My House: Amid a Pandemic, a Restaurateur Rebuilds Her Career and Life in Oakland

Sequoia Del Hoyo leaves the beloved diner she helped open to launch a Mediterranean-inspired meal delivery service, testing recipes in the kitchen of her new home.
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Opening a restaurant had been a lifelong dream for Oakland, California, resident Sequoia Del Hoyo. When other kids were playing house, she was playing restaurant. She took any opportunity to set a table, handpicking flowers from the garden to display alongside her mother’s floral tea set.

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