Staying home for Labor Day weekend and looking for some new places to check out? Here’s your shortlist.

  • Japanese retailer Uniqlo opens at Pike & Rose on Saturday (Sept. 1) with a morning full of festivities from Japanese drummers to free Kung Fu tea. (More on Uniqlo in our Aug. 16th edition).
  • Sephora also debuts its newest store this weekend at Gaithersburg’s Downtown Crown.
  • Le Pain Quotidien opens on Sunday (Sept. 3) at Cabin John Village. The neighboring Shake Shack won’t be ready this weekend, but we’re told it will be opening on Wednesday, Sept. 5. (More on Cabin John’s new restaurants in our Aug. 23rd edition.
  • Spice 6 opened this week in the Dining Terrace at Westfield Montgomery mall, offering Indian food with a Chipotle-style assembly line format. We like the naan pizza, which can be topped with your choice of chutneys and curries. For more on Spice 6, click here.