The Mendo Blog

Sandwiches for Schools

Sandwiches for Schools

https://www.mendocinofarms.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MendoNam-Longer-v3-50MB.mp4   Nam Harrison is a ten-year-old schoolmate of our Co-Founders’ daughter, Ella. Adopted from Vietnam, he has a big heart and big plans to give back to his birth country.... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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!... read more
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,... read more
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... read more
Flat Top Brisket

Flat Top Brisket

Two years ago, the culinary team was on a Food Tour of Dallas. We hit some of the famous barbecue joints like Pecan Lodge, The Slow Bone, and Bone Daddy’s. The trip also included some of the great Tex-Mex places like Gabriela’s and Tacolicious. But, if you know Mendo,... read more