Gabagool – From Food Cart to Brick and Mortar!
Gabagool – the brick and mortar restaurant is opening today, Thursday December 22nd, 2016 at 7955 N Lombard St, Portland, Oregon in the St. John’s neighborhood.
They serve, to quote them — “Casual handcrafted Italian food.”
I have been writing about and following Gabagool since 2013 when they opened as a Portland Food Cart at the Beech Pod on Mississippi and Beech, across the street from Stormbreaker Brewing. I am so proud of Ryan and Pete for being able to make the leap from Food Cart to Brick and Mortar! Not many Food Carts are able to do that.
On Tuesday I attended a private event there and the photos below are from that evening. The menu is comprised of the same items they had as a cart and I was thrilled to see that. Ryan and his team makes the pasta fresh every day and I am big fan of their fresh pasta.
The menu (see photos below) also includes piadina, salads, a kids menu, wine and local craft beer.
One thing that caught my eye – Gabagool has a covered outdoor patio that will eventually have seating. I suspect that during summertime this patio will a fantastic place to enjoy a meal.
You can follow Gabagool on Facebook here – www.facebook.com/gabagoolfood
Below is a few more photos from Tuesday evening.
I am Steven Shomler I write about the great food and the great stories that I come across on my culinary adventures!