Bantam King: The 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.
District Doughnut Georgetown: The temporary storefront will be open through the end of the year in Cady's Alley.
Fare Well: The plant-based diner is from Sticky Fingers owner Doron Petersan.
Hazel: Chef 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.
Kingbird: The 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-3: The Matchbox-owned hot dog joint closed its Capitol Hill shop to focus on expanding at airports.
Domku: The Slavic and Scandinavian restaurant opened in 2005.
La Fourchette: This French restaurant had been an Adams Morgan mainstay for almost 40 years.