FIG Santa Monica Debuts New Menu

Fairmont’s Westside signature restaurant launches wood-fire oven and grill inspired dishes

The variety of new items at this upscale restaurant showcase its famed Mediterranean flavors.

FIG Santa Monica, located in the Fairmont Santa Monica Hotel, has launched a new menu featuring dishes created in their new wood-fired oven and grill.

Chef Yousef Ghalaini crafted a variety  of new dishes incorporating the restaurant’s signature Mediterranean flavors. The sharable menu items include a special charred bread balloon with house-made spreads including hummus, eggplant salad, roasted red bell peppers, marinated lentils, and labneh; marinated feta with Aleppo chili; octopus with butter beans; a kale tabbouli salad; roasted beets with mint yogurt; lamb, margherita, peas, and ham pizzas; coffee rubbed New York strip steak; stuffed dates; foie gras parfait; citrus and chili marinated fish, and an angry Maine lobster.

The custom cocktail menu is impressive with a variety of libations including a Ramirez fizz with watermelon chinaco blanco, curacao, black cardamom orgeat, and lime and an Eye of the Tiger with white whiskey, persimmon, amaro nonino, egg white, and cinnamon.

Desserts include a peanut butter crunch bar with caramel rice crispies and milk chocolate ice cream; a strawberry tres leches cake with strawberries, coconut cream, and ice cream; a banana baked Alaska with roasted banana ice cream, blackberry sauce, and meringue; a chocolate pudding cake with malted cream and cashew caramel; and a variety of small batch cheeses.

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