…..in Glendale is ALWAYS swamped. Hoards of people descend on the place from dawn to dusk and I think I’ve now set a record for most times there in one week. Three and counting. Lisa Bowman, then Nikka, and finally Mom who said that she had such a taste for their Medianoche* (Midnight Sandwich) with extra pickles that we had to go there instead of our usual Thursday night at Far Niente!
*Just so you know: Slow roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, butter, mayo, mustard and pickles.
As long as you’ll be going full hog, ask for the sandwich on a croissant….I’m salivating!
The coffee bar where your drink is always prepared just the way you like it!!!
In the bakery section you can count on a very long line……..but worth it as besides yummy treats, the girls are very helpful and PATIENT as one struggles to get just the right things from oh so many choices.
Here’s just a few examples…….
Let’s look at some sweets………
Home of heavenly cakes………..
You have to go upstairs to order that special cake but be warned.they need at least two weeks in advance to do your creation.
For more information:
Porto’s Cuban Bakery & Cafe
315 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 90241
Thanks for such wonderful and delicious recipe. I m raring to try one of these at my home. Keep blogging.
Nan-I was introduced to Porto's this year by a painting friend. We went to Pasadena Art show and she took me to Porto's for dinner. It was wonderful.
Nancy from Tehachapi