Zannchi: With Zannchi, recent Georgetown MBA graduate Eunjung Kim brings a taste of Korean cuisine to Georgetown.
Whaley's: With sunny service and high-quality seafood from the team behind DGS, you've got the dinner equivalent of a day at the beach in Southeast -- hold the sand.
Conosci: Conosci, Michael Schlow's fish-focused spot adjacent to sibling Alta Strada, feels intimate, like grazing at a small cocktail party where the hosts happen to be stylish friends.
EatBar: Neighborhood Restaurant Group and Nate Anda revive and reboot the meaty EatBar in Capitol Hill.
All-Purpose: A partnership between the owners of Red Hen and Boundary Stone restaurants in Bloomingdale, All-Purpose updates some of the Italian-American taste memories of chef Michael Friedman's youth.
Ottoman Taverna: Restaurateur Hakan Ilhan pays homage to his home country of Turkey, to pleasing effect in this looker of a dining room in Mount Vernon Triangle.
Requin: Jennifer Carroll is serving up fine French-Mediterranean fare at the Mike Isabella property in the former Gypsy Soul space in Fairfax's Mosaic District.
Alta Strada: Michael Schlow's neighborhood Italian restaurant near Mount Vernon Square is where you want to park your Vespa if you're hungry for something new and inviting.
Drift on 7th: Chef-owner Ferhat Yalcin's reimagined Fishnet is a real catch for Shaw.