October’s new restaurants offer something at every price point. Yes, you can try refined Italian cuisine from a Michelin-starred chef, or sample dishes from a veteran of some of the world’s top dining destinations. You can also wait in line to sample Washington’s hottest bagels, or head to a new supermarket to dig into a menu of wings and cheesesteaks from a former “Top Chef.”

Call Your Mother: How desperate is D.C. for a new and delicious source of bagels? Call Your Mother, which opened its first bricks-and-mortar store in Park View on Oct. 11 after wildly successful appearances at local farmers markets and brunches, attracts incredibly long lines — there have been reports of up to half-hour waits for the sweet, wood-fired bagels on Friday mornings and even longer on Saturdays. But the “Jew-ish” deli, which offers sandwiches and pastrami rice, is doing something right: It won our “Best Bagels in D.C.” throwdown. 3301 Georgia Ave. NW.

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