1) LOGAN CIRCLE: It's opening day for Radiator, Kimpton's new bar at the Mason & Rook hotel. For more details and photos, take a tour here. This bar features shuffleboard and international fare. Status: Opening today. 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW; website. UPDATE: Late afternoon Thursday, the restaurant announced a last-minute construction delay would delay opening until next week.
2) STERLING: The latest location of Austin transplant Chuy's has opened in Sterling. Expect the same kitschy decor and beloved Tex-Mex fare. Status: Certified open. 21365 Epicerie Plaza, Sterling, Va.; website.
3) ALEXANDRIA: It's grand opening day for Dickey's Barbecue's latest local location (thanks to a reader for the tip). The chain, serving ribs, pulled pork, and more, has been increasing its presence in Northern Virginia. Status: Grand opening today. 6451 Old Beulah St, Ste C, Alexandria, Va.; website.