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BROOKLAND— Brookland's getting a new project from the Meridian Pint team. The restaurant, opening next year, will be similar to the Columbia Heights bar.
ROSSLYN— Another D.C. icon is filling the Ray's Hellburger space: Ben's Chili Bowl.
BALLSTON— Mike Isabella's Kapnos has only been open a couple of months, and it's already expanding. Kapnos Taverna, a spinoff, will open in Arlington next year.
EATER MAPS— Here's where to get those last tastes of summer tomatoes, corn and more.
VIRGINIA— With the opening of Curry Mantra 3 this week, Asad Sheikh has assembled a mini-empire in Virginia.
LOGAN CIRCLE— Two San Francisco transplants have major plans for a new coffee shop next year.
DUPONT CIRCLE— D.C.'s first Smashburger is officially open.
SHAW— Charleston chef Jeremiah Langhorne has left the iconic McCrady's restaurant. He's hoping to open a place in Shaw, though he's still negotiating a lease.
BLOOMINGDALE— The owners of 1905 will next try their hands at Mexican food.
TYSONS CORNER— McLean is getting not one, but two Sweetgreen locations, including one at the mall.
GEORGETOWN— Dolcezza's Georgetown location is eventually planning to close, but the owner hopes to find a new spot in the same neighborhood.
BETHESDA— Jaleo's Bethesda location just got a makeover.
EATER MAPS— Here are the hottest places to drink at right now.