It warms the heart. It makes us feel appreciated. We can sense the genuine thoughtfulness behind it. Without a doubt, it is aptly named Yapa which is an indigenous word meaning "gift". Come to think of it, this is a gift even if given casually. Those who make this empanada every day at Yapa Artisan Empanadas made sure the food they sell evokes the same emotions we feel when we eat good food. It is easy to like empanadas. If it is from Yapa Artisan Empanadas, don't be surprised if you fall in love with this yummy turnover.