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An Intimate August Wedding

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Like most couples, Rachel and Starbuck's catering journey began one year prior to their wedding day. After reserving their August date at The Evergreen, they began working with Sarah, our Senior Events Planner, to customize their menu and event rentals. After a few months of discussing their details, they signed their quote and reserved their date!…

Holiday Parties for 2020

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From our Charcuterie & Cheese Trays to Zucchini and Parmesan Stuffed Mushroom Caps, we have all your favorite Fare to toast in the Holidays! Let Elephants do the cooking! Delivery or curbside pick up available. Our pickup locations include: -Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd -Elephants on Corbett (new pickup location!) -Elephants SE Portland Central Kitchen -Flying…

October NewsandSpecials

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October brings wind and rain to Portland, but it also brings Elephants Delicatessen’s warmest seasonal menu change and the beginning of the holidays. What's new at our stores Take a look at the new menu items that are available at all Elephants locations starting Monday, October 5th. Fall recipe with apples pepitas and apple cider…

Thanksgiving Menu

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We are now sold out online for Thanksgiving orders. But fear not! We'll still be selling select Thanksgiving items in our NW 22nd, Corbett, and Kruse stores starting Monday 11/23. From Applewood-smoked ham to Zucchini and Parmesan Stuffed Mushroom Caps, we have all your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Let Elephants do the cooking!  Deliver or pick…

Recipe: Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

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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…

Tomato Tart Recipe

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We first shared this classic Elephants Delicatessen recipe in the R.S.V.P. Letters to the Editor section of a June 1984 issue of Bon Appétit magazine. We sometimes serve tomato tarts in individual ramekins at our flagship store on NW 22nd, but this larger version is great for serving a group--and the perfect recipe to make…

Rosh HashanahandYom Kippur menus

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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, apricot chicken, and matzo ball soup. This limited-time High Holidays menu is live and available for pickup and…

Delivery, pickup,andcurbside service options

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Elephants is open at seven locations. But we have a lot of ways you can enjoy your favorite Elephants food to enjoy at home or work, from contactless home delivery to curbside pickup to in-store pickup. Take a look at your options: Order online for delivery We offer contact-free delivery to your home and office!…

What’snewfor August

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Happy August, Portland! Summer may look a little different this year, but Dining al fresco remains one of the simplest and truest summertime pleasures. NEW! Al fresco entrées We have five new entrées on our delivery.pick-up menu that are perfect for a picnic lunch or dinner. -Bavette steak salad -Tuna Niçoise salad -Buttermilk fried chicken…

Recipe: French Toast Casserole

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This French toast casserole features golden slices of our homemade English muffin bread (use whatever leftover bread you have on hand!) enriched with a blend of eggs, milk, and cream cheese, highlighted by blueberries, maple syrup, and hints of cinnamon and vanilla. It's delicious and it reheats beautifully. It's a great use for leftover bread…

High Holidays Reheating Instructions

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Need to print the rehaeating instructions? Click here    

Recipe: Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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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…

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