Tacos that aren't tacos, cheese that isn't cheese, but somehow it kind of works.
395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, (310) 394-7046, matthewkenneycuisine.com/restaurants/santa-monica
Share plates, $14-$16; starters, $10-$13; main dishes, $15-$18; desserts, $10-$11.
Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Credit cards accepted. Wine. Mall lot parking.
Cauliflower with walnuts and harissa, rainbow carrot salad with cumin, king oyster with asparagus and sea beans.