Thanksgiving Oysters

Served raw on the half shell, baked in a classic Thanksgiving oyster stuffing, or served as a warming appetizer in Chef Ron Stainer’s Hog Island Oysters Fungi. Hog Island Oysters are a perfect way to welcome the holidays. Pre-order at Hog Island Oyster Bar. 707.251.8113. All orders must be placed by 3 pm Tuesday, November […]

Napa Valley Distillery Thanksgiving Special

In celebration of Thanksgiving, Napa Valley Distillery is offering a selection of its customer’s favorites at a discount, now through November 27. Take home a bottle of Napa Valley Distillery Ginn, Brandy Cordial and Apple Brandy, for just $85 — $15 off retail! Check out the Distillery website for recipes or try your own — […]

Say Boo!

Say “Boo!” in the sweetest way with Model Bakery’s yummy iced Halloween cookies. The Model Bakery also creates delicious Halloween themed cupcakes…they put the treat in trick or treat! Bring home a dozen or two cookies & cupcakes to share with family and friends this spooky season.

Wine and cheese for fall

As the evenings get cooler, Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant (OCWM) is stocking up on those famous fall and winter cheeses to go with your Belgian ales, hearty Chardonnays and luscious Cabs! Stop in to try a sample of new local cheese and  imported favorites, and make sure to ask about the new wines in stock […]

Nana Mae’s Apple Sauce

Nana Mae’s apple sauce is the perfect side for pork or tucked into school lunches. The naturally sweet and juicy, organically-grown Gravenstein apples used are farmed by the family of Nana Mae, whose roots go deep into Northern California. The distinctive flavor of this sauce is a perfect harmony of sweet and tart, juicy and […]

Fall texture is on the rise

The botanical textures just keep getting more and more abundant and beautiful in The Monkey Flower Group‘s vases this time of year, with berries, seedpods, heavily-spored ferns, grasses, grains, herbs, and changing foliage almost taking center stage in front of old-fashioned garden favorites like dahlias, garden roses, black-eyed susan, yarrow, statice, larkspur, zinnias, marigolds, and alstroemerias. […]

Back to School at The Fatted Calf

Before you know it, short, sweet summer will be slipping through your fingers, apples will be ripening on the tree and the class bell will be ringing once again. At The Fatted Calf, they are sharpening their knives and preparing their lessons for their autumn class series. Learn the basics of curing in the salumi […]

Haven’t heard of sheep’s milk?

It tastes great and is good for you! Sheep’s milk is naturally homogenized, easily digestible and is the perfect alternative for people with lactose intolerance. Containing three times more protein than cow’s milk, sheep’s milk is high in calcium, low in saturated fat, and contains substantial amounts of vitamins A, D, E, B12, Folic acid […]

Hog Island Farm-Style BBQ Bourbon Chipotle Butter Oysters

You’ve been asking for it. Begging for it. And now they’re back — Hog Island‘s smoky, spicy, slightly sweet tribute to summer: BBQ’d Bourbon Chipotle Butter oysters. Part 1: Hog Island’s signature Sweetwater Oyster. Part 2: House-made garlic-bourbon-chipotle butter. Part 3: a flaming grill. Now add you plus a cold beer. Picture complete. Summertime’s good […]

Key lime pie cupcakes at Kara’s Cupcakes

Pucker up for this seasonal favorite from Kara’s Cupcakes — key lime pie, vanilla cupcake and graham cracker crust filled with key lime curd and topped with a silky cream cheese frosting. Available now through September!

The “new” Five Dot Ranch

The wait for that reuben is over! Five Dot Ranch had a soft opening for Five Dot Ranch Cookhouse in the Market last week. The official opening is this Friday, July 11, but many of your favorites, like the reuben, hot dog and roast beef sandwich are available now. On July 11, the full menu […]

Party Necessities for the 4th of July

Stop by Poor House for all your party necessities for the 4th of July… like sparklers in a variety of sizes to make the night a little brighter! Great for kids and adults! Pick up supplies to make a refreshing summer cocktail. Mix up one of Mason Shakers recipes from their cocktail book, Shake, like the spicy mezcalita, […]

With the arrival of summer, The Model Bakery knows there will be plenty of BBQs, picnics and parties with family and friends to take advantage of the glorious Wine Country weather. For your next gathering, bring along a taste of summer with the bakery’s watermelon and hot dog shaped iced cookies…tasty treats that always bring plenty of […]

The newest addition at Oxbow Public Market. Finally, a food geek’s dream-come-true! Napastäk (Armenian for “The Rabbit”) is a unique chef’s shop and epicurean boutique. A place where both professional chefs and home chefs can visit and find high-end ingredients and delights. You’ll find epicurean delights from Napa to the far reaches of the globe and beyond, many of which […]

Whole Spice has added a few new seasonings to the list. The hummus seasoning is full of garlic and spices that will jazz up your hummus. Also on the list are two really delicious seasonings for green olives. Both the fennel and the rosemary have lemon peel, blood orange, bay, garlic and chili flakes. Sprinkle on […]

Can you believe it’s Memorial Day weekend??? The Model Bakery has fresh baked, hearty buns for hamburgers, hotdogs and sausages! Fatted Calf Charcuterie has pork chops, basque sausage coils, and more. Cate & Co. has delicious (gluten-free) hamburger buns and hot dog buns. And Kanaloa Seafood Market, Napa as the ultimate — a clambake to go!

