This Just In: freaky spring produce! We can’t believe we’re about to say this, but…asparagus. Artichokes. Radicchio! Clockwise: treviso tardivo, rossa di verona, orchidea rossa, & variegata di chioggia in the center Due to a record warm January, farmers just south of here in Monterey County are already offering produce we don’t usually see until well into March. It’s disturbing but at the same time, we must admit, delicious. Martin Bournhonesque hooked us up with some of this unusually early produce that will be on the menu this week: Roast pork belly with artichokes two ways and long-cooked onions Salad of roast asparagus with little gem lettuces, radish, preserved lemon and herb crema Poached farm egg with duck confit potato hash cake, black trumpet mushrooms, and asparagus and in the Oliveto Cafe... Tuscan-style sausage with Treviso radicchio, red flint corn polenta, and arugula Catherine Meng2017-09-12T15:47:26+00:00February 18th, 2014|Market Reports, Oliveto Cafe, This Just In, Winter|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditGoogle+TumblrPinterestVkEmail Related Posts Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.