Paola Guasp holding a tray of her House Baked Bread Loafs

Neighborhood Flavor profiles the people behind the familiar restaurants, bars and food businesses of the Eastside

Garvanza -- Paola Guasp founded Amara Kitchen at a time where there weren't many restaurants serving options for special diets like gluten-free, vegan, or paleo. She discovered her love for food at a young age, making her own meals at home while her mother worked late at a restaurant. But it was working as a nanny where she experimented the most with different super foods and a focus on health conscious cuisine that you will find today on her menu. Now, Guasp is planning to open her second restaurant in Altadena in early February.

Amara Kitchen cookies

Amara Kitchen popular vegan and gluten free chocolate chip cookies. 

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