I visited Madame Chou Chou back in September, 2012 but just a couple months later, this place became Cafe Noir and it's more reasonable prices. All my photos below are from when they were still Madame Chou Chou. Everything was fresh and good.
I think this was Salade crue $11
Raw shaved salad, fennel, artichoke hearts, blood orange, Parmesan
Crispy paella cake, hamachi crudo, pea shoots salad
bone marrow, crostini duxelle $15
Local halibut, English peas, lardon, chanterelle, blood orange $25
Squid ink tagliolini, Santa Barbara prawns, uni emulsion $24
Fig and Goat cheese tart
Madame Chou Chou
2518 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405