Location: San Francisco, CA
Chaac Mool Yucatecan Food would love the opportunity to introduce you to traditional Mayan Cuisine. Head Chef Luis Vazquez drew inspiration from the ancient god of the rain to start the namesake company Chaac Mool. Vazquez, a fith generation Yucatecan breadmaker formed the company with his wife Maria six years ago. The Vazquezes believe there is more to Mexican food than just burritos so they use their food to bring the legends, flavors and feelings of Mexico straight to you.
The chefs use generational recipes indigenous to the Yucatan, such as their signature cochinita pibil, a slow-roasted Niman Ranch pork, dry-rubbed with Achiote and Yucatecan spices. This recipe, and several others, are inspired by owner Luis Vazquez's grandmother.
Although a visit to the market offers inspiration to cook with fresh, interesting, and colorful ingredients, it can be difficult finding the time to create epic meals from scratch. Mission Community Market has some excellent options for those who are short on time to spend in the kitchen. We’ve created a list of seven awesome products at MCM to help you create that delicious and nutritious semi-homemade meal in a snap! 1. Home Maid Ravioli – Home Maid Ravioli Company carries several different … →
Chris regularly comes to MCM with his family. The rest of the family was feeling a little camera-shy, but they all love visiting the market! Where do you live? Noe Valley How often do you come to the MCM? Twice a month, after picking up the kids at the Friends School nearby. What are you buying? We always stop for kettle corn at Peter’s Kettle Corn! Today, we got fruit from Twin Girls, carrots and berries from Tomatero, some other … →
Meet Kevin, who was the lucky winner of $50 towards shopping at MCM in our neighbor appreciation raffle! Neighbors who received an MCM flier on their door were eligible to enter, and Kevin took home the prize! Where do you live? 21st and Shotwell How often do you come to the MCM? This is my third time! What are you buying? I bought dinner for us– pulled pork from 4505 Meats, a Korean Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwich from Bok … →
The weather forecast for this Thursday is calling for temperatures in the 80s, something that rarely happens in San Francisco! We’re so excited for this week’s market to feel like a hot summer’s day that we’ve made a list of the five best ways that you can chill out, MCM style. 1. Peaches & Pomegranate Juice - We couldn’t possibly create a summertime feel without the most quintessential summer fruit – peaches! Take a stroll by Twin Girls Farm this week to taste the season’s first … →