Valley veteran Exec Chef-Owner Aaron Robins has launched a new bar menu featuring six signature G & T’s, along with Latin and Asian-inspired seafood bites at SOCA—standing for Sherman Oaks, CA. The sister restaurant to Boneyard Bistro only has 15 seats at the bar so arrive early. The happy hour program will be served daily from 5 – 6 pm.
A gin & tonic is perhaps the perfect refreshing cocktail for a sultry afternoon in the (818) — and SOCA’s new bar menu has a six signature Spanish Gin Tonics, ($10-15) along with a selection of fine wines.
No. 1 – Gin Mare, Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic, Kumquats and Thyme
No. 2 – Mahon Gin, Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic, Grapefruit Peel, Celery Leef
No. 3 — Tru Gin, Fever Tree Indian Tonic, Orange Peel, Fennel Frond, Blossoms
No. 4 — Few Breakfast Gin, Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic, Meyer Lemon Peel, Chocolate Mint, Dehydrated Berry
No. 5 — Spirit Guild Astral Gin, Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic, Satsuma, Lemongrass, Kaffir Leaf
No. 6 — Malfy Gin, Fever Tree Indian Tonic, Shiso Leaf, Strawberry, Pink Peppercorn
SOCA’s Seafood Bar Menu, also available during dinner, will offer elevated, globally-inspired happy hour bites with Latin and Asian influences.
The menu includes:
Oysters with Bacon Herb Crust, Manchego ($10)
Korean Crab Dumplings — King Crab, Korean Chili, Citrus San Bai Su, Kimchi Slaw ($15)
Flatbread — Manchego, Fontina, Creme Fraiche, Boneyard Bacon, Melted Leeks, Shimeji Mushrooms ($12)
Lobster Roll — Claw and Tail, Aioli, Toasted Brioche ($15)
Shawarma Sliders — Charmoula Marinated Beef, House Made Pita, White Bean Hummus, Pistachio Tzatziki ($12)
Blistered Shishito Peppers — Crispy Shallots, Sweet Soy & Citrus ($12)
Pommes Frites — Meyer Lemon Aioli ($8)
14015 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, California 91423
Boneyard Bistro’s sister restaurant brings globally-inspired steak and seafood to the heart of Ventura Boulevard’s restaurant row from valley veterans Exec Chef/Owner Aaron Robins and General Manager/Partner Rory Snipes.
Floor to ceiling windows open to a 28-seat patio overlooking Ventura Boulevard. The menu at this coastal resort-inspired restaurant hits Asian and Latin notes — including Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, French, and Mexican. The ever-evolving gin-centric cocktail program and a predominately French wine list complement the menu. SOCA is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30 – 10 pm.