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 Story Time




San Francisco




Owner and Chef Isai Cuevas is a native of Zimatlan, Oaxaca Mexico.  In 2004 he moved to SF.

Isai has worked all over San Francisco restaurants for the past 15 years. After starting out as dishwasher, Isai quickly moved up to prep cook and line cook at a busy Italian spot downtown, Kuletos. Then as sous chef under Chef Jan Birnbaum at Epic Steak, Eventually taking over as Executive chef at a local favorite Liverpool Lils.  

Donaji (aka Tamalitos)was born from his determination to make the best Tamales in the bay. 

Using Only Organic Masa Harina and Local Ingredients. Donaji Produces Tasty Mexican Food for Everyone.

Support Small &Local 


Supporting other small businesses in SF is also a priority of ours - we buy our produce from local businesses like 

Ninos Fine Foods

Arcadios Produce

& Alma Semillera 

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