Lien Ta

Managing Partner, Here’s Looking At You
Managing Partner, All Day Baby
Co-Founder, Regarding Her

Lien Ta is the co-owner of two Los Angeles restaurants with Chef Jonathan Whitener, Here’sLooking AtYou and All Day Baby. She is the subject of “Becoming a Restaurateur” by authorPatric Kuh, and she appeared at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, giving voice toAmerica’s small business owners persevering amid the Covid pandemic. After 17 dormantmonths and one incredible GoFundMe campaign, HLAY reopened its doors and was listed onThe NY Times’ “2022 Restaurant List” and named a 2023 James Beard semifinalist for”Outstanding Hospitality.” Lien also operates Tet-a-Tet, a Vietnamese-inspired conceptinsideAll Day Baby. In 2020, Lien co-founded Regarding Her, a non-profit organization devoted to theadvancement and empowerment of women restaurateurs, and to date, RE:Her has awarded$350,000 in grants. Before working in hospitality, she was a food, fashion & lifestyle writer andentertainment editor for eight years.