BALLSTON—Catch a preview of Mike Isabella's upcoming Kapnos Taverna, set to open next Tuesday. The restaurant will have a beachy feel and epic seafood towers with Greek garnishes.
STUNTS— Rockville-based California Tortilla released a Ramen Burrito this week. It swaps rice for Asian noodles and will be around through April.
BETHESDA—Pike & Rose gets another restaurant addition with the opening of Summer House Santa Monica.
ROCKVILLE—Wallet-friendly steakhouse No. 82 Steak Out is now closed, and a tipster says the restaurant will be replaced by Ev & Maddy's bistro.
NOVELTY FOODS—See Holy Cow's glazed doughnut burger topped with cheddar, bacon, a fried egg and maple syrup.
BETHESDA—The space that used to house Roof Bethesda has been acquired by Robert Wiedmaier's restaurant group.
DUPONT CIRCLE—The Washington DC Jewish Community Center's new kosher cafe is now open.
ALEXANDRIA—Richmond favorite Sugar Shack is hosting a grand opening on Saturday.
TRENDS—Health staple chia seeds are creeping onto area menus one pudding at a time.
MORE TRENDS—Now Red Apron is selling bone broth too.