THE BAZAAR by José Andrés

THE BAZAAR by José Andrés

Los Angeles

The Bazaar

465 S La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-5555
www.thebazaar.com/
Spanish

Modern Tapas Menu

Amuse Bouche

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Not Your Everyday Caprese

cherry tomatoes, liquid mozzarella
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Japanese Taco

grilled eel, shiso, cucumber, wasabi, chicbarron
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Smoked Yellowtail & Crispy Rice

yogburt, grapes, capers, radish
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Croquetas de Pollo

chicken bécbamel fritters
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Sauteed Shrimp

garlic, guindilla pepper
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White Asparagus with Miso

california walnuts
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Duck Liver Sandwiches

quince, toasted brioche
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Philly

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Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wings

bleu cheese, celery
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Pa’amb Tomaquet Catalan Style

toasted bread, manchego, tomato
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Tomato Watermelon Skewers

lemon dressing, basil
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Nitro Coconut Flating Island

passion fruit and vanilla
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Hot Chocolate

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Sweets

salted caramel, rice crispy, and chocolate chip cookie
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MELISSE 2012

MELISSE 2012

Los Angeles

Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-0881
www.melisse.com
French

FOUR COURSE TASTING MENU – 2012

The environment there is very laid back and the servers are quite friendly. The food, as they deliver what they describe exactly. We had an amazing meal and an amazing experience overall. This is a real culinary treat.

Amuse Bouche

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Bread & Butter

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Santa Barbara Spot Prawn

Celtuce, razor clam, uni and geoduck
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White Asparagus

A single spear of white asparagus with morel mushrooms and some sort of magical buttery sauce that made me want to lick the plate.
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True Day boat Scallop “Rossini”

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Maine Lobster

Morel mushrooms, asparagus, toasted macadamia nut emulsion, jamón ibérico bellota
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Passion Fruit Soufflé Glacé

Coconut sorbet, pistachio and lemongrass.
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Petit Fours

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MELISSE

MELISSE

Los Angeles

Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-0881
www.melisse.com
French

10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY MENU – 2010

The 10 year anniversary menu was huge. Food is delicious but honestly it was too much food. We left feeling very full.

Amuse Bouche

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Egg Caviar

Lemon Crème fraîche, American caviar
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Duo of Hamachi & Tuna

Cucumber, truffle-lime-wasabi
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White Asparagus

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Tomato Soup

Tomato sorbet and tartare
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Seared Foie Gras

Murray farms cherries, pain d’epice, banyuls reduction
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Foie Gras Terrine

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Maine Lobster

Sweet corn agnolotti, chicken oyster, truffle froth
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Wild French Turbot

Peacock farm tomatoes, sourdough, sorrel emulsion, curried sabayon.
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Smoked Salmon

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Reblochon Tart

Petite salad, honey pepper gastrique
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Chocolate and Caramel Fondant

Hazalnut crumble, chocolate sorbet
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Strawberry-Rhubarb & Vanilla Yogurt

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Petit Fours

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PATINA

PATINA

Los Angeles

Patina

Walt Disney Concert Hall
141 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-3331
www.patinagroup.com/patina
French

Chef’s Tasting Menu

A birthday treat. The restaurant is located at Disney Concert Hall and the setting inside is nice and intimate. Patina has a well-curated cheese cart. We love the presentation and each cheese is perfectly ripe.

Foie Gras

seared foie gras topped with glazed blueberries
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Local Black Cod

black cod, clams, grilled onion
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Black Truffle Risotto

topped with shaved truffles
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Jidori Chicken Breast

chicken breast, matsutake mushroom
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Fromage

soumaintrain (really stinky French cheese), ski queen (the brown cheese), goat cheese, dried apricots, walnuts
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Dessert

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Petits Fours

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