BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Tio G’s Empanadas and Mova Nature, a stall providing cold-pressed juice, acai bowl and natural tea, are set to affix the renovated Lexington Market in 2022, developer Seawall mentioned.
Both companies can have their first brick-and-mortar areas out there, Seawall mentioned.
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Gerdyn Mojica, proprietor of Tio G’s Empanadas, is beginning his personal enterprise after a decade of working different eating places.
“I take pride in being first generation Dominican, and empanadas are that comfort food that my mom would make for us after a bad day or long week,” mentioned Mojica. “Every Latin American country has their version of the empanada, and even every culture has some way they eat meat in a dough, so it’s something everyone can relate to.”
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Mova Nature’s founder, Kelli Redmond Bagby, at the moment holds pop-ups in native neighborhoods to promote her juices, teas and fruit bowls.
“Healthy options shouldn’t be a luxury; they’re a necessity,” mentioned Redmond-Bagby. “Lexington Market is such a historic staple in Baltimore, so I am honored to be included in the list of entrepreneurs who are expanding their business in Lexington Market. Our mission at MOVA NATURE is to make healthy options accessible to communities-at-large.”
Seawall has introduced 15 different distributors for the revamped Lexington Market, together with Connie’s Chicken & Waffles, Blue Island Malaysian Cuisine, Deddle’s Donuts, Market Bakery and Brookdale Farms Poultry.
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On Nov. 4, the developer issued a last name for purposes for the remaining 7-10 vendor stalls. Applications are due Nov. 22.