Bar Pintxo
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Bar Pintxo

Inspired by the tapas bars of San Sebastian and elsewhere in Spain, Joe Miller of Joe’s Restaurant in Venice has veered from his California French cooking to bring the bars’ convivality and spontaneity to Santa Monica. The cozy Bar Pintxo serves tapas and a good selection of Spanish wines. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
The dining area at Bar Pintxo. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
The small bar offers a handful of the tapas bar’s 30 seats. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
The hand-cut, raw-cured jamon iberico, with toasted bread. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Gambas al ajillo, shrimp sautéed in olive oil and garlic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
The dessert crema Catalana(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Coca Pintxo, a la a pizza. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
The paella de bacalao y coliflor(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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