- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I've been familiar with and enjoyed the big, meaty mushrooms called portobello for years, and I had assumed that that was, well, their name.”
“Are you by any chance the same plagiarist as Andrea, who spammed the "portobello" post?”
“The name "portobello" began to be used in the 1980s as a brilliant marketing ploy to popularize an unglamorous mushroom that, more often than not, had to be disposed of because growers couldn't sell them.”
“As with all new sandwich shops these days, the new Piadini will feature "artisan" breads along with sausage, egg and cheese selections, or other selections such as portobello mushrooms.”
“All the rooms smelled like pumpernickel bread, but the closer you got to the kitchen, you came up against distinct portobello, fiery green pepper with red moles, and onions that made your eyes feel like the end of a funeral.”
“Among the tastiest entrants were potato gnocchi topped with crab, grapes, sweet peppers and creamy sauce from Origen; crab-and-grape-stuffed portobello mushrooms from Giovanni; guacamole-topped crab salad from Picante; and a cucumber-wrapped crab salad with grilled Romaine hearts depicted above from Pyramid Brewery.”
“Rudy's, which seats about 70 people, offers traditional diner fare of burgers, shakes, and fish and chips but also serves up vegan dishes such as a portobello mushroom burger and a tofu salad.”
“In London, we saw the rise of the first mega-bucks English breakfasts and I fed my growing waistline with £20 plates of Cumberland sausage, organic goose eggs, homemade baked beans, hash browns, portobello mushrooms and endless granary toast with lightly salted butter, served with cafetieres of freshly brewed coffee.”
“As for Brownie, she fell on the sword for the vegeMctarians among us, with a portobello sandwich.”
“Their signature salad chock full of fresh greens, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, avocado, eggplant portobello mushrooms and topped with pepita encrusted tofu is enough to show you that this ain't your traditional bar menu.”
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