JOSIAH CITRIN AND RAPHAEL LUNETTA Chef/owners of JiRaffe, Santa Monica, Calif. Age: Josiah, 29; Raphael, 30 . Why they are rising: After working under some of California's best chefs, these boyhood pals struck out on their own and opened a smart, stylish restaurant that has not resorted to gimmicks. Their reverential use of seasonal ingredients, many of them secured just steps away at the best farmers market in Southern California, has led to numerous accolades, including being named the ...
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