A latecomer to the world of weed, Unika Noiel is now serving up cannabis-infused dishes.

A lollipop and a trip to the grocery store changed chef Unika Noiel’s life forever.

“When I was growing up,” explains the head chef and manager at Pioneer Square’s Italian restaurant Che Sara Sara, “my mother steered me away from doing drugs. Like all moms, she wanted me to get my life on track, get my career going. But when I turned 30, I said to myself, ‘I think this is the time.’ ”

So Noiel, born and raised in Tacoma, called a friend who called a dealer who arrived with a few weed-infused lollipops he’d gotten from a Washington medical dispensary. 

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Jacob Uitti ~ SeattleWeekly.com

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