|A 100% gluten free restaurant means that the restaurant’s kitchen that is dedicated to preparing gluten free food only. No products containing gluten are used in the kitchen. The risk of cross contamination in these restaurants is very small. Pica Pica Maize Kitchen is a 100% gluten free restaurant. Gluten free restaurants are hard to find in North America. The Celiac Restaurant Guide requests that you to support gluten free restaurants when you find them. If gluten free restaurants are supported by Celiacs, more will open and the ones that are now open will profit and remain in operation in your community.|
Pica Pica Maize Kitchen – a 100% Gluten Free Restaurant
The Pica-Pica Maize Kitchen is a truly innovative concept. Tradition and family are the inspiration of this business group. Father and daughter, Leopoldo López Gil and Adriana López Vermut along with Luis Sosa have brought raditional Venezuelan food to America. Perfect for those on gluten-free diets, the tasty and unique cuisine is sure to have you returning.
Pica Pica Maize Kitchen’s main ingredient is corn. This kitchen offers the flavors of the unexplored, delicious cuisine of Venezuela to American Food lovers.
There are three different types of maize breads:
Arepa: grilled corn flour cake
Cachapa: 100% sweet corn pancake
Maize’wick: sweet corn bread
The menu is based on the very traditional Venezuelan Arepera; corn-based arepas are the daily bread for Venezuelans. Each corn bread is stuffed with a variety of fillings, such as meats, cheeses, beans and vegetables. The three main dishes can be complemented with a soup, salad or side of yuca fries or sweet plantains. Don’t miss the yucca fries which are delicious with the dipping sauces.
Pica Pica Maize Kitchen is great any time of day, from breakfast to dinner. From arepas and cachapas to yucca fries, these savory foods are a welcome change from boring. Everything on the menu is wheat and gluten free, so there is no cross contamination risks. Respectful of nature, Pica Pica favors local ingredients and serves food in 100% biodegradable containers.
Pica Pica Maize Kitchen, 401 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA Phone: 415-400-5453
Pica Pica Maize Kitchen (Oxbow Public Market), 610 First Street, #5, Napa, CA, Phone: 707-251-3757
The San Francisco area has a great selection of restaurants that serve gluten free food.
The Celiac Restaurant Guide is your resource for finding restaurants that serve gluten free food.