1) SILVER SPRING: Italian Kitchen has opened in Silver Spring. Details are slim, but Bethesda Magazine says they have pizzas with toppings like eggplant and prosciutto. Status: Soft-opening. 8201 Fenton St. NW; no website yet.
2) SILVER SPRING: Kefa Cafe has opened up a kiosk in the Silver Spring library. This is a temporary option for the owners, who suffered fire damage in the same blaze that took down Quarry House and Bombay Gaylord, according to Bethesda Magazine. Status: Certified open. Silver Spring Library, website.