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Recipe: Tomato Orange Soup

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For nearly four decades, Portlanders have enjoyed our Tomato Orange Soup. People claim it has magical healing powers or that even a taste of it brings back childhood memories. It just tastes like Portland for generations of folks. If you search for the soup on the Internet, you will see that we published the recipe…

Catering Your Wedding: Buffet vs. Plated Receptions

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Your wedding reception will probably consume the largest portion of your budget as well as set the tone for your big day. You might be asking yourself, if a buffet style meal will save you money? Not necessarily, here are some pros and cons to a few of the most popular catering options available. The…

2019 Elephants Deli Soup Calendar

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More Soup for You! We know you love our classics – Tomato Orange and Mama Leone’s – but make 2019 the year of soup, and check out our monthly specials. There are two every month, all made daily in our kitchen with fresh vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and legumes. This is where you will…

Dessert Buffets for Weddings

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Dessert buffets are one of our favorite things to create for weddings! Our in-house patisserie and bakery create a wonderful array of bite-sized options, from French macarons to petite lemon tartlets to chocolate truffles. A dessert buffet—on its own or in addition to a wedding cake--is a fun way to offer something sweet for everyone's…

Punch for your Wedding

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The "I dos" have been said. It's time to toast the new couple so everyone makes a beeline to the bar....only to wait in a long line as custom-cocktails are made. Forget the wait: Punch to the rescue! Punch. It was all the rage in the 17th and 18th centuries. (Check out our classic 18th-century-inspired…

Recipe: Gingerbread Old Fashioned

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Here’s a holiday twist on an old fashioned. Cheers! Gingerbread Old Fashioned Gingerbread Old Fashioned 2 ½ oz George Dickel Rye Whiskey ¾ oz Gingerbread Syrup 3x dashes Barrel Aged Bitters Swatch of Orange Peel Sugarplum (garnish) Build, stir in a glass with ice & strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with…

Charcuterie fortheHolidays

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If you are looking for an easy way to impress your holiday guests, let Elephants NW 22nd deli department put together a charcuterie board. Our head cheesemonger and Charcutier, Chris Remy, has put together his top picks for a stress free charcuterie board that is guaranteed to impress. Select a few different options, with differing…

Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies

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Produced from Hard Red Winter Wheat, Shepherd's Grain Low-Gluten Flour is a unique premium flour. Used as an “all purpose” flour, the flavor and forgiveness of the Low-Gluten Flour is great for most baked goods. But you can substitute all-purpose flour and still enjoy delicious and fantastic results! You can make this cookie dough up…

December Wineofthemonth

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Westrey Pinot Noir, Oracle Vineyard ($30.00) When you pair two of our favorite winemakers (David & Amy of Westrey) with one of Oregon’s best vineyards (Oracle) magic happens. Adjacent to the famed Abbey Ridge vineyard in the Dundee Hills, Oracle produces structured yet elegant wines that are fruit-driven and expressing a classic Oregon profile. This…

December NewsandSpecials

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PLEASE NOTE: Our January menu begins on Monday, January 7th. December Soups (starts Monday, December 3rd) Mulligatawny Indian Spiced Lentil (VG/DF/WF)   December Lunch Specials (All $9.00) Week of December 3rd Vegetarian Enchilada Roja with Spanish rice and house salad (VE) Teriyaki Chicken Bowl with savory rice, and sweet and spicy zucchini (DF) Week of December 10th…

Christmas Ornaments

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Christmas Ornaments For most of us, decorating the Christmas tree is a tradition unto itself. It’s that time of year we gingerly unpack the family ornaments that have been passed down for generations. We carefully place them on the tree, remembering a child’s first Christmas, or the year our team won the championships. We embrace…

Recipe: Indian Spiced Lentil Soup

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This is a healthy go-to soup that everyone can enjoy. It’s protein-packed, gluten-free, and vegetarian or vegan, depending on your garnishes.   Indian Spiced Lentil Soup Chef Scott Weaver Elephants Delicatessen Yield: 6 servings/6 cups (1 cup a serving) Cooking time: 15 minutes   Ingredients 2 cups dried red lentils 6 cups vegetable stock 1…

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