Oliveto Community Journal

­
  • barbaresco-sign-web-courtesy-of-produttori

Winemaker Dinner with Aldo Vacca

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events, Italy, Piedmont, Uncategorized, Wine Events, Wine Journal|Tags: , , , , |

  Photo courtesy of Produttori del Barbaresco. March 24, 2016 at 7pm Call to Reserve (510) 547-5356 We're endlessly fond of our longtime friend Aldo Vacca, a gentle, highly intelligent soul whose light [...]

  • cintas-11-16-9

Chef’s Whole Hog Menu Top Picks

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Uncategorized, Whole Animal Butchery|Tags: |

We wish Tuesday would get here just a little faster.

  • Happy pigs. Photo courtesy of Magruder Ranch.

Whole Hog Dinner Menu March 1-4

February 25th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Uncategorized, Whole Animal Butchery|Tags: |

Happy pigs. Photo courtesy of Magruder Ranch. Chef Jonah's menu pays tribute with aplomb to the wonderful, humble, marvelous pig! Rooted in Italian peasant tradition, this particularly porcine menu revels in all parts [...]

  • Frosty-Cows-courtesy-Magruder-Ranch-featured

End of Season: Magruder Beef

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., This Just In|Tags: , |

We're enjoying Magruder Ranch's supremely delicious beef this week with greater gusto than usual, as it is the last of our supply until Magruder's first spring animals become available in late March.

  • Illustration_Asparagus_officinalis0b.jpg

This Just In: Asparagus

February 18th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., This Just In|Tags: |

The earliest spears are known to taste the best, and we're currently giving them a light touch in a farfalle verde with green garlic pesto. It's a dish like a kiss of spring.

  • cintas-11-16-9

Announcing Whole Hog Dinners, March 1-4

February 16th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Front Porch Farm, Whole Animal Butchery|Tags: |

This will be our fifteenth year celebrating the glorious pig with a four-day series of dinners akin to the community dinners once commonly held at butchering time.