Andrew Talks to Chefs

Episode 132: Barbara Sibley (La Palapa & Holiday Cocktail Lounge, NYC)

Episode Summary

Barbara Sibley, chef-owner of La Palapa & create director of Holiday Cocktail Lounge, discusses her childhood in Mexico & life in NYC restaurants.

Episode Notes

Barbara Sibley came to New York City from Mexico in the early 1980s and fell in love with the restaurant industry thanks to time working at the storied La Tulipe in Greenwich Village. Today, she owns and operates La Palapa, an authentic Mexican restaurant, and is creative director of Holiday Cocktail Lounge, in the East Village. Barbara and Andrew caught up recently in the garden behind Holiday Cocktail Lounge and discussed a wide range of industry, and non-industry, subjects.

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