Category: Lunch

  • The Cannibal Butcher Shop & The Expo Line

    The Cannibal Butcher Shop & The Expo Line

    The Expo Line’s westward expansion to the Pacific Ocean is complete. Starting at noon today, the Expo Line will have seven new stops and a new endpoint at 4th Street in Santa Monica. Another exciting development for the Expo Line is The Cannibal. (How’s that for a segue?) This butcher shop-slash-restaurant, steps from the Culver […]

  • Paninoteca by Scarpetta

    Paninoteca by Scarpetta

    Despite being relatively close to Bay Cities Italian Deli, the Godmother of Italian sandwich shops on the Westside, I was still disappointed when Santa Monica’s Ciboteca, from the folks behind Piccolo and Hostaria del Piccolo, closed last winter after opening just earlier that year.¬† Coincidentally, another Italian sandwich shop backed by a higher-end Italian restaurant, […]

  • Sushi Tsujita Serving Lunch 7 Days a Week

    Sushi Tsujita Serving Lunch 7 Days a Week

    It has been nearly a half-year since my dinner omakase at Sushi Tsujita.¬† I haven’t been back for dinner since, but I have returned several times for lunch, where they have an assortment of chirashi/sashimi/donburi, raw fish and other ingredients, served on top of sushi rice. Special for lunch, they have $15¬†Chirashi Bowl that includes […]