Warm your house and your belly with a Fondue made with some of Pastoral's favorite Melting Cheeses!
It's May which means the Kentucky Derby is back and, as if on cue, summer appears to have shown up for the weekend as well! If you're anything like us here at Pastoral, the Derby weekend is a choice opportunity to have a party with your friends and neighbors and consume copious amounts of bourbon, burgoo, and derby pie.
Pastoral is excited to announce two upcoming tastings that are specific to products of the Spanish autonomous region of Andalucía. Courtesy of the good folks at JDY Gourmet and Extenda, The Andalucían Foreign Trade Promotion Agency ...
The 2nd Annual Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival at the Chicago French Market is coming on April 28th. Watch the sneak preview to catch a glimpse of what's in store!
In our last gifting guide installment, Senior Counter Associate Adam gushes about one of our favorite new chocolate treats!
On the 9th day of gifting our Assistant Buyer Adrienne brought to you: Quince & Apples Apples in Sparkling wine preserves!
On the 8th day of the Hot For The Holidays gifting guide Manager David gave to you some advice about some awesome pickled vegetables to give as gifts or take for yourself. (Or Both).
In today's installment of Hot For The Holidays, sandwich associate Charlie explains why he has such deep feelings for the Swissmar universal cheese knife.
In the fifth installment of Pastoral's Hot For The Holidays gift guide, sandwich bar associate Yahn tells you all about one of his favorite local confections.
Day 3 of the Hot For The Holidays gift guide brings you the wonderful artisan cured meats of the Creminelli family in Utah. The savory, bold flavors in our Creminelli salami will be sure to leave you with your mouth agape. But then close it again quickly so you can keep eating them. Store Manager Nicole tells you all about what makes these charcuterie treasures so special.
Today's installment of the Hot For The Holidays gift guide is like butter. Literally. Counter Associate Nora tells you all about her (and Julia Child's!) favorite butter from Normandy, France
Gift giving for your foodie friends can be a challenging position to be in. There's so many options, how can one possibly choose? That's what your friendly neighborhood Pastoralite is for! Here, day by day, we'll be listing the things that we think make for great holiday gifts in our Hot For The Holidays gift-giving guide, brought to you by a different Pastoralite each day, so check back often to find the perfect inspiration for delicious holiday treats!
Chicago Magazine Features Pastoral's Chocolat et Fromage Gift Box in their Holiday Gift Guide
Cheese & Chocolate get friendly in this collection of confections and curd. Whether your someone special has a sweet tooth or your sibling is a total curd nerd, this gift box has a little something for everyone.
The ever-popular stone-ground discs from Taza are the perfect fall treat! They are awesome to snack on by themselves for a full flavored nosh, or paired with a variety of cheeses ranging from fresh chevre to bandaged cheddar. The minimal...