(Late 2023) Atlas Brew Works is opening a third location in the new Carlyle Crossing mixed-use development in Alexandria, Virginia. The brewery and tap room will be located within walking distance of the King Street and Eisenhower Avenue Metro stations and will also offer food from Andy’s Pizza. (Brewery/Pizza)

(Summer 2023) Silver Diner will open at Loudoun Crossroads (25575 Pleasant Valley Rd., Chantilly, Va.–south side of Route 50 and Pleasant Valley Road.) (Diner)


(April 20, 2023) Alfresco Tap and Grill opens at 2009 18th Street, N.W. in Adams Morgan.


(March 6, 2023) Founder & CEO of Street Guys Hospitality, Ivan Iricanin, opens Ambar in the Shaw neighborhood at 1547 7th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001.

(March 6, 2023) Bullfrog Bagels‘s new location opens at Western Market. 


(January 19, 2023) District Line Café & Market opens at the Washington Hilton at 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009. (One-stop shop and marketplace) 


(December 5, 2022) Tom’s Watch Bar will open at 781 Seventh St., NW, at the Capital One Arena. (American)

(Winter 2022) MRP Realty and Westbrook Partners, along with consultants Cana Development, will open The Bussdown in Western Market this winter. (Pan-African kitchen fusing Caribbean and Cajun Creole flavors)

(Fall 2022) Doro Soul Food will open and offer takeout and delivery from 1819 7th Street, NW, blocks from Howard University. (American soul food with Ethiopian flavors)

(September 2, 2022) Butter Me Up opens in Logan Circle at 1409 T Street, NW, 20009. (Breakfast Sandwiches)

(August 11, 2022) Tigerella’s restaurant and bar serving Italian-inspired dishes is open for lunch service from 11am-3pm daily inside Western Market at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW #3500
Washington, DC 20006
. (Italian)

(July 29, 2022) HalfSmoke opens third location in Westfield Montgomery Mall Food Court at 7101 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, Maryland, 20817. (American)

(June 23, 2022) Il Piatto opens in the former Mirabelle space, at 900 16th Street, NW, 20006. (Italian)

(June 23, 2022) Puttery, a new indoor golf venue with a modern spin on putting, opens at 800 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. (Mini-golf)

(April 25, 2022) Frolick, a new Northern Virginia-based startup launches a chef-driven ready-to-eat meal delivery service featuring a rotating menu with seasonal items and ingredients. (Meal Delivery Service)

(April 19, 2022) Ivan Iricanin, founder, and CEO of Street Guys Hospitality, opens Buena Vida Gastrolounge at 2900 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, Virginia 22201.

(April 2022) Buena Vida Restaurant & Lounge REOPENS at 2900 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, Virginia 2220, after undergoing an update and renovation of all three floors of the restaurant. (Mexican)

(March 14, 2022) Harvey’s opens at 513 W. Broad Street in Falls Church, Virginia. (American)

(February 24, 2022) Falafel Inc. (Mediterranean) and Arepa Zone (Venezuelan) opens at Western Market

(February 23, 2022) The Sixth SEOULSPICE opens at 1735 N Lynn Street, Suite 106, Arlington, Virginia, 22209, in the heart of Rosslyn. (Korean)

(February 16, 2022) Smoke & Mirrors opens with a new rooftop bar and restaurant located on the 11th floor of AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard at 867 New Jersey Ave SE. (American)

(2022) Madison Investments, a family owned and operated real estate development firm located in the nation’s capital, alongside Atalaya Capital Management, a New York-based investment manager, will open their mixed-use development project, Collection 14, located at 1400 W Street, NW, 20009, in the 14 Street corridor. 

(Summer 2022) Lucky Danger opens in Western Market, 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20006. (American-Chinese take-out restaurant)

(Summer 2022) Taco Bamba opens at 2445 Centreville Rd. in the Village Center at Dulles shopping center. (Tacos)

(Late Spring 2022) Tim Ma to open Hippo Taco at Western Market. The taqueria will open atop Foggy Bottom’s growing Western Market food hall later this spring located at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (Taqueria)

(Spring 2022) Commas opens in the revitalized Silver Spring downtown and will take over a portion of the second level of Ellsworth Place (8661 Colesville Road). (Food Hall)

(Spring 2022) Half Street Silver Diner is scheduled to open in Nationals Park.  (Diner)


(December 2021) Onkei opens at Western Market in Foggy Bottom, NW, DC. (Japanese)

(November 12, 2021) SEOULSPICE opens at 439 7th Street, NW, 20004, in the heart of Penn Quarter. (Korean comfort food)

(November 3, 2021) Michele’s opens in The Eaton DC at 1201 K Street NW. (French-American)

(October 22, 2021) Blue Rock, an inn, restaurant and tasting room reopens at 12567 Lee Highway in Washington, Va.  (Contemporary American)

(October 5, 2021) L’Ardente opens at 200 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Capitol Crossing. (Contemporary Italian)

(Fall 2021) Taco Bamba opens at 6259 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA.  (Tacos)

(Late Summer 2021) Western Market opens at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW.  (Food Hall)

(Late Summer 2021) ExPat opens as the largest restaurant in Western Market.  (American style barbecue menu with other southern staples)

(Late Summer 2021) Michele’s opens in the Eaton DC at 1201 K Street NW. The restaurant will be located on the ground floor (French-American).

(Late Summer 2021) Baker’s Daughter opens in the Eaton DC at 1201 K Street NW.  The restaurant will be located on the ground floor. (All-day cafe)

(Late-summer 2021) Duck Duck Goose DC opens at 2100 P Street, NW in Dupont Circle.  (French)

(Late-summer 2021) St. James, a modern Caribbean restaurant from Peter and Jeanine Prime opening at 2017 14th Street, NW.  (Caribbean)

(Late-summer 2021) Western Market opens in Foggy Bottom, located at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One-stop shop market) 

(Summer 2021) Blue Rock, formerly known as Blue Rock Inn, will reopen this summer at 12567 Lee Highway in Washington, Va. (Contemporary American)

(Summer 2021) The Doyle bar’s terrace opens at 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 20036. The Doyle is being transformed with a partnership between the hotel and the House Of Suntory, the famed Japanese spirits brand.  (Cocktails)

(August 2021) Il Piatto, a new Italian concept in the former Mirabelle space, opens at 900 16th Street NW, 20006. (Italian)

(July 19, 2021) The second location of Baker’s Daughter opens at 675 I Street NW in Washington D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood. (Boutique café and market)

(June 18, 2021) WHINO, a 6,200-square-foot restaurant, opens with an art gallery on the second floor of Ballston Quarter at 4238 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia.  (Open concept venue)

 (June 11, 2021) dLeña ROJA, a mezcal lounge beneath dLeña Wood-Fire Mexican Cocina & Mezcaleria, opens.  (Lounge)

(June 8, 2021) R?ti reopens on 1629 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006.  (Fast-casual Mediterranean)

(June 4, 2021) Taco Bamba opens in Rockville’s Congressional Plaza at 1627 Rockville Pike.  (Tacos)

