The Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA/LA) has finalized the nominees for this year's Restaurant Design Awards, and it's a doozy of a list. Judges include Patina head Joachim Splichal, Los Angeles magazine's Margot Dougherty, architect David Montalba and designer Michael Hodgson, but the public can also weigh in (vote by October 13; check out the website for details). We put together a little photo gallery to honor this year's finalists. The full list with design and/or architecture firms is after the jump.
Blue Velvet (Tag Front)
Comme Ca (KAA Design Group, Inc.)
Katsuya Glendale (Starck Network/DesignARC)
Luckyfish (Tag Front)
Mozza Osteria (Kelly Architects, Inc.)
R+D Kitchen (stenforS|Associates architects)
FOOD (Fleetwood Fernandez Architecture)
Kitchen 24 (Spacecraft/Torres Architects)
LAMILL COFFEE (Formation Association/Rubbish Interiors)
Monsieur Marcel (New Theme, Inc.)
Elevate Lounge (Tag Front)
oneworld Lounge at LAX (Gensler)
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