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This Just In: the sformatino stays in the picture!

The hit from last week’s Dinners from the Field has an extended run: Sformatino of asparagus with ramps spumante On the menu this week.

2014 Community Grains Conference [audio]

For those of you that couldn’t make it to the 2014 Community Grains Conference on March 9th it was truly a whirlwind with so many great speakers and a good deal of groundbreaking information. We were overwhelmed by the response and sad we had to turn so many people away, but are glad we can at least offer up a recording of the day’s discussion here.

Changes to the Oliveto Cafe Menu

Exciting things are happening in the Oliveto Cafe! Starting in early February, Sous Chef Vince Sanchez has taken charge of the downstairs dinner menu rotating in new items every 2-3 weeks. This month’s menu features new antipasti, two new entrees and two new killer pizzas: Oven-roasted mussels with saffron aïoli, garlic, and chili flakes Roast [...]

It’s Complicated Returns!

Our discussion series, It’s Complicated, is resurfacing in March for a gangbusters pop-up event that you don’t want to miss featuring Chad Robertson, Michael Pollan, Stephen Jones, and many more.  

New Year’s Eve 2013

4-course menu $95 5-course menu $120

Sunday Farmhouse Supper Menu for September 29, 2013

Antipasto: Fried potato polette with lemon aioli. Primo: Rigatoni alla Gricia. Secondo: Buttermilk fried rabbit,….

New breakfast menu in the Oliveto Cafe

New Weekday Breakfast starting this week, with lots of great additions…

Sunday Farmhouse Supper Menu July 28, 2013

Sunday Farmhouse Supper for
July 28, 2013…

Market Update: INTENSE Season = INTENSE Produce

Although the weather has taken a cooler turn in the past week, the produce at the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market yesterday was the product of an unusually hot season that got off to an early start with a number of heatwaves that began back in May. Instead of a steady trickle of new harvests, things seem to be arriving…

This Just In: Liberty Duck Ragù with Bigoli

Second only to tripe, our house-made bigoli has an avid following of devotees that request phone calls when it appears on the menu. One very pregnant bigoli super fan came in to dine in hopes that her favorite dish would induce labor & indeed later that night she gave birth to healthy baby boy. Such is the mythic propensity of Chef Jonah’s bigoli!