Produce This Week



What a rainy past couple of days! If you farmers market trip got rained out, don’t worry, we have good news for you. We get a new batch of produce from organic, local farms every Tuesday. Here’s what’s in store this week!

Baby Arugula 

Make Chef Simone’s Arugula Pesto with Roasted Tomatoes from our kitchen, and watch for it on top of the pizza by the slice that comes out of the oven at 4 this week.



Try pureeing it, and serve with lentils and chicken, and find it grated in our cafe salads this week. Suzy and Bill paired with with a dijon cream dressing for Thanksgiving, for an unusual dish that was a hit.


Jerusalem Artichokes

Also called sunchokes, try roasting them, and serve with organic plum jam as a dipping sauce.


Spaghetti Squash and Butternut Squash

Find these roasted and marinated in our cafe salads this week.


Green Kale

Chop and toss with grilled artichokes for a quick and healthy appetizer.


Crimini Mushrooms

These mushrooms pair well with our handmade egg pasta, and superb olive oil, for a fast yet luxurious meal.


Portabella Mushrooms

Sauté them and toss with pesto for an easy side.


Sweet Baby White Turnips

Bill and Suzy roasted these turnips with garlic for a Thanksgiving side.


Young Rainbow Chard

Paired with our Corona beans, they make an excellent and hearty side.


Yellow Onions, Mini Red Thumb Potatoes, Yukon Gold Potatoes

Find all of these staples in our lunch menu this week, and grab some on your way home after work when you realize you have nothing for dinner!


Watermelon Radishes, Asian Green Meat Radishes

Bill and Suzy dressed up these radishes with carrot dressing for Thanksgiving.


Red and Green Cabbage

Find these cabbages shredded, marinated, and tossed with nuts and cheese from our cheese counter in the cafe this week.


Fresh Rosemary and Thyme, and Oregano

Add some seasoning to your meal.


Ci Vediamo!

–Via Umbria



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Elsa Bruno is an employee of Via Umbria and a recent Graduate of Scripps College for Women in Los Angeles,. See more post by this author

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