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DC Restaurant Openings

Capitol Hill’s Luxe New Steakhouse Opens with $45 Crabcakes

Dupont’s New Clubstaurant Serves Gold-Garnished Steaks Under a Crystal Chandelier

A Trippy Pop-Up at D.C.’s Most Accomplished Bar Makes a Case for Alcohol-Optional Cocktails

The Ritz in Pentagon City Gets a Mediterranean Reboot Full of Small Plates and Napa Reds

KitchenCray Brings Its Caribbean-Spiced Soul Food to Alexandria

A Cheery New Rooftop Bar Opens With Cognac Highballs and a Monumental View

What to Eat and Drink at Ilili, the Wharf’s Anticipated Lebanese Showpiece

Inside Maïz64, the Most Exciting Fancy Mexican Restaurant D.C. Has Seen in Years 

The new fine dining venue on 14th Street NW prizes corn as much as gold

Immigrant Food’s Fancy New Offshoot Serves Fusion Dim Sum Inside a Museum Downtown

A Capital Armenian Cafe Arrives in Adams Morgan

‘Iron Chef’ Jose Garces Opens a Ghost Kitchen for Fish Tacos in D.C.

Cracked Eggery Sets Up Its First Shop for Delightfully Messy Sandwiches in Cleveland Park

The popular D.C. food truck that riffs on diner classics is opening a restaurant full of Instagram bait

Levantine-Leaning Ala Is Adding a Daytime Cafe for Flavored Coffees and Pastries

Tysons Corner Gets a New Rooftop Beer Garden With 24 Tap Lines

RĀKO Coffee Roasters Opens a Clarendon Cafe This Weekend

Old Town’s New Market Sells Baguette Sandwiches and a Great Grandmother’s Pastries

Inside Jane Jane, a New Bar on 14th Street That Channels a Throwback Cocktail Party

Homey finger foods mingle with classic margaritas, Negronis, and Old Fashioneds at a cozy bar inside the Liz

What to Eat at No Goodbyes, a Garden of Chesapeake Delights in Adams Morgan

A New Self-Pour Tap House With 99 Draft Lines Opens Right By Nationals Park

A New Osteria in Shaw Offers $50 Prix Fixes With a Modernist Touch

At Long-Awaited Daru, Inventive Indian Cooking and High-Level Cocktails Combine

High-Tech Golf Simulators Help Customers With Their Swings at Penn Quarter’s Huge New Bar

A New Food Hall With QR Code Ordering Opens Above the Rosslyn Metro Next Week

A New Place for Mexican Food Puts Flying Ants All Over the Menu

The insects help Chicatana stand out in a 14th Street neighborhood full of taquerias and fondas

Huge Chain Smashburger Returns to D.C. With a New Shop in Chinatown

A Deep Appreciation for American-Chinese Takeout Helps Lucky Danger Grow

Seafood Chain the Boiling Crab Makes Its D.C. Debut on H Street NE

Inside Mi Casa, Dupont Circle’s Flashy New Tex-Mex Restaurant

Michelin-Starred Chef Matt Baker’s Chinatown Cafe Opens Today

NYC’s Beloved Levain Bakery Brings Its Gigantic Cookies to Bethesda

Inside Crazy Aunt Helen’s, Capitol Hill’s New Diner-Style Spot With Big Grandma Energy

"Miss Pixie" Windsor designed the new all-day restaurant that serves cinnamon bun pancakes, homemade corned beef sandwiches, and vegan "crab cakes"

Capitol Hill Has a New Spanish Tapas Bar Serving Paella, Sangria, and Serrano Ham