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Oleana has been screaming-hot on the Boston food scene since 2001, and chef Ana Sortun has been at the helm for all 13 years. The Seattle native first came to Boston in 1993, fresh out of Parisian cooking school and hungry for a flourishing restaurant scene that simply didn’t exist before the West Coast's tech boom. After spending time in Turkey, Sortun brought that flavor palate to Oleana and beyond. Sister restaurants Sofra, a Middle Eastern bakery and café, and Sarma, which serves Mediterranean meze (seasonal small plates, which are also offered at Oleana), are located just north of Boston. All three are supplied by Siena Farms, which sits 25 miles west and is owned by Sortun’s husband, Chris Kurth.