When we started Sausage Chick for history, it was born out
of the idea of customization.
I love stuff that is spicy where I felt like a little bit more
I've said this before.
Like I've never felt so connected to the heartbeat of L A.
But in every city there are Latino chefs who proudly wrap their
culture in the kitchen.
We hit the streets to find them and tell their stories.
This is my name is Raya Patel Michelle and I co own Saucy Chick
My name is Marcel Michelle.
I'm the co owner of Saucy Chick History.
I'm an immigrant and my parents are refugees.
Both my parents MD from Mexico for the most part, like the menu
items come from our childhoods, right?
So for me, I really wanted to reframe Indian food pasta chicken
We've designed a menu that centers around and really showcases
the through line between my Indian culture and family as well
as Marcel's Mexican culture and family.
And so we do create two different chickens.
Each one is hand brined and marinated for 24 hours.
The chicken, which is marinated in caramelized onions, garlic
And then we have the, which is inspired by the by.
It's actually one of my favorite dishes.
We decided to invest in a ghost kitchen.
What's nice about a ghost kitchen is that it's a lower barrier
A ghost kitchen is a food prep and cooking space.
There's no storefront or indoor dining food take out and delivery
So June, have you ever been in a ghost kitchen before?
So this bread was put together for us by sausage.
I am so excited to try the cucumber salad, the rice with Indian
spices on the mom's beans.
I'm gonna start with the cucumber salad.
Oh, super, super refreshing sweet.
It has a sweet tangs to it.
We want to make sure that everyone has a great experience with
So we don't take for granted.
It's been a lot of hard work, but we have some amazing people
My parents, her parents, the restaurant mentors have been
I think what you'll find is that because there's so much heart
is that we all want to see each other win and I think it's more
than just mentorship as championship like they believe in
Well, if they believe in us, how can we not believe in ourselves
We're super grateful for um Sorry, we do take it to heart what
we're doing has a purpose.
I want people to really experience the flavors of our cultures
and really have a fulfilling experience.