(Mid-June) La Bise will open in mid-June 2021 in the former Oval Room location, at 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, just steps from the White House.  (French)

(May 22, 2021) Truluck’s Ocean’s Finest Seafood and Crab restaurant opens at the newly renovated K Street corner at Anthem Row, 700 K Street, NW.  (Seafood) 

(May 14, 2021) SEOULSPICE opens at the Westfield Montgomery Mall Food Court (next to Chipotle).  (Korean)

(May 10, 2021) Richard Sandoval Hospitality will open dLeña Wood-Fire Mexican Cocina & Mezcaleria at 476 K Street NW with Executive Chef Carlos Camacho. (Modern Mexican)

(May 2021) The first of SEOULSPICE’s three new locations is scheduled to open in May 2021 at the Westfield Montgomery Mall Food Court (next to Chipotle); the second at 439 7th Street, NW, 20004, across the street from Jaleo, which is scheduled for completion in July 2021; and a third location opens October 2021 at the International Place building, located at 1735 N Lynn Street in Arlington, Virginia, 22201.

(April 8, 2021) Jollibee will open at Maryland’s Westfield Wheaton Mall.  (Chicken)

(March 22, 2021) SANdwich LORENZO opens to-go lunch inside of San Lorenzo Ristorante + Bar.  (Sandwich Shop/Italian)

(Winter 2021) Baker’s Daughter opens in Chinatown at 675 I Street NW.  (All Day Cafe/Market)

(Spring 2021)  Taco Bamba opens the first Maryland location in Rockville’s Congressional Plaza in Spring 2021 at 1627 Rockville Pike.  (Tacos)

(2021) Collection 14 opens at 2102-2124 14 Street, NW, and 1400 W Street, NW, 20009. (Mixed-use development)


(Late Winter 2020) The Lane 1408 Okie Street, NE, Washington, DC. (Family Social Club)

(Fall 2020) Jane Jane, will open this fall in the mixed-use development Liz, located at 1705 14th St NW. (Cocktail Bar)

(Summer 2020) Stellina Pizzeria opens at 508 K Street NW. (Fast-casual pizzeria)

(Late Summer) Jinya Ramen Bar opens in Reston, VA at 11964 Market Street.  (Ramen)

(Spring 2020) Gypsy Kitchen opens at 1825 14th Street NW.

(Spring 2020) Atlas Brew Works will open second location in Navy Yard at 1201 Half Street SE.  Andy’s Pizza will be served. (Brewery)

(Spring 2020) La Famosa opens at 1300 4th Street, SE in The Bower. (Puerto Rican)

(Spring 2020) Huevos opens at The View at Liberty Center in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Va. at 4000 Wilson Blvd., Suite C (entrance on N. Quincy St.).

(Early 2020) Food/city market hall opening in Downtown Silver Spring. (Multi-food Hall)

December 2020

(December 2020) Pupatella opens at 1821 Wiehle Avenue.  (Neapolitan pizza)

(December 11, 2020) Zofia’s Kitchen opens inside Quarter Market, Ballston Quarter Mall’s food court.  (NYC-meets-Chicago deli stall)

November 2020

(November 5, 2020) Surfside opens at 33 District Square SW, on The Wharf.

October 2020

(October 22, 2020) PLNT Burger, a plant-based restaurant concept co-founded by Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelslohn opens its seventh store inside Whole Foods Market in Old Town, Alexandria (1700 Duke, Alexandria, VA 22314).  (Burgers)

(Mid-October) Colony Grill opens at 2800 Clarendon Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia 22201.  (“Hot oil” bar-style pizzas)

September 2020

(September 16, 2020) The Oval Room at 800 Connecticut Ave, NW, 20006 opens a new ghost kitchen, On A Roll by The Oval Room, sandwich pop-up available Tuesday through Saturday, from 11:30 AM to 9 PM.  (Sandwiches, sides & sweets, & zero-proof cocktails)

(September 14, 2020) La Famosa opens at 1300 4th Street, SE in The Bower in Navy Yard.  (Puerto Rican)

(September 11, 2020) Money Muscle BBQ, a new food truck from the husband and wife team behind Silver Spring’s All Set Restaurant & Bar.  (Food Truck)

(September 11, 2020) Baker’s Daughter opens at 1402 Okie St. NE in Washington, D.C.’s Ivy City neighborhood, right across from Gravitas, the sister Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant.  (Casual eatery and market)

(September 10, 2020) Proper 21K opens at the corner of 21st and K Street, NW.  (High-end sports bar)

(Mid-September) Greenheart Juice Shop opening of its fourth Virginia location at 208 Dominion Road, Vienna, VA.  (Juice)

August 2020

(August 27, 2020) Gypsy Kitchen opens at 1825 14th Street NW.  (Mediterranean)

(August 20, 2020) Chef Victor Albisu opens Taco Bamba at 4000 Wilson Blvd., Suite C (entrance on N. Quincy St.) in the View at Liberty Center in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington.

(August 17, 2020) Urban Plates reopens their doors at Tysons Galleria and Montgomery Mall and Columbia locations on August 14th and the Westfield Mall location reopens on August 17th.

July 2020

(July 31, 2020) Smokecraft Modern Barbecue opens at 1051 N Highland St, Arlington, VA 22201.  (BBQ)

(July 15, 2020) Baker’s Daughter opens in Washington, D.C.’s Ivy City at 1402 Okie St. NE right across from Gravitas.  (Prepared foods, coffee, gourmet grocery items, and chef-focused gifts)

(July 6, 2020) Tabla opens at the corner of Lamont Street and Georgia Avenue in the Park View neighborhood (between Petworth and Howard University).  (Georgian)

June 2020

(June 30, 2020) EJJI Ramen, located inside Belvedere Square Market at 529 E. Belvedere Ave. Baltimore, Maryland 21212, is now open inside the Whole Foods at Harbor East food hall.  (Ramen)

April 2020

(April 3, 2020) Owners Will Strozier and Rob Zahn will open Proper 21, a second DC location in Foggy Bottom this April.  (American)

(April 2020) Truluck’s Ocean’s Finest Seafood and Crab will open its first location at 700 K Street, NW.  (Seafood)

March 2020

(March 11, 2020)  The Third Rail, opens in the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown at 815 14th Street, N.W., across from the McPherson Square Metro.  (Gastropub)

(March 2, 2020) Federal Fritter opens.  The new pop-up food cart will serve fresh, hot risotto fritters, on the patio at Equinox Restaurant. (Fritters)

February 2020

(February 24, 2020) Milk & Honey Cafe has opened a new location on H Street in Washington, D.C. Officially named ‘Milk & Honey in Smith Commons’.  (Comfort Food)

(Febuary 20, 2020) Chef Michael Rafidi announces the opening for Albi, his Navy Yard restaurant.  (Levantine)

(February 11, 2020) Sign of the Whale opens at 1825 M Street NW in DC’s DuPont Circle neighborhood.  (Bar)

