October 15, 2021


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New butcher store, restaurant from heritage pig farmer opens in NE Portland

A extensive-awaited butcher shop and restaurant from a heritage pig farmer in Sandy has opened on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Piccone’s Corner opened quietly final 7 days in the vicinity of the Petite Provence at 3434 N.E. Sandy Blvd., with pork from farmer Austin Piccone (Wallow & Root) as very well as lamb, steaks and poultry from other community farms, Portland Monthly initially noted.

Piccone, has assembled a team of seasoned restaurant business pros to run day-to-day operations.

Head chef Nic Maraziti (Ava Gene’s, Tusk) is overseeing an Italian-impressed menu of salads, steaks, pork shank arancini and housemade agnolotti with whipped n’duja sausage (see menu beneath). Wander-up to the Piccone’s Corner window to come across an Italian sausage and peppers sandwich on a roll, or a vegetarian wild mushroom dip. A comprehensive bar will comply with when its safe and sound to dine indoors again.

In the butcher shop, total Red Wattle, Duroc, Berkshire and other heritage pigs are shipped straight from the slaughterhouse, then butchered on website. Grano Bakery bread, home pasta sauces, espresso and other pantry items are obtainable in an adjacent retail location. Dwelling-manufactured salumi is on the way. Head butcher Shadow CdeBaca has encounter at Tails & Trotters, when assistant butcher Noah Grobart expended time at Old Salt Marketplace and Revel Meat Co. Operations director Anna Josephson has virtually 20 yrs of knowledge at Park Kitchen area, Woodsman Tavern and Lauretta Jeans.

Butchered heritage pork and household-manufactured sausage from Piccone’s Corner, which opened previous week in Northeast Portland.Courtesy of Piccone’s Corner

Choose a look at Piccone’s Corner’s opening takeout menu down below:


Arancini risotto, W&R pork shank, parmesan, panko, marinara

Mozz bites house pulled mozzarella, nduja, panko, ranch

Fritto misto seasonal veg, parmesan, calabrian, honey


Caesar little gems, anchovy, lemon, torn bread, additional parmesan

Seeds & Stems ayers creek eco-friendly wheat, smoked & roasted carrots, calabrian, pecans, fiore sardo, carrot tops

Little Gems apple cider vinaigrette, crispy shallots, herbs


Clam Pie lumache, marinated clam, white wine,product, preserved lemon, garlic confit, charred breadcrumb

Agnolotti tomato pores and skin pasta stuffed w/ smoked pepperoni & cheese, tomato, whipped nduja, ricotta

Baked Ziti ziti, seasonal mushrooms, tomato, product, crispy shallots, herbs


Combined Grill griddled garlic bread pudding, household pickles & condiments

Steak polenta, tomato sauce, parmesan

Roasted Rooster “farm” chicken, nduja, citrus marmalade, braised greens, smashed potatoes, crispy shallots, herbs


Braised Greens farm greens, pink wine, hazelnut, crispy shallot

Garlic Bread Pudding parsley, butter, parmesan

Grilled Cabbage charred allium, crispy shallots, yogurt, herbs

Ayers Creek Polenta butter, mascarpone, parmesan


Lemon bar calamansi pudding, honey-oat crumble, lime chantilly, dark chocolate

Ice Cream cereal milk, caramelized corn flake

Cake flourless chocolate cake, cacao nib, sea salt, caviaroli, mint


Sausage & Peppers Piccones Corner Italian sausage, Grano roll, peppers and onions, residence mustard

Shroom Dip Wild mushrooms, Grano roll, fontina, parmesan, horseradish aioli, mushroom dashi dipper

Piccone’s Corner’s butcher store is open up from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday the cafe from noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday and the sausage window from midday to 3 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday 3434 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 503-265-8263, picconescorner.com

— Michael Russell[email protected]@tdmrussell