This month, until May 15, the Lardo and Mi Mero Mole Chefwich collabration with Nick Zukin is to benefit Hacienda CDC. Hacienda CDC is a Latino Community Development Corporation that strengthens families by providing affordable housing, homeownership support, economic advancement and educational opportunities.
The chefwich is a Portland Ahogado that includes Pork belly, potato, re-fried beans, egg, red onion, red chile sauce.
The Mi Mere Mole Chefwich is just smothered in that red chili sauce, so make sure you have a big beverage with you (like the grapefruit margarita I did) in order to help calm your tastebuds down. Don’t worry about it making the sandwich soggy though- it all held up, with the outside grilled side remaining crunchy, just like a torta ahogado should even though it is drowning in sauce.
If you are sensitive to spicyness you might want to ask them to take it a little easier on the red chili sauce- but make sure you still get some, it’s fireworks in your mouth!
Also, make sure you have lots of napkins. I think I used 6 myself.
It’s a huge sandwich- just compare it to the silverware there on the platter!
In addition, if you buy this chefwich, Mi Mere Mole is stepping it up to encourage you to support Hacienda by offering a deal that if you visit Mi Mere Mole in Chinatown or on SE Division, show a receipt or tweet or share a picture with/to Mi Mero Mole proving you’ve eaten the Lardo Chefwich, and receive a free Mi Mero Mole taco!
Keep in mind you can get this chefwich at any of the THREE Lardo locations:
- West Side at 1205 SW Washington
- East side at 1212 SE Hawthorne
- North Portland location at 4090 N Williams
You can visit Mi Mero Mole at their TWO locations:
- Chinatown (open for lunch currently only) at 32 NW 5th Ave
- Division location at 5026 SE Division St
The Mi Mere Mole Chefwich is only available at Lardo locations until May 15, so hurry to benefit Hacienda and your tastebuds!