Hot off the Press - the DeLaurenti Cookbook!
September 2, 2014

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our very own cookbook! We have gathered 50 our favorite recipes including Braised Short Rib with Polenta, homemade Gnocchi and our famous Chocolate Chip Cookies. The recipes are delicious but simple and often feature ingredients that you will find fresh at Pike Place Market. In addition to our favorite recipes, the book contains recommendations on meats, cheese, pasta, wine, the kitchen and more.

The DeLaurenti Cookbook is $29.95 plus $8 for shipping and handling of online orders.

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Today In the Cafe
September 2, 2014


Soup:Tomato, Chick Pea & Kale

Daily Special: Finocchiona

Hot Coppa, Hot Soppressata, Cherry Peppers & Italian Parsley
Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, EVOO, Balsamic & Sea Salt

Saturday Wine & Cheese Tasting
August 23, 2014


Back to Italy for today's Wine & Cheese Tasting - 2-4pm.
Vernaccia, Traminer, Pinot Nero and Nero d'Avola plus perfectly paired cheeses. Come'll be awesome!

Pop-up Wine Tasting Today!
July 7, 2014


Special little wine tasting today from 2-4 here at DeLaurenti!
Sicilian wines are on the slate, including at unique treat; a 1980 Intorcia Marsala Superiore Dolce Riserva. The rest of the line-up is cool, too...

Alcesti Grillo
Alcesti Nero dAvola
Intorcia Dry Marsala

We hope to see you at 2.

Real Frankfurters!
June 27, 2014

Remember the days when you ordered a frankfurter? It hung off the bun and 'snapped' when you bit into it. Well those days are back! We have the handmade and applewood smoked Olympic Provisions Frankfurter for a limited time. Wrap them in a Macrina Brioche Bun and wash it all down with a Bale Breaker Pale. The 4th never tasted so good!

Mountain Lodge Farm Cheeses
April 21, 2014

A week or so ago, Connie organized a field trip of sorts down (and over) to Mountain Lodge Farm in Eatonville to see the new (redundant?) kids. By all accounts, the brood was adorable. And while none of the little fellas were stowed away for the trip back to Seattle, we did manage to bring back several of their delicious goats' milk cheeses. Check them out as these are quite unique - especially the fresh Chevre - made with early lactation milk.

Oregon Pinot Noir
April 21, 2014


Had to snap a pic of just a few of our lovely Oregon Pinot Noirs. We have a great representation of classic, pioneering wines from the likes of Eyrie and Cameron to the new breed avant garde from Big Table Farm and Walter Scott. Check them out this week!

Washington Cabernets
March 11, 2014


Here we go... the Spring Release Cabs (and Bordeaux blends) are starting to come out. Leonetti is next. Why wait, though? Grab the last of the impeccable 2010's and snag a few of the just-released 2011's before the weekend. As always, there's more at the store!

May Newsletter
May 14, 2012

What's New on the Shelves
What's New in Wine (and Beer!)
What's New in Deli
Recipe: Mushroom Mac & Cheese with Brioche Crumbs


Traditional Biscotti
November 29, 2011

We used to do a monthly wine club and with each month’s wines, we included a recipe. We featured Vin Santo one month and a biscotti recipe was a natural addition. As you can gather by now, a traditional and simple recipe was in order. As a good son, I enrolled my father in the club and he took to this recipe – very similar to his Italian mother’s which wasn’t written down – and perfected it. As an engineer, be assured it has been tested hundreds of times and is perfectly accurate in every detail. Thanks, Dad!

Traditional Biscotti
½ cup melted, unsalted butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1 ½ Tbsp vanilla extract
(or 1 ½ Tbsp. anise extract or flavoring)
5 large eggs
5 cups all-purpose flour
3 Tbsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 cup blanched, toasted almonds