Upcoming Events & News for AIDA Italian Bistro
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar is dedicated to all things food and wine.
Throughout the year we plan events, such as our “Meet the Farmer” nights and wine dinners, to share our love of the food and wine industry with our community. Check back often for the most up-to-date happenings!
In addition, we are proud of our commitment to highlight local farmers and provide our customers with the freshest food possible. Please take a moment to read AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar’s latest news.
Winter Restaurant Weeks
We are offering a three course Prix Fixe lunch menu for 19.15 and dinner menu 38.15.
Check out our Three Course Lunch & Dinner menu.
3rd Year in a Row: AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar named as TOP 100 Wine List by OpenTable
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar in Columbia, Md. gets big accolades for their affordable Wines On Tap & special “Bottle List”, featuring several rare & hard-to-find wines. Read the entire feature as reported by USA Today by following this link: USA Today Story 2014
Spiced Up New Menu offers a Uniquely Affordable Dining Experience
The New Streamlined Menu is divided into Starters, Italian Classics, Small Entrees and Large Entrees. We hope this menu is easier to read and you enjoy several menu items at a lower price. We offer an extensive gluten-free (GF) menu and have recently begun making conscious recipe changes to increase the number of GF menu items.
If you haven’t been in recently, please stop in and experience the changes to the menu and let us know what you think. We hope you will find an enjoyable experience, fairly priced and one that we hope exceeds your expectations.
New Zenaida Kegs on the Way
Our newest shipment of Zenaida Cellars kegs will arrive soon. Winemaker and good friend Eric Ogorsolka is using 100% recycleable packaging, check this out.
We will have new vintages of ZC Red, Syrah, Zinfandel, Grenache and Joe & Mary’s Blend v3! All wines will be available in Growliers, at a special price of $25 per bottle or any three for $69 thru April 30, 2014. Stop by to taste and take some home!
AIDA Bistro Voted Best Wine Tasting in Howard County
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar was just voted by the readers of “Howard Magazine” in November 2103, as having the Best Wine Tasting in Howard County in 2013. In addition, we received 12 Honorable Mention awards, more than any other restaurant in Howard County!
Thank you to our staff for their terrific work and to our customers for your ongoing support of our restaurant.
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar named as TOP 100 Most Notable Wine List by OpenTable
For the second year in a row, AIDA Bistro in Columbia Maryland is named by OpenTable as having one of the TOP 100 Most Notable Restaurant Wine Lists in the US during 2013.
“Whenever we receive national recognition, it reflects well on our entire staff and all of our winery partners”, said Joe Barbera, co-owner. “Wine is Food and that philosophy is one that we take very seriously.”
With 30 wines on tap, AIDA Bistro has the largest Wine on Tap System in Maryland and one of the largest in the United States
Wine on Tap and Buying Local Make AIDA Bistro a Leader in Sustainability
Some colleagues and I recently stopped by AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar to check out its wine-on-tap system. I had heard that a few restaurants across the country were raising the bar on providing sustainable services and was delighted to hear that one in my backyard was among them.
Joe and Mary Barbera Receive 2013 Entrepreneurs of the Year Award
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar opened in Columbia 11 years ago, and built its current, more upscale location in 2010. But the inspiration for the restaurant took root a couple decades earlier when Joe and Mary Barbera enjoyed a trip through the California wine country on their honeymoon.
“We said one day we wanted to have a little corner wine bar,” Mary said.