Soundtrack: Deer Tracks, performing tonight at the Black Cat.

• Diners can show love to the kitchen staff at Daikaya by buying them a six pack. [Young & Hungry]

• Pliny the Younger vs. Hopslam vs. Nugget Nectar. Who ya got? [Drink DC]

• Kojo looks at the District's trend in ramen. [The Kojo Nnamdi Show]

• Which D.C. bars are the best bars for regulars? [Eater]

• Tom Sietsema gives Range three stars. [WaPo Magazine]

An ode to Snowquester. [Capital Weather Gang]

• And finally, our 40 Eats gallery for 2013 is ready for your consumption.