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Weekend Planner: A Luxe Wine Dinner, Free Mimosas and an Indie DJ Set

By Rina Rapuano | March 6, 2014 By Rina Rapuano  |  March 6, 2014
Photo by: Scott Suchman

Eat

Marcel's hosts a wine dinner with veteran winemaker Isaac Fernandez Sunday at 6:30 PM. Chef Robert Wiedmaier presents four luxe courses, plus an amuse bouche, a cheese course and wine pairings, for $150 including tax and gratuity. Dishes will include sausage-stuffed rabbit, diver scallop tartine and an herb-crusted rack of lamb. Call 202-296-1166 to reserve.

Drink

Lupo Verde celebrates International Women’s Day with a gift that nearly every woman will appreciate: free bubbly. In addition to a special prix fixe menu offered Saturday for $55 per person, before tax and tip, each woman who dines at 14th Street NW’s newest restaurant that night will receive a complimentary mimosa. The menu will include such dishes as calamari al limone with asparagus cream; saffron risotto with seasonal vegetables and truffle oil; and baked branzino with rustic potato salad. Call 202-827-4752 for reservations.

Dance

POV at the W Hotel will host the official Broken Bells and Au Revoir Simone pre-party from 1-7 PM before the bands’ sold-out show at 9:30 club that night. Au Revoir Simone will do a DJ set, and there will be specialty cocktails for $10 and select beers for $7. This event is free and open to the public, but guests must RSVP to WFunday@brandlinkdcrsvp.com.

Places Mentioned

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Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier

Belgian West End
Food27 Decor26 Service26 Cost$103
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Lupo Verde

Italian 14th Street Corridor
Food24 Decor23 Service22 Cost$39
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POV

Lounge Downtown
Atmo.24 Decor22 Service16 CostE

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