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Best Museum Restaurants in the U.S.

Across the country, ambitious empire builders have turned boring museum cafeterias into destination restaurants. From a New Orleans soda ...
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Mitsitam Café, Museum of the American Indian; Washington, DC

Mesa-like curves make this the Smithsonian's most visually striking museum. The understated indoor cafe, whose name is Delaware/Piscataway for "let's eat," draws from a variety of indigenous Native American cuisines. Chef Richard Hetzler offers a brilliant buffet with five stations: South America, Mesoamerica, Northern Woodlands, Northwest Coast and the Great Plains. Can't decide where to eat? The café offers a five-region sampler, which might include a savory wild rice salad or lightly smoked salmon on a cedar plank. mitsitamcafe.com/home/default.asp

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