Oh Happy Potato Balls, the West Covina Porto’s Is Opening

Cheese roll buffs, the anticipation has built and opening day is nearly here.

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The newest Porto's Bakery & Cafe opens at 584 S. Sunset Avenue in West Covina on Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m.
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The newest Porto's Bakery & Cafe opens at 584 S. Sunset Avenue in West Covina on Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m.
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Mike Dash @michaeldashphotography
It's the fifth location for the Southern California-based bastion of pastries, Cubano sandwiches, potato balls, and so much more.
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The newest Porto's joins the four other existing restaurants in Glendale, Burbank, Downey, and Buena Park. It will be the furthest east Porto's of the quintet.
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The hours: Monday-Thursday: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Mike Dash @michaeldashphotography
Hello, West Covina. Prepare to pastry-up at one of the most beloved SoCal restaurant groups as it opens its newest location on the final day of April 2019.
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Porto's Bakery & Cafe
Potato Balls: Porto's signature and most popular savory item! Their classic mashed potato ball filled with picadillo (ground beef, onions, peppers, and Spanish seasonings) coated in panko bread crumbs and fried to perfection.
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Porto's Bakery & Cafe
Rustic Pear Tart: Almond frangipane layered on a buttery short dough (also known as pâte sucrée) & baked with seasonal poached pears and sliced almonds.
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Porto's Bakery & Cafe
Fresh Fruit Tart: A sweet, buttery short dough shell (Pâte Sucrée) filled with Porto's homemade vanilla custard and a thin layer of yellow sponge cake, topped with an assortment of fresh fruit, a thin layer of apricot glaze and a white chocolate Porto's plaque.
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Porto's Bakery & Cafe
Strawberry Mousse Cake:Two layers of white sponge cake soaked with a strawberry syrup, layered with strawberry curd and Bavarian mousse, coated with a thin layer of strawberry glaze and finished with a white chocolate crispy pearl border.
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