1) ALEXANDRIA: Carluccio's, a U.K.-based Italian restaurant and market, opens its first U.S. location in Alexandria today. Another is bound for Maryland, too. Status: Opening today. 100 King St., Alexandria, Va.; website.
2) ARLINGTON: The Corner Tex-Mix is a new restaurant serving American, Salvadorean and Mexican food. ARLNOW reports there are salads and specials, too. Status: Certified open. 1621 S. Walter Reed Dr., Arlington, Va.; website.
3) ATLAS DISTRICT: Sally's Middle Name officially opens tonight. The restaurant from Sam and Aphra Adkins is serving dishes like a pickle plate, homemade milk shakes, "New Bay" chicken thighs and more. Status: Opening tonight. 1320 H St. NE; website.