I must have been living under a rock for a few years because I had no idea that an old, outdated Santa Monica mall is now a fancy Santa Monica Place!
And bravo to the Market at Santa Monica Place on the third floor! This place felt like a mini version of Eataly, with collection of gourmet shops, including The Curious Cheese Shoppe, The Curious Baker, and The Curious Palate, where Kevin, Daichi, my sister, Pon Pon and I had lunch the other day.
The Brooklyner: Smoked salmon, goat cheese, roasted tomato aioli, red onion,tomato and sliced house pickle on sourdough
Quinoa Salad (accompanied the sandwich)
Mac ‘n’ Cheese: Gruyère, cheddar, goat, and blue cheeses, topped w/breadcrumbs
Brooklyner Salad: Smoked salmon, goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red
onion, balsamic vinaigrette, mixed greens