(February 8, 2020) Cranes opens in Washington, D.C.’s Penn Quarter neighborhood at 724 9th St. NW in the former Ruth’s Chris space. (Spanish and Japanese)

January 2020

(January 17, 2020) Ashok Bajaj, of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group, opens Annabelle, located at 2132 Florida Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20008. (American Fine Dining)

(January 13, 2020) Ruth’s Chris Steak House opens at 21st and L Street, NW, Washington D.C., DC 20036. (Steakhouse)

(January 2020) Cookology21 Professional Culinary School opens at Ballston Quarter, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. (Culinary School)


(Fall 2019) Cranes, a restaurant and sake lounge, opens in Penn Quarter. (Spanish and Japanese)

(2019) DIRT will open along the Paseo at 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Ballston, VA. (Counter-Casual Concept)

(Spring 2019) Emilie’s (3,313 square-foot restaurant) will open at Penn Eleven, the redevelopment of the former Frager’s Hardware store. (American)

(Spring 2019) Namaste Everest will be open at Arlington’s Pentagon Row. (Indian and Nepalese)

(Spring 2019) Vintage78 opens at 2100 P Street NW. (Modern Persian)

December 2019

(December 17, 2019) Salt (+ sister restaurant, Open Road) opens at Central Place Plaza Development, 1201 Wilson Boulevard. (Cocktail Bar & Restaurant)

(December 16, 2019) Annaré opens inside Union Market. (Traditional Italian pasticceria)

November 2019

(November 27, 2019) Viaggio Pizza has opened at National Harbor. (Detroit-style Pizza)

(November 21, 2019) PLNT Burger opens in Silver Spring. (Plant-based)

(November 18, 2019) Parc de Ville opens at 8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA. (French)

(November 18, 2019) Silver Diner opens its 17th location (2nd location in Prince Georges County) at Woodmore Towne Centre. (American)

(November 7, 2019) LEON opens at 350 I Street NW. (Natural Fast Food)

October 2019

(Mid-October) Brasserie Liberté, located in the heart of historic Georgetown at 3251 Prospect Street, NW, 20007. (Modern French)

August 2019

(August 2019) Silver Diner RIO opens at 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, Md., on the first floor next to the AMC Theater. (Diner)

June 2019

(June 24, 2019) Fogo de Chão opening in Pike & Rose neighborhood in North Bethesda, Maryland (11600 Old Georgetown Rd., 20852). (Brazilian)

May 2019

(May 15, 2019) Lost Boy Cider opens in Alexandria, VA. (Cidery)

(May 10, 2019) True Food Kitchen in Arlington, VA, Ballston Quarter, opens at 4238 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1110. (Healthy American)

April 2019

(April 29, 2019) Momofuku CCDC opening of a dedicated to-go counter just inside the front door of the CityCenterDC restaurant. (Asian)

(April 2019) Gerber Group will officially open its first D.C. property, 12 Stories, at The Wharf in late April, located on the top floor of The Intercontinental Hotel. (Bar)

March 2019

(March 8, 2019) Walk Up & Taco, Bar Deco’s take-out taco window opens at 717 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. (Taco)

February 2019

(Late February) Zeppelin opens at 1544 9thStreet, NW, 20001. (Omakase)

(February 20, 2019) Lapop reopens at 1847 Columbia Road NW. (Cafe)

(February 7, 2019) Philz Coffee, a San Francisco-based coffee shop, opens at Arlington’s Ballston Exchange. (Coffee Shop)

January 2019

(January 2019) Catch 22 opens in Washington, D.C. (Seafood Bistro)

(January 2019) Olivia opens at 800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004. (Rustic Mediterranean)


(Early Summer) JINYA Ramen Bar is slated to open at North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose. (Ramen)

(Summer) Duck Duck Goose (DDG) opens in Fells Point Baltimore at 814 South Broadway. (French Brasserie)

(Early 2018) City Winery Washington D.C. will open at 1350 Okie St NE, Washington, DC 20002. (Winery)

(Early 2018) Stromboli Family Restaurant will reopen at 7023 Wisconsin Ave. (Italian)

(Upcoming/No Date Set) DÔA (meaning door in Japanese) will open in D.C. (Japanese)

(Late 2018) El Bebe Taco + Tequila opens in Navy Yard, D.C. at 99 M Street SE. (Mexican)

(Late 2018) CIRCA opens at 99 M Street Southeast. (American)

December 2018

(December 9, 2018) Punch Bowl Social will open its new 25,000-square foot restaurant, bar and entertainment destination (4238 Wilson Blvd) in Arlington’s Ballston Quarter, VA. (American)

(December 5, 2018) Gregorys Coffee opens 4th location at 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW. (Coffee Shop)

(December 3, 2018) Pizzeria Paradiso opens in Washington, DC’s Spring Valley neighborhood at 4850 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. (Pizza)

(December 2018) The Delegate opens at 901 L Street NW in the Shaw neighborhood. (American)

November 2018

(November 19, 2018) Little Dipper Hot Pot House is opening in Fairfax’s Mosaic District, VA. (East Asian)

(November 2018) The Berliner opens at 3401 Water Street NW near the Georgetown waterfront in the space formerly occupied by neighborhood mainstay Malmaison. (Sratch-made wurst and beer garden)

(November 2018) Flower Child opens in Travilah Square, 10072 Darnestown Road. Rockville, MD 20850. (Fast casual healthy)

October 2018

(October 30, 2018) El Sapo Cuban Social Club opens at 8455 Fenton St. (at Wayne Ave.), Silver Spring, MD 20910. (Cuban)

(October 11, 2018) Ejji Ramen opens in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, MD. (Ramen)

(October 9, 2018) The Village Cafe opens in Union Market District at 1272 5th Street, NE. (Coffee/American)

(October 1, 2018) Silver Diner opens at 8250 Gateway Overlook Dr., Elkridge, Md. 21075. (American)

(October 2018) Little Beast opens at 5600 Connecticut Avenue, NW. (Cafe/Bistro)

(October 2018) Thai Chef opens at 1712 Connecticut Ave NW. (Thai Street Food)

September 2018

(Late September) Little Beast opens at 5600 Connecticut Avenue N.W. (Neighborhood café and bistro)

(September 2018) Scotts Restaurant, Bar & Cask Club opens at 927 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. (American)

August 2018

(August 20, 2018) Lupo Verde Osteria opens at 4814 MacArthur Blvd, NW, 20009. (Market)

(August 10, 2018) Little Havana opens at 3704 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C. (Cuban)

(August 7, 2018) JINYA Ramen Bar opens in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose. (Ramen)

July 2018

(July 20, 2018) Legal Sea Foods, Legal Sea Bar opens at Union Station, Washington, D.C. (Seafood)

June 2018

(June 27, 2018) Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opens at 10062 Darnestown Rd., Rockville, MD 20850. (Mexican)

(June 25, 2018) San Lorenzo Ristorante + Bar opens in Shaw neighborhood. (Tuscany/Italian)

(June 21, 2018) The Observation Deck at CEB Tower opens at 1201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209. (Observation Deck)

