Photo Gallery: Fig Out at Santa Monica's Fig Bistro
Need a visual aid for your print edition? Jonathan Gold visits Fig in Santa Monica's Fairmont Miramar Hotel ("Garcia's cooking seems to carry within it more than a bit of aggression, and if I were a culinary therapist rather than a critic, I might take the slug of bacon in the brussels sprouts or the presence of tooth-cracking, undercooked pig's ear in the frisée salad to be subtle cries for help''). Click through for Anne Fishbein's spectacular photos and read more in Gold's Counter Intelligence, "Fig Out."
Anne Fishbein Fig chef Ray Garcia a moment before the doors open for dinner Anne Fishbein Fig's private dining room Anne Fishbein a ball jar of fresh blueberries at the bar at Fig, used for cocktails Anne Fishbein polishing the wine glasses before the dinner shift at Fig Anne Fishbein seared tuna Nicoise at Fig Anne Fishbein Fig's watermelon salad Anne Fishbein barramundi at Fig Anne Fishbein a dessert of corn fritters, poolside at Fig