Best of 2011: Sonoma Wine Garden (Santa Monica, CA)

In a garden overlooking the Pacific, a worldclass dining experience is presented in a casual atmosphere. The menu ranges from burgers to authentic Austrian dishes such as Kaiserschmarr’n (a pancake).

Destination Bottles:

Château Lynch-Bages 1990 Pauillac
Littorai 2008 Pinot Noir (Sonoma Coast)
Peay 2005 Syrah (Sonoma)

The intimidation factor disappears, as 1-, 3-, or 5-ounce pours are available from 16 different wines offered in Enomatic machines.

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For more Southern California restaurants, visit Addison at The Grand Del Mar and Valentino.