Interview: Rick Gencarelli of Lardo

Lardo Restaurant Portland

An award-winning cookbook author and chef’s perspective from the confines of a Portland food cart. This is the third in a series of interviews which first appeared in About Face Magazine by Chris Angelus of the terrific Portland Food Adventures. My thanks to About Face. Since this interview was written, Rick has gone … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Lunch in Portland

Bunk Sandwiches Chicken

I asked, What is the best restaurant for lunch in Portland. Food carts were excluded. 95 different restaurants received votes. New to the list this year are EVOE and Lardo. If I was in the Hawthorne area, Evoe would get my vote. These are the restaurants that rose above the pack of nominations: Out of 799 … [Read more...]

More Rumors Trickling Out About Corazon Replacement

I'm getting more rumors about the do-over for the old Pinot/Corazon space on SW 12th Ave. Per my previous post, the current plan is for Lardo to take over one section, and a new restaurant called Ración to take the other part. The split would give Lardo the smaller portion. Lardo, a "modern sandwich shop and beer … [Read more...]