1) Old Town Alexandria: Nando's Peri-Peri is letting folks into (with reservations, as a commenter points out) their new Old Town location, in advance of Wednesday's planned opening, CityBizList reports. Festivities started today for the space, which seats 140, stretches over two levels and was designed by local architecture firm HapstakDemetriou+. Status: Softly open. 702 King St. ; website.
2) Sterling, Va.: Thrillist takes a walk through the new Bungalow Lakehouse, where former Central chef Jason Maddens is at the helm. The location boasts lakefront views, a cigar lounge, pool tables and more. Status: Certified open. 46116 Lake Center Plaza, Sterling, Va. ; website.
3) Mt. Pleasant: Radius Pizza has reopened under its new ownership, according to the Going Out Gurus. The new owners are Matt and Lenka Culbertson and the menu has been modified slightly. Status: Reopened. 3155 Mt. Pleasant St. NW ; website.
Radius Pizza [Photo: Yelp]