The Mendo Blog

The Mendo Blog

Summer Holiday Hours!

Summer Holiday Hours!

Summer is here, and with the upcoming holiday we’re giving our team some time to celebrate, too! See below for our restaurant holiday closure schedule. LOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN Grand Avenue closed Thursday, July 4th – Sunday, July 7th and reopening with... read more
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

On our quest to develop menu items that are healthier for our guests and for the planet, we unveiled our latest collaboration with Impossible earlier this year—a housemade, plant-based burger that our co-founder called “the best burger I’ve ever... read more
Taste Food That Springs You Forward!

Taste Food That Springs You Forward!

We are thrilled to introduce our new seasonal Spring Menu today! The ingredients are light and clean, and the flavors are fresh and bright—just what you’re craving as the weather starts to warm up. Fans of “La Reina” Impossible Burger (and of our... read more
Team Member Appreciation 2019

Team Member Appreciation 2019

In the hospitality industry our fundamental role is to be of service. To us, that means doing more than simply opening our doors and selling delicious sandwiches and salads. We coach our team members to perform even ordinary tasks at an extraordinary level and they... read more
Score Big for the BIG GAME!

Score Big for the BIG GAME!

SCORE BIG with Mendo Catering for the Big Game! When you place a catering order of $150 or more for Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 you’ll receive a voucher good for $50 off your next catering order of $150 or more! Eligible orders must total $150 or more before tax... read more
“La Reina” Impossible Burger

“La Reina” Impossible Burger

Behold our newest Chef’s Pick—”La Reina” Impossible Burger! Following up on the record-breaking popularity of The Impossible Taco Salad (which became our #3 bestselling item last year, a first for one of our vegan offerings), we could not be more... read more

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... read more

Sandwiches for Schools – WITH UPDATE!

SEPTEMBER 2019 UPDATE (scroll down to read the full story below): With the beginning of autumn and a new school year, we have returned to this passion project we began with our guests last summer to support the vision of Nam Harrison, an elementary school student who... 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