Slow Food Columbus is holding A Slow Taste of Tuscany, a special dinner at Basi Italia, from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. The four-course feast will highlight local ingredients.

The event is a celebration of Douglas Gayeton's new book "Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town," and the $69 cost per person includes a signed copy of the book, as well as a contribution to the North Market. For couples, the cost is $108 and includes one book.

To RSVP, call 614-294-7383

Basi Italia 811 Highland St., Victorian Village 614-294-7383 Web: basi-italia.com