1) Arlington: La Tagliatella, the Italian restaurant by way of Spain, is opening today in the former Restaurant 3 space in Clarendon. A rep tells Eater it will be open for both lunch and dinner. La Tagliatella is known for its elaborate interior design and its wide variety of pasta choices. Other locations of the chain are coming to the area, too. Status: Opening today. 2950 Clarendon Blvd.; website.
2) Capitol Riverfront: Good news for Nats fans — just in time for Opening Day, the new Gordon Biersch location has opened near the ballpark. The location was already filled with Nats fans this morning. The opening is the first in a number of new restaurant options for the area, including Park Tavern (opening "sooner than soon", according to Facebook) and Bluejacket Brewery, coming this summer. Status: Certified open. 100 M St. SE; website.