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Beat the heat with these top picks from your favorite restaurants in the Row.

Here are some of summer’s best dishes and drinks to try next time you’re visiting your favorite Bethesda Row restaurants.

LUKE’S LOBSTER—Lobster Roll: a quarter pound of fresh, Maine lobster served chilled atop a buttered, grilled New England split-top bun with a swipe of mayo, a dash of lemon butter and Luke’s own Secret Seasoning.

YOGIBERRY—Green Tea with Blueberries, Granola & Sliced Almonds: a fresh, organic, tart yogurt with fresh toppings.

SWEETGREEN SALAD—Spring Chicken: healthy greens with seasonal veggies like roasted zucchini, summer squash, asparagus, basil, shredded carrots, parmesan crisps, roasted chicken and a fresh pesto vinaigrette.

QUARTERMAINE COFFEE—Cold Brew: The original founders of Starbucks brew up their gourmet coffee cold-brew style. Refreshingly strong but never bitter on its own.

REDWOOD—Steel Mule: Boyd & Blair Vodka, ginger beer, lemon, rhubarb bitters combine in this summery twist on the classic favorite.

RAKU SUSHI—Jo Nigri: thinly sliced fish over pressed rice including tuna, yellowtail, salmon, white fish, salmon caviar, sea urchin, spot prawn, squid surf clam, eel, 2 pieces of chef’s daily selection.

COSÌ—Cubano Melt: Housemade pickles and flatbread add the Cosi flair to this classic sandwich, inspired by Cuba’s popular streetfood.