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Chefs Stand Up: How Alex Raij and Eder Montero Avoid Generational Trauma

Los Angeles-Chefs Stand Up

Alex Raij and her husband, Eder Montero are an anomaly. In the fall of 2018 the couple opened the doors to their fourth restaurant — a notable achievement by any measure, but particularly in a moment in which other family-owned, neighborhood-centered restaurants are closing with rapidity. 

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Chefs Stand Up: How Hart's Became a Post 2016 Election Meeting Place

Los Angeles-Chefs Stand Up

Last year, Nick Perkins’ seafood-centric restaurant serving soulful Mediterranean food and natural wine, was named one of the ten best in the country by Bon Appetit. We met with the people behind to discuss opening right before the 2016 election before their Chefs Stand Up dinner on November 14...

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