1) Georgetown: Renovations are complete on Pizzeria Paradiso's beer-centric bar, Birreria Paradiso. "The newly renovated Birreria has added to the warmth and coziness of the downstairs bar with a little more space and a lot more character," said bar manager Gregory Jasgur. There are communal tables, an open seating policy and plenty of craft beers to choose from. Status: Certified open. 3282 M. St. NW; website.
2) Penn Quarter: Enzo Fargione's restaurant reopens as Osteria Elisir tonight for dinner. The chef made the decision last month to change his tasting menu-centric restaurant into more of a straightforward, casual Italian destination. There will be homemade pastas, seafood dishes like charred octopus steak, Status: Reopening tonight. 427 11th St. NW; website.