Forbes: Best Restaurant in Italy?

Don’t miss this Forbes article on Chef Massimo Bottura and his new restaurant in Modena, The Best Restaurant in Italy or the Best Restaurant in the World. If you haven’t time to plan a trip or are unable to get Continue reading Forbes: Best Restaurant in Italy?

A Grand Opening Event with Domenica Marchetti

We were so lucky to host Domenica Marchetti in the new Olio2go store last evening. Our customers enjoyed speaking with her about pasta making (techniques for gnocchi) and their favorite recipes from her cookbooks: The Glorious Pasta of Italy, Big Continue reading A Grand Opening Event with Domenica Marchetti

The Whole Wide World of Food

In our ongoing mission to provide the best in Italian extra virgin olive oil and specialty foods, there’s one event that is the highlight of each summer: the Fancy Food Show. Usually hosted in New York City, the show decamped Continue reading The Whole Wide World of Food

Festa Italiana in DC: A Recap

Olio2go at Festa Italiana in DC on October 9. We had great fun sampling and tasting with festival guests. JoAnna is shown in these pictures. She helped out at the event and enjoyed speaking to the guests in Italian! We Continue reading Festa Italiana in DC: A Recap

Trade Secrets

Last week we received our most recent shipment from Italy– a large shipment of olive oil (link) and one secret treat. This shipment was organized in early March, arrived in port in the U.S. on April 4, experienced a delay Continue reading Trade Secrets

Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

Take a look at this photo! All of these fresh oils (and the balsamic vinegar wine jelly) arrived this week at Olio2go. These lovely, sublime treats cover a lot of territory. From Alina (a Brisighella monocultivar from Emilia Romagna) in Continue reading Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

The Truth about Balsamic Vinegar

You get what you pay for…. that sounds so sassy, but really, it’s true. With us. We’ve carefully selected our balsamic vinegars for the store, and feel confident that the relationship between quality and price is appropriate, relative, and proportional. The Continue reading The Truth about Balsamic Vinegar

Recipes for Balsamic Vinegar

Surfing the web for divine recipes, we found this lovely combination of Swiss chard, garlic, pine nuts, and balsamic vinegar. Even better, the blog is known as TasteSpotting, and they found this recipe on yet another blog, originating in a Continue reading Recipes for Balsamic Vinegar

The Winning Appetizer and Fabulous Bread

This staffer was invited to a New Year’s Eve party, where an appetizer contest was held. I considered options involving our various products. Little toasts with a savory meat and Il Mongetto fig jam? Little toasts with a dab of Continue reading The Winning Appetizer and Fabulous Bread