Mary Sue Milliken is an American chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and radio and TV personality based in Los Angeles.
She and her longtime collaborator, Susan Feniger, have been based in LA ever since they they founded City Cafe in 1981. They are also known in LA for CITY Restaurant, Border Grill in Santa Monica and Ciudad in LA.
Neil swears by these ladies saying Milliken and Feniger have changed Los Angeles' culinary landscape.
Milliken has co-published five cookbooks: City Cuisine (1989), Mesa Mexicana (1994), Cantina: The Best of Casual Mexican Cooking(1996), Cooking with Too Hot Tamales (1997) and Mexican Cooking for Dummies (1999/2002).
She and her culinary partner, Feniger, are the first women to receive the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts Award.
Milliken supports a fish sustainability program called Smart Catch. Smart Catch is a sustainable seafood program created by chefs for chefs with the purpose of increasing the sustainability of the seafood supply chain. With more than 90 percent of the world's fisheries either fully fished or overfished, preserving marine life to assure stable fishing stocks and promoting sustainably farmed options is more important than ever.
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