(June 19, 2018) Poca Madre opens in Chinatown, D.C. (Mexican)

(June 4, 2018) Pappe (pronounced pah-pay) opens at 1317 14th Street, NW in Washington, DC. (Indian)

(June 2018) 1310 Kitchen & Bar opens in the Georgetown Inn. (American)

May 2018

(May 29, 2018) Tiki Taco opens at 2010 P St NW. (Hawaiian)

(May 22, 2018) Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, GDL Italian by Giada restaurant opens in Horseshoe Baltimore. (Italian)

(May 18, 2018) Lupo Marino, opens at 40 Pearl Street, SW, 20024. (Southern Italian)

(May 16, 2018) Taylor Gourmet opens 18th location at 926 Rose Avenue, Bethesda, MD. (Fast Casual Sandwich Shop)

(May 2018) Buena Vida opens at 8407 Ramsey Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. (Mexican)

April 2018

(April 21, 2018) Tastemakers opens at 2800 10th Street NE. (Multi-food vendor location)

(April 18, 2018) Lupo Verde Osteria opened at 4814 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington DC, 20009. (Rustic Italian)

(April 6, 2018) Taco Bamba Chinatown will open at 11 am FridaySaturday before adding breakfast hours on Monday, April 9. (Taqueria)

(April 3, 2018) All-Purpose Pizzeria opens in Capitol Riverfront at 79 Potomac Ave SE. (Pizza)

(April 2, 2018) Cuisine Solutions opens at 22445 Sous Vide Lane, Sterling, VA. (Sous-vide Operation)

(April 2018) Tacos, Tortas & Tequila (TTT) & Buena Vida, which will be located at 8407 Ramsey Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. (Mexican)

(April 2018) Peri Peri Original opening at Hilltop Village Center located at Telegraph Road and Beulah Street in Alexandria, VA. (Portuguese Chicken)

March 2018

(March 24, 2018) Del Campo closes and will be replaced by Taco Bamba and Poca Madre. (Mexican Fine Dining)

(March 19, 2018) The Capital Burger opens in Mount Vernon Square. (Burgers)

(March 16, 2018) TacoArepa opens along with sister concept Frida Beer Garden on March 16, 2018 at 4905 Fairmont Avenue in Bethesda. (Tacos)

(Mid-March 2018) SABABA opens at 3309 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20008. (Mid-Israeli)

(March 2018) Taqueria Local opens at 1627 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. (Mexican)

January 2018

(January 18, 2018) honeygrow opens on Rockville Pike. (Noodles/Rice)

(January 12, 2018) Paradiso Game Room opens at 3282 M St NW, Washington, DC. (Game Room/Arcade)

(January 1, 2018) Spark opens in the old Engine Co 12 space, 1626 North Capitol Street NW. (Caribbean/American)

December 2017

(December 21, 2017) Karma Modern Indian will open its doors in Mount Vernon Square (611 I Street NW). (Upscale Indian)

November 2017

(November 29, 2017) Gordon Ramsay Steak opens at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. (Steakhouse)

(November 15, 2017) 1986 – The Whiskey Bar opens at 121 South Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. (Whiskey Bar)

(November 14, 2017) Chuy’s opens at the Festival at Riva, located at 2339 Forest Drive. (Tex-Mex)

(November 13, 2017) Nando’s PERi-PERi opens at 12120 Sunset Hills Road in the RTC West development, Reston, VA. (South-African-Portuguese)

(November 9, 2017) Cork Wine Bar, as it joins its sibling concept, Cork Market, under one roof at 1805 14th St. NW and rebrands as Cork Wine Bar & Market. (Wine Bar/Market)

(November 8, 2017) Taco Bamba Lunch Counter opens at Del Campo in Chinatown. (Mexican Street Food Carryout)

(November 7, 2017) Supra opens at 1205 11th Street, NW. (Georgian)

(November 6, 2017) Bindaas open at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. (Indian)

(November 6, 2017) RARE Steak and Seafood will open at 1595 I Street, NW. (Steak/Seafood)

(November 3, 2017) The Hitch opens in Chantilly, VA (Same family as Blackwall Hitch and The Greene Turtle). (American)

October 2017

(October 11, 2017) The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille opens in Frederick County, in Urbana at 3501 John Simmons Street Suite 101A. (American)

(October 5, 2017) Chick-fil-A opens at Reagan National Airport (DCA), 1 Aviation Circle. (American)

(October 2, 2017) Bold Bite opens at 1028 19th Street NW. (Hot dogs & Fries)

(October 2, 2017) City Tap Dupont (1250 Connecticut Ave NW; 202-878-8235) opens. (American)

(October 2017) TacoArepa will opens on Fairmont Avenue in Bethesda, MD. (Caribbean/Latin American)

(October 2017) Bindaas opens at The Shops at 2000 PENN, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20006. (Indian Street Food)

(October 2017) La Favola is open in the Mosaic District in the Merrifield neighborhood of Fairfax, Virginia. (Italian)

(Fall 2017) Supra opening at 1205 11thStreet, NW. (Georgian)

(Fall 2017) Chloe opens on Washington D.C.’s southeast waterfront. (European/Mediterranean)

September 2017

(September 25, 2017) JINYA Ramen Bar opened at 1336 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. (Ramen)

(September 14, 2017) The Washington Redskins Burgundy & Gold Club opened at Washington Dulles International Airport. (American)

(September 14, 2017) Taco Bamba opens in Springfield, VA. (Tacos)

(September 13, 2017) Calle Cinco, from Schlow Restaurant Group opened adjacent to Alta Strada at 465 K Street, NW. (Tapas)

(September 9, 2017) Wilson Hardware (2915 Wilson Blvd) opens in Clarendon, VA. (Bar/Lounge)

(September 2017) George’s Chophouse opening in Bethesda, MD. (American)

August 2017

(August 5, 2017) Pinstripes Bistro-Bowling-Bocce is set to open its doors to Bethesda at Pike & Rose on Saturday, August 5. (American/Bowling/Bocce)

(August 2017) Dog Haus opening in Bethesda, MD at Woodmont Triangle. (Hot Dogs/Burgers)

(August 2017) George’s Chophouse opens on the first floor of 4935 Bar & Kitchen on Cordell Avenue in Bethesda. (American)

July 2017

(July 8, 2017) Pizzeria Paradiso opens at 4800 Rhode Island Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781. (Pizza)

June 2017

(June 2017) Dolce and Bean opens in the Alexandria, VA. (Dessert Boutique)

(June 2017) The G.O.A.T opens at 3028 Wilson Boulevard, Clarendon, VA. (Sports Bar/Lounge)

(June 14, 2017) True Food Kitchen opens in Bethesda, MD. (Healthy)

(June 1, 2017) The Salt Line opens at 79 Potomac Avenue SE. (New England Style Food)

May 2017

(May 26, 2017) Sugar Factory American Brasserie, opens in Northern Virginia in Pentagon City (1100 Hayes Street, Arlington, VA). (Restaurant/Candy Store)

(May 2017) Capo Deli opening in the Shaw neighborhood. (Deli)

