1) SHAW: Calabash Tea & Tonic, which is billing itself as a tea room and vegan cafe, has now opened in Shaw. Washington City Paper says they'll serve dishes like samosas and chili paired with drinks like tea "cocktails" and kombucha on tap. It's more of a snacks place than a restaurant. Status: Certified open. 1847 7th St. NW; website.
2) BETHESDA: A relocated Tako Gril is now open at the Shoppes of Bethesda, Robert Dyer reports. The sushi restaurant had shut down in February in its original space. Status: Certified open. 4914 Hampden Lane; website.