Most chefs start their careers at hotels or established restaurants and then branch out to open establishments of their own. Chef Ari Taymor and his business partner Ashleigh Parson did exactly the opposite.
Ari & Ashleigh … a culinary force to be reckoned with. Image courtesy @almarestaurant
However, like the phoenix, Alma rose from the ashes. Ari and Ashleigh initially signed on for a three-month pop-up at The Standard, Hollywood, and now it’s here to stay as a permanent abode to the duo’s wizardry in the kitchen.
Alma at The Standard, Hollywood
Chef Ari's favored white curry with prawns. Image courtesy of @aritaymor
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Lanee Lee is the co-founder of VoyageVixens.com, an award-winning, female-centric travel blog. She also is a food, drink and travel writer for mags like Nat Geo Traveler, Rachael Ray and Robb Report. Follow her on Instagram @laneelee.