(May 2017) JRINK Juicery opened on 14th St. (Juice)

April 2017

(April 21, 2017) Sagamore Spirit will open on East Cromwell Street in Port Covington (Baltimore). (Whiskey Distillery)

(April 21, 2017) Tropical Smoothie Cafe is opening at 425 I Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20001. (Smoothies)

March 2017

(March 30, 2017) Taqueria del Barrio opens at 821 Upshur St NW; 202-723-0200. (Mexian Taqueria)

(March 29, 2017) Sloppy Mama’s is now open at Union Market. (BBQ)

(March 20, 2017) BABA opens in the heart of Clarendon at 2901 Wilson Blvd, 22201. (Balkan)

February 2017

(February 20, 2017) Alta Strada opens in the Mosaic District, VA. (Italian)

(Mid-February 2017) Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood opens in Ashburn, Virginia, in the development called One Loudoun. (Steak/Seafood)

January 2017

(January 2017) Le DeSales opens in the heart of Golden Triangle at 1725 DeSales Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036. (French)

(January 2017) BABA opens at 2901 Wilson Blvd, 22201, Clarendon, VA. (Balkan/European)

(January 4, 2017) DCity Smokehouse reopens at 203 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20001. (BBQ)

(2017) No Exact Date

(End of 2017) Gordon Ramsay Steak opens in Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. (Steak)

(Spring 2017) The Salt Line opens at 79 Potomac Avenue SE, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. (New England Style Fish House)

(2017) Gentle Harvest opens at 8372 W Main Street Marshall, VA 20115. (Retail Food/Drive-Thru)

(2017) World of Beer opens at 7200 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. (Beer)

(2017) Dean & DeLuca opens at 4747 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. (Gourmet Grocery)

(Early 2017) Q by Peter Chang opens on East-West Highway in downtown Bethesda. (Chinese)

(2017) Modern Market opens at 1010 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC. (Healthy Fast Casual)

(Fall 2017) Rare Steakhouse opens in the LiUNA building at 1595 I St. NW. (Steakhouse)

(Late Fall 2017) La Vie opens at The Wharf, SW Waterfront, DC. (French/Mediterranean)

(Late Summer 2017) Wilson Hardware opens at 2915 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA. (Contemporary American)

(Summer 2017) Isabella Eatery, a 10-concept food emporium to open in Tysons Galleria in summer 2017

(Early 2017) Arroz opens in Marriott Marquis, NW, DC. (Spanish/Portuguese/North African)

(Early 2017) Requin opens in Southwest Waterfront. (French Mediterranean)

(Early 2017) True Food Kitchen will open in the Solaire Building near Bethesda Row. (Healthy)

(2017) Astro Fried Chicken & Donuts opening in Downtown Los Angeles at 6th Street between Olive and Grand. (Donuts)

(Fall 2016) eatsa opens at 1627 K Street NW. (Bento Bowls)

(Late 2016) Thompson Hospitality opening a new southern style concept in old Austin Grill space. (Southern)

(2016) Paisano’s Pizza to Open Nine New Locations in D.C. (Pizza)

(2016) Addie’s Restaurant will reopen at 12435 Park Potomac Avenue in Potomac, Md. (American)

(2016) Cava Grill will open four more locations in Shaw DC, Northern VA: Alexandria, Vienna and Gainesville. (Mediterranean)

(Spring 2016) Cava Grill opens at 1220 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. (Mediterranean)

(Early 2016) Cava Grill opens in Downtown Silver Spring, MD at 8515 Fenton St. (Mediterranean)

(Late Summer 2016) Matchbox opens in Arlington, VA and Short Pump, VA. (Casual American)

(Late Summer 2016) The Dish & Dram opens in Kensington, MD. (Various Countries Influence)

(Late Summer 2016) Ocean Prime opens in the Colorado Building at 1341 G Street, NW. (Modern American)

(Late Summer 2016) The Bird opens at 1337 11th St NW, DC at the Corner of O St. (Poultry Centric)

(Early 2016) The Waterfront Market & Café opens at 7 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314. (Seafood)

(2016) TenPenh restaurant reopens in Tysons Corner, VA. (American)

(2016) Bourbon Coffee opens in Tysons Corner, VA. (Coffee Shop)

(Spring 2016) Radiator opens on the 14th Street Corridor, Rhode Island Avenue. (Cocktail Bar)

(Spring 2016) Jinya Ramen Bar opens in the Mosaic District, VA. (Ramen)

(2016 Bethesda, MD Openings)

Butchers Alley opens at 4961 Bethesda Avenue. (Butcher Shop)

Duck Duck Goose opens at 7929 Norfolk Avenue. (French)

Kapnos Kouzina opens at 4900 Hampden Lane. (Greek)

Modern Market opens at 4930 Elm Street. (American)

Pi Pizzeria opens at 7137 Wisconsin Avenue. (Pizza)

Tapp’d Bethesda opens at 4915 St. Elmo Avenue. (Taphouse)

Sugarfina opened on Bethesda Avenue on January 8th and Henry’s Sweet Retreat is projected to open on St. Elmo Ave. in June (Candy Stores). Tropical Smoothie Café opened February 8th on Elm Street in downtown Bethesda. Bethesda Crab House recently underwent renovations and reopened with their regular hours on February 12th. On February 26th, Tommy Joes reopened on Norfolk Avenue in the second floor space formerly occupied by Roof Bethesda and Urban Heights. City Burger on Wisconsin Avenue will reopen as Fish Taco in April 2016.
November 2016

(November 29, 2016) Eatsa opens at 1627 K Street NW. (Burrito Bowls)

(November 2016) Decades Nightclub open at 1219 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. (80’s/90’s/00’s Nightclub)

(November 11, 2016) On Rye opens at 740 6th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. (Deli)

(November 1, 2016) The Shaw Bijou opens at 1544 9th St. NW. (Modern American)

(November 2016) Farmers & Distillers opens at 600 Massachusetts Avenue, D.C. (American)

(November 2016) 1230 Restaurant & Champagne Lounge opens at 1230 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001. (French-American Nouveau)
October 2016

(October 31, 2016) The Bird opens at 1337 11th St NW, DC at the SE corner of 11th & O. (Poultry-centric)

(October 12, 2016) Wingstop opens at 1302 Smallwood Drive West, Suite F11, Waldorf, MD. (Wings)

(October 4, 2016) HalfSmoke opens at 651 Florida Ave. NW, DC. (Fast Casual)

(October 1, 2016) Dirty Habit Restaurant and Bar opens at 555 8th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004. (Bar)

(October 2016) Tredici Enoteca opens in The St. Gregory Hotel (Tredici) in Dupont Circle at 2033 M Street, NW, 20036. (Mediterranean)

(October 2016) Ambar opens at 2901 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201. (Balkan)

(October 2016) Muse Paintbar opens its 21st location in the National Harbor. (Painting/Bar)
September 2016

(September 17, 2016) Nando’s Peri Peri opens in Arlington, VA. (South African/Portuguese)

