Bricia Lopez is an entrepreneur, cultural ambassador, and a key figure in Los Angeles’ gastronomic scene. Through her family’s James Beard award-winning restaurant, Guelaguetza in Los Angeles’s Koreatown she and her siblings have put Oaxacan cuisine and culture at the forefront of today’s dynamic culinary scene. Her influence extends to the beverage industry too. The New Yorker called Bricia the “Queen of Mezcal.” This year she will be opening up Vegas’s first ever Mezcal bar – ‘Mama Rabbit’ inside The Park MGM. Her cookbook - Oaxaca, Home Cooking from the heart of Mexico - is set to publish in the fall of 2019.
More recently she expanded her success into the digital world by launching The Super Mamas Podcast with her sister, Paulina that has become a lifestyle media company, complete with annual events, and corporate partnerships with major brands.
Bricia and her siblings also founded I Love Micheladas, a direct to consumer proprietary Michelada cocktail mix. Their product can also be found in hundreds of retailers across California
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son and travels frequently to Oaxaca.
Bricia Lopez was appointed by the Mayor of los angeles to the Board of Convention and Tourism Development on March, 2019.