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Check out Rosslyn's new food hall—plus Indian fast casual, pupusas, pastries and polenta tots with a side of street art.
Wiseguy Pizza Fb

Wiseguy Pizza (Facebook photo)

Wiseguy Pizza

Order whole 18-inch pies, or by the slice, from this D.C.-area chainlet, which opened the doors to its second Virginia location (the first is in Rosslyn) on the ground floor of the Witmer, a luxury apartment building in National Landing. Creative specialties include a vegetarian Paneer Tikka pie (topped with house masala sauce, paneer cheese, chilies, onion, tomato and cilantro) and Korean Chicken (sweet chili sauce, crispy chicken, mozzarella, scallions, cabbage, sesame dressing), plus classic Margherita or Silician pepperoni.  Opened June 9. // 710 12th St. S., Arlington



Taco + Pina

Taco + Pina

Signature tacos at Graham Bartlett’s Shirlington taqueria include orange Fanta pork carnitas with dragon’s breath habanero and pineapple; or, for vegetarians, a “chile relleno” rendition with cheese, roasted poblano peppers, chipotle salsa and tempura flakes. Opened May 5. // 4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington


Peruvian Brothers

Peruvian Brothers

Peruvian Brothers at The Stand

Giuseppe and Mario Lanzone started their food truck seven years ago, and the hot sauce alone has a cult following. Now you can grab their empanadas, alfajores and Peruvian coffee from The Stand in Crystal City. Opened April 28. // 1601 Crystal Drive, Arlington


For Five Fb

For Five Coffee Roasters (Facebook photo)

For Five Coffee Roasters

The Courthouse outpost of this New York-based coffee shop serves espresso drinks, pour-overs, cold brews, fast-casual fare (from acai bowls and poached eggs to salads and sandwiches) plus pastries and “stuffed” cookies in flavors like chocolate chunk, caramel apple, Fruity Pebbles or strawberry cream. Opened March 3. // 2311 Wilson Blvd., Arlington


Badd Pizza Fb

Baddpizza (Facebook photo)


Pair a Buffalo-style “cup-and-char” pepperoni pie (so named because the smaller slices of pepperoni curl up and have crispy edges) or an order of Buffalo chicken wings with a “baddbeer” IPA, locally brewed by Lost Rhino Brewing Co. A venture of Buffalo, N.Y., native Joel Salamone, the shop has locations in Falls Church (opened in early March) and McLean (opened June 30). // 346 W. Broad St., Falls Church; 6263 Old Dominion Drive, McLean


Go Poke

Go Poke (website photo)

Go Poké

Build your own poke bowl, burrito or salad, choosing fillers such as marinated raw tuna or salmon; cooked chicken, steak, shrimp, octopus or eel; plus rice, and all kinds of toppers, from seaweed or sliced ginger to fried onions, tofu skin or edamame. Opened March 1. // 4238 Wilson Blvd. (Ballston Quarter Market), Arlington


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