1) Bethesda: Crave Restaurant opened over the weekend at Westfield Montgomery Mall. The Midwestern chain serves Asian fusion and sushi. Here's the dinner menu. Status: Certified open. 7101 Democracy Blvd. Bethesda, Md.; website.
2) Fairfax: The owners of Cedar's Gourmet and Sweets have opened a hookah bar next door, according to NoVa Mag. It will be called Cedar's Cafe and serve Lebanese food. Status: Certified open; grand opening this weekend. 8627 Lee Highway, Fairfax; website.
3) Falls Church: The newish El Poblano near Merrifield has become La Estancia, a churrasqueria. With Victor's Grill, that means there are two such meat houses along the same stretch of Lee Highway. Status: Certified open. 7810 Lee Highway; no website yet.