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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Beyond the faddies: The food folks who keep us coming back

Mashiko chef-owner Hajime Sato, right, mixes it up with customers at the sushi counter. At left is sushi chef Mariah Kmitta. The sushi-restaurant business is largely a man’s world, but Sato hired Kmitta to underscore his belief that women can do the job just as well.