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Oliveto’s 22nd Annual Celebration of the Tomato
Tuesday, September 18 – Friday, September 21
call 510-547-5356 or reserve online
The menu is still under construction, but here’s what we know so far:
Terrina of tomatoes and tomatillos with tomato water gelee
Salad of marinated heirloom tomatoes with red wine vinaigrette,
fresh mozzarella, and arugula
Tomato gazpacho two ways of: Aunt Ruby’s German Green
tomatoes and German Red tomatoes
Salad of Brentwood corn with cherry tomatoes, pickled Cayenne
peppers, frisée, and ricotta salata
Fried green tomatoes with lobster remoulade and frisee
Fritto of sand dabs with Lemon Boy tomato petals, basil, and zucchini
Italian-style pork sausage of sun-dried tomatoes and hot pepper
with whole-grain crostino and frisée
Soup: vellutata of smoked Early Girl tomatoes with Cabot
Clothbound cheddar and basil
Pappardelle rose with Manila clams, sausage, and broccoli di ciccio
Tortelli di pomodoro with garlic crema
Spaghetti with spicy pork polpettini and San Marzano tomato sauce
Lasagnette of house-made ricotta with tomato conserva and
Ravioli di tre formaggi with Early Girl tomato sauce
Secondi: grills, sautés, and rotisserie
Brasato of beef with Early Girl tomatoes
Charcoal-grilled pigeon with pancetta-wrapped tomato, farro, and
Spit-roasted tomato glazed hen with pickled fennel, Yellow Finn
potatoes, and herb crema
Cioppino of local rock cod, shellfish, and San Marzano tomatoes
Farroto-stuffed Early Girl tomatoes with La Tur cheese fonduta
and broccoli di ciccio
Charcoal-grilled pork porterhouse with cherry tomato salad,
arugula, and Calabrian chili salmoriglio
Coniglio in umido
Green tomato and olive oil sorbetto
Walnut and spiced tomato ice cream bombe with brandied caramel glaze
Tomato leaf panna cotta with wild Sonoma blackberry compôte
Candied fennel and green tomato lemon cake with Buddha’s Hand
Valrhona chocolate and tomato caramel tart with fleur de sel
Warm tomato jelly doughnuts
Tomato pâtés des fruits treats
I’ve been eagerly waiting to hear of the winning entries of this past June’s Hackathon that took place at the Kaiser Center.
Grand prize plus Community Engagement Bonus: Open Budget
($1500+ Socrata support package) A web app for visualizing and interacting with city budgets.
Second prize: 510eat.org ($1000)
A website that helps diners find restaurants that have positive health inspection reports and avoid places with poor health conditions.
Code Reuse and Neighborland Bonus: Early Alameda ($750)
A website and app that allows families to find services for their young children and infants.
Educational and Neighborland Bonus: Hack Rack ($750)
A web resource to help developers connect to projects
Public Data: Edible Fruit (500)
EdibleFruit is a web app designed to help locate neighborhood fruit trees using public records to help residents to identify public trees that can be harvested freely in season.
Multiple Channels: Topcop ($250)
A multi platform app to allow residents to rate their interactions with police officers.