The Mendo Blog

Holiday Hours

To allow our Team Members to enjoy the upcoming holidays with family and friends, we will be closing early or closing for the day as...

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Sandwiches for Schools – WITH UPDATE!

Sandwiches for Schools – WITH UPDATE!

UPDATE: Thanks to all of you, we exceeded our goal of selling 25,000 sandwiches and our final tally for sales of Nam's Charity Chicken Banh Mi is 29,312! The sandwich sales coupled with a "Give Back" fundraiser raised $7663 toward Nam's primary school construction...

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A Family Heirloom

A Family Heirloom

Last month, Mendo Co-Founders Mario and Ellen celebrated the ten year anniversary of our relationship with Scarborough Farms by driving out to visit the farmers in their fields in Oxnard, CA. We always feature their baby greens in some of our most popular salads, but...

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Campbell: Paint the Cow

Campbell: Paint the Cow

  At Mendocino Farms, we see ourselves as more than a restaurant; our mission is to be a neighborhood gathering place that helps build community. That’s why we’re especially thrilled to be partnering with five local elementary schools in our new neighborhood of...

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Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion   It started five years ago when we were on a food tour of NY. We got a tip from one of the founders of Chop’t Salads, Tony Shure that there was a “hole in the wall” modern Jewish deli in Brooklyn serving the best pastrami he had ever tasted! We...

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Impossible Taco Salad

Impossible Taco Salad

How did Mendo’s Impossible Taco Salad come about?   A couple of months ago, we ate the best Taco Salad we had ever had on a food tour in Houston. None of us had eaten a Taco Salad from a restaurant in a long time…but, it made us ask ourselves…what is the modern,...

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Tofu Done Differently

Tofu Done Differently

We have an unlikely new hero on our menu, one that doesn't usually get a lot of glory. We've partnered with Tofu Master Minh Tsai at Hodo in Oakland to bring his carefully handcrafted organic and GMO-free tofu to our fans, and we think it's pretty special.     You can...

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