Congratulations to The Olive Press, who has received a record-breaking number of awards for 2014.  Stop by The Olive Press and taste their award-winning oils! This year they’ve won more awards than ever before and competition season still isn’t over! Out of 43 medals so far this year, their Picual has garnered 10, so pick some […]

Oxbow Produce & Grocery now has extended hours to accommodate your needs. Start the day off right with a delicious and healthful all-organic juice. Green Jeans with kale, romaine, spinach and lemon lime or Queens Greens with added fruit. Also the popular carrot or beet based juices each made freshly, one-at-a time. Oxbow Produce is […]

It’s not too late to help the Easter Bunny create the perfect basket…eggs, eggs and more eggs, plus three different chocolate bunny sizes and more, all available at Anette’s Chocolates for the perfect Easter gift. Prices range from $5.25 to $160 for Anette’s 10 lb. chocolate rabbit. Anette’s will be sampling their Easter creations daily through April […]

Easter is just around the corner and The Model Bakery has a variety of specialties for your holiday celebrations. In addition to individual chocolate raspberry eggs and iced Easter sugar cookies, a wide assortment of breads, rolls, cookies, tarts, pies and desserts are available. Hot cross buns, bunny-shaped breads, coconut bunny cakes and an assortment […]

Spring is here and The Model Bakery is busy creating all sorts of tasty treats to celebrate the season, including their new mango rum cake, a white buttermilk cake soaked with rum simple syrup, then layered with fresh mango slices and a pastry cream, whipped cream and flaked coconut filling. It’s finished with buttercream, flaked coconut and […]

Seven new springtime menu additions at Ca’ Momi are as fresh and bright as the season! New offerings include: Crespelle ai Fungi, a thin pancake filled with Wine Forest mushrooms and mascarpone, and Tagliatelle with fava bean pesto, pecorino romano and mint. Trying a new dish? Why not try a new wine, too? Opt for a Ca’ […]

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen is  six years old this month and they’re celebrating with a brand new arepa. Stop in to wish the team a happy birthday and try the new crunchy chicharron arepa for $6. They’re so good, you’ll want more than one!

It’s great to know there is an alternative natural sweetener available that is sweeter than table sugar, and has virtually no calories. Does that seem too good to be true? In a sense yes, but it is a fact. This natural sweetener is called “Stevia,” which is an all-natural herbal product with origins in parts […]

St. Patricks day is coming up on Monday, and St. Paddy’s Day isn’t St. Paddy’s Day without corned beef!  Both Five Dot Ranch and The Fatted Calf have their own versions of corned beef available for your St. Paddy’s Day celebrations. And, of course, leftover corned beef makes amazing sandwiches, perfect corned beef hash, and is great chopped into […]

The busy bakers at The Model Bakery are always coming up with great new baked treats to entice us, and their new pretzel bread is no exception. Made with organic whole milled California wheat, organic whole milled Montana hard red/white wheat, Strauss organic whole milk, organic butter, organic malted barley syrup, sea salt, grey salt and […]

When you hear the term “organic” you may dismiss it. It connotes a “status” and often conjures up two different images: lifestyles of the rich and famous or perhaps some alternative, hippie thing. The term “organic” actually refers to the way agricultural products are grown and produced. Oxbow Produce & Grocery is committed to bringing only organic […]

Whole spice suggests a very special (and simple) dinner, perfect for a weeknight or for company. Ingredients: 2 lamb shanks 1 Tbs olive oil ½ oz Whole Spice lamb rub 3 carrots, sliced in big chunks 3 celery stalks, sliced in big chunks 3 shallots, cleaned and quartered 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 red […]

Hai, Arigato! Hog Island Oyster Bar is now serving premium Japanese sake from Sake Tengoku of St. Helena. A partnership of three local industry veterans — acclaimed sushi chef Ken Tominaga, Sake master Stuart Morris and business manager Julie Bath, Sake Tengoku imports high-quality, small production sakes that have never before been imported to the […]

Don’t miss the February special at Cate & Co., Oxbow’s new gluten-free bakeshop. It features a chop chop salad made with fresh Dungeness crab, avocado and chili lime vinaigrette, and a chocolate crinkle cookie, for $17. C CASA also has a tasty special this month: a chicken enchilada with poblano cream sauce, accompanied by a chop salad […]

Olio Nuovo is here! Hudson Ranch olive oil is a true celebration of the moment! The first batch of the season is available today at Oxbow Produce & Grocery. It is prized for its grassy flavors and spicy finish, and full of very fine olive particles that are suspended in the oil giving it more intense […]

Whole Spice soup base is a premium, all-natural blend of spices, using only the highest quality of ingredients, with no chemicals or MSG. And with no meat products added, it is truly a vegetarian’s delight. In addition to using in soup, Whole Spice soup base may also be used as a dry rub for meats or […]

Feeling a little empty without the tree and lights? Fill the void with fresh, locally grown flowers fromThe Monkey Flower Group! As usual, materials will be selected based on whatever is looking freshest and most beautiful from California’s growers, but likely candidates include parrot tulips, ranuculus, acacia buds, ferns, freesia and orchids. There’s no better […]

Whole Spice has many curry powder blends to choose form, including Vindaloo. Warm up your family during the holiday season with this delicious and easy recipe. Take two skinned and boned chicken breasts cut in one-inch cubes. Toss the chicken in a Ziploc bag with one oz. of the curry blend to cover the chicken. Slice […]

Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Stop by Poor House in the market hall for the perfect party accessories. Pick up a cocktail book to brush-up on your mixology skills. Keep your party classy with glassware and bar accessories from Simon Pearce. And don’t forget to ring in the New Year with sparklers!

The holidays are in full swing with parties, gift swaps, dinners and more. The Fatted Calf has more than just amazing meat. Stock up on pantry basics as you cook you way through the holidays with Katz olive oil, Straus butter and Claravale raw milk. And you’ve got to have Fatted Calf bacon and apple cider syrup […]

This holiday season, be the hit of the party! Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is your first choice for local, handmade cheeses and exceptional boutique wines. Oxbow Cheese & Wine offers an outstanding selection of jams and preserves, crackers and crisps, nuts and dried fruits, caviar and champagne, everything you need to wow your friends and family! […]

Start the holidays with a twist on your table! Try Pica Pica‘s hallacas as a dish to start your meal.  A Venezuelan delicacy served only during the holidays, it is a corn flour dough, stuffed with a three meat stew, profiling a mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors, wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed […]

Enjoy 50% off the 100 gram size on a wide range of Tillerman Tea‘s selection of fine teas from now through Christmas. This is the perfect opportunity to get a wonderful Christmas gift, hostess gift, or perhaps a treat for yourself. This sale is limited to supplies on hand, so hurry while they last!

Looking for a great hostess gift or two? In addition to wines and sweet treats, Ca’ Momi is now selling a variety of gift baskets ranging from $70-$120 at its kiosk. And don’t forget to pick up a bottle of their brand new 2011 Pinot Noir Reserve — the ultimate turkey wine. After the party, don’t stress if you’ve […]

It’s not too late to feature The Model Bakery‘s professionally crafted breads and rolls at your holiday feast. Their pain au levain boule, apricot-pecan levain and walnut sage levain batards as well as pain de mie, French, sourdough, ciabatta, focaccia and walnut sage rolls can be purchased in the store up until Wednesday afternoon as long […]

Take Chef Todd Humphries home with you this Thanksgiving. Let Kitchen Door prepare your Thanksgiving dinner for you — with all the fixin’s — simply email or call Tim at 707-226-1560 to pre-order by  5 pm on Friday November 22. Your Thanksgiving dinner for four will be ready for pick-up on Wednesday, November 27. Dinner includes:  1/2 turkey, breast and leg […]

Need a quick bite? Enjoy sustainable seafood that is fast and delicious at Kanaloa Seafood Market, Napa. Choose from a rotating selection of individually prepared, ready-to-eat items, such as Ahi poke, bay scallop ceviche, Alaskan halibut ceviche, shrimp quinoa salad and more.

With the cold and rainy nights of fall upon us, nothing says comfort like an order of Ca’ Momi‘s Spätzle allo Speck. This dish, found throughout regions of Germany, Austria and Alto Adige, consists of small flour dumplings prepared with speck and cream. Pair a bowl with the 2011 Ca’ Momi Napa Valley Pinot Noir, […]

Congratulations to  C CASA, selected for the fourth year in a row as a Michelin Guide “Bib Gourmand” Restaurant for 2014. Also known as the Michelin “Inspectors’ Favorites for Good Value,” Bib Gourmand restaurants offer two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). C CASA, […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join Kara’s Cupcakes as they partner with 99.7NOW to support the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund. Twenty percent from the sale of their chocolate raspberry cheesecake, a chocolate cupcake on a graham cracker crust, filled with raspberry cream and topped with silky cream cheese frosting adorned with a custom 99.7 […]

Congratulations to The Olive Press for winning three out of seven medals awarded to the United States at Argentina’s International Olive Oil Competition, OLIVINUS. Blood orange took home a Gran Prestige Gold Medal, and two more golds were awarded to Picual and Koroneiki. Stop by The Olive Press for a taste of these award-winning olive […]

The chefs at Ca’ Momi have continued to expand their menu with two more exciting pasta dishes. Linguini al Pesto Genovese is linguine with organic basil pesto, potatoes and green beans and is the first delicious addition to the menu. The second Ca’ Momi Bottarga pasta item is a bit more exotic — it is Spaghetti […]

Did you know that the Sidecar cocktail was created in 1920 at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris? Actually, the exact origin of the Sidecar is unclear, but it is thought to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris.  Some credit the invention of the drink to an […]

Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant recently installed a new beer cooler behind the bar, which has enabled them to expand their offering to eight taps. The focus is on craft beers brewed in the western states, with a special preference for Bay Area and west coast specialty brewers. All draft beers are available by the […]