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Cubano Libre!

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Made since the 1500’s in Cuba (referred to there simply as “sandwich”), and imported to Key West and Tampa with the cigar factories in the 1800’s, this simple and scrumptious sandwich has rightfully become one of the most popular throughout the United States. Elephants Delicatessen makes it the traditional way – pressing ham, pork, Swiss…

June WineofTHE Month

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From Spain’s northwestern region of Galicia comes Pazo do Mar Ribeiro Blanco, a lip-smacking white wine. A blend of three indigenous grapes – Treixadura, Torrontes and Godello – from the Ribeiro create a harmonious, floral-scented white packed with refreshing flavors of lemon, honey and green apple. This wine’s crisp and zippy finish makes it perfect…

June NewsandSpecials

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Mussels in the Garden Join us on Thursday, June 21st for an evening of freshly-cooked mussels and Mediterranean-style salads. For one night, the Garden Room at NW 22nd will be transformed into a restaurant de fruits de mer from the south of France. We’ll be serving an à la carte menu that includes fresh mussels cooked…

Summer Events

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The sun once again alights on our shoulders, and no one – anywhere – knows better how to enjoy the long days and pleasant evenings summer brings than Portlanders. The Rose City offers so many ways to capture a season’s worth of cheer in a single day. Whether you want to witness acoustical accomplishments or…

The New World

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Perhaps the greatest misnomer since the Holy Roman Empire, the “New World” in wine circles refers to places where European colonists imported grapes from the old country in their conquests around the globe. In the southern hemisphere, this phrase refers to Australia and New Zealand, where the English looked to make a brand-new version of…

Southern Italy

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South of the Alps, long undulating hills extend the length of Italy, soaking up the warm rays of the sun and moist, cool breezes of the Mediterranean. This makes central Italia a veritable Eden for winemakers. Further south, and onto the isle of Sicily, the sun grows ever hotter on its approach to Africa, requiring…

BaketoEnd Hunger 2018

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Elephants Delicatessen is proud to sponsor Bake to End Hunger 2018, featuring the best Portland chefs and restaurants to showcase sweet and savory treats-plus beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks. You’ll wander around the ballroom, meeting chefs and sampling the small plates. You will also have the opportunity to win cakes and pies to take…

May WineofTHE Month

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Wilhelm Walch | 'Prendo' Pinot Grigio Our best selling white wine, this is the quintessential spring-time white. Made in Italy’s northernmost wine region, the Alto-Adige, by one of the areas most respected wineries, this straw-colored Pinot Grigio explodes with fresh and floral aromas of honeysuckle, apricot, quince and honey. Its finish is crisp and clean.…

Our Awesome Employees: Samantha Russell

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It's no secret that the hardest part about being an artist is getting paid. The dream of making a living solely for our artistic prowess is a daunting and ongoing pursuit. To avoid starvation and living off our parents, we resort to the two words that every creative type dreads: DAY JOBS! If we're lucky…

May NewsandSpecials

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Bake to End Hunger Elephants Delicatessen is proud to be a sponsor of the Bake to End Hunger, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon’s once-a-year celebration of the best sweet and savory treats (and drinks) Portland has to offer. All proceeds from this showcase and auction benefit the good people at Partners, supporting children and families…

Mussels intheGarden Dinner

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Menu for Thursday, June the 21st, 2018 6:30pm to 8:30pm Reservations recommended but not required. If you'd like to secure your spot, give us a call at 503.299.6304. Entrée: Fresh mussels and grilled bread, served with one side | $22.50 Cooked in your choice of a tomato broth with chorizo and rouille or a broth…

Katz EVOO

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We here at Elephants are proud partners with the Katz family. Their olive oils and vinegars are among the best in the world, and we've just received a shipment of their finest. The Chef's Pick is a blend of organically grown and farmed Frantoio, Leccino, Maurino and Taggiasca olives. The Rock Hill Ranch blends Taggiasca…

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