Our catering deliveries are sold out through Wednesday, May 18th
Blog

Herd Herald

All Articles

Hanukkah Menu 2021

Posted On

Our Hanukkah menu is available for pickup November 28th–December 1st. In-store pickup available at our NW 22nd location only. All orders must be placed by 11/22. Please call us directly at 503-299-6304 to order. Menu PDF Reheating Instructions   ENTRÉES Our entrées include reheating instructions, ready to heat at home. Beef Brisket Brisket Slow cooked in…

Cironé: October CheeseoftheMonth

Posted On

Cironé is an aged raw cow's milk cheese from Switzerland. Hard and crumbly with an unusually creamy finish. A perfect balance of sweet and savory. Good to know: This is still a rare find at most US cheese shops. Complex flavors include hints of tropical fruit and oven coffee. Cave aged in the Alps. Serving…

Thanksgiving Menu 2021

Posted On

Online ordering for Thanksgiving has officially ended. Thanks for getting your orders in early! Contact our NW 22nd, Corbett, or Kruse locations for last minute Thanksgiving food–we might have what you need! Curbside pickup and delivery available Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, November 24th, 10am–6pm*. Pickup from one of our locations below. Elephants Delicatessen 503.299.6304 |…

Maia: September CheeseoftheMonth

Posted On

A soft, washed rind cow's milk cheese from Briar Rose Creamery in Dundee, Oregon. Custardy and fudgy texture with flavors of clotted cream, sweet corn, melon, and straw. Made with organic Ayrshire cow’s milk. Approx 1.5 pound wheels. Good to know: Gets softer and more luscious with age. Maia is a Greek/Italian earth goddess of…

Recipe: Rosé salad dressing

Posted On

A staff favorite, this versatile salad dressing is used on our seasonal house salad. Its gorgeous pink hue, creamy consistency, and tangy flavor make it ideal for a range of recipes. A great use for leftover rosé wine! We use vegan mayonnaise, but substitute what you use at home. Ingredients: 1 cup rosé wine 2…

Cacciocavallo: August CheeseoftheMonth

Posted On

The name means "cheese on horseback" for how the duos of gourd-shaped cheese are tied together by a rope and draped over a wooden board to drain and age. It is a mild but complex “pasta filate” (or stretched curd) cheese, like provolone or mozzarella. That means the curd is kneaded and stretched while it’s…

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Menus 2021

Posted On

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, are two of the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. Along with these days comes a special menu of celebratory foods like crown challah, beef brisket, and apricot chicken. Our High Holidays menu is available for pickup during the following dates: Rosh Hashanah:…

Burrata: July CheeseoftheMonth

Posted On

This creamy dreamy  Italian cow milk cheese looks like mozzarella at first glance, but cut it open and fresh curds and cream spill out.  You'll find it in the cheese case at our flagship Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd. Good to know:   For peak creaminess, warm your burrata ball to room temperature before serving. Thirty minutes should…

Recipe: Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Posted On

We love everything Caprese. Caprese means "of Capri," as in Capri, the island off the coast of Italy. In its simplest salad form, Caprese consists of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. We use this combination in sandwiches, pasta salads, snack skewers, and even breakfast dishes like omelettes, scrambles and potato hash. This classic combination of…

Sample party menus for June

Posted On

We are currently planning new catering menus for summer celebrations and beyond. Please, email our Catering Team with any questions about our upcoming menus. Or use our catering request form. Below are a couple menus from recent events. We look forward to celebrating with you soon!   PICNIC FOR 40 Seasonal House Salad  Arugula, radicchio, red leaf lettuce,…

Recipe: Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Posted On

Nothing says summer like buttermilk fried chicken, whether you eat it on a picnic blanket in your park or at your kitchen table. A longtime customer asked Chef Scott for Elephants recipe, and he shared it with her. So now we can share it with all of you. Let's make some fried chicken! Four servings…

Staying SafeandHealthy

Posted On

UPDATE 5/14/2021.  Governor Brown announced yesterday that Oregon will follow the newly released CDC guidance to lift mask and social distancing requirements for fully vaccinated individuals. She said the Oregon Health Authority would provide updated guidance in the coming days for businesses and employers. For now, Elephants will continue to require masks and social distancing for all staff…

Join Our Rewards Program

Get $5 Off

your next purchase– plus other special gifts and offers

Learn More
Sign up for

Ele-Mail

Be the first to know about monthly specials, events, and news.

Close X