Beautifully plated, locally sourced and utterly delicious seafood are on the menu every night at Crudo e Nudo, a tiny, charming Main Street restaurant that keeps sustainability and ethics in mind. First launched as a pop-up during the pandemic, the restaurant's cozy, built-out parklet hosts the bulk of the restaurant's seating, where servers will dole out gorgeous small plates of seafood that will likely change how you look at crudo. Here, chef Brian Bornemann—formerly of Michael's and Venice's Tasting Kitchen—and partner Leena Culhane add bright, modern tweaks to the typically stalwart oil-and-lemon Italian raw dish, for a casually artisan seafood meal that'll definitely upstage your everyday sushi joint. Vegan dishes and natural wines round out Crudo e Nudo's offerings for a laidback gourmet experience you won't soon forget.
Crudo e Nudo
Time Out says
Sustainable fishing, better labor practices and delicious seafood abound at this cozy restaurant on Santa Monica's Main Street.
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