Whether you're looking for new places to grab breakfast, sample poke or get dessert, April's slate of openings has something for you. Here's a rundown of those worth noting, along with a few closings.
Abunai Poke: The poke invasion of Washington continues with this downtown spot that offers a menu of set or build-your-own bowls of the Hawaiian fish dish. Tofu is available, too. 1920 L St. NW.
Mason Dixie Biscuit Co.: Biscuits, fried chicken and ice cream from Milk Cult star at this Northeast drive-through, which has had to cut back its hours for now due to high demand. 2301 Bladensburg Rd. NE.
Millie's: Part of the restaurant family that also includes Jetties and Surfside, this Spring Valley spot channels a sister location in Nantucket and has a seafood-heavy menu (clam chowder, lobster rolls, etc.). 4866 Massachusetts Ave. NW.
Nicecream Factory: Old Town Alexandria is home to the second location of this fun shop that specializes in flash-frozen ice cream made with liquid nitrogen. 726 King St., Alexandria.
Pidzza: Not long after debuting in Ivy City, this Turkish-inspired pizza shop already has three locations. 1115C U St. NW.
Poke Papa: Here's another new poke shop — this one also offers tofu and chicken — that has set up in Penn Quarter with a fast-casual model. 806 H St. NW.
Siren: Chef Robert Wiedmaier's newest dining room, located in the Darcy Hotel near Logan Circle, focuses on seafood, from whole fish to caviar and sashimi. 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW.
Stable: At this Swiss restaurant, you'll find tables equipped with grills to cook raclette, a gooey cheese dish served with boiled potatoes, pickles and salad. 1324 H St. NE.
TaKorean: The local Asian taco chain's fourth location is in the U Street corridor. 1301 U St. NW.
Taylor Gourmet: The local sandwich chain chose Silver Spring for its second Maryland location and 12th shop overall. 8535 Fenton St., Silver Spring.
Asian Spice: The Chinatown restaurant is no more, PoPville reports.
Bayou Bakery: The New Orleans-inspired cafe and coffee shop has closed at the Hill Center; owner David Guas reached out to fellow chef Aaron Silverman, who may take over the lease and move the cafe portion of Pineapple and Pearls there; the Arlington location of Bayou Bakery remains open.