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A look inside Adobe Restaurant

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The outdoor patio at Abode Restaurant & Lounge in Santa Monica. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Despite the homeyness implied by the Abode name, the Santa Monica restaurant has an urban chic design and a sleek bar. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Dining under the light from chocolate-colored metal chandeliers at Abode in Santa Monica. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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A dining room at Abode. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Abode chef Dominique Crenn sources her produce from the Santa Monica farmers market. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Abode’s baby-beet salad with sugared pecans and wild cress with whipped Laura Chenel goat cheese. Up at the top are cubes of beef gelée. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Beef tenderloin “paella style” comes with squid stuffed with saffron rice with langoustines and mussels — and merguez foam. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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At Abode, prosciutto and melon means a minty melon garnished with melon balls and a cube of jellied Port, with La Quercia prosciutto on the side. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Melon soup is made from Weiser Farms melons. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Mussels steamed with braised leeks from Frazier Lake Farm in a saffron sauce, at Abode restaurant. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Abode’s study in chocolate includes sorbet, saffron chocolate mousse, hot cocoa, a chocolate “egg” and Pudwill Farm berries with a peppery kick. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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