Sometimes you can’t improve on a classic. SAVEUR magazine shares recipes from the Cobb salad to a traditional spinach salad with hot bacon dressing and more.


Cobb Salad

Los Angeles’s Brown Derby closed its doors long ago, but this classic salad, invented in 1937 by the restaurant’s owner, Robert H. Cobb, lives on.

Chinese Chicken Salad

Variations on this salad have been served in Los Angeles everywhere from the Fox Studios Commissary to Wolfgang Puck’s Chinois on Main.
Jar Restaurant’s Chopped Salad
A French- or Japanese-style mandoline works best for thinly slicing the vegetables in this chopped salad, which is based on a dish served at Jar Restaurant in Los Angeles. See this Recipe Todd Coleman

Winter Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Walnuts, apple, and sliced beet add crunch and flavor to this wintertime salad.
Leon Salad
Our take on the popular Leon Salad served at La Scala in Beverly Hills calls for marinating chickpeas, salami, and cheese in a red wine vinaigrette. See this Recipe Todd Coleman

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

A hearty and classic salad is dressed with a rich mustard-chive bacon sauce. See the recipe for Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing »
Chef’s Salad with American French Dressing
This recipe for chef’s salad is based on one developed by Louis Diat, onetime chef at New York’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel and purported inventor of the dish. See this Recipe André Baranowski