Tara Punzone is taking the culinary world by storm with her wildly popular vegan Italian restaurant: Pura Vita! https://puravitalosangeles.com/ She has just won prestigious awards from VegNews and VegOut Magazine. The second it opened in West Hollywood, California, Pura Vita was a hit, attracting celebrities, local WEHO foodies and basically everybody who loves delicious pasta, pizza, ricotta, Italian sausage and luscious Italian-style desserts. And, all of this authentic Italian cuisine is 100% plant-based. Tara has since opened an equally popular Pura Vita restaurant in Redondo Beach, California, right across from the ocean! So, how did Tara Punzone do it? How did she create her trademark, mouthwatering ricotta? In this interview, conducted by OMG! LA's Michelle Celestino, Tara Punzone reveals all. She takes us back to her Brooklyn roots and her Sunday pasta dinners with family. It's a fascinating dive into one of the most popular vegan chefs in the world right now. It's also a testament to the fact that any traditional dish can be deliciously reimagined as plant-based!