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José Andrés and his foie gras in cotton candy

by Sophie Gayot

A third blog posting about the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills in one month? That may sound excessive, but there is much to report about Sam Nazarian’s first luxury hotel—we’ve hardly even mentioned the food!

Here’s a sneak peek at chef José Andrés’ cuisine at The Bazaar. Some of his dishes, like his foie gras wrapped in cotton candy, are as extravagant as Philippe Starck’s design. But by the end of the night, you’ll have had, for sure, quite a different dining experience!

Listen to what I said on KNX1070 about The Bazaar.

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  1. […] The gates to the hotel, just named one of’s Top 10 new hotels for 2008, and to The Bazaar were kept closed until the series of speeches concluded. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa welcomed […]

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  3. It was definitely one of the most unique dining experiences of my life. So fun to bring people for the first time:

    Comment by Grubtrotters — March 22, 2009 @ 9:17 am

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