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Early fall weather might even be preferable to summers in D.C. when it comes to patio dining. D.C. restaurants and bars provide plenty of options to choose from, and several new spots opened this year. This week's Open Thread asks, "Which Restaurant or Bar has your favorite patio?" Share in the comments below, or toss a note to the always-open tipline.