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Beat The Heat: D.C. Restaurants with Beautiful Interiors

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Los Angeles basks in sunshine year-round, but the summer months can turn up the heat. Discerning diners, however, need not sacrifice comfort for a memorable culinary experience.
This guide unveils a curated selection of Los Angeles restaurants that offer a refreshing escape from the summer sun, combining exquisite design with exceptional cuisine.
99 Market Square SW, Washington, DC, 20024
Chef Roberto Santibañez presents a new American menu focused on Woodfired cooking, with an emphasis on steak, seafood and vegetarian fare. His Mexican roots and French training lend an inspired touch to the menu. Cool off in this refreshing yet moody atmosphere.
250 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Bar Spero is inspired by the spirited, fast-paced energy of the Basque nightlife and dining scene. Their menu draws inspiration from traditions of open-fire grilling, freshly shucked seafood, and masterful versions of modern classics. Step into their funky modern atmosphere and enjoy surf & turf cuisine alongside innovative cocktails.
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20004
A vibrant mix of sophisticated cuisine, artful service and playful theatrics, The Bazaar by José Andrés is where dining transcends into fête extraordinaire. The intricate yet stunning details of the restaurant make this fine dining experience one to remember.
1624 U St NW, Washington, DC, 20009
Modern Peruvian and Pan-Latin cuisine showcased in a chic Amazonian atmosphere featuring a full bar. Indulge in dynamic dishes and thoughtfully crafted pisco cocktails inside their beautiful intricate ambiance.
1201 K St NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Michele’s is a New French-American Experience inspired by Chef Matt Baker’s late mother and his family connections. Serving a prix-fixe menu offering an upscale New American dining experience with a french accent and international flair. Find yourself a seat in one of their cozy booths or chairs and indulge.
1245 H St NE, Washington, DC, 20002
Bronze is a creative-fare restaurant that represents the imagined travels of Alonzo Bronze. Serving creative gastronomical cuisine inspired by Afrofuturism and the African Diaspora, their modern sleek interior will have you feeling transported.
934 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Escape from the everyday with a delicious cocktail, sommelier selected wine list and unique culinary journey in our bar, lounges or dining rooms. Their menu is centered around olive oils and ingredients carefully selected from premiere farms and vendors to provide delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Join the lively atmosphere and delicious cuisine at Fig & Olive this summer.
1306 18th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036
Residents offers a casual-chic cocktail and dining experience with a keen focus on high-quality, seasonal ingredients. Sit amongst the florals inside or on their weather-protected covered patio.
915 F Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004
A progressive perspective of classic Southern favorites. James Beard Award winner, Chef Edward Lee, brings his Korean roots and Southern repertoire to a soulful Southern menu. Find yourself in their artfully tasteful interiors to enjoy the unique cuisine fusion.
901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Yardbird serves up a fresh, inventive take on regional Southern fare with farm-fresh selections, classic Southern cooking, and plenty of bourbon. Take a seat and relish in their southern hospitality as you try everything from traditional dishes to inventive bourbon concoctions.