Relationship Status: Married
How They Met: James was an instructor at the Texas Culinary Academy, and Cristina was one of his students. “As soon as she graduated,” he says, “I quit my job and we took off to Mexico and lived in a thatch hut on the beach of Todos Santos in Southern Baja.”
How Long They've Been Together: 10 years
Go-to Date Spot: They like to grab burgers at the Counter Café for lunch.
How They're Spending V-Day: Working at one of the restaurants
Most romantic food movement: James said, “I've always thought there is something sexy about eating fried chicken with your hands. You just got to lick your fingers when it's good.”