Vendor Spotlight: Yapa Artisan Empanadas

“Yapa” means what is given without any obligation, a gift. The term has Mapuche and Quechua roots and in Andean markets it is still customary to ask for a yapa when making a purchase. The seller usually responds by throwing in a little extra. Growing up in Chile, Polo Valdes, the founder of Yapa Empanadas, […]