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Jennifer Cacicio

Alex de Leon; Credit: Jennifer Cacicio

Pastry Chef Melts Chocolate on His Day Off

Alex de Leon first arrived from Tijuana at age 14. A decade later, at the ridiculously young age of 24, he runs the pastry program for a trio of stylish and very successful eastside spots — L&E Oyster Bar, Bar Covell, and the newly-opened El Condor. We met in the......
Miko Revereza at Scoops; Credit: Jennifer Cacicio

Experimental Filmmaker Scoops Ice Cream on Weekends

Miko Revereza has had some odd jobs. They include, but are not limited to: construction worker, sandwich maker, delivery driver, live projectionist, gallery sitter, pizza warmer, and of all things, necktie salesman. “I’m drawn to jobs that are cinematic,” he explains over a tuna melt at Cuscatleca Bakery on Sunset,......