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Santa Monica Restaurants

Artist Gregg Chadwick Engages Hollywood in New Exhibition: "Cinema of Time"

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Paintings have always been a backdrop in Gregg Chadwick's life. Much like a cinematographer shapes a film with beautiful images, Chadwick creates his own stories via his art with iconic themes and striking figures with subtle subtext.

Forma: Cheese-Centric Italian Arrives in Santa Monica

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste
Karin E. Baker

The cheeses are accompanied by jams of fig and orange, thin slices of toasted fruit-and-nut baguette, and dried fruit.

Joe's Pizza: The Real New Yorker

Scott Bridges | Posted 04.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

As Californians, we're very picky about our pizza. And we have a lot of options. I personally have about a dozen choices between my place and Joe's, but if I want real New York-style pizza, why settle?

Catch: A Modern Seafood Destination

Scott Bridges | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

I really like what Hotel Casa del Mar is doing. Between Aidan Demarest's innovative mixology and Sven Mede's seafood-laden menu, there's very good reason to be excited about Catch.

Bar Pintxo: Simple and Delicious

Scott Bridges | Posted 11.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Small bites, small plates and big taste, all in a creatively authentic Spanish style -- that in a nutshell is Bar Pintxo, owned by one of L.A.'s pioneering restaurateurs, Joe Miller.

Brick + Mortar: The Next Santa Monica Hot Spot

Scott Bridges | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Tucked away, off charming Main Street in Santa Monica, is a hot new restaurant serving modern American cuisine in an indoor/outdoor setting.