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Santa Monica Restaurants

February: A Busy Month for Upper West Restaurant

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 02.16.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

At Upper West, Harker will be showcasing various selections of her cityscapes, some of which caught the attention of Italian curator Alfio Borghese and landed her that opportunity to paint LA in Italy.

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

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.06.2016 | 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 06.24.2016 | 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.