Chefs at Home: The authentic Mexican dishes of Mercadito

Vegan Chile Relleno. Photo Credit: Mercadito Food Truck

Chef and co-owner Valentín (Nes) Atayde of Mercadito Food Truck hails from Mexico City, but moved to the U.S. in 2006. The business recently celebrated its fourth anniversary in Napa on April 16. He and his partner decided a food truck was an ideal “stepping-stone” due to the high cost of restaurant rental space.


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