The Check Podcast
Episode 35: Family Tradition at Luna Maya
Sisters Karla and Vivian Montano grew up in Bolivia as part of a large family that valued good food and local traditions. Inspired by the recipes and techniques they learned from their mother and grandmothers, the sisters teamed up to open Luna Maya restaurant nearly 25 years ago.
Recording the podcast -- from left to right: Alvin Williams, Vivian Montano, Karla Montano, Robert "Max Headroom" Viccellio, and Brady Viccellio
As children, Vivian and Karla made cakes like these that symbolize mattresses for the souls.
Luna Maya restaurant, located on 2010 Colley Avenue in Norfolk, Va.