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Southern Spanish cuisine exploring its Jewish and Moorish influences

Chefs Alex Raij and Eder Montero are the husband and wife team behind this bustling Brooklyn restaurant. La Vara celebrates the Jewish and Moorish legacies in regional Spanish cuisine- perfumed with aromas of saffron, cumin, and orange blossom. The bold and improvisational nature of our menu showcases food and wine that is contemporary, original, and authentic all at once.

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