Australian chef Curtis Stone didn’t mean to make his home, but things just turned out that way.
“I temporarily relocated to L.A. about thirteen years ago to do a TV show,” he recalls, “and ended up really liking it. And it didn’t hurt that I met my wife here. But L.A. has been a place of so many beginnings for me – it’s where I started my family, where I opened my first restaurant. There’s always this sense of possibility and opportunity here.”
Stone’s two restaurants in the City of Angels are in Beverly Hills and Hollywood. “I opened Maude in 2014 as my first solo restaurant,” Stone reminisces. “Then, in 2016, I opened Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant in Hollywood with my brother Luke, which showcases