Pachamama, a vegan food stand at the downtown Phoenix farmers market, is making the leap to a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
The new Phoenix restaurant, located on the northeast corner of 19th Avenue and Indian School Road, will feature items the owners introduced at the farmers market, plus new items soon.
Owners and high school sweethearts Kevin and Maria Lebronwanted to open the restaurant in April, but the pandemic delayed their plans as they scrambled to keep their first business together alive.
Now, they’re ready to open their doors, starting with a soft opening on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until sold out. The grand opening is set for Wednesday, Sept. 16.
“It has been humbling and extremely gratifying to hear the feedback,” Maria Lebron said. “One guy, who’s a meat eater, said after he had our tacos