Oliveto Community Journal

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Tomato Dinners: What Inspires Us

September 7th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events|Tags: , |

26th Annual Tomato Dinners Tuesday through Friday, September 13-16, 2016 We often hear that Tomato Dinners are the most cherished of our special dinners. After 25 years, we thought perhaps a retrospective might be in order [...]

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A Dinner for Aged Bruno Giacosa Wines

August 25th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

  A rare opportunity to taste an array of truly great wines Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:30 pm Reserve by phone (510) 547-5356 When we opened Oliveto thirty years ago, among Italian winemakers, Bruno Giacosa was [...]

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26th annual tomato dinners to begin September 13

August 15th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Kitchen Notes, This Just In|Tags: , , , , , |

26th Annual Tomato Dinners Tuesday through Friday, September 13-16, 2016 The late date for this year's Tomato Dinners (we sometimes hold the event in August) is a result of 2016's having been a bit cooler [...]

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Crazy Good Lamb

August 11th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Kitchen Notes, This Just In|Tags: , |

Photo courtesy of Magruder Ranch. We're continuing to go through the two ethically-raised, grass-fed lamb that we received last week. Look for juicy, earthy roasts and sausages through the week and weekend! We look [...]

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Summer Hotties

August 4th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Kitchen Notes, This Just In|Tags: , , , |

The summer is allowing us to perform wonders. Chef Jonah's taking pigeon and baking it in salt, pairing it with farro, glossy roasted figs, Bianco di Maggio onions agrodolce, and poultry sugo. Peppers are spiking [...]

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This Just In: The First Killer Tomatoes

July 21st, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Kitchen Notes, This Just In|Tags: , , |

Sungold tomatoes are a deep orange and decidedly sweet! We are so passionate about tomatoes that we try only to feature them when they're seriously good, and so we've been impatiently waiting for [...]