İFeliz Cumpleaños Pambiche!

By on February 25, 2015

Roseanne Romaine and Her Team: Pambiche’s Unsung Heroes and Legendary Superstar

By on October 15, 2014

  Behind the scenes at Pambiche an army of talented, dedicated individuals work the night away making everything from coquetas and empanadas to flan, tres leches and brazo gitano. They toil over the cauldrons of stewed beans and ovens full of braised oxtails. They push the slicer to its mechanical limits slicing roast after roast for our …

Letters to The Chef – What Are The Tell-Tale Signs That You’re In An Authentic Cuban Restaurant?

By on March 27, 2014

  Hi Guys, I was asked an interesting question in an email the other day, so I thought I’d share it and my answer with you all. -Juanito     “Hi- How are you? I hope all is well. I have a story angle for Pambiche that I want to try and I was wondering …

The Centuries Old Magic of Café Cubano

By on March 09, 2014

Pambiche’s Café Cubano is a tribute to Cuban coffee culture. The coffee’s distinct profile is achieved through the selection of a specific blend of beans whose attributes are akin to those grown in Cuba. Dark roasted and aromatic with hints of caramel, tobacco and spice, a rich, smooth full-bodied flavor, with gentle acidity and a …

Food Allergies Don’t Have To Be A Drag at Pambiche!

By on January 25, 2014

  Hi Guys, I received an interesting question over the holidays when I was away from the office. I thought I’d share my response with the rest of you as it may be of interest and assistance to some. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! -John     On Jan 3, 2014, at 10:41 AM, Manuel …

Help Rosie Raise Money For the 2013 AIDS WALK PORTLAND

By on September 14, 2013

I am walking in memory of my Brother George :-}  Please help me raise a ton of money so we can all help save lives and save families.  Thank you and love to you all! Click here to help Rosie raise money to fight AIDS!

Letters to the Chef

By on April 29, 2013

To be or not to be To be or not to be…….well which is it Juanito? A letter to jcm@pambiche.com: On Apr 22, 2013, at 8:00 PM, wrote: From: Anonymous Person Message Body: The reason I chose to not do business with you are because of your proud purveyance of a communist plate.  Shame on …

Noche Cubana en Portland

By on March 05, 2013

    Here at Pambiche we love all things Cuban, well maybe not all, but most things!! We love our island, our people and our culture, and we love to celebrate life!! We also love to share with our friends and family!! So in honor of these passions, Pambiche and several of her friends have …

Plato Cubano

By on October 04, 2012

The typical Cuban plate, adobo marinated roast pork, served with Cuban beans & rice and yuca con mojo. Meant to evoke what would be considered by most Cubans as the most traditional Cuban meal. Obviously, “Plato Cubano” does not exist in the Cuban culinary glossary, but it is our way of translating to the non-Cuban …

Meet the Pambiche All-Stars

By on August 15, 2012

  At Pambiche we are fortunate to have assembled a team made up of such positive and spirited personalities who bring it day in and day out. Each month we will introduce you to two members of the Pambiche family, team players from the front and back of the house. Pambiche would not be possible …


By on June 13, 2012

Chicken is a favorite Cuban staple as it is here in the US and it is a fan favorite at Pambiche as well. So for all you chicken nerds out there I would like to tell you about the chicken and the chicken dishes we prepare here at Pambiche. First, we are proud to feature …

The Pambiche Cuban Mural

By on May 28, 2012

  The central Havana architecture and tropical color scheme of the Apambichao Building, home of the Cuban restaurant Pambiche have long set the building apart from its neighbors. Now a new 50ft by 35ft mural on the building’s east wall captures the attention of pedestrians and motorists on this busy stretch of NE Glisan. Twice-life-size …