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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.

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Amara Kitchen cookies

Amara Kitchen popular vegan and gluten free chocolate chip cookies. 

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