How celebrity Mexican chef Gabriela Cámara came up with her famous tuna tostada

Mexican Chef Gabriela Cámara has been running a massively popular seafood restaurant in Mexico City for 20 years called Contramar. She has another restaurant in San Francisco called Cala, and two offshoots serving up tacos. She’s about to open another restaurant in LA called Onda. Her new cookbook is “My Mexico City Kitchen.” Also, she’s about to become a government advisor to Mexico’s new president. She talks about her many jobs, new cookbook, and forthcoming LA restaurant.

The cover of “My Mexico City Kitchen.” Credit: Lorena Jones Books.

Gabriela Camara. Credit: Marcus Nilsson.



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