Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

The expansive dining room has plenty of private nooks. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

240 seats are spread throughout the dining room, bar, cafe, and lounge. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

Ris’s decor feels both contemporary and rustic. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

Jacquard tapestries and splashes of textured, bright red wallpaper pop up here and there. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

A new kind of working lunch? Free WiFi is offered along with that lamb shank. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

Cozy up for Saturday date nights, which have a special menu. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

The bar offers drop-in-friendly tables and three flat-screen TVs. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC's West End.
Ris, the new restaurant from Ris Lacoste, is in DC’s West End.

Ris strives to be both rustic and relaxed and elegant and celebratory. Photograph by Chris Leaman

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