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A California bistro featuring ingredients from local farmers markets.
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Dining room at FIG, Santa Monica, CA

FIG Restaurant Review

: FIG, located in The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, is named after the Moreton Bay fig tree that is the centerpiece of the beautiful courtyard at the hotel's entrance. Chef Ray Garcia helms this California bistro, which is divided into a bar/lounge section and a room with patio doors facing the pool. Dishes feature ingredients from local farmers markets and range from starters like scarlet quinoa with chard, butternut squash, apples and almonds to entrées of all-natural California Prime steaks and pastaless lasagna made with spinach, sweet potato, San Marzano tomatoes and mozzarella. Diners can also sample artisanal cheeses (in categories playfully dubbed “Challenging” and “Eric’s Stash”) and charcuterie such as foie gras and chicken liver parfait with grilled baguette and, appropriately enough, fig marmalade. Further demonstrating the focus on seasonality here is a section at the bottom of the menu that keeps guests clued in to what ingredients have “just arrived,” are “in peak season,” and are “coming soon.”

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