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Ruger chocolate or vanilla GF wafer cookies
Nosegays by The Flower Pedaler
Sweet nosegays that will last forever!
You can find these in our Sundries section, by our household goodies.
New to OA: JIN+JA contains veritable swirling pieces of ground cayenne, fresh ginger root, mint leaves, and lemon in a calming green tea…
Warming & balancing, this is the kind of drink – in the near future – you’ll want as you sit at our new parklet - contemplating the Outer Sunset seascape.
We’re happy to tell you that Happy Girl food is back at OA!
Happy Girl, located on the Central Coast, is deeply involved in the art of food preservation.
And they love food in a very real way.
Who wouldn’t be happy about that?
You can find local honey, zucchini bread ‘n butter pickles, honeyed pears & a few more delicious, seasonal foods on our grocery shelves…
Rancho Gordo Heirloom Beans / Prepared Hominy (Posole)
The story is this: Steve Sando opened his heirloom bean shop in Napa Valley after being fed up with using produce from thousands of miles away, or even overseas. So on the subject of beans – instead of general dried beans, what about connecting with the farmers in Mexico and importing heirloom beans, paying the farmers a fair wage to support their living? And that’s what Steve did.
What’s the big deal – beans in a bag? I could get dried pinto beans from the bin for far less money, you’re thinking. Oh, you could. But the taste would be inferior to Rancho Gordo’s New World beans! Once you eat heirloom beans, your life will have turned upside-down. You’ll eat these beans for the rest of your life.
And we haven’t even gotten to hominy (posole) yet! Posole – a staple in many Mexican stews, sides & main dishes. If you’re thinking that this is tasteless, mushy hominy from the 1950s that your mother had to eat at the dinner table, well – don’t think that. It’s glorious, delicious, tasty dried corn!
You can visit the store in Napa. You can go to the Ferry Building in the city. Or you can stop at Other Avenues – where we have a small selection in our grocery aisle. Ask us – we’ll trot you over to the Rancho Gordo subsection.
Herbivore Botanicals are the cleanest, highest quality and most attractively packaged new line of exciting products for the face and body -
like pink or blue clay masks, hair oil, beard tonic & bath salts.
100% vegan, from Seattle, WA.
Our favorite is the luscious hair oil - containing argan oil, rich in antioxidants.
(Not pictured: Bar soap and bath salts!)
Kozy Shack chocolate pudding and tapioca pudding
A quick weeknight dessert , or really – a dessert for any time of the day!
Luscious, traditional, wholesome, simple and UTTERLY delicious.