Napa on Providence is a beautifully designed restaurant, with the sort of details that require thought: lighting that doesn’t only light but also emphasizes, with effective shadowing and uplighting; a variety of seating options; a rustic theme that’s carried through from slumped-cork bread baskets to hammered-metal water cups to frosted-glass doors on a private room.
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