Foodie Finds

What exactly are Foodie Finds? It’s simple: unique and tasty products that we’ve searched the world over, so you can expand your tastes and experience Foodie-friendly items exclusive to Central Market. Check out this month's issue of Foodie Finds to discover what's in store.

Tribal Caught Steelhead

Steelhead are gorgeous silver fish from the Salmon family that live part of their lives in fresh water and part in the ocean. Quinault tribe families have fished for these big, bright fish for hundreds of years on the Olympic Peninsula. Today, the steelhead return from the ocean in December and are caught in the Quinault’s tribally operated and managed fishery.  

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New Zealand Cherries

It’s summer down under, so these large, sweet, juicy cherries are peak-of-season and ready to go. 

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Citrus Fest Fresh Finds

Citrus Fest means new fruits, new products, and new ready-to-go items prepared fresh by our chefs. From shrimp and crab cakes to salads and pie, our stores are bursting with citrus flavor and fun! Here’s a look at some of our favorite freshly prepared items you don’t want to miss:

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Julie's Real: AKA Golden Globes Granola

Forget what Hollywood stars were wearing at the Golden Globes, did you see what they were eating?! Julie’s Real grain-free granola was the event’s snack of choice, and now it can be yours, too! 


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Our Favorite Wines from 2016

Heidi, our Beer & Wine Manager in San Antonio, did a little year-end review and pulled together her favorite wine selections from 2016 to share with you.

While 2017 will surely bring many new and delicious discoveries, these gems are worth exploring as we look forward to the new year. Happy tasting! 

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Charlito's Cocina: Hand-crafted Charcuterie

Charles worked a desk job Monday-Friday and had an interesting weekend hobby: meat. He loved food and the process of curing meat. So, on a Saturday, you'd find Charles creating slow-aged, Heritage Breed pork salami seasoned with hand-raked, solar -evaporated sea salt from Guatemala.  

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Sage and Juniper IPA Surprises and Pleases

Those of you who know me well know that there is nothing I love more than a big, hoppy, aggressive IPA at the end of the day. You probably also know that my love for the Bend Oregon brewery, Deschutes, knows no bounds. Seriously. Those folks are brilliant!

So, when offered the chance to try their newest offering, Sagefight, before it even hit our stores, I jumped at the chance. Glad I did, too, because it’s excellent and offered some surprises. We have it in-store now, so read my review and then check it out for yourself! 

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Red Jacket Orchards Apple Cider

Enjoyed cold and crisp or served warm while cozied around a fire, apple cider is a seasonal favorite. You’ll find Red Jacket cider in our stores (and on sale through Christmas Eve), and one sip will put some extra merry in your Christmas.

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Sweet Secret

Dalmatia Fig Spread is one of my favorite secret weapons. It perfectly straddles the line between sweet and savory and can find a purpose from breakfast to late in the evening. I promise once you have tried it, you will fret if you're getting to the bottom of the jar. 

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Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Butter & Eggs

Pasture-raised is all they do! Vital Farms goal is to “bring ethically produced food to the table” and they believe that “pasture-raising animals is the most humane and sustainable way to do so.” We’re happy to carry their eggs and butter from “happy hens or contented cows!” Plus, we have an awesome Foodie Freebie right now – buy Vital Farms butter and get 2 boxes of Nature’s Path Waffles FREE! 

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