“Being alive is being worthy,” says Mexico City-born restaurateur Gabriela Cámara. She was raised to believe that everyone is capable, and she puts that belief into practice at her two restaurants, Contramar in Mexico City and Cala in San Francisco where she actively hires people who’ve been previously incarcerated. On this episode of Speaking Broadly, host Dana Cowin talks to Camara about her upbringing, her food philosophy, her new cookbook, “”My Mexico City Kitchen”” and her latest position as advisor to Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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