Los Angeles chef Chris Sayegh and his cannabis tasting menus

A few weeks ago a Texan couple with an anniversary to celebrate flew halfway across America to a stranger’s house for an experience that would be illegal in most of the world.

They hired a videographer and were then driven 40 miles to a rough-edged part of Los Angeles. There, Chris Sayegh welcomed them into his home and served them a 12-course dinner, paired with 8 different wines and infused throughout with cannabis. For this he charged his guests $750 (£530). Each.

“We did an entire tasting menu based on how they met and what they wanted out of life,” says the chef, who dreams of becoming the first person to win a Michelin star by cooking with what remains, in Britain, a Class B…

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