Sawyer’s Julio Avila re-imagines his grandmother’s beloved tres leches cake recipe — with an extra burst of ‘milk’

JULIO AVILA CAN’T remember exactly when the tradition started, but tres leches cake has been his birthday dessert since boyhood. “I love tres leches. I always requested it, and my grandmother would make it,” says Avila, now 29 and a sous chef at Mitch Mayers’ Ballard restaurant Sawyer, where he […]