AIA Los Angeles just announced the finalists for the 2010 Restaurant Design Awards. Now, it is your turn to vote for the winner! Voting closes on June 21st at 12 noon (PST) and the winners of the Jury and People’s Choice Awards will be announced on Friday June 25th.
Check out a full list of the nominated restaurants after the break.
And the nominees are…
Char No. 4 (Brooklyn, NY) – designed by Berman Horn Studio (photo by Albert Vecerka/Esto)
Choice Restaurant (Brooklyn, NY) - designed by Evan Douglis Studio (photo by Michael Moran)
Gjelina Restaurant (Venice, CA) – designed by Modern Arc Inc (photo by Modern Arc Inc)
South Beverly Grill (Beverly Hills, CA) – designed by Assembledge+ (photo by Michael Weschler)
Café de Leche (Los Angeles, CA) – designed by FreelandBuck (photo by Matt Schodorf)
Intelligentsia Venice (Venice, CA) – designed by MASS Architecture + Design (photo by Edward Duarte)
Mod Market (Boulder, CO) – designed by Roth + Sheppard Architects (photo by Raul J. Garcia)
Sandwiched (New York, NY) – designed by INABA (photo by Greg Irikura)
URBNMRKT (Los Angeles, CA) - designed by AC Martin, Inc (photo by Arthur Gray)
Las Perlas (Los Angeles, CA) - designed by MASS Architecture + Design, Ricki Kline & Jeanmarie Dumouchel (photo by Francisco Arcaute)
Press Club (San Francisco, CA) – designed by Baldauf Catton von Eckartsberg Architects (photo by Rien van Rijthoven)
The Varnish (Los Angeles, CA) - designed by Kelly Architects & Ricki Kline (photo by Francisco Arcaute)
“The finalists were ultimately chosen because they all onveyed something more honest; cohesive concepts that had grown organically, that didn’t challenge the diner but rather invited them to an experience,” said Ben Ford. Be sure to cast your vote here.