5 Design-Driven Restos in L.A.

BY The Editors | June 23, 2017 | Feature Features

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Cassia's airy dining room

On the ground floor of Santa Monica’s historic Telephone Building lies soulful hideaway Cassia. The 5,000-square-foot eatery boasts a menu combining the energy of a French brasserie with the fresh, vibrant flavors of Southeast Asia, and that eclectic mix is reflected in the decor. Complete with vintage birdcages, raw concrete, wood surfaces and warm metallic accents, the light-filled space possesses raw charm with textured interiors by Montalba Architects. 310.393.6699

Inspired by the beauty of L.A., this restaurant and lounge offers unique food in a mod setting. The two-level David Rockwell-designed resto features floor-to-ceiling windows, Martinique wallpaper and pop art by Nicolas Corradi. West Hollywood, 424.777.0266

Nestled in the heart of WeHo, this sophisticated eatery designed by Thomas Schoos possesses an industrial-chic vibe that draws inspiration from indoor-outdoor living. The airy interiors feature soft marble, light woods and a bold black-and-white painting by Schoos himself. 323.450.4211

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