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No Junk Food, No Tax And No Tipping! Gaucho Chicken Cafe Opens In LA!

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STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Chef Larry Greenwood of Gaucho Chicken Café visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about his new LA restaurant where there is no tax and no tipping!

Everything at Gaucho Chicken Cafe is extremely affordable between $6-11 and features simple menu items- wraps, salads and chicken 1/4, ½ or whole; white or dark meat with delicious sides.

There is a Malbec wine, a great beer on tap & sangria as far as alcohol goes, and then all the sodas are made with natural cane sugar (so no Coke, Sprite, Pepsi, etc.). It’s a very casual dining experience with a fast food mentality, but prepared with care and attention to healthy, clean ingredients.

Recipes:

Bahn Mi wrap
2oz. chicken pate
2oz. pickled Daikon and carrot mix
1/2oz. sliced jalapenos
2oz shredded cabbage
4oz dark chicken meat
1ea wheat or white pita

Steamed Bamboo veg
1 bamboo pot
mixture of raw seasonal vegetables
3-4 ea kafir lime leaves
kosher salt

Rotisserie Chicken
1 ea whole chicken
Marinate whole chicken in a brine consisting of water, soy sauce, crushed garlic,bay leaves, sugar,salt and whole black pepper corns.
after marinating min 12 hrs rinse of with cold water, and allow to dry. season with mixture of herbs and cook on the rotisserie for 1hr.

Roasted sweet potatoes
4 ea sweet potatoes
cider vinergar
kosher salt
olive oil
-Peel the sweet potatoes and toss lightly with olive oil and salt, roast for 20min at 375. Reduce the vinegar to a syrup, and lightly toss sweet potatoes in reduction. Cook for 5-8 to caramelize the sweet potatoes

Sunset Salad
mixed greens
basil balsamic vinaigrette
roasted chicken breast
cherry tomatoes
1/4 avocado
diced cucumber
baby pea sprouts
-Mix all ingredients aside from the avocado, place in a bowl and put sliced avocado fanned out on top.

Gaucho Chicken Cafe is located at 7980 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.

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