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Gnosis raw chocolate truffles
The floral tiles from Maison Bouche are delicate delights of creamy chocolate with hints of fruit and flowers, like…
Yes! And it tastes fabulous.
The “Vitality Collection” from Gnosis is a sweet box of spring raw chocolate truffles, using spring herbs and blossoms to create the *most* tasteful and raw bites (such as Tangerine Dream and Hibiscus Acai).
Check for these in our chocolate and raw foods area.
(click on link to read why and how we choose the eggs we choose…
Two pickling companies, one from SF and the other from the Willamette Valley in Oregon have been found their way to OA:
The culinary pickles from San Francisco Pickle Company yield a thrilling thick, brothy & spicy treat.
Unbound Pickling offers traditionally pickled vegetables, like the classic bread & butter pickles and the beets.
The pickled okra (Unbound Pickling), with its southwest spices, reminds us of the fond time we ate our way in and out of Santa Fe.
We have been spotted eating these new picklings right out of the jars, listening to the Outer Sunset mockingbirds.
And in a certain light, that could be all we need: Pickled veggies, forks, mockingbirds.
Maison Bouche chocolate bars
Luscious, sweet, creamy, tasteful chocolate – made across the Bay, in Oakland!
We think that this is the dreamiest chocolate we’ve tasted in years.
We devoured the “Peach Bellini” bar, with subtle & delightful hints of peach married with milk chocolate.
(Baby not included.)
At last. For all of you who have slogged through asparagus-less fall and winter months, we’re here to tell you that it’s asparagus season, once again, and we have California-grown asparagus.
We like our asparagus al dente. Cook it for less time than you think, to avoid mushy asparagus!
This is a seriously brewed drink with large chunks of ginger in each bottle.
No oils. No extracts.
How cool is that?
This Fresh Ginger, Ginger Ale drink is actually a refreshing medicinal drink. It actually works.
Bruce Cost has been living and breathing ginger for years – and this new ginger ale is a culmination of his, well, ginger studies.
Hey, but that’s not all – take a tour inside Bruce Cost’s Brooklyn factory.
TCHO! This is some serious chocolate.
Warm caramel-y milk chocolate combines with local, roasted Blue Bottle coffee — to create the one true love above all:
the delicious, nutty and fabumochalicious result of chocolate and coffee.
Not easy to share. Just a warning.
You don’t need a green thumb.
Just hang or rest the terrariums in a sunny spot, and enjoy the little worlds.
They make great gifts of peace and love. Think: Valentine’s Day!
By Julie Duvivier of Duvivier Designs.
These gorgeous terrariums are marked down 25% off, priced as marked.
If you have not already planted your seeds indoors, well - time to do it!
Spring is nearly upon us.
We have glorious seed packets full of incredible possibility:
From leafy green and crunchy edibles to squash-y edibles to rainbow-beautiful flowers –
Choose from a whole array of Botanical Interest seeds in our Home & Garden section near our succulents.
(And near the bananaphones.)
Sightglass coffee, Blueboon Blend
In the Dining Section of the New York Times.
It’s all about how to brew the perfect cup of coffee – featuring Sightglass’s Dir. of Education, Ant.
But anyway. Read it. And come on in to purchase some Sightglass bulk coffee -
if you can’t make it to Sightglass down on 7th Street -
or even if you can – since a visit to Sightglass is a special experience.