1) FAIRFAX: Dulce Creperie is now open in Fairfax. The cafe uses a self-service kiosk system so that diners can customize orders. Status: Soft opening; grand opening next Friday. 11217F Lee Highway, Fairfax, Va.; website.
2) BARRACKS ROW: Beer garden The Brig is now open. The bar features an outdoor grill and 25-foot screen for showing sporting events. Status: Soft-opening; grand opening this weekend. 1007 8th St. SE; website.
3) ATLAS DISTRICT: SingSing Karaoke Place is a new karaoke bar from Sticky Rice owners Jason Martin and John Yamashita. It’s located next door to the sushi restaurant, and features two private karaoke rooms. Diners can pick from the full menu of food and drink items from Sticky Rice at the karaoke bar. Status: Certified open. 1222 H St. NE; website.
4) FALLS CHURCH: Don Rockwell’s forum reports Taco Ssam is now open in Baileys Crossroads. They’re serving a mix of Korean and Mexican tacos. Status: Open. 6017 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va.; no website yet.