1) Cabin John: Maryland has a new Asian restaurant in Indigo House. Bethesda Magazine reports the restaurant is from the owners of Persimmon and serves everything from pho to Thai chicken curry. It replaces My Sushi. They're thinking of it as an independently-owned P.F. Chang's. Status: Certified open. 7945 MacArthur Blvd.; no website yet.
2) Alexandria: Pizza and sandwich shop Lost Dog Cafe continues to take over Virginia with its latest location in Old Town. The restaurant opened over the weekend at 808 N. Henry Street. Fans of the original can expect a similar menu and dog-focused decorating scheme. Status: Certified open. 808 N. Henry St., Alexandria, Va.; website.
3) Brookland: After a soft-opening event New Year's Eve, the Brookland location of Busboys & Poets is now open. They're serving dinner right now and will open for lunch this Thursday. Busboys is known for its open mic nights, bookstore, vegetarian offerings, coffee and more. Status: Open for dinner. 625 Monroe St. NE; website.
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