1) NOMA: It's soft opening day for Masseria, Nick Stefanelli's ambitious new tasting menu-centric restaurant. Right now entrees are 50 percent off during the soft-opening phase. The official opening is in August. More info and pictures about the restaurant here. Status: Soft opening tonight. 1344 4th St. NE; website.
2) CRYSTAL CITY: Mezeh Mediterranean Grill is a new addition to Arlington. ARLNOW reports it's a fast-casual, assembly line-style restaurant. Status: Certified open. 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Va.; website.
3) ARLINGTON: Also open in Arlington: Gaijin Ramen. They're serving up ramen, sushi rolls and more. Here's a menu preview. They're in soft-opening mode until they get their liquor license, according to Facebook. Status: Soft-opening. 3800 Lee Highway, Arlington, Va.; website.
4) ASHBURN: DC Prime, a new steakhouse, opened last night in Ashburn, according toits Facebook page. It's a mix of seafood and steaks; here's the menu, which looks to feature city steakhouse prices. Status: Certified open. 20120 Lakeview Center Plaza, Ashburn, Va.; website.