La Marsa, billing itself as an “international lounge,” has opened in Fells Point. (706 S. Broadway, 410-558-3630) … The Havana Club has gotten a fresh face-lift and has introduced a ‘70s throwback Disco Night on Fridays. (600 Water St., 410-468-0022) … Dunstin’s Steakhouse, which had taken over the old Haussner’s spot in Highlandtown, has closed after an uninspired five-month run. … Popular local chef Spike Gjerde has turned up as consultant chef at Sotto Sopra, where he’s revamping the menu. (405 N. Charles St., 410-625-0534) … In Timonium, Pasta Blitz is a small, casual, family-style place that specializes in bold, zesty Italian dishes, including pastas and pizzas. (49 W. Aylesbury Road, 410-453-6603) …Bruscetta in Canton is an upscale Italian deli and wine bar. The brainchild of Café Troia’s Gino Troia, the two-story space has a carry-out counter where a variety of hot and cold paninis and sandwiches are offered, as well as a huge selection of imported cheeses and specialty meats. Italian wines are available for sipping, or by the bottle or case. (2304 Boston St., 410-327-1112)

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