Entries by Allison Day

Order Oxbow, Wherever You Are

Hog Island Oyster Company You might not be able to smell the salty sea from where you are, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring some super fresh brine to your table courtesy of Hog Island Oyster Co! Order oysters, local finfish, chowder kits, bloody mary mix, and more and the Hog Island delivery team […]

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Local Delivery From Oxbow Public Market

With all of us hunkered down and riding out the latest shelter in place, our market merchants are making it easier than ever to support local! Tuck into your favorites, straight to your door from the follow Oxbow shops offering local, same-day delivery – with safe and contactless options.  A friendly reminder now, more than […]

Give The Gift of Oxbow This Season

There’s still time to give your favorite foodie and/or Napa Valley lover the most delicious gift – a curated gift from Oxbow Public Market! Let’s unwrap some of the sweet (and savory) selections we’ve found from our shops:   Ritual Coffee Roasters “Three’s A Charm” Holiday Gift Boxes  Their most popular gift set year after […]

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Season’s Eatings at Oxbow Public Market

Our market merchants are ready to make next week as delicious as it can be. Oxbow is open during Napa County’s shelter in place. Call ahead to place your order for curbside pick-up or shop efficiently and safely during regular market hours. To ensure a safe and healthy shopping environment, please read about our updated […]

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Shop Safely At Oxbow Public Market

Safety for both our visitors and our merchants has and continues to be a top priority. Next time you join us, you will find newly installed Ionizing Fans throughout the main building, which studies show are 99.99% effective against Covid-19. You can read more about the scientific evidence, white pages and testimonials about our newest […]


Holiday Cookbooks From Napa Bookmine

‘Tis the season to get cooking! Whether you’re gathering for holiday dinner over Zoom or celebrating 6 ft. apart outside, these cookbooks are packed with delicious meals and spirited cocktails that are just perfect for the holidays! We’ve rounded up five of our current favorites available at Napa Bookmine’s Oxbow shop below: Modern Comfort Food: […]

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The Model Bakery Pecan Pie

The Model Bakery Pecan Pie Makes 8 servings The Model Bakery make plenty of pecan pies for their restaurant clientele as well as the bakery display case. This recipe has a touch of bourbon, which seems to bring out the other flavors without tasting boozy. Anyone who loves pecan pie will tell you to always […]

Fatted Calf: Turkey Q&A

Turkey Q & A At The Fatted Calf we field many turkey queries as we approach Thanksgiving. Here are the official answers! What is a heritage turkey? Prized for their rich flavor and beautiful plumage, Heritage Turkeys are the descendants of wild turkeys. Heritage turkeys are allowed to mate naturally, are slower growing and live […]

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What To Drink This Thanksgiving From Oxbow

Fieldwork Brewing Company We will begin by saying drink whatever you want this Thanksgiving. Honestly, the best beverage to pair with that plate of turkey, mashed potatoes, and veggies is your favorite beverage. Enjoy what you enjoy. BUT, that being said, if you’re looking to elevate the dining experience with food-friendly beers that can hang […]

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Thanksgiving Desserts From Oxbow Public Market

Anette’s Chocolates Be sure to save some room for Anette’s Chocolates gourmet chocolate treats this Thanksgiving! Make their selections the star of your dessert table and gobble down the delicious milk chocolate delights. They also carry an array of seasonal brittles, toffees and other treats to enjoy. Kara’s Cupcakes Cookies, cupcakes, whole cakes – whatever […]


Shop Oxbow Public Market For Thanksgiving Sides & Ingredients

Hudson Greens and Goods Forget long (and overly crowded) chain store supermarkets. Fresh is the name of the game at Hudson Greens and Goods, stocking only the best and most local vegetables and fruits. Of course, it doesn’t stop there. Check off all the items on your holiday ingredients list, including fresh produce, flour, sugar, […]


Thanksgiving: Main Course at Oxbow Public Market

The Fatted Calf Each year at The Fatted Calf, they excitedly await the arrival of their truly heritage turkeys from Good Shepherd Ranch. Good Shepherd Ranch turkeys are pasture-raised on the Kansas prairie. They are naturally mated, slow-growing, vegetarian-fed, antibiotic and hormone-free, always fresh, never frozen, and richly flavorful. They are now accepting pre-orders for […]

What’s New At Oxbow Public Market – October 2020

    Grab your favorite eats and meet us outside under the twinkly lights in the Oxbow Garden! We are thrilled to have added more outdoor, socially-distanced, eating spaces to the market. So, rally your loved ones and gather round for some quality time on these moonlit summer evenings located between the Main Building and  […]

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Fall Has Arrived To Oxbow Public Market

Oxbow Cheese and Wine Merchant Kickstart the season with Oxbow Cheese and Wine’s Halloween Special Board: “Trick or Cheese” available all month. Their ghoulish offering is packed with delights to scare anyone into eating! Cheeses include Midnight Moon, Mimolette, & Red Witch along with Prosciutto, soppressata, apricots, figs, pepitas, chocolate covered raisins, olives, cornichons, honey […]

Gingery Steak and Brie Sliders with Cranberry Balsamic Sauce

Gingery Steak and Brie Sliders with Cranberry Balsamic Sauce from The Olive Press prep time: 20 minutes cook time: 4 hours total time: 4 hours 20 minutes servings:  15 sliders INGREDIENTS SHORT RIBS (VEGETARIANS TRY USING MUSHROOMS)  5 pounds bone in short ribs may use another cut of meat if desired  2 tablespoons olive oil  salt and pepper  1/4 cup soy sauce  1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce  1/2 cup cranberry […]

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A Taste of The Alfajor

If you’ve ever been to Argentina (first off, lucky you), then you’re familiar with resisting the urge to stockpile one of their most famous desserts. Yes, alfajores. This Argentian delicacy pronounced “alpha jor” in its singular format is an embodiment of the perfect dessert. They are, according to the Huffington Post, “the best cookie you’ve […]

El Porteño Comes To Oxbow Public Market

In the land of all things delicious, anticipating a new restaurant opening becomes par for the course. When the flavors of Argentina arrive in wine country, you quickly take inventory of your lunch and dinner go-to’s, knowing that you’ll soon be adding a new locale to the mix. When those flavors are coming from SF’s […]

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What’s New At Oxbow – August 2020

Gott’s Roadside Gott’s Roadside never fails to knock our tastebuds off when it comes to their seasonal specials. Their late summer line-up is begging to be ordered: Heirloom Tomato “A” BLT Thick slices of organic heirloom tomatoes topped with 6 pieces of crisp Zoe’s bacon, romaine lettuce, Haas avocado & house-made lemon mayo on toasted […]

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Summertime Inspiration From The Olive Press

In our most recent newsletter, we shared some of The Olive Press‘ favorite ways to celebrate grilling season. From searing corn and adding some amazing Sriracha butter, (just mix up their Olive Press Sriracha spice), dousing Portabello mushrooms with their classic balsamic to marinading your best meats with their Italian blend, up your grill game […]

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Fatted Calf Charcuterie – Cowboy Beans Recipe

Shared from Fatted Calf’s newsletter, sign-up here. Few foods can claim truer American roots than the beautiful, bountiful bean. The wild ancestor of the common bean was domesticated both in Mexico and in the Peruvian Andes many thousands of years ago. The species Phaseolus Vulgaris spread its creeping tendrils throughout the Americas where early cultures […]