. Green St.; 626-683-0808).
For the 12 Days of Christmas Punches, there will be a new punch served every night begininning tonight, $7 a glass with $1 from each drink going to Toys for Tots Foundation. Kick things off with a kicky cranberry punch, followed up by 11 Pipers Piping Maple Pancake Punch (Dec. 13), 10 Lords-a Leaping Ginger Spice Punch (Dec. 14), all the way to 1 True Love Egg Nog Punch (Dec. 23) (515 W. 7th St.; 213-614-0737.)
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
Jump on the 405 and get to Escondido for the truly epic Epic Vertical Festival where you'll taste all 11 editions of the Stone Vertical Epic Ale, which the brewery first bottled for 02.02.02 all the way to 12.12.12. $150 includes all beer and food samples. Starts at 12:12 PM, but "you can arrive at 6 PM or so and still have plenty of time." Purchase tickets here. Can't get to San Diego? Head to the Pasadena store for at least a pint of the 12.12.12 Vertical Epic (1999 Citracado Pkwy.; 760-471-4999).