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.
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 … →
Meet Caleb Zigas, an MCM regular (and local celebrity) who has incredible taste in t-shirts! Like his style? You can buy your very own MCM tee at the market! Where do you live? 29th and Dolores How often do you come to the MCM? Every week! What are you buying? I’m buying all my ingredients for a big Passover seder dinner I’m hosting for 25 guests this weekend. I’ve got asparagus from Zuckerman’s Farm, fennel, beets, and cauliflower from Blue House, and mushrooms from … →
Inspired by Chaac Mool‘s delicious handmade tortillas and a recent dinner with friends at Gracias Madre I decided to make a breakfast taco featuring Coastside Farm’s delicious pepper smoked salmon and rainbow chard from Blue House Farms. Yields: 1 Taco (disclaimer, these are delicious, one will not be enough!) Total Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 1/4 bunch Rainbow Chard from Blue House Farms 1 Handmade Organic Corn Tortilla from Chaac Mool; you can order as many as you want from them! 1 Egg Pepper Smoked … →