Photo by Katherine Tallmadge
Range Restaurant at the new Chevy Chase Pavillion
Range Restaurant at the new Chevy Chase Pavillion

Chef Bryan Voltaggio's Range Restaurant, one of the most highly anticipated restaurant openings in Washington for years, has exceeded expections for food, service and atmosphere. The place is spectacular: 14,000 square feet, glass walls, marble counters, gorgeous LCD lighting, open seating with intimate spots thrown in.

Range Restaurant Interior Scene (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Range Restaurant Interior Scene

At Range, in the newly renovated Chevy Chase Pavillion, plenty of hipsters, celebrities, journalists, and foodies scattered about create a happenin' New York City-feel. 

Pamela Lynn Sorensen and Jim Kimsey (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Pamela Lynn Sorensen and Jim Kimsey

"Service is key to setting a tone of seriousness about the food (fine dining), while maintaining an approachable (casual) feel to the experience,"according to the Zagat Guide's Olga Boikess, while observing a server training session at Range.

Chef Bryan Voltaggio and Katherine Tallmadge (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Chef Bryan Voltaggio and Katherine Tallmadge

Range's Main Bar (with Mike Girardi) (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Range's Main Bar (with Mike Girardi)

Venison with Candied Orange Peel (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Venison with Candied Orange Peel

Roasted Chicken with Mashed Potatoes (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Roasted Chicken with Mashed Potatoes

Caesar Salad (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Caesar Salad

Beef (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Beef

Pizza (Photo by: Katherine Tallmadge) Pizza

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