This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
CHEVY CHASE— At long last, Range from Bryan Voltaggio has opened its doors in Chevy Chase. Take a photo tour of the expansive space, and head over to Eater National to experience a day in the life of the restaurant. Plus, Edan MacQuaid is now making pizzas there.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS— Take a trip down memory lane and mourn these restaurants that closed in 2012. There's a top 10 list, plus other closures to remember.
EATER MAPS— Feeling festive? Head to these restaurants, all of which refuse to phone it in when it comes to holiday-themed decor.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS— Here's a map of 25 places that Eater Readers like taking out-of-towners.
BETHESDA— The Box is moving away from its roots as a breastaurant and going the family friendly route. They've also partnered with Dry Fried Wings for food.
DC— Silver Diner is making a play for downtown DC again. This time it's with Silver, a more design-focused and upscale version of the farm-to-table diner.
MT. VERNON TRIANGLE— Hogo, the rum-themed bar from The Passenger's Tom Brown, has opened next door, and has a tiki and island vibe.
CAPITOL HILL— The Beuchert's Saloon partners are refusing to shave their facial hair until they get the certificate of occupancy for their Capitol Hill restaurant. Learn more about the design, too.
EATER MAPS— Still on the lookout for New Year's Eve plans? Eater has a roundup of restaurant-related options.
14TH STREET— Hear the early word on the new Matchbox restaurant that opened on 14th Street last month.