Hakka Kitchen closing after struggling in pandemic

Published on November 22, 2022 at 4:14 pm
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What started as her life’s passion has so overwhelmed owner Wen Raiti that she is closing her Hakka Kitchen restaurant Dec. 18.

For the past five years she has operated her organic restaurant and tea room at 14474 Beach Blvd., first as House of Leaf & Bean. She changed the name to Hakka Kitchen a year ago to pay tribute to her Hakka heritage. She is originally from Guangdong Province in China.

Raiti announced her plans to close in an email to regular customers. She also posted it Nov. 22 on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

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