Bantam King in Chinatown is the second ramen shop from the team behind nearby Daikaya. (Farrah Skeiky)


Bantam KingThe Daikaya team opens another ramen shop (plus fried chicken), but this one focuses on chicken.

Beefsteak Tenleytown: José Andrés's fast-casual, vegetable-centric chain opened its third location in the District.

Beefsteak North Bethesda: The Westfield Montgomery location is the first in Maryland for the chain.

Chao Ku: The project from John Fielding of Broad Branch Market and former Tabard Inn chef Paul Pelt serves fast-casual Chinese fare.

Cheesetique Ballston: Now there's a third location where you can sample the 40 Eats-worthy Pimiento grilled cheese.

District Doughnut GeorgetownThe temporary storefront will be open through the end of the year in Cady's Alley.

Fare WellThe plant-based diner is from Sticky Fingers owner Doron Petersan.

HazelChef Rob Rubba (Tallula) is back in the kitchen at this new Neighborhood Restaurant Group spot in Shaw.

HipCityVeg: It's a bit like fast food, but vegan.

Homestead: Expect "polished comfort food" at this sprawling Petworth watering hole.

Jinya Ramen: The California-based chain opened its first East Coast location, in the Mosaic District.

KingbirdThe dual-concept restaurant at the revamped Watergate offers a la carte and prix fixe experiences.

Pizzeria Vetri: You can get meter-long pizzas at this Philadelphia import.

RPM Italian: Reality stars Giuliana and Bill Rancic are among the names attached to the modern Italian restaurant near the Convention Center.

Slim's Diner: This Petworth spot offers classic diner fare morning, noon and night.

Timber Pizza: Another newbie in Petworth, the first permanent location for the former mobile-only business.


DC-3The Matchbox-owned hot dog joint closed its Capitol Hill shop to focus on expanding at airports.

DomkuThe Slavic and Scandinavian restaurant opened in 2005.

La FourchetteThis French restaurant had been an Adams Morgan mainstay for almost 40 years.

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