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Chinese, Korean, Halal, NY Pizza, and More Construction Updates

Plus Compass Coffee is opening its fifth locale

Compass Coffee is always expanding.
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1) ROCKVILLE—A restaurant called A Bite of China is planning to open in the College Plaza shopping center, at 15106-A Frederick Road. The forthcoming restaurant has applied for a liquor license with Montgomery County. [PLYWOOD]

2) DUPONT—A Korean Restaurant called Bibim Bap is opening in Dupont Circle, in the space of the former My Way deli. Signage is up at 1730 Connecticut Ave., NW. [PLYWOOD]

3) ATLAS DISTRICT—H Street will be getting a juice bar in the form of Turning Natural. The juicery has locations in SE D.C. as well as one in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Turning Natural is coming to 1380 H Street NE. [PLYWOOD]

4) MT. VERNON SQUARE—Compass Coffee is on its way to opening its 5th location in DC — this latest being inside the Convention Center. According to intel, the location is best reached by entering the main entrance of the Convention Center. [PLYWOOD]

5) DUPONT CIRCLE—The Halal Guys are taking space in Dupont Circle — they’re coming to 1331 Connecticut Ave., the former space of Imperial Valet. [PLYWOOD]

6) ROCKVILLE—CS NY Pizza is headed to Rockville’s Edmonston Crossing shopping center at 1020-1066 Rockville Pike. This new venture is from the owners of Rockville’s Pizza CS, and instead of focusing on Neapolitan pies, the new place will bring a distinctly New York vibe to its pizzas. They plan to open in March. [PLYWOOD]

7) DOWNTOWN—The finishing touches at Sushi Gakyu (1420 New York Ave., NW) are just about finished. The upscale Japanese joint is from Chef Yoshihisa Ota. [PLYWOOD]

8) NAVY YARD—District Winery is coming to Navy Yard, with a spot at 385 Water St. SE. The “urban winery, restaurant, wedding hall,” is expected to open in fall of this year. [PLYWOOD]

9) BETHESDA—Medium Rare is headed to Bethesda and will open this month. [PLYWOOD]