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GEORGETOWN— It was brewing for some time, and now it's happened. Mike Isabella has parted ways with Bandolero.
EXPANSION WIRE— Philadelphia mega-chef Jose Garces will open an Argentinian steakhouse in the former Federalist space in the Madison Hotel.
CHEF SHUFFLES— Bar Pilar's longtime chef, Justin Bittner is leaving and headed to 8407 Kitchen in Silver Spring. He'll replace Ed Witt, who's now at Hawk 'N' Dove.
CAPITOL HILL— August means quiet time on the Hill. Here are five restaurants to check out while crowds are thinning.
EATER MAPS— The Heatmap is back, with new additions Bonchon and G.
CLEVELAND PARK— Le Zinc has closed after two years in business.
BETHESDA— Max Brenner has opened in Bethesda, and it's all about the chocolate.
EATER MAPS— Latin plate lunches are a good way to save money without skimping on the portions.
EATER INSIDE— Check out G, the new sandwich place from Mike Isabella.
GEORGETOWN— Spike Mendelsohn has opened his third Good Stuff Eatery. This one's in Georgetown.