Garage to Gourmet: LA's Filipino Food Maestro Lord Maynard


Chef Lord Maynard of Kuya Lord brought the best Filipino food of the Philippines to Los Angeles through his garage kitchen, which exploded in popularity during the pandemic. After opening a storefront publicly in 2022, Kuya Lord has quickly shot through the ranks and is #48 on LA's 101 Best. Featuring authentic ingredients and traditional cooking methods, Chef Maynard and his wife Gigi have become a local sensation and have more than the Filipino community behind them. This family-owned restaurant will have you missing your Filipino roots and for everyone else, an introduction to the culinary Filipino world.