1) ATLAS DISTRICT: Pow Pow is scheduled to open this Saturday on H Street NE. District Cuisine has a tour through the space. The Asian restaurant will serve salads, bowls, and more. Status: Opening this weekend. 1253 H St. NE; website.
2) LEESBURG: Yesterday was the scheduled opening date for King Street Oyster Bar, new to Leesburg. Northern Virginia Magazine reports a seafood-heavy menu with gumbo, ceviche, and of course, oysters. Status: Open. 12 S. King St., Leesburg, Va.; no website yet.
3) BETHESDA: It's opening day for New York-style pizza joint Vük. They plan to offer pinball as well. Status: Opening today at 5 p.m. 4924 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, Md.; website.
4) BETHESDA: Gold Leaf Bakery is scheduled to open Saturday. The pastry chef is a veteran of Just Chocolate Palace, according to Bethesda Magazine. Expect cakes, breakfast items, and much more. Status: Opening this weekend. 4918 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, Md.; no website yet.