Santa Monica Restaurant Week

January 9-15, 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in and joined us for Santa Monica Restaurant Week, which took place January 9-15, 2017!

To celebrate California Restaurant Month and highlight Santa Monica as an award-winning, health-conscious culinary destination, participating Santa Monica restaurants and their chefs crafted delicious, healthy, and custom dishes centered around this year’s special restaurant week ingredient – the radish. Check out some of the great press coverage and stay tuned for details on Santa Monica Restaurant Week 2018!


2017 Participating Santa Monica Restaurants and Radish Dish Details

1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach
Smoked Trout Gem Lettuce Salad: Radish, apple, potato, celery, root, pickled red onion and lemon mustard vinaigrette ($23)

BarBelle at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Tuna Poké: Tuna, wakame, ginger, sesame and scallion dressing, togarashi, wonton, avocado, pickled daikon radish ($18)

Belcampo Meat Co.
Belcampo Braised Pork Belly: Pickled Radish Salad, Pickled Grape, Apple Mustarda ($15)

BOA Steakhouse
Breakfast Radish Crostino: Edamame butter, soft boiled egg, shaved breakfast radish ($13)

The Brixton
Roasted Cauliflower: Roasted cauliflower with pickled radish, fried capers, romanesco puree, zucchini gel, parmesan cream ($13, $11 during Happy Hour)

Catch Restaurant at Hotel Casa del Mar
Tuna Tataki and Pickled Radishes: Pickled radishes, roasted mushrooms and yuzu aioli ($18); Grilled Striped Bass and Watermelon Radishes: Fennel, winter Greens and citrus ($30); Rhubarb Tart ($10)
* $50 for pre-fixe menu or items can be purchased à la carte

Coast at Shutters on the Beach
Organic Farro Grain: Cucumber, radishes, arugula and feta ($23); Grilled Salmon Salad: Little Gem, asparagus, cucumber and avocado ($30)

Dhaba Cuisine of India
Curried Radish with Greens: Curried radish and greens with cumin, coriander, mango powder and curry leaves ($12)

FIG Restaurant at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Tomato and Radish Salad: Tomato and radish salad with mint, French feta, Zinfandel vinaigrette ($17)

Flower Child
Chopped Vegetable Salad: Organic greens, radish, avocado, heirloom carrot, edamame, baby tomato, cucumber, toasted sesame seed, ginger miso vinaigrette ($9.25)

Fork in the Road
Roasted Radish: Pancetta, shallot, tomato vingerette, horseradish-chamomile creme fraiche and peppered crumble ($10)

Chicken Kapama: Tomato braised chicken, potatoes, carrots, radishes ($16)

Locanda del Lago
Risotto al Rapanello: Organic carnaroli parmesan risotto, watermelon radish ($22)

Maré Santa Monica
Choice of Shellfish (Mussels, Clams, Shrimp): Made with a leek white wine broth, roasted radish, wilted radish greens, and shaved breakfast radish ($18)

Malbec Argentinean Cuisine
Churrasco al Malbec: Sliced hanger steak in a malbec red wine sauce, accompanied with creamy polenta mascarpone, roasted glazed radish, and carrots ($22.96)


Monsieur Marcel
Black Radish Mille-feuille: Layer of black radish, green apple, smoked white fish and black caviar ($15); Merlot Short Ribs: Red wine-braised short ribs, creamy black truffle polenta, asparagus and red radish ($25); Hazelnut Yule Log: Sponge cake with caramel hazelnut mousse and raspberry coulis ($8)
$40 for pre-fixe menu, items can be purchased à la carte

Obicà Mozzarella Bar
Insalata di Quinoa (vegan): Vegan red quinoa, avocado, papaya, mint, red radish ($11; add crab for an additional $4)

Perry’s Café
Creamy Radish Soup: A dreamy luscious radish Soup with Yukon gold potatoes and horseradish sour cream garnish ($7)

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Crispy Pork Belly: Braised watermelon radish, roasted onions, sriracha, sesame ($12)

Red O
Scallop Aguachile Cucumber and Serrano Aguachile, Avocado, Icicle Radish Escabeche and Radish Flowers: Maine diver scallops which are marinated in a cucumber and serrano juice, avocado are scattered on the plate and the dish is finished with an acidic bright and vibrant radish salad ($19)

Santa Monica Seafood
Grilled Shrimp Panzanella: Five jumbo white shrimp with organic greens, radishes, capers, avocado, red onion, crostinis and tomatoes with a white balsamic vinaigrette ($18)

Sushi Roku
Tuna Radish Sashimi: Tuna sashimi and goat cheese with garlic nikiri soy dressing served on a bed of sliced watermelon radish ($21)

Tiato Kitchen + Venue
Roasted Radishes & Cream: Whipped horseradish crème fraiche, crispy leeks, green onions, crispy bacon, lemon zest and rosemary flowers (grown in the Tiato Garden) with Korean chili flakes ($11)

Upper West Restaurant
Red Curry & Lime Leaf Braised Black Radish: Yam puree, fennel, Thai basil ($10)

Wexler’s Deli
The Big Salad with Farmer’s Market Radish: Farmers market radish, gem lettuce, tomato, olives, cucumbers, rye breadcrumbs, and crumbled hard boiled egg with a dill vinaigrette ($10; add choice of lox, sturgeon, trout, tuna salad, egg salad, or turkey for an additional $6)

Press Coverage

NBC Los Angeles, January 4, 2017
SoCalPulse, January 4, 2017
Santa Monica Lookout, January 5, 2017
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 7, 2017
We Like L.A.

Learn About the Radish

If you think radishes can only be served sliced in a salad, think again! With names like Cherry Belle, Easter Egg and Black Spanish and colors ranging from red, white and black, the radish is more than meets the eye. Radishes are very beneficial for the liver and stomach and even act as a powerful detoxifier, which can come in handy during those first few weeks in January when many people are recovering from the holiday season.



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