10. SANTA MONICA, CA

(Alert! Start with Day 1 of our “30 Days x 30 Cities” blog series to follow this trip from the start)

On our drive from San Diego to Ventura, CA we took a quick lunch* break at Milo and Olive in Santa Monica, CA.

Consider the following our personal, non-solicited endorsement of their joint:

* File in Mental Recipe Rolodex: Warm fresh ricotta cheese and seasonal stone fruit, smother on toasted baguette and drizzle with amazing EVOO. Guh.