901 4th Street NW 

The team behind Osteria Morini and Matt Adler have opened a new Southern Italian restaurant, Cucina MORINI, in the space formerly home to Nicoletta Italian Kitchen and Brew'd in DC's Mount Vernon neighborhood. Cucina MORINI spotlights flavors from the Italian coast, with options such as Fresh Crudo, signature small plates, handmade pastas, and more. Some Osteria Morini classics are also available at Cucina Morini like Zuppa di Pesce. Guests can also enjoy drinks like the Morini Martini ($7) at the aperitivo bar. For more information, visit their website here.

Photo Credit Nina Palazzolo