Bars distinguish themselves in the D.C. area for any number of reasons. They could be true dives. They could boast craft cocktails. They could provide killer happy hours. But for this week's Open Thread, we're looking for those special places that treat regulars like royalty. The kind of place that starts preparing a customer's order before he or she has even grabbed a bar stool. The classic neighborhood joint. In short, D.C.'s version of "Cheers." Do you know a bar in D.C. that captures this kind of spirit? Share favorites in the comments section, or send thoughts to the always-open tipline.