DRINK: The Grapevine. WHAT: Reserve seats for the bimonthly Cheap Date Night, where $15 buys you wine tasting and gourmet pizzas (Sep 14) or grilled-cheese sandwiches (Sep 28)―think mascarpone, white truffle oil, and aged cheddar. Dateless? Taste wine anytime (from $10). WHEN: 10-9 Tue-Sat. WHERE: 1389 Lincoln Ave.; www.grapevine-wg.com or 408/293-7574.
EAT: Aqui Mexican Grill. WHAT: Relax on the patio with a grilled-steak burrito and a margarita. WHEN: Lunch and dinner daily. HOW MUCH: $. WHERE: 1145 Lincoln Ave.; 408/995-0381.
Willow Glen Frozen Yogurt Co. WHAT: Enjoy warm September evenings with locals who convene at this corner shop. Try rich St. Louis Custard and yogurt in seasonal flavors like pumpkin and peppermint. WHEN: Open daily. WHERE: 1098 Lincoln Ave.; 408/292-5961.
INFO: Downtown Willow Glen lies along Lincoln Ave. between Minnesota and Coe Avenues; www.downtownwillowglen.org or 408/298-2100.