Michael Mina to open a healthy eating Hollywood restaurant

Michael Mina, known for his steakhouses around the country, will open a plant-forward, health-focused restaurant in Hollywood called Mother Tongue.
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • October 14, 2021
Diners frequently make special dietary requests at Michael Mina’s 40-plus restaurants around the country. The asks for something that is gluten-free, dairy-free or plant-based prompted Mina, a Michelin-starred chef, and Mina Group President Patric...
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