Posts by Andrew Wilhelme:

Deli, Food Artisans

Straight from Macroom, Ireland: ‘Tis Not Your Average Oatmeal

The oatmeal that we serve for breakfast and sell by the two pound tin is certainly one of our more unique offerings. Though standard commercial oatmeal is typically thought of as a common, unexceptional provision, the kind of oats we supply at the Deli (and at and the Roadhouse) has a story steeped in […]

Read more »

Get It While You Can: The Deli’s Citrus Salad Is in Season

Citrus’ wild origins can be traced to Southeast Asia. Unlike our contemporary sweet varieties, early species of citrus fruit were extremely bitter. Anthropologists believe that they were used not for food but rather as medicine, cleansers, embalming fluid and beauty treatments. The first edible citrus probably resulted from crossing citron—a large, bitter fruit with lots […]

Read more »