The ever-fluid Washington-area dining scene continued its flurry of activity in February. Here are the month’s restaurant openings and closings.
Alta Strada: Michael Schlow's Italian restaurant in City Vista is joined by a new sibling in Fairfax's Mosaic District. 2911 District Ave., #150, Fairfax.
Boulangerie Christophe: The bakery and restaurant in Georgetown takes its inspiration from southern France. 1422 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Colada Shop: The Cuban cafe's second location is in the happening 14th Street NW corridor. 1405 T St. NW.
La Colombe: The Philadelphia-based coffee shop continues to expand its D.C. portfolio, this time near Farragut Square. 1710 I St. NW.
Little Dipper Hot Pot House: The Asian restaurant has expanded to a second location in Rockville Town Square. 101 Gibbs St., Suite A, Rockville.
Petite Loulou: Executive chef and co-owner Stefano Frigerio, a Fiola veteran, opened a Parisian-style creperie, cafe and bakery in Purcellville. 713 E. Main St., Purcellville.
Chao Ku: The casual Chinese spot lasted less than a year in Shaw.
Clyde's Tysons: The site is being redeveloped.
Quarry House Tavern: The temporary location of the Silver Spring dive has closed in preparation for a move back to its original spot, which was damaged in a fire almost two years ago.
Table: Another Shaw casualty, this restaurant had a run of about four years.
Water & Wall: Tim Ma shuttered his Arlington restaurant to focus on his other endeavors, including Kyirisan and Ten Tigers Parlour.
Zengo: Richard Sandoval's Asian fusion restaurant had been in Chinatown for more than 10 years.