The change in Santa Monica is happening quicker than previously reported at Renee's Courtyard. Despite original rumors of maintaining Renee's for a few more months, the Tinga team has temporarily shuttered the bar and will reopen Renee's only until mid-March. Eater reports this changing of the guards also means Tinga Santa Monica's menu will no longer be the chic Mexican cuisine so praised by Jonathan Gold.
Previously: Renee's Courtyard Cafe Sold To New Owners. Is Vintage Santa Monica Disappearing [Grub Street]