News & Events

Prepare your taste buds for what’s in store with updates about our newest and tastiest happenings. From new product rollouts to monthly festivals to celebrity chefs in our Cooking School, here’s where you’ll find the latest and greatest information about Central Market.

You Have To Try These - Così Com’è Jarred Tomatoes


In the case of Così Com’è, an Italian translation is the best way to understand this perfectly picked tomato. Datterini tomatoes are named for dates because of both their shape and sweetness. And the translation of Così Com’è simply means "just as it is." These tomatoes are picked and hand-harvested at the peak of ripeness and packed in glass jars, preserving all the flavor and freshness of the tomatoes without added sugars or preservatives. 

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Franci Olive Oil


Asking our Olive Oil buyer Rex to pick a favorite olive oil is like asking your grandmother to pick her favorite grandchild, but after some days of pestering, Rex finally came back to me with his choice: Franci Olive Oil. Since 1958, the Franci family has made sure each drizzle of olive oil they produce is perfect. 

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In Vino Veritas


Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and its cooling breezes, Italy is a sun-filled garden where grapes thrive and wine is a way of life. The country is closing in on France as the number one wine-producing country in the world. More than 3,000 wines are crafted in Italy, and during Passport Italy we are featuring 150 of the country’s most prestigious labels in our stores, along with over 40 of Italy’s most talented winemakers.

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Learn To Do Al Dente Right


Central Market is bringing some of Italian cuisine’s most celebrated chefs to Texas during Passport Italy! Find out when these culinary artists will be visiting your favorite store.

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Tre Numeri Parmesan, the King of Formaggi


Cheese is a staple on any Italian dinner table. For Passport Italy, we’ve stocked our shelves with over 30 fine Italian cheeses and invited cheesemakers to share their specialties with in-store visits and samplings.

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Cheers! Salud¡ & Clang Clang… Come Join Us for a Toast!


There is a new local can hitting our shelves, and we could not be more excited, so we thought we would throw them a party. So please join us and help us welcome Four Corners Brewery to the Central Market family during their canning release party at Dallas Lovers.

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The Art of Extraction


Extracting coffee from coffee beans is better known as brewing coffee. How you brew your coffee affects the quality and taste of each cup you sip. But fear not! The perfect cup of coffee is only six steps away.

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House Granola Tastes Like Home


Now a days we have come to accept that granola sometimes gets a bad wrap, even granola does not want to be defined as granola. It wants to be more, more than healthy and hippie and crunchy. Enter Holly Henderson and her very special, very local, very delicious House Granola.

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Know Your Joe


You love your Joe, but do you really know your Joe? Well, your friendly neighborhood java men and java women, aka our Coffee Experts, have created a primer to educate you on all things coffee, from bean to cup.

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