When you walk into one of Gabriela Cámara’s restaurants, you’re at home. Even if you’ve never been there. Contramar and Entremar are bustling with energy, and movement, as waiters weave around the tables and each other, bringing you the best seafood and definitely a michelada or two, or three. Stay a while. That’s the point. People come and go, and the restaurants fill with familiar embraces and exchanges as they do. We cooked and ate with her at her home in Mexico City, exploring conversations around Mexican culture and food, and the important role of women in both.