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Lambrusco Week Starts Monday; Eric Ziebold To Call His Dining Room Métier

Plus, Alton Brown and Macrus Samuelsson will appear at Smithsonian Food History gala

The Partisan
The Partisan
R. Lopez

LAMBRUSCOThe Partisan, Red Apron Butcher and B Side are hosting a Lambrusco Week starting August 17 until August 23. The Partisan is offering a menu of 10 Lambruscos and flights will also be available. In Merrifield's Mosaic District, B Side will feature a flight of three Lambruscos with charcuterie pairings for $21. At Red Apron in Union Market, they're doing a Mortadella Hot Dog and Lambrusco Combo for $12. [EaterWire]

MT. VERNON TRIANGLE Eric Ziebold will call his new luxury dining room Métier, according to the Washington Post. He and his wife anticipate opening it, along with their more casual restaurant, Kinship, by the end of the year. Kinship will offer an a la carte menu while the smaller Métier will serve a tasting menu. [WaPo]

NATIONAL MALL The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has announced the program of the first Smithsonian Food History Weekend on October 22-24. It includes a fundraising gala on October 22 featuring famous food personalities like Alton Brown, Marcus Samuelsson, Sara Moulton and Daniel Boulud. Tickets are $250 and can be purchased online. [EaterWre]

LOGAN CIRCLE— Chef Jonathan Copeland has left Ghibellina to start his own restaurant, according to Washington City Paper. The Society Fair and Palena vet will volunteer at Miriam's Kitchen while he puts together a business plan. [WCP]