1) GAITHERSBURG: Nothing Bundt Cakes is coming to Maryland. Naturally, the bakery chain's speciality is bundt cakes, from full size to personal size to bite-sized. Flavors range from red velvet to white chocolate raspberry. Status: Soft opening Wednesday/Thursday, grand opening Friday. 12133 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg, Md.; website.
3) FALLS CHURCH: Kien Giang Quan restaurant is the latest addition to Eden Center. Bun bo hue (spicy beef noodle soup) appears to be a speciality. Status: Certified open. 6795 Wilson Blvd. Suite 19-21, Falls Church, Va.; no website.