1) ALEXANDRIA— The Majestic is reopening today with an interior design update and menu change. Alexandria Restaurant Partners (Palette 22, Lena's) are behind the project. Chef Gaby Hakman has created a menu of American classics with Mediterranean touches. The new, art deco-inspired interior was designed by Beckmann Architects. Status: Opening today at 5 p.m. 711 King St., Alexandria, Va.; website.
2) SHAW— Borderstan reports Right Spot Restaurant and Bar opened on Friday. It's serving American cuisine like chicken wings, burgers, and shrimp and grits. All items are less than $20. Status: Certified open. 1917 9th St. NW; website.
3) ASHBURN— Firenza Pizza is opening its third location today. The chain based in Northern Virginia does customizable stone hearth-baked pizzas along with salads, wings, and meatballs. Status: Certified open. 43780 Central Station Dr., Ashburn, Va.; website.