On the 7th Day of Cheesemas, my cheesemonger gave to me - Pimento cheese so sharp and garlicky!
On the 6th day of Cheesemas, my cheesemonger gave to me - a firm washed-rind so robust and salty!
On the 5th Day of Cheesemas my cheesemonger gave to me a firm, Basque-style cheese!
On the 4th Day of Cheesemas my cheesemonger gave to me a fruity cheddar known as Prairie Breeze!
On the 3rd Day of Cheesemas my cheesemonger gave to me - a ripened log of classic French cheese!
On the second day of Cheesemas my cheesemonger gave to me - a triple creme from the land of brie!
On the 1st Day of Cheesemas my cheesemonger gave to me - goat cheese feta from Missouri...
In 2004, Ken Miller and Greg O'Neill opened Pastoral in Lakeview with a mission to provide Chicago with the highest level of service and education for our customers, striving to make shopping for and consuming artisan goods enlightening, approachable, fun and delicious. We’re eager to continue finding even more ways to inspire and be inspired by our cherished community of customers, artisans and food lovers. To that end, you’ll find that our 2014-2015 gift catalog pays homage to the community we hold so dear - featuring medleys and collections that reflect our iconic neighborhoods and hometown roots.
On Tuesday, November 11th, join Chef Brooks Hart and Pastoral's Beverage Educator, Mark Wrobel for Bar Pastoral's first ever premium Benchmark Wine Dinner. We're opening our cellars and pouring some of the most interesting and superior wines in our portfolio. Each pour will be paired with a dish that highlights the unique and bold flavors that help set these Benchmark Wines apart from the pack.
October is American Cheese Month and we're celebrating all month long with special dishes and events at Bar Pastoral and special visits from cheesemakers in our retail locations. You'll also find featured cheeses in store and online as well as a special American Cheese Gift Medley paired with a few of our favorite American wines.
Crisp and cool Fall weather has finally arrived - and so has Bar Pastoral's new seasonal menu, featuring rustic and elegant dishes to satisfy those cravings for fall's offering of buttered, braised and roasted fare.
W're bringing back everyone's favorite Pastoral sandwich - the Nutty Fig!
Pastoral has had the pleasure of serving artisan cheese, bread and wine to Chicago for 10 years and it's all thanks to you! Join us at 2945 - 2947 N. Broadway on Sunday, August 17th from 1 to 4 pm when we'll be celebrating with a day filled with food, fun, music and of course - CHEESE!
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine has been in the business of serving delicious artisan fare for 10 years now, and we're celebrating with new picnics, sandwiches and salads, plus small production wine and beer pairings that have all been thoughtfully selected and created to celebrate summer in Chicago.
Our new Charcuterie of the Month clubs allow recipients to explore the world of artisan meats from Pastoral. Every month club members will delight in a variety of hand selected artisan charcuterie that highlights the styles and techniques employed by today's artisan charcuterie makers.