1) TYSONS CORNER: It's opening day for American Tandoor. Tysons Corner's new Indian restaurant takes some influences from American in its cooking, and makes several spice blends in house. Status: Opening today. 7943B Tysons Corner Center, Tysons Corner, Va.; website.
2) ALEXANDRIA: Dolci Gelati's first Virginia location is scheduled to open Saturday. The gelato shop has festivities planned, and those dressed up in Halloween costumes can get a free scoop. Status: Opening tomorrow. 107 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, Va.; website.