Oxbox Public Market Newsletter
May 19, 2015
Locals' Night
Locals Night at Oxbow Join us for Locals' Night every Tuesday from 5 to 8 pm at Oxbow Public Market. Meet old friends and new at this weekly gathering and enjoy a mid-week break from cooking at home! Many of our merchants have special items and offers on the menu. Click here for current Locals' Night specials.
Napa Farmers Market
NAPA FARMERS' MARKET Napa Farmer's Market logo
Oxbow Public Market is proud to play host to the Napa Farmers' Market, which is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 8 am to 12:30 pm (May through October) in the south parking lot across from Oxbow. In addition to farm-direct produce, gourmet food and handmade crafts, the market also features live music, chef demos, children's activities and more. Click here for more information.
Visit Whole Spice to stock up on BBQ rubs, salad seasonings, flavored salts and more. Whole Spice will be offering a 20 percent discount on the last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of this month!  Just mention Oxbow's newsletter to get 20 percent off your entire purchase May 29-31!
Standard - Crossroads
Graduation is the time to get inspired and begin the next journey. Whether you've got a high school, college or beyond-grad in your life, you're sure to find the ideal gift at Standard. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion has been flying off the shelves. Another fantastic gift are commencement speeches turned into books -- most notably, J.K. Rowling's Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination, David Foster Wallace's This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life and George Saunders' Congratulations, By the Way
SUMMER PRODUCE IS HERE    Oxbow Produce - in season
Oxbow Produce has received the first summer produce of the season, including sweet, juicy stone fruit like cherries and apricots. The sweet corn coming in from Bakersfield is tender and delicious. Strawberries and Delta blueberries are rich and deep in color and flavor. Cantaloupe has made its debut this week and are super sugary with a perfect density. We are still a few weeks away from peak flavor tomatoes but rest assured, once Oxbow Produce has them, they will be the best! Other notable, not-to-be-missed, organic, seasonal produce include Tokyo turnips, asparagus and flame grapes. 
POOR HOUSE MOVE AND SALE      Poor House Relocation

Poor House has a lot of exciting changes coming up. Poor House in the Oxbow Annex on McKinstry Street will be relocating next month. In the meantime, the store is closed through June 4 but will reopen on Friday, June 5 for a huge moving sale! Poor House in the main market hall remains open and is fully stocked with new items, so make sure to stop by. 


Over the next few weeks, Carpe Diem will be winding down its pop-up location at Oxbow Public Market -- so now's the time to stop in for a braised short rib slider or a steamed bun pork 'taco' before they are gone. Slated to move back into its brick and mortar location at the corner of Second and Brown Streets in mid-June, Carpe Diem will bring back its full menu at the downtown location. 

Memorial day weekend means three glorious days to spend grill-side! Head to The Fatted Calf this week to stock up on meaty provisions from freshly made sausage to chops and ribs. Both irresistible Heritage pork baby back ribs ($9.50/lb) and succulent Heritage pork spare ribs ($8/lb) are available this week. Start your fire and away you go!
HAMBURGER BUNS FOR GRILLING Cate & Co. - hamburger buns
Memorial Day unofficially kicks off grilling season, and finally the craving for burgers on the grill can be fulfilled! Choose from onion or seeded buns, or go for some of each. These buns are just waiting for some juicy burgers, and your heart's desire in toppings. For the traditionalist or the adventurous burger lover, Cate & Co.'s burger buns will provide a delicious, gluten-free alternative.
TREATS FOR DAD NapaStak Father's Day
What better way to show Dad you love him than to let him grill? Napastak has the most delectable BBQ sauces, hot sauce and Bloody Mary mix by Lillie's, one-of-a-kind aprons by Domestique and so much more. This Father's day, get Dad what he really wants!
GRILLING FOR GRADUATION Five Dot - Grilling for Graduation
Five Dot Ranch and Cookhouse has all of your grilling needs covered in order to spoil that special grad of yours. Whether you're cooking for your family or having a large gathering, Five Dot has plenty of beef to go around...steaks, ground beef,  ribs, prime rib roasts, and more. Order in advance to make sure Five Dot has your selection ready for you.
GET YOUR MYRTLE ON       Kitchen Door myrtle
What was beer before hops? Why Sweet Gale Ale, of course. Based on a brewing recipe from the middle ages, Gageleer uses Sweet Gale (also known as Bog Myrtle) as a flavoring agent and preservative. Brewed by De Proef Brouwerij in Belgium, this malt beverage has an herbal nose with a crisp, peppery finish. Just in time for summer, come get your Myrtle on at Kitchen Door!
GIFT FOR DAD THAT KEEPS SHUCKIN'Hog Island - father's day
For Dad, the world's best shucker, Hog Island Oyster Co. is offering an awesome Dad's day deal, available on Sunday, June 21 only! The deal includes a custom Hog Island shucking knife (with handsome Rosewood handle), one dozen Hog Island Sweetwater oysters, and a cold beer, all for $60. Bring dad in and treat him to a gift that keeps on shuckin'.
CHEESE PLATES TO GOOxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant to go
Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is now offering cheese plates in an easy, ready to-go, picnic-style pack. Currently available on Saturdays and Sundays only (however, all food on the menu can be prepared to go), there are two varieties of cheese plates with three different cheeses, dried fruit and almonds. You can purchase them in the large container for $15 or grab the smaller size for $10. There is also a meat plate to go, which comes with prosciutto, salami, pork rillettes, olives and cornichons. These ready-to-go plates are perfect if you're going wine tasting or looking for the perfect snack for your picnic.  
C CASA has always made its own corn tortillas for their tasty tacos, and now they are making them even better! When you order a taco, the tortilla will be made made with non-GMO, organic masa harina. Masa de Maiz is Spanish for corn dough made from Masa Harina, which is more flavorful and nutritious than a majority of tortillas made with corn flour. The benefits continue-the tortillas are also low in sodium.
SO GLAD YOU ARE A GRAD! Kara's graduation cupcakes
Pre-order grad cupcakes and cakes in custom colors, decorations and themes. Give Kara's Cupcakes a call to cater your graduation party and sweet celebration. Stop by the bakery, order onlineor call the cupcake hotline to pre-order:  1-866-554-CAKE (2253). 
YUMMY TREATS FOR DADS & GRADSModel Bakery graduation cake
June is coming up quickly and that means it's time to start thinking about celebrating dads and grads...and The Model Bakery sure can help! Pre-order any one of their themed cakes or cookies for that deserving grad or dear old dad. Make their day truly special with something yummy from The Model Bakery!
GRADUATION AND TEACHER GIFTS    Anette's teacher gifts
Anette's Chocolates has a wide selection of gifts to thank teachers and celebrate grads. A hinged Paris box with toasted almond English toffee and four decadent chocolates is $29.95. Or pick up a 4pc flower box for $13.95 or a petite 5 pc. box with coordinating high school colored ribbons for $9.95.


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