Venice’s Nueva Is Serving Up Mexican Dishes with Middle Eastern Moments

Chefs Vartan Abgaryan and Mesraim Llanez mine their respective roots to make something truly special
Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • September 30, 2020
When Vartan Abgaryan’s business partners wanted to open a Mexican restaurant in Venice, the Armenian American chef had to call for backup. “I’ve been in L.A. for 30 years. I’ve eaten Mexican food for 30 years. But it’s a different thing growing up...
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