The dining room of Fiola Mare, located in Washington Harbour.
Flight in Penn Quarter.
Pastry chef Alex Malaise of Et Voila!
Coconut creme caramel from Et Voila!
Dior's spring-summer Haute Couture collection.
Tory Burch Eau De Parfum spray.
Ippolita's sterling silver bangles.

Spring Fling

The good life in food and fashion

TASTE OF THE ADRIATIC
James Beard Award-winning chef Fabio Trabocchi has opened his third restaurant, Fiola Mare, in Washington Harbour. Inspired by the coastal eateries of Italy, the menu spotlights prime seafood, to be savored in spaces overlooking the Potomac. Designed by architect Peter Hapstak of HapstakDemetriou+, Fiola Mare boasts an open kitchen, private dining rooms and an all-season greenhouse. 3050 K Street, NW; 202-628-0065. fiolamaredc.com

TAKE FLIGHT IN PENN QUARTER
Oenophiles can sample an extensive selection of wines—including 30 by the glass—at Flight, a new wine bar in Penn Quarter designed by Edit Lab at Streetsense. Flight also serves small plates inspired by chef Bradley Curtis’s New England roots. 777 6th Street, NW; 202-864-6445. flightdc.com

SWEET FINALE
Alex Malaise of Belgium has been appointed pastry chef at Et Voila! in Washington’s Palisades neighborhood. A veteran of Michelin two- and three-star restaurants in Europe, Malaise will introduce temptations including coconut crème caramel (above) and blood orange tart. 5120 MacArthur Boulevard, NW; 202-237-2300. etvoiladc.com

FEELING BLUE
Encrusted with ice-blue and turquoise semi-precious stones, Ippolita’s sterling silver bangles add a hint of summer to any ensemble. From $395 to $1,495 at Nordstrom stores or nordstrom.com

HIGH NOTES
Designer Tory Burch has made her first foray into fragrance with an eponymous perfume that blends notes of peony, vetiver and orange blossom. Tory Burch Eau De Parfum spray is $110. toryburch.com

SLIP INTO SPRING
A fresh riff to celebrate the change of seasons, this embroidered silk coat tops an embroidered dress in ink blue and white. Both are part of Dior’s spring-summer 2014 Haute Couture collection; prices available on request. dior.com