1) Shaw: Ok, the soft opening was last week and now Custom Fuel has officially opened its doors. This new location stretches over two levels, and has a garage door entrance that can open on nice days. Decor such as a bison head is designed to appeal to the nearby Howard University crowd. This is the second of Fuel's fast casual pizza joints, serving up individual pizzas that cook quickly. Status: Grand opening today. 2301 Georgia Avenue, NW; website.
2) Bethesda: City Lights of China opened a new location (this is just down the block from their original Bethesda restaurant. Robert Dyer's blog has some photos. Status: Reopened. 4953 Bethesda Avenue; website.
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