Specialty Grocery

Our meticulously curated grocery features items from around the world. If you are looking for an extra special ingredient, ask us! We have many hard-to-find and specialty items.

 

Bulk Olives and Cornichons:

We carry about 20 different varieties of olives at any given time, many of which we import directly from France. The perfect garnish for an antipasti platter or a briny treat in your martini, some of our favorites include:
Lucques – France
Picholine – France
Castelvetrano – Italy
Kalamata – Greece
Arbequina – Spain
We pack olives fresh to order and top with brine free of charge to ensure that your olives stay fresh as long as possible.

Jams and Honey:

Cheese lovers know that sometimes it takes just a little something sweet to create the perfect cheese experience. We like to keep an impressive selection of jams, chutneys, and honeys on hand to complement our hundreds of cheeses – ask your cheesemonger for a suggestion!

Local favorites include:
HeathGlen’s Kitchen Jams
Lucille’s Kitchen Garden Jams
Ames Farm Honey
Bare Honey

More cheese-friendly favorites:
Virginia Chutney Co. Chutneys
Quince Membrillo
Dalmatia Fig Jam
American Spoon Jams and Brandied Cherries
Tentazioni White Truffle Honey

Olive Oils and Vinegars:

Our Olive Oil shelves bring together premium selections from around the world and right here in the United States. We offer an amazing range of olive oils including organic, unfiltered, and vintage oils. All of our olive oil is Extra Virgin and never chemically treated in any way. Our selection is ever-changing and currently includes oils from Spain, Tunisia, South Africa, Chile, California, France, Italy, Greece, Australia, and more.
Specialty nut, herb, citrus, and truffle oils are also a staple on our shelves – perfect for drizzling over salads, soups, and roasts.

We also sell bulk olive oil and balsamic vinegar – among the best we’ve ever tasted – from Lucero in California.

Our vinegar selection is also carefully curated and equally wide-ranging. We keep a healthy stock of culinary staples like Aged Balsamic, Sherry, Champagne, and Red Wine vinegars, in addition to specialty vinegars like Banyuls, Verjus, Saba, and flavored selections featuring figs, berries, and herbs.

Butter:

Selections from around the world – favorites include Italian Parma Butter, Vermont Cultured Butter, White and Black Truffle Butters from D’Artagnan, and more. We also stock house-rendered duck and pork fat seasonally.

Pastas & Grains:

We’ve assembled a collection of staples to keep your pantry well-stocked and never boring: artisanal pastas, gnocchi, hand-rolled cous cous, paella and risotto rice, polenta, and other whole grains.

Rancho Gordo Beans : old-fashioned heirloom beans grown in California.

Condiments, Spices, and Sauces:

If variety is the spice of life, then you’ve come to the right place. Our shelves are packed with all the essentials and so much more.
Sea Salts
Spices
Sauces
Mustards
Pickles, Olives, Peppers, Capers
Anchovies, Sardines, Oil Packed Tuna
Tomato Sauces
Salsas
Demi-Glace and Stock Starters

 

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Store Hours
Memorial Day 5/29: 10am-6pm
Monday - Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday & Saturday: 9am-10pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Call Us:
Liquor Store: 612-379-3232
Cheese Shop: 612-379-9757
Catering: 612-331-3938