Bazaar Meat by José Andrés may be one of the pricier dining options on the Eater 38, but his Bar Centro now has a a more economical way to try some of the James Beard Foundation award-winning chef’s dishes. The bar at the entrance to the restaurant at the Sahara has a menu of food and beverage specials every Friday through Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m. for $3 to $22.
Diners can order tapas dishes such as croquetas de pollo stuffed with creamy béchamel, patatas bravas with spicy tomato sauce and aioli, and grilled pulpo a la Gallega with Galician-style octopus with potatoes and aioli. The bar even offers Kobe airbread with Kobe beef, onion jam, and Parmesan espuma, and cotton candy foie gras with crispy amaranth, as well as the Bazaar burger made with wagyu short rib and brisket, topped with shredded iceberg, special sauce, and pub cheese on a homemade bun and served with fries and house-made ketchup. Pa’amb tomaquet Catalan-style crispy tomato bread, albondigas with saffron-almond sauce, Chistorra sausage chickpea stew with pan cristal, oysters, and gazpacho shots round out the menu.
The bar also offers cocktails including a classic In addition to the expansive bites menu, indulge in a refreshing cocktail, such as the Blood and Sand with blended scotch, Cherry Heering, sweet vermouth, and orange, or the Scarlet Pimpernel with Tito’s vodka, Pavan, lemon juice, raspberries, mint, bitters, and cava, both available for $8. Featured beers include Stella Artois and Kirin Light, and featured red and white wines are available by the glass for $8.