Owners Monica May and Kris Trattner of the iconic Nickel Diner join Neil to chat about 10 Days of RE:Her event going on now till January 30th.
In 2008 Monica and Kris opened the Nickel Diner, which specializes in gourmet makeovers of greasy-spoon standbys. Best known for its maple-glazed bacon doughnut, the Nickel, a critics' favorite. Kris can often be spotted greeting customers and showing off the diner's old-timey dessert tray, which includes their homemade spins on Pop-Tarts and Ding Dongs. Nickel Diner has been featured on Diners, Drive-In's, and Dives, The Cooking Channel and Jonathan Golds 101 List.
Nickel Diner is open Saturdays and Sunday from 8:30am to 1pm. taking orders on GrubHub
100+ Women-owned Restaurants unite for10 Days RE:Her, a virtual Food Festival in LA going on now till January30th
This is in response to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on communities and small businesses, especially independent restaurants. RE:Her aims to eventually provide grants, mentorship, and resources to female-identifying restaurant owners throughout Los Angeles, and beyond.
Women restaurateurs from across Los Angeles have created a new charitable organization called RE:Her. Its debut initiative, a food festival called10 Days RE:Her, will feature 10 days of unique collaborations, thematic menus, and one-on-one conversations between female industry leaders. 10 Days RE:Her begin on January 21, the anniversary of the groundbreaking Women’s March of 2017, and runs through January 30, with scheduled programming to be finalized by early January. Pending local dining restrictions, aspects of the festival will likely take place virtually and remotely.
Here is a list of some of the Chefs apart of RE:Her
LA–Lien Ta (All Day Baby)
Sandra Cordero (Gasolina Cafe)
Sylvie Gabriele (Love & Salt)
Bricia Lopez (Guelaguetza)
Kimberly Prince (Hotville Chicken)
Heather Sperling (Botanica)
Brittney Valles (Guerrilla Tacos)