Padrón Season, Great Cheeses

It’s August and Padrón pepper season is peaking. This is great news, as the price has now dropped significantly!  We carry peppers which are grown locally, in West Seattle, about 5 miles from the shop.  Our cool nights preserve the mild pepper flavor so that...

Padron Peppers, Bandol Roses Arrive

FINALLY.  Fresh Padrón peppers are here!    Grown locally in our cool evening temperatures which is similar to Spain’s Galicia, the origin of these peppers.  Our local Padróns taste completely different from the grocery store offering which is grown in Mexico. ...

Sizzling French weekend

It’s a full-on French weekend coming up!  Grab your beret and celebrate Bastille Day tomorrow (Saturday July 14) with a traditional communal meal.   Since the weather will be scorching, we suggest a French picnic near a lake or Elliott Bay.  On Sunday (July 15),...