Merrihew's Sunset Gardens is a boutique nursery on the corner of Ocean Park Boulevard and 16th Street. It offers an…More array of quality flowers like perennials and annuals, rose bushes, sunflowers and tulip bulbs; the plant section stocks exotic palms and specialty plants. Merrihew's also has a large variety of terra-cotta pots, French-style glazed pottery, fountains and candles. The staff can provide impressive potted-plant arrangements and seasonal plants.</p>
Pot & Pan Thai Food is a small establishment along a strip of small restaurants on Santa Monica Boulevard, in the…More Mid City area. </p>
<p>Brimming with unexpected pleasures, Pot & Pan serves home-style Thai cooking. You have the option of dining inside or out on a small patio with a view of the Boulevard. The portions are large, and the wait staff will happily box-up the left-overs for you to take home. </p>
<p>The Pad Thai is a favorite in the City, as well as the Pad Kee Mao & Red Curry. Although not vegetarian, there are six vegetarian items on the menu to please any herbivore. Parking can be difficult, but there is a small shared parking lot behind the building.</p>
Bird Pick Tea and Herb 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA90401 Bird Pick Tea and Herb offers a wide selection of teas from its warm and inviting store inside the Santa Monica Place…More Mall. Located on the first level, it features teas such as green, oolong, black, white and herbal in a variety of flavors. Its vast selection is accompanied by accessories such as tea pots and kettles, boxed teas, honey and snacks. The employees are kind, outgoing and quite knowledgeable about teas. Valet parking is available in the mall's lot, and metered parking is an option as well.
Marco Polo Imports 716 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA90401 Marco Polo Imports is a family-owned and operated store that, since opening in 1998, has become a go-to place for exotic…More furniture from around the world. Every corner of the shop is filled with interesting items from armoirs, sofas and sculpted water fountains to bookcases, artwork and one-of-a-kind coffee tables. Customers can find unique office furniture, wine cabinets, blanket chests and much more. This iconic red brick structure is known for the Marco Polo mural painted on the eastern side of the building. The front entrance is decorated with potted plants in large decorative urns.
Effandi Oriental Rug Gallery 1431 Colorado Ave # B, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Effandi Oriental Rug Gallery is a buyer, seller and trader of oriental rugs. In business for over 30 years, it …More imports rugs from China, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Europe. Effandi Oriental Rug Gallery also offers a rug cleaning service, specializing in pet stain removal. Entering the store is like going to a far east antique shop. There are decorative potted palm tree plants at the entrance and crystal chandeliers hanging over stained wood tables. The walls are covered with colorful handmade rugs and tapestries. Effandi Oriental Rug Gallery also offers antique furniture, paintings, candle holders and picture frames.
Lucky Plant 3113 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90405 Lucky Plant is a florist and nursery on the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and Navy Street. The floral boutique offers…More an array of quality flowers like long-stem roses, sunflowers and tulips, while the plant section stocks exotic palms and specialty plants. Lucky Plant also has a large variety of terra-cotta pots, French-style glazed pottery, fountains and candles. The staff also can provide arrangements and centerpieces.
International House of Pancakes 1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90404 International House of Pancakes, better known as IHOP, serves breakfast and pancakes all day. The chain, which was…More founded in Los Angeles in 1958, also serves sandwiches, burgers, salads and dinners like pot roast, herb roasted chicken and T-bone steak. IHOP provides indoor and outdoor seating and good service. There is parking in the Best Western's garage and on the street.
B.B.Q. Garden 1707 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90405 B.B.Q. Garden, located in a strip mall at the corner of Pico Boulevard and 17th Street, features inexpensive Asian and…More Korean cuisine for eat-in or take-out. Among its specialities are Chicken BBQ, Beef BBQ, Kimchi Fried Rice, and Stone Pot Mixed Rice. The restaurant accepts cash, Mastercard or Visa. Free lot parking is available at the site.
Sushi Mon Restaurant 401 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90401 Sushi Mon (translated, it means Sushi Gate) is located around the corner from the 3rd St. Promenade. This sleek,…More modern sushi fusion restaurant offers AYCE and lists over 70 different kinds of rolls, and traditional nigiri sushi. There's an interesting variety of a-la-carte Japanese small plates like edamame, pot stickers, and spring rolls. The restaurant also offers advice on how to eat sushi. Because sushi is finger food, they say, it should be eaten with your fingers--not with chopsticks, which can break the rice.
Sur La Table sells a wide selection of kitchen and culinary tools. The original store, in Seattle, sold exclusively…More French imports. After expanding nationwide, Sur La Table added domestic items, as well as products from around the world.</p>
<p>Customers can find premium-quality culinary tools here for making any type of cuisine. Pots, pans, ceramic baking dishes, plates, mixing bowls, knives, electric mixers and more are displayed throughout the store.</p>
<p>One section of Sur La Table is devoted to coffee, with whole bean coffee for sale as well as various coffee makers and accessories. Cook books, aprons, oven mitts and kitchen furniture are also available. Knive sharpening service is offered. The store is conveniently located near the 3rd Street Promenade, home to a farmer's market twice a week. Free parking is available in nearby public parking structures.</p>
Fig Santa Monica is located at the beautiful and historic Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows at Ocean Avenue and…More Wilshire. Named for the landmark 123-year-old Moreton Bay Fig tree in front of the hotel, the restaurant's menu uses local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Chef Ray Garcia visits the Santa Monica Farmer's Market looking for ingredients, while Fig's official "forager," Kerry Clasby, travels to farms all over California, looking for the best ingredients. All meats and seafood are purchased from trusted sources that practice natural and sustainable farming.</p>
<p>The menu includes such unique entrees as Red Beet Risotto, Seafood Pot, Short Rib and Pancetta Meatloaf and Carrot Pappardelle, made with braised rabbit, peas and mint.</p>
<p>The laid-back restaurant has a wine bar and a cheese bar, with specialty cheeses categorized by cow, ewe, goat, blue-veined and stinky. Cheese flights are available.</p>
<p>Breakfast is served daily until 11am, with lunch served from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Saturday. Dinner begins at 5pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Sunday brunch is from 11am - 2pm, featuring $3 tacos, breakfast specialties and lunch entrees.</p>