1) Bloomingdale: El Camino soft-opened last night at 5 p.m., serving a limited menu (including make-your-own tableside guacamole, tipsters say). The restaurant's designtakes a lot of cues from L.A.'s Chicano culture; the restaurant is from the partners behind Sticky Rice and 1905. A formal opening date has not yet been announced. Status: Soft opening. 108 Rhode Island Ave. NW; website.
2) Courthouse: California Tortilla reopens its Arlington location today (which means free burritos to those who show up, and free burritos for a year for the first 20 people in line). Status: Opening today. 2057 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, Va.; website.
3) Manassas: Northern Virginia Magazine reveals Zandra's Taqueria is now open in Old Town Manassas. On the menu: tempura shrimp tacos, kimchee beef tacos and more. Status: Certified open. 9114 Center St. Manassas, Va.; website.