Culinary Historian Maite Gomez-Rejón

I Feel Loved

Maite Gomez-Rejón is a culinary historian, co-host of “Hungry for History,” and founder of ArtBites, which explores art and food through lectures and cooking classes in museums. Before joining the special experiential Zócalo program “Do We Need More Food Fights?”—presented in partnership with LA Cocina de Gloria Molina and California Humanities—she sat down in the green room to talk David Bowie, Lauryn Hill, and El Pollo Loco.

Zahara Gómez Lucini holds a microphone with mouth open in mid-speak. She wears a green t-shirt and stands in a kitchen, with an oven behind her.

Photographer Zahara Gómez Lucini

I’d Serve the Aliens Aguachile

Zahara Gómez Lucini is a photographer focused on the victims of forced disappearance, forensic work, and clandestine graves in Latin America. She worked together with Las Rastreadoras del Fuerte in …

Making Pozole and Memorializing Mexico’s Disappeared

Food Reunites Families With Lost Loved Ones

“Food can be a strong place to talk about things we don’t want to talk about,” Zahara Gómez Lucini said at last night’s special Zócalo program, “Do We Need More …

Jesse Gomez

The Tattoo-Sporting, Motorcycle-Riding, Princeton-Educated Restaurateur Who’s Bringing Mexican Back

Most of what I know about the restaurant business I learned from Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain’s 2000 tell-all memoir of his life as a high-end restaurant chef, Kitchen Confidential, was rife …