Inside Downtown DC’s New Italian Restaurant and Illuminati-Inspired “Luxe Micro Bar”

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Via Sophia is the latest hotel restaurant looking to convince locals it’s more than a hotel restaurant (see: American Son, everything at The Line).  The “upscale modern osteria,” located in Franklin Square’s Hamilton Hotel, officially opens June 12 with Neapolitan pizza, pastas, and other southern Italian specialties  from former Fiola Mare chef de cuisine Colin Clark.

An adjoining “luxe micro bar” called Society, inspired in part by Yale’s Skull and Bones Society, serves $19 cocktails and caviar. Both additions are part of a larger revamp from new hotel owners EOS Hospitality, which started in the lobby and will soon extend to the rooms.

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