Rafael 'Ray' Vega, Casa Vega Mexican restaurant owner, dies

Rafael "Ray" Vega, who helped popularize Mexican food in the San Fernando Valley with Casa Vega restaurant, and who was a successful Las Vegas businessman, has died at 86.
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • January 14, 2021
For decades, Rafael “Ray” Vega made the rounds in the brick-lined dining room of Casa Vega restaurant in Sherman Oaks, dressed sharply in a sweater vest with a name tag fastened to the front. “Hi, I’m Ray Vega and this is Casa Vega,” he would say....
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