Tejal Rao

California restaurant critic for The New York Times

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With limited opportunities in professional kitchens these days, some enterprising chefs have turned their personal kitchens into pop-up takeout spots.

Some chefs are using Instagram to create and promote pop-up takeout menus

With limited opportunities in professional kitchens these days, some enterprising chefs have turned their personal kitchens into pop-up takeout spots.

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