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10 Great Flans in Los Angeles

April 8, 2015

It should come as no surprise that José Andrés’ pleasure palace of Spanish gastronomy inside the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills finishes strong. Executive pastry chef Kriss Harvey prepares a traditional Spanish flan ($12) that’s particularly creamy, crafted with vanilla from Indonesia and Madagascar and infused with California orange peel. Harvey credits the combi oven, which simultaneously bakes and steams the flan, for the luxurious texture. Caramel and a generous dollop of cream complete the picture