Get your reservation-making trigger finger ready, because summer restaurant week is back -- and if you want to get a steeply discounted table at one of the city's best restaurants, you'll have to act fast. The full list of participating restaurants is available at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington website. As is customary for the one-week prix-fixe meal deal, lunches will be $20.13, and dinners will be $35.13. Better get a move on.


The Oval Room, along with other Ashok Bajaj restaurants, will be participating in Summer Restaurant Week. (Courtesy of The Oval Room)

Some newcomers to the restaurant scene will be participating in summer restaurant week. They include: