|House-Cured Veal Pastrami|
|Hot & Cold Foie Soup with Corn|
Q&A with Executive Chef Jorge Chicas:
Domestic Divas: How long have your worked with Chef Jose Andres?
Chef Chicas: I have worked with chef Andres for 10 years.
Domestic Divas: What was the inspiration behind opening the Saam tasting room?
Chef Chicas: It follows a very similar concept Jose has in Washington DC, Mini Bar, where Jose's Team gets to create and develop new dishes and work on new cooking techniques. [We wanted to] develop an experience of all senses.
Domestic Divas: What is unique about the dining experience at Saam?
Chef Chicas: [You can] experience new cooking techniques and experience a special and unique dining experience, following the model of El Bulli in Spain.
Chef Chicas: 19 courses plus 2 desserts. My favorite dishes are Olive Oil Bonbon, Linguini with Clams, Philly Cheesesteak.
tasting menu. What kind of cocktails do you pair with the food?
Chef Chicas: We do a welcome cocktail from the chef, a small cocktail that is done by the chefs, we are right now doing the Golden boy. We change every so often.
Domestic Divas: Are there any new dishes on the horizon, either for Saam or The Bazaar?
Chef Chicas: We are always working on developing new dishes, and I would rather not comment of anything just yet, as Jose is the one who decides which dishes go in and which ones need work, the team of chefs are always in the process of developing and creating new and interesting dishes that would fit the concept.
The Bazaar by Jose Andres
465 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90048
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