Dining 2014: The most stylish entrances

December 11, 2014, UT San Diego

They’re chic, they’re fashionable, they’re trendy.

They’re restaurant dining rooms.

High design was served up in 2014 as new places with fabulous spaces opened, including the U-T’s Restaurant of the Year, Juniper & Ivy. And while dazzling décor will never replace inspired cooking, restaurants are investing big bucks to lure customers in and provide a dining experience that goes beyond what’s on the plate.

Here are some of the most stylish entrances of the year.

Puesto at The Headquarters

What happens when star designer Thomas Schoos is turned loose in an old jail? He unleashes a riot of color and texture, transforming a taquería into a hip and sexy multilevel party room.

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