Maria is a young girl that happens to live with her grandmother, Dona Tere, in downtown Mexico City. Dona Tere is the owner of a traditional Mexican restaurant named 'El Molcajete,' the restaurant is run by chef Rosi. Following the death of her daughter, Dona Tere has lost her passion for the kitchen and has stopped working in 'El Molcajete.' Mar̕a does her best to try to get Dona Tere back to the restaurant. Meanwhile, chef Rosi is not following the trends of a 'light' menu.