(September 12, 2016) Aperto is now open in Foggy Bottom (2013 I Street NW). (Italian)

(September 11, 2016) Nando’s Peri Peri opens in Woodley Park, D.C. (South African/Portuguese)

(September 8, 2016) Taco Bamba opens in Vienna, VA. (Tacos)
August 2016

(August 25, 2016) matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit opens in Pentagon City. (American)

(August 23, 2016) Uptown Alley opens at Manassas Mall (8300 Sudley Road, Manassas, Va.). (Concert Venue)

(August 22, 2016) Burtons Grill opens at 21434 Epicerie Plaza, Sterling, Virginia, 20165. (American)

(August 22, 2016) Sakerum opens at 2204 14th St NW, D.C. (Sushi Bar)

(August 2016) Service Bar DC opens at 9th and U Street NW. (Bar)
July 2016

(July 29, 2016) Vieux Carre opens at 1413 K Street NW. (New Orleans Style Cocktail Bar)

(July 13, 2016) Pamplona opens on Clarendon Boulevard, VA. (Spanish)

(July 13, 2016) Bindaas opening at 3309 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20008, next door to Ardeo. (Indian Street Food)

(July 12, 2016) Silver Diner opens at 5120 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, Md. 21704. (American)

(July 2016) Casalore opens in Glover Park Hotel. (Coastal Italian)
June 2016

(June 29, 2015) Beefsteak opens in Montgomery Mall and Tenleytown neighborhood of D.C. (4531 Wisconsin Ave NW) (Fast Casual)

(June 22, 2016) Farewell opens on H Street, NE. (American)

(June 18, 2016) BUCKEYE + BEAR opens in Dupont Circle. (Concert Venue)

(June 10, 2016) Beefsteak opens in Tenleytown. (Vegetarian/Fast Casual)

(June 2, 2016) Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap opens at One Loudoun, 20376 Exchange Street in Ashburn. (American)
May 2016

(May 2016) Bonfire opening at 1132 19th Street, NW. (Campfire)

(May 2, 2016) Ottoman Taverna opens at 425 I Street, NW, Suite #107, Washington, DC 20001, located between K & I on 4th Street) (Turkish)
April 2016

(April 19, 2016) Radiator opens at 1430 Rhode Island Ave. NW. (Contemporary American)

(April 16, 2016) Nando’s Peri-Peri opens in the Mosaic District, VA. (Portugese/African)

(April 15, 2016) Conosci opens in Alta Strada Vista, D.C. (Italian)

(April 2016) Open Road opening at 99M on Washington’s Capitol Riverfront. (American)

(April 7, 2016) Bangkok Joe’s reopens at 3000 K St., NW, Washington, D.C. (Thai)

(April 5, 2016) Smashburger opens in Rockville, MD. (Burger)

(April 2, 2016) Kapnos at the Park opens at Nationals Park. (Greek)

(April 2, 2016) Catchfly Kitchen will open at Nationals Park. (Southern)
March 2016

(March 7, 2016) Carluccio’s opens at Pike & Rose retail and housing community in North Bethesda, MD. (Italian)

(March 7, 2016) Kapnos Kouzina opens in Bethesda, MD. (Greek)

(Late March 2016) Bonfire opens in Dupont Circle. (Craft Cocktails/New American)

(March 2016) Zannchi opens at 1529 Wisconsin Ave NW, D.C. (Korean)

(March 2016) Hugo will open in WK Hearth in Loudon County, VA. (Cocktail Bar)

(March 2016) DC-3 opens in Dulles International Airport. (Hot Dogs)

(March 2016) Burtons Grill & Bar opens in the Hilltop Village Center at Telegraph Road and Beulah Street in Alexandria, Virginia, 22315. (Contemporary American)

(March 22, 2016) Alta Strada, opening in the CityVista development at 465 K Street, NW. (Italian)

(March 18, 2016) Shophouse opens in Downtown, Silver Spring, MD. (Southeast Asian)
February 2016

(February 27, 2016) Nando’s Peri-Peri opens on H St. NE. (South African-Portugese)

(February-end of month) Palette 22 opens at 4053 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA, 22206. (Contemporary American)

(February 22, 2016) (Wow! Have not seen an opening for one of these in ages…) Roy Rogers opens in Aspen Hills, MD. (Fast Casual)

(February 18, 2016) Drift on 7th opens at 1819 7th St NW (Shaw). (Seafood/Blue Catfish)

(Mid-February 2016) Espita Mezcaleria opens at 1250 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001. (Southern Mexican)

(February 9, 2016) Hawthorne opens on U Street, NW. (American Bistro)

(February 9, 2016) The Columbia Room re-opens in Shaw’s Blagden Alley. (Craft Cocktails)

(February 8, 2016) Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants open in Ashburn, VA. (American)
January 2016

(January 28, 2016) matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit opens in Potomac Mills, VA. (American)

(January 19, 2016) Chuy’s opens at 2641 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192. (Tex-Mex)

(January 2016) Espita Mezcaleria opens in Shaw at 1250 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001. (Mexican)

(January 2016) Palette 22 opens at Shirlington at 4053 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA, 22206. (International)

(Winter 2015) Cotton & Reed opens at Union Market at 1330 Fifth St. NE. (Rum Distillery)
December 2015

(Early December 2015) TAKODA opens 715 Florida Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20001. (American/Beer Garden)

(Mid-December 2015) Quarter+Glory opens on U Street, NW, Washington, D.C. (Bar/Club)

(December 2015) Chuy’s opens at 2641 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192. (Tex-Mex)

(December 9, 2015) Kapnos Taverna opens in Reagan National Airport, VA. (Mediterranean)

(December 5, 2015) The Habit Burger Grill opens in Ashburn, VA. (Burgers)
November 2015

(November 30, 2015) Yona opens in Arlington, VA. (Japanese/Korean)

(November 2015) Texas Jacks Barbecue opens at 2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201. (BBQ)

(November 2015) The Shaw Bijou opens at 1544 9th St. NW. (Modern American)

(November 16, 2015) matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit opens in Ashburn, VA. (Pizza)

(November 16, 2015) Pennsylvania 6 opens at 1350 I Street, NW. (American)

(November 2015) Lupo Verde opens at 4814 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington DC, 20009. (Italian)

(November 2015) Freehand opens in Shaw. (French/Asian)

(November 2015) Kyirisan opens in Shaw. (Asian-French Bistro)

(November 17, 2015) Secret Chopsticks opens in Arlington, Virginia at 1850 Fort Myer Drive, 22209. (Chinese)

(November 2, 2015) Paisano’s Pizza opened November 2nd in the former Naked Pizza space on Del Ray Avenue. (Pizza)
October 2015

(October 27, 2015) Soup UpBethesda opened in the Peri Point building on October 27th. (Soup)

(October 24, 2015) Chop’t opened on the ground floor for the Flats at Bethesda Avenue building. (Salad)
(October 22, 2015) American Tandoor opens in Tysons Corner Center. (Indian)

(October 22, 2015) Gusto Italian Grill opens in Bethesda, MD. (Italian)

