It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that July 31st will be Porano's last day of service.Craft won the Best Chef: Midwest award from the James Beard Foundation for Niche, which he soon after transformed into Sardella. His other restaurants include Brasserie, Taste Bar and Pastaria. He plans to open Cinder House at the Four Seasons Hotel later this summer.
Our ultimate goal was to provide a service and product that was compelling, quick, affordable, and delicious, but despite our best efforts, including a last attempt at revitalization, we recognize that it is time to move on, and focus our energies toward our other 5 amazing restaurants.
I can't stress enough how grateful we are for your past patronage and support, so as a final goodbye, a proper send-off, and a thank you we will be bringing back the original menu beginning Tuesday the 26th until we close. We love downtown and hope they can find a way to bring back all of the amazing convention business we lost this year. Another time, another place, who knows - we never say never.
A special thank you to all of the people who have helped make this a special place along the way. Michael Petres, Kate Woolverton, Alejandro Molina, Matt Macek, and all employees past and present I can’t thank you enough for the time and dedication you have brought to our little fast-casual beauty. To our loyal customers, thank you. We will miss you dearly.
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