D.C. Grand Award Winner Fiola Reopens as Farm-Driven Pop-Up

Sep 11, 2020 140

BY: Julie Harans, Collin Dreizen, Taylor McBride

Wine Spectator Grand Award–winning destination Fiola returns to Washington, D.C., Sept. 10 as a pop-up concept called Fiola 2.0, featuring an enhanced farm-driven focus. Led by chef Fabio Trabocchi, the pop-up highlights a locally sourced menu through a new alliance with Chancellors Rock Farm in Rappahannock County, Va. Trabocchi cites his childhood as the inspiration for the partnership with the farm, which focuses on sustainable agriculture and cattle raising.

“My father taught me not just about cooking, but about food sourcing and sustainable farming,” Trabocchi said in a statement shared with Wine Spectator. “Growing up in Italy, these were not trends; they were and still are the way of life for Italians.”

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SOURCE: https://www.winespectator.com

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