Santa Monica’s Milo & Olive crew are launching a New York-style pizza parlor

It’s now not as if the Rustic Canyon restaurant circle of relatives doesn’t have enough to reflect consideration on, what with opening one of the maximum predicted restaurants of the yr and all—but earlier than Santa Monica receives the Jeremy Fox homestyle remedy on the Midwest-stimulated Birdie G’s, it’s getting a taste of New York City with Milo SRO, the group’s new slice shop.

Launching Thursday in the former Sweet Rose Creamery area—don’t worry, they’re still making ice cream behind the curtain—Milo SRO will operate as a sort of speedy-informal extension of the restaurant organization’s famous spot Milo + Olive from cooks Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan. (The name does stand for “Milo Standing-Room-Only,” in the end.) But while Milo + Olive’s menu includes pasta, pastries, bread, salads, and timber-fired seasonal vegetables further to pizza, their contemporary assignment will recognition on whole and through-the-slice 18-inch pies made with either a 48-hour–fermented dough or a gluten-loose crust.


Toppings will take their cues from the full-service sibling spot, which means drawing from seasonality and nearby farms. There are a number of set pizzas, including the Roasted Mushroom and Braised Garlic with tomato sauce, raclette, and clean oregano; the Fancy White Pie with mozzarella, taleggio, raclette, ricotta, residence-made giardiniera and fresh basil and garlic oil; and the Meat Lovers, with tomato-sauce base, residence-made sausage, bacon, pepperoni, mozzarella and oregano. Whole pies variety from $24 (a conventional cheese variety) to $38, however, you could also sub in vegan cheese for an extra $6. Of direction you could additionally find those awful boys by means of the slice, however, if none are to your liking, cross wild with the customization and construct your very own pie.

For folks that get there early enough, Milo SRO’s even imparting a confined run of thick, fluffy, Sicilian-fashion slices topped with cherry tomato, parmesan, garlic oil, oregano, and sea salt—and we do imply restricted: Beat the crowds, due to the fact most effective 10 of those pizzas come out of the oven every day.

Not yearning pizza? Expect mini sesame garlic knots, and chopped and Caesar salads, plus gluten-unfastened eggplant parm with the aid of the unmarried serving or celebration tray. They’ve even got residence-made dipping sauces for the one’s knots or your pizza (we’re a speakme ranch, BBQ, Caesar, and hazelnut romesco), a few even vegan.

And for people who’ll pass over the Sweet Rose Creamery scoop keep, you’ll nonetheless be able to stroll into the gap and find lots of vanilla, chocolate, salted caramel, clean mint chip, cookies and cream, and dairy-loose chocolate ice cream, no longer to mention Sweet Rose’s seasonal flavors.

The cognizance here is on to move and shipping (although there are a handful of stools and a counter)—so observe the menu and take a peek on the photographs, under, then get inside and out and into a few pizzas beginning on Thursday.

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