1) Dupont Circle: The long-awaited DGS Delicatessen served its first order of corned beef this weekend with a Sunday soft opening, according to Prince of Petworth. Status: Softly open. 1317 Connecticut Ave. NW; website.
2) Brookland: Last Friday, Little Ricky's kicked off a month of weekend prix fixe dinners as part of the Cuban American restaurant's soft opening, Prince of Petworth reports. Throughout the month of November, Little Ricky's will serve four course, pre fixe meals on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings for about $25 a person. The bar will be open at that time as well, for those who just want to drink. Status: Softly open. 3522 12 St. NE; website.
Update: DGS tweets that they will host a soft-opening sit-down lunch and dinner service on Wednesday, with sandwich shop and brunch to follow shortly.
[Photo: DGS Delicatessen/Facebook]