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Inside Socalo

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger call their new Santa Monica restaurant a California canteen and Mexican pub that will serve the duo’s Mexican-inspired food. It is expected to open in mid-December.

Breakfast granola — a choice between oat milk or Straus yogurt with chia passion fruit and berries — at Socalo. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Socalo’s vampiros: steak and shrimp with griddled cheese and salsa macha, or vegetarian with griddled cheese. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Lamb birria made with slow-braised lamb shoulder and served with consommé, escabeche and tomatillo salsa at Socalo. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
A dish of crispy chicken skins with crudités, lemon crema, house-made tajin and avocado tomatillo salsa at Socalo. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Inside Socalo, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger’s new restaurant in Santa Monica. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
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