1) ALEXANDRIA: New to Potomac Yards: Chickpea Mediterranean Grill. It's a build-your-own-bowl fast-casual Mediterranean place with a patio. Status: Certified open. 529 E Howell Ave., Alexandria, Va.; website.
2) TYSONS CORNER: Now open in Tysons: Greenhouse Bistro and Samovar Tea Lounge. The restaurant comes from Masoud Aboughaddareh and chef Dale Schnell. There's an outdoor patio, dishes like grilled octopus and roasted half-chicken, vegan dishes, and more. Status: Certified open. 2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, Va.; website.
3) TYSONS CORNER: Also new to Tysons Corner: Tysons Biergarten. The beer garden, which has a huge patio, is still in soft-opening mode, with a grand opening planned for June 4. Status: Soft-opening/staff training. 8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, Va.; website.