Photo courtesy of Skylake Ranch.
Fans of true artisan-produced food know it simply doesn’t get any better than the gourmet specialty food at Menlo Summer Fest, Menlo Park’s annual gourmet extravaganza, July 20–21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Santa Cruz Avenue.
Artisan-crafted foods are prepared in small batches from personally-nurtured recipes, often from scratch using the world’s finest ingredients.
For festivalgoers, it’s the perfect opportunity to sample and purchase these incredible edibles—as well as meet and chat with the actual producers—while strolling and savoring a world-class event.
Artisan food purveyors include:
… custom infused balsamic vinaigrettes, balsamics, maple syrup and oils (formerly Tres Classique).
… California-grown gourmet pomegranate products –– fresh-squeezed juice, balsamic vinegar, marinade, balsamic grill sauce, fruit spread, syrup, grenadine.
NATURE’S CANDY COMPANY
… delicious and healthy flavored and raw almonds, pistachios, cashews, pecans, walnuts, dried peaches, pears and apricots.
NAN'S GOURMET FOODS
… gourmet olive oil and blends, and barrel-aged balsamic vinegars.
R & J TOFFEES
… world-class, handmade almond toffee.
NOUSA'S CAKES & COOKIES
… baklava rolls, cakes, specialty desserts made from the best quality ingredients.
SMALL BATCH JAM CO.
… small batches of all natural, hand-made fruit preserves made with the highest quality ingredients sourced from fresh fruit stands, farmers markets and hardworking growers.
… Smokin’ Mary Smoked Bloody Mary Mix is a family-owned company born of a love of tomatoes, a fondness for the Bloody Mary, and a frustration with commercial Bloody Mary mixes. This award-winning mixer is made with plenty of zest, zip, and fresh, ripe tomatoes—never reconstituted tomato juice.
THE HONEY LADIES
… 100% Grade A pure honey harvested from their own bees and bottled for purchase along with beeswax candles, bee pollen, royal jelly and honey soap.
TWO ENGLISH LADIES
… all natural British teas, curds, shortbread, scone mix, traditional royal cream, cream tea packs, vinaigrette dressings and marinades, and curds with a kick.