(October 2015) Founding Farmers opens in Reston, VA. (American)

(October 2015) Chase the Submarine opens in Vienna, VA. (Sandwich/Butcher Shop)

(October 2015) Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap opens in Alexandria, Virginia at 401 E. Braddock Road, 22301. (Pizza)

(October 1, 2015) Thai by Thai opens at Dunn Loring Metro – Merrifield Metro Station, 2676A Avenir Place, Vienna VA 22180. (Thai)

(October 1, 2015) Tadich Grill opens at 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. (American)
September 2015

(September 28, 2015) Stanford Grill opens at 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard in Rockville, MD. (American/Japanese)

(September 25, 2015) Silver opens in Bethesda, MD. (Upscale Diner)

(September 2015) Stanford Grill opens in Rockville/Potomac, MD. (American)

(September 2015) Texas Jacks Barbecue opens in Arlington, VA. (Barbecue)

(September 7, 2015) SUCCOTASH opens at Maryland National Harbor at 186 Waterfront Street. (Southern)

(September 2, 2015) Cava Grill opens in Reagan National Airport. (Mediterranean)

(2015) Circa opening at Washington’s Capitol Riverfront. (American)

(Late 2015) The Shaw Bijou opens in Shaw, D.C. (Modern American/Global)

(Late 2015) Espita Mezcaleria opening in Shaw. (Oaxacan)

(Late 2015) All Purpose opens in Shaw. (Roman/Italian-American)

(Late 2015) Buttercream Bakeshop opening in Shaw. (Bakery)

(Multiple Dates/Locations) Cava Grille opens in various locations including Ashburn, VA and Reagan National Airport. (Mediterranean)

September 2015

(September 2015) L’Hommage Bistro Francais opens in Mount Vernon Square. (French)

(Summer 2015) The Riggsby opens in the Carlyle Hotel at 1731 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. (American/European Influence)

(Summer 2015) Soup Up D.C. opens in Bethesda, MD. (Soup)

(Summer 2015) Paisano’s Pizza opens in Bethesda, MD. (Pizza)

(Summer 2015) PassionFish opens in Bethesda, MD. (Seafood)

(Summer 2015) Kapnos Kouzina opens in Bethesda Row, MD. (Mediterranean)

(Summer 2015) Kapnos Taverna opens in Reagan National Airport. (Mediterranean)

(Summer 2015) Fare Well opens on H St. NE. (Vegan)

(Spring 2015) Succotash opens on the National Harbor. (Southern)

(Spring 2015) Olde Towne Inn Largo “OTI Largo” opens inside the Avi Hotel located at 9421 Largo Drive West in Prince George’s County, MD. (Home Style Cuisine)

(Late Spring 2015) Claudia’s Steakhouse is opening at 1501 K St. NW. (Steakhouse)

(First Quarter 2015) Tadich Grill opens at 10th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC. (American)

(Early 2015) Stanton & Greene opens on Capitol Hill. (Bar)
August 2015

(August 29, 2015) Arepa Zone opens in Union Market. (Venezuelan)

(August 28, 2015) SKWR KABOBLINE opens in Downtown DC at 1400 K Street, NW. (Kabobs)

(August 17, 2015) Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken opens in Falls Church, VA. (American)

(August 4, 2015) Wesley’s Southern Cuisine opens in Bowie Town Center. (Soul Food)
July 2015

(July 30, 2015) Pepita Cantina opens in Ballston, VA. (Mexican)

(July 22, 2015) Garrison opens in Barrack’s Row. (American)

(July 20, 2015) Page opens at Reagan National Airport. (Comfort)

(July 13, 2015) The Riggsby, opens in the Carlyle Hotel at 1731 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. (American)

(July 13, 2015) Not Your Average Joe’s opens in Bethesda, MD. (American)

(July 1, 2015) Magnolia’s on King opens at 703 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. (Southern)
June 2015

(June 25, 2015) The Royal opens in LeDroit Park, D.C. (Coffee Shop/American)

(June 25, 2015) Nido opens at 2214 Rhode Island Ave NE. (Mediterranean)

(June 25, 2015) Fig & Olive opens in City Center DC. (Contemporary American)

(June 22, 2015) PAUL Bakery opens in Bethesda, MD. (French)

(June 11, 2015) Prequel opens at 918 F Street, NW. (Wine Bar)

(June 8, 2015) Blackwall Hitch opens at 5 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA. (Seafood)

(June 1, 2015) Centrolina Market opens in CityCenter DC on May 26, 2015 and the Osteria opens June 1, 2015. (Italian)

(June 1, 2015) Tupelo Honey Cafe will open at 1616 N. Troy Street, Arlington, VA 22201. (Southern Food)
May 2015

(May 28, 2015) Hula Girl Bar & Grill opened at 4044 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA, 22206. (Hawaiian)

(May 2015) Pennsylvania 6 opening in McPherson Square. (American)

(May 29, 2015) Jug & Table opening at 2446 18th St NW. (Contemporary American)

(May 20, 2015) The Speak opens on K st. NW. (Speakeasy)

(May 20, 2015) Ankara opens at 1320 19th Street, NW. (Turkish)

(May 13, 2015) Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria e Bar opens today at Westfield Montgomery. (Pizza)

(May 4, 2015) Veloce opens at 1828 L St., NW. (Pizza)

(Early May 2015) Neyla of Georgetown moves to Reston Town Center at 11898 Market Street, Reston, Virginia. (Mediterranean)
April 2015

(April 23, 2015) Pizza Studio opens in DuPont Circle. (Pizza)

(April 2015) Bethesda Restaurant Openings: Barrel & Crow (Regional American), Community (Diner), Gusto Italian Grill (Italian), Kapanos Kouzina (Greek), Urban Heights, Villain & Saint (Healthy Bar Food/Live Music).

(April 14, 2015) ALL SET RESTAURANT & BAR opens in Montgomery Center in Downtown Silver Spring, MD. (Modern New England)

(April 13, 2015) &Pizza opens in DuPont Circle. (Pizza)

(April 17, 2015) Spinfire Pizza opens in Arlington, VA. (Pizza)
March 2015

(March 2015) Beefsteak opens on the George Washington University campus at the new Science & Engineering Hall at 800 22nd Street NW. (Vegetable Fast Casual)

(March 2015) Provision No. 14 will open at 2100 14th Street NW Washington, DC. (American)
February 2015

(February 25, 2015) Mason Social opens in Alexandria, VA. (American)

(Late February 2015) Pizza Studio opens in DuPont Circle. (Pizza)

(February 12, 2015) Highline RXR opens in Crystal City, VA. (American Restaurant/Bar)

(February 2, 2015) Ted’s Bulletin opens first location in MD in Gaithersburg. (American/Breakfast)

(February 5, 2015) Founding Farmers opens in Tyson’s Corner, VA. (American)

(2015) Pepita slated to open in Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, VA. (Mexican)
January 2015

(January 26, 2015) Bastille opens at 606 North Fayette Street, VA. (French)

