1) PETWORTH: Jerk Station, from the team behind Sweet Mango Cafe, starts operating in the same space today. Jerk chicken is their focus. The space is eventually being redeveloped. Status: Opening today. 3701 New Hampshire Ave. NW; no website yet.
2) BOWIE: Wesley's Southern Cuisine is opening in the Bowie Town Center today. The company used to be a catering business. They'll serve gumbo, stuffed shrimp and other Creole food plus some healthier options. Status: Opening today. 15606 Emerald Way;website.