Free Foie Gras at 1789, Roberto Donna’s Debts, Edgar Bar and Kitchen Shaping Up

Plus: a discount at Drafting Table and details on Ambar.

Drafting Table will close after this weekend. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

Californians who show their state ID at 1789 can get free foie gras between now and October 31. [WCP]

More details emerge on Ambar, the intriguing Serbian project from El Centro/Masa 14 partner Ivan Iricanin. Prepare yourself for rakija—a Serbian brandy we’ll all soon be drinking with abandon. [Eater DC]

Head to Black Jack to preview the offerings at Taco Bamba, the forthcoming taqueria from one-time BLT Steak chef Victor Albisu. Albisu will be popping up at the 14th Street bar on Mondays starting October 29. [WCP]

New 14th Street spot Drafting Table has a soft-opening approach that should make diners happy: Between now and October 17, owner Aaron Gordon is offering a 25 percent discount on food. [Eater DC]

Loving Roberto Donna’s food at Al Dente as much as Esquire writer John Mariani? A former employee says you should help pay off his debts. [WP]

Per a liquor license that Prince of Petworth read, a new European cafe called Bari Bari is coming to 1401 R Street. [PoP]

PoP also spied a sign at the Mayflower Renaissance—where Edgar Bar and Kitchen is due to open in December. The namesake is, of course, J. Edgar Hoover, who took his daily lunch at the storied hotel. [PoP]

Radius Pizza—now helmed by Matt and Lenka Culbertson—is set to reopen next week. [WCP]