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Small Bites: Kitchen Pantry opens at the Bazaar, Amici Trattoria opens in Glendale, Gordon Ramsay class

August 12, 2009 |  5:06 pm

The Bazaar by Jose Andres in the SLS Hotel. Credit: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times.Kitchen Pantry: The newest addition to the Bazaar by José Andrés is the Kitchen Pantry, a collection of cooking products and specialty foods available for sale, including  Ventresca tuna belly fillets, Mancho-Oro saffron, Grand Reserva sherry vinegar, Nuñez de Prado olive oil, preserved El Navarrico piquillo peppers, blanched Marcona almonds and, of course, Andres' cookbook "Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America." The Bazaar by José Andrés, SLS Hotel, 465 S. LaCienega Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 246-5555, www.thebazaar.com.

New Amici: Brentwood Italian restaurant Amici Trattoria has opened another outpost in Glendale that's noticeably larger (seating for 187) with a patio garden, a full bar and a few new menu items. The Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale. (818) 502-1220, www.amicila.com.

Cooking like Ramsay: On Saturday, executive chef Andy Cook and his team at Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood will host a two-hour master class. For $150, they'll teach guests how to create several of Ramsay's signature dishes. If you miss it, there are seven more of these master classes scheduled through the end of the year. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. (310) 358-7788, www.thelondonwesthollywood.com/gordon_ramsay/.

Eating Out: DineLA Restaurant Week will return for its first-ever autumn event Oct. 4 to 9 and Oct. 11 to 16. Here are just a few participating restaurants: Cache, On Sunset, the Lobster, the Bistro Garden at Coldwater, Bella Cucina, Geisha House, Ketchup.

-- Elina Shatkin

Photo: The Bazaar by José Andrés in the SLS Hotel. Credit: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times