1) ROCKVILLE: World of Beer opened up a location in Rockville yesterday. The chain, which has locations in such other area neighborhoods as Ballston, is known for its massive selection of beers (think hundreds). A Bethesda location will come later. Status: Certified open. 196 East Montgomery Ave., Rockville, Md.; website.
2) ROCKVILLE: Also in Rockville, a location of the chain Habit Burger has arrived. The space is 2,800 square feet, with room for 78 customers. They're still in soft-opening mode until tomorrow, serving up complimentary burgers to the first 200 people who test out the place. Status: Soft-opening today, grand opening tomorrow. 895 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md.; website.
3) LOGAN CIRCLE: Peet's Coffee's latest location has opened on 14th Street. The chain has been steadily increasing its presence in the Washington area. Status: Open. 1829 14th St. NW; website.
4) CHINATOWN: It's opening day for the latest location of Compass Coffee. This one is in Chinatown, and they'll be giving away free coffee on opening day. Status: Opening today. 650 F St. NW; website.