1) Downtown: You heard it from the man himself. After a soft opening period, Chef Jeff Buben Tweeted Monday that the Southern-inspired Woodward Table is now officially open for business. Status: Certified open. 1430 H St. NW; website.
2) Alexandria: Tex-Mex restaurant Dos Amigos has opened its doors, according to Thrillist, which takes note of the restaurant's expansive menu and many margaritas. The restaurant is in the former Grass Roots Station space. Status: Certified open. 535 E. Braddock Road; website.
3) Woodbridge: Outlet shoppers, you now can enjoy gargantuan portions along with your 50 percent off DKNY jeans. Cheesecake Factory has opened its location in Potomac Mills. Bobby's Burger Palace and Bahama Breeze are still on the way for the shopping center's new plaza. Status: Certified open. 2700 Potomac Mills Circle; website.
[Photo: R. Lopez]