Range5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio's big restaurant inside the Chevy Chase Pavilion is a bit hard to find (it's on the second floor of the mall) and is at times overly-ambitious (there are 9 kitchen stations). But its classic American menu always has something for everyone, from a full raw bar, to a selection of wood-fired pizzas, to entrees featuring all the major proteins (recently chicken, steak, salmon, pork, lamb, scallops, and sea bream), making it a good place for a crowd. The drinks program is also top-notch, with a good selection of beers, wine and cocktails.
2.5 Stars (10/10/2013) — Fall Dining Guide 2013
Tom Sietsema writes "[t]he excellent cooking at Range -- an ambitious American restaurant from Bryan Voltaggio of "Top Chef," Volt restaurant and cookbook fame -- [makes] it a contender for a compilation of favorites" but notes some service issues. See Full Review…»
2.5 Stars (3/22/2013)
Washingtonian calls Bryan Voltaggio's Range "the most fully expressed reflection of the 36-year-old Frederick native yet," noting that "the menu is dizzyingly long–you could eat here for a week and not get bored." See Full Review…»
Italic — Recommended
"9 different kitchen stations, starting to lose important personnel, reins need tightening."
Pete's New Haven Style Apizza4940 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
This local mini-chain has four locations featuring New Haven-style pizza by the slice or as whole pies. We think that the whole, freshly-made pies are better. Try the New Haven or the Arugula (to which they'll gladly add prosciutto on request).
Unrated (6/1/2012) — Cheap Eats 2012
"Consistently well-wrought pies, salads, and pastas make this local chain a favorite …, but New Haven specialties in particular … white pizza with clams … tomato pie drizzled with sweet olive oil … show off the excellent ingredients and detail-focused kitchen." See Full Review…»
Italic — Recommended
"Quality-driven pizzas, best ordered by the slice, good ingredients and caring owners."
$$$$$ Unlimited (>$45); $$$$ Very Expensive ($35-$45); $$$ Expensive ($25-$35); $$ Moderate ($15-$25); $ Inexpensive (<$15)
Price is based on the average cost of a dinner entree, which generally reflects a third of the cost of a full meal. Please note, however, that appetizer and beverage prices vary widely. Tasting menus are indicated with an asterisk (*).