1) SILVER SPRING: Kefa Cafe, which was one of the restaurants damaged in the fire that took down such other Maryland institutions as Quarry House, has reopened its doors. The homey coffee house had its grand reopening January 16. Status: Reopened. 963 Bonifant St. Silver Spring, Md.; website (official site down).
2) WOODBRIDGE: The D.C. area's third Chuy's is alive and well, as of today, in Woodbridge. Expect the same Tex-Mex favorites and eclectic decor. Status: Opening today. 2641 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, Va.; website.