(January 24, 2015) Good Food Markets opens on Rhode Island Ave., DC. (Grocery Store)

(January 22, 2015) Bistrot Royal opens in Alexandria, VA. (French)

(January 2015) Kapnos Taverna opens in Ballston, VA. (Mediterranean)

(January 15, 2015) Mango Tree opens in City Center. (Thai)
December 2014

(December 15, 2014) Dolci Gelati opens in CityMarket on O in Shaw. (Gelato)

(December 11, 2014) 100 Montaditos opens at the Navy Yard. (Spanish)
Fall 2014

(Fall 2014) Rare Sweets opens in City Center. (Bakery)

(October 14, 2014) Mama Rouge opens in Georgetown. (Asian/French Fusion)
September 2014

(September 15, 2014) PAUL Bakery Cafe opens in Metro Center. (French)

(September 12, 2014) Georgetown Piano Bar opens in Georgetown. (American)

(September 10, 2014) Graffiato opens in Richmond, VA. (Italian)

(Mid-September) Del Frisco’s Grill opens in Pike & Rose neighborhood in Rockville, MD. (Steakhouse)

(September 13, 2014) DBGB opens in City Center. (French/American)
August 2014

(August 26, 2014) Chuy’s opens in Fairfax, VA. (Tex-Mex)
July 2014

(July 21, 2014) Boss Shepherd’s opens in Penn Quarter. (Southern)

(July 2014) Chaplin Cocktail Bar opens at 1501 9th st. NW. (American)
June 2014

(June 9, 2014) Legal Seafoods opens at Reagan National Airport. (Seafood)

(June 7, 2014) Noelia Italian Kitchen opens in Metro Center. (Italian)

(June 2014) TICO opens on 14th street. (Latin)
May 2014

(May 21, 2014) Cafe Deluxe West End opens on 22nd & M st. NW. (American)

(May 15, 2014) Dino’s Grotto opens in Shaw. (Italian)

(May 10, 2014) Macon Bistro & Larder opens in Chevy Chase, MD. (French/Southern)
April 2014

(April 25, 2014) STK opens in Dupont Circle. (Steakhouse)

(April 21, 2014) &pizza opens at Monroe Street Market in Brookland. (Pizza)

(April 17, 2014) TKO Burger opens at 2350 Washington Place, NE, 20018 Rhode Island/Brentwood metro. (Burgers)

(April 15, 2014) Soi 38 opens at 2101 L Street, NW. (Thai Street Food)

(April 2014) Red Light, Cocktails & Dessert Bar at 1401 R St. NW (Bar)

(April 2014) Macon Bistro & Larder, 5520 Connecticut Avenue, NW Chevy Chase (Southern French Bistro)

(April 2014) Uprising Muffin Company opens on Georgia Avenue. (Baked Goods)
March 2014

(March 2014) Dolcezza slated to open across from Union Market. (Gelato)

(March 31, 2014) Toro Toro opens at 1300 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005. (Latin)
February 2014

(February 28, 2014) The Carolina Kitchen opens on Rhode Island Avenue. (Southern Cuisine)

(February 27, 2014) Heavy Seas Alehouse opens in Rosslyn, VA. (Craft Beer)

(February 21, 2014) Fiola Mare opens on Georgetown Waterfront. (Italian)

(February 20, 2014) Lupo Verde opens at 1401 T Street, NW, 20009 (Italian).

(February 7, 2014) Pinstripes Bocce, Bowling & Bistro opens in Georgetown. (Bistro)

(February 2014) GCDC slated to open one block from the White House. (Grilled Cheese Bar)
January 2014

(January 30, 2014) Ted’s Bulletin opens in Reston Town Center. (American)

(January 24, 2014) Menu MBK opens in Penn Quarter. (Bistro)

(January 15, 2014) Au Bon Pain opens at 801 17th Street NW. (Sandwiches)

(January 13, 2014) Custom Fuel opens at Shaw/Howard. (Pizza)

(January 9, 2014) Bidwell opens in Union Market NE. (American)

(January 2014) El Rey Mexican Beer Garden opens on U st. NW. (Mexican)

(January 2014) Rí Rá Irish Pub opens at 3123-3125 M Street, NW. (Irish)

(First Quarter 2014) Mad Fox Brewing Company opens in Glover Park (Brewery/American)

(January 2014) The Carolina Kitchen slated to open at Rhode Island Row (Southern/Comfort)

(Spring 2014) Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar slated to open in Tysons Corner. (Latin)

(Spring 2014) Cafe Deluxe is slated to open in the West End, 22nd and M Streets, NW on the ground floor of the currently under construction Hilton Garden Inn. (American)

(Summer 2014) Kapnos Taverna slated to open in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, VA (Greek)
December 2013

(December 20, 2013) Agua 301 opens at the Yards. (Latin)

(December 2013) Silo slated to open in Mt. Vernon Square. (Swiss/French/Modern American)

(December 20, 2013) Catch 15 opens on K st. NW (Bar/Lounge)

(December 8, 2013) Republic opens in Takoma Park, MD. (Casual Bistro)

(December 2013) Flight Wine Bar is due to open in Penn Quarter at 777 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC. (Wine)

(Mid-November) RIS at Union Market. (American)

(November 2013) City Tap House will open in City Center. (American Pub)

(October 2013) The Mediterranean Way Gourmet Market opens in Dupont Circle. (Mediterranean)

(October 22, 2013) Smashburger opens in Germantown. (Burgers)

(October 18, 2013) ENO Wine Room opens in Georgetown. (Wine Bar)

(October 2013) Eat the Rich opens in Shaw neighborhood, DC. (Oysters)

(September 18, 2013) Vino Volo opens in Tysons Corner, VA (Wine Bar & Shop)

(September 6, 2013) Thally opens in Shaw. (Modern American)

(September 6, 2013) Mandalay opens in Shaw. (Burmese)

(September 6, 2013) Baby Whale opens in Shaw. (Casual)

(Fall 2013) The Carolina Kitchen is slated to open in Rhode Island Row, Washington, DC (Southern)

(August 2013) Doi Moi opens on 14th Street NW (Thai/Vietnamese)

(August 19, 2013) Shophouse opens in Georgetown (Southeast Asian)

(August 19, 2013) Ted’s Bulletin opens at 1818 14th Street NW (American)

(August 16, 2013) Paladar Latin Kitchen Opens in Rockville, MD (Latin American)

(Early August 2013) Smashburger Opens in Dupont Circle (Burgers)

(July 5, 2013) Kapnos Opens on 14th Street NW (Greek)

(Early July 2013) Bearnaise Opens on Capitol Hill (315 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC) (Steak & Frites)

(June 28, 2013) Osteria Marzano Opens In Alexandria, VA (Italian)

(June 25, 2013) Shake Shack Opens in Penn Quarter (Burgers)

(June 12, 2013) &Pizza Opens on U Street, NW (Pizza)

(June 4, 2013) Tavern64 Opens in Reston, VA (American)

(May 9, 2013) Mi Cocina Opens in Chevy Chase at The Pavilion (Tex-Mex)