Santa Monica Restaurant Week

January 8-14, 2018

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 a delicious, healthy, and custom dishes centered around the 2018 special restaurant week ingredient – the POMEGRANATE.

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2018 participating Santa Monica restaurants and pomegranate dish details:

1 Pico Restaurant at Shutters on the Beach
Pomegranate Baby Spinach Salad: baby spinach, pomegranate, Point Reyes farm blue cheese, and slow baked pear with champagne ($19)

4th Street Grille at DoubleTree Suites Hotel Santa Monica
Green Apple & Ricotta Salad: A fresh salad of sliced green apples & zucchini marinated in lime juice and dill, topped with fresh ricotta cheese and pomegranate seeds ($8)

BarBelle at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (NEW PARTICIPANT)
Baby kale salad with winter chicories, grilled persimmons, pomegranate, goat cheese, crispy duck confit, bourbon maple vinaigrette ($18)

The Bomb Chicken Pome: grilled lemon chicken, spinach, cheddar, red onion, apples, apple cider vinaigrette, pomegranate in a collard green ($12.95)

Belcampo Meat Co.
Grilled Half Chicken: crispy faro, pomegranate, pickled grapes, sun gold tomatoes and cranberry vinaigrette ($32)

BOA Steakhouse
Freekeh Salad: green garbanzo hummus, pomegranates, acorn squash, crispy garlic, labneh vinaigrette and red frilled mustard ($14)

Catch Restaurant at Hotel Casa del Mar
Burrata Bruschetta: arugula, slow roasted tomatoes, salsa verde and pomegranate ($18)
Pomegranate Glazed Chicken Salad: baby gem lettuce, pistachios and mint ($26)
Pomegranate Green Yogurt Cake ($12)

Coast at Shutters on the Beach Hotel
Arugula Salad with Chicken: arugula salad with chicken, gorgonzola crumble and pomegranate citrus dressing ($19)

Dhaba Cuisine of India
Bombay Bhel: puffed rice, crisp garbanzo noodles, red onions and a special serving of pomegranate seeds! Enjoy with tart tamarind and spicy mint chutney – Vegan and Gluten Free ($6)

Pomegranate Sorbet: vegan pomegranate sorbet ($4.50; $5.50; $6.50)

El Cholo Santa Monica (NEW PARTICIPANT)
Pomegranate Infused Margarita: El Cholo’s classic margarita infused with pomegranate juice ($11.50)

Pom Pom Smoothie: 24oz. smoothie with pomegranate juice, apple juice, pitaya, strawberries and banana ($9)

Enterprise Fish Company
Pomegranate Kale Salad with Chicken: kale, grilled chicken, manchego cheese, toasted almonds, pomegranate seeds tossed with a pomegranate balsamic dressing ($18)

FIG Restaurant at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Winter Squash Pizza: butternut squash, kale, Vella dry jack and pomegranate ($18)

Kampachi Crudo: kampachi Crudo with a pomegranate yuzu, fresh pomegranate, green onion, citrus segment and garlic crunchies ($22)

Lamb & Pomegranate Couscous: braised lamb leg, couscous, pomegranate and almonds ($18)

Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern
Zuni Chicken Salad: herb-roasted chicken with an arugula & radicchio salad with fresh pomegranate, pine nuts, shaved parmesan & dried cranberries with a herb-chicken jus ($18)

Pomegranate Sweet Kale Salad: finely chopped dino and lacinato kale, pomegranate seeds, currants and almonds in a maple dijon vinaigrette ($5)

Little Ruby
Pumpkin Salad with pomegranate molasses vinaigrette ($10.50)

Locanda Del Lago
Insalata di Puntarelle: chicory, cuttlefish, tiger shrimp, pomegranate and Gaeta olives ($16)

Longitude Bar + Restaurant at Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica
Pomegranate Infused Apple Salad: celery root, frisèe, candied pecans and maple-balsamic vinaigrette
Seared Striped Bass: wild mushroom risotto, ginger-lemongrass sauce
Bing Cherry Tart: with pomegranate ice cream
($38 per person for 3 courses)

Crispy Duck with Poached Pear: farmers market purple kale and pomegranate ver jus sauce

Malbec Argentinean Cuisine
Ensalada de Invierno: kale, radicchio, pomegranate seeds, quinoa, red onions and toasted pistachios ($14.95)

Melisse Restaurant
Enjoy a pomegranate dish as part of our 4-, 7- and 10-course tasting menus. Contact restaurant for more details. ($135 for 4-course menu; $165 for 7-course; $195 for 10-course)

Novel Cafe
Khoresh Fesenjan: Persian braised chicken stew with pomegranate and walnuts served with rice ($15)

Obica Mozzarella Bar
Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad: red quinoa, crab meat, avocado, papaya, mint, red radish, pomegranate in a pomegranate vinaigrette ($20; $18 without crab)

Osteria Bigoli
Quinoa Pomegranate Salad: quinoa, pomegranate, fresh mozzarella, blood red orange and arugula ($15)

Pinkberry on Montana Ave.
Pinkberry Pomegranate Yogurt ($5.45 small w/ toppings; $6.45 medium w/ toppings; $8.50 large w/ toppings)

Scoops Ice Cream and Treats
Pomegranate Masala Ice Cream: pomegranate ice cream with a swirl of organic blueberries and Indian gram masala spice  ($5.75)

Sushi Roku
Hokkaido Scallop: pomegranate seeds, kiwi, yuzu jelly, maldon and sea salt ($18)

Tar & Roses
Persimmon Salad: speck, burrata, pomegranate and endive ($15)

The Albright 
Oysters with Pomegranate Mignonette: six oysters with pomegranate mignonette and a pomegranate lemonade ($8)

The Brixton
Tuscan Baby Kale: roasted garlic vinaigrette, red currants, pomegranate, parmesan, pine nuts ($12)

The Buffalo Club
Smoked Chicken and Pomegranate Salad: smoked chicken, white mushrooms, frisee, vine tomato, chives, ruby grapefruit and pomegranate vinaigrette ($14)

The Curious Palate
Pomegranate Glazed Hanger Steak Skewers ($12)

The Lobster
Pomegranate Glazed Alina Duck Breast served with roasted chestnuts, winter squash and hidden rose apple ($34)

The Veranda Restaurant at The Georgian Hotel
Pomegranate Soy Glazed Ora King Salmon Nicoise: grilled salmon, white bean puree, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, meyer lemon zest, kalamata olives, French breakfast radish, brussel sprout leaves, pomegranate seeds with a lemon basil vinaigrette ($27)

Crispy Goat Cheese Salad: heirloom cherry tomatoes, Asian pears, crispy goat cheese and pomegranate ginger reduction ($13)

Upper West
Fried Sweet Potato with chimichurri, pomegranate and queso panela ($9)


2018 Press Coverage:

Haute Living, January 12, 2018
Thrillist Los Angeles, January 11,2018, January 2018
The LA Girl, January 2018
We Like L.A., January 2018
Santa Monica Lookout, January 5, 2018
NBC Los Angeles, January 2, 2018
LaLaScoop, January 1, 2018
NBC Los Angeles, December 26, 2017
SoCalPulse, December 26, 2017


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