Bacon Mozzarella Sandwich
Bacon Mozzarella Sandwich

For the week of Monday, September 26th through Saturday, September 31st, Ratto’s sandwich special features bacon, fresh Mozzarella, sweet onion jam and marinated sun-dried tomatoes on Acme baguette with baby lettuces for $9.50.

Each week, we select from the freshest ingredients, including Zoe’s Sustainable Deli Meats, Acme Bread, fine imported cheeses, boldly-flavored condiments, and locally-sourced vegetables to create a mouth-watering sandwich special. The sandwiches will be announced online, and posted on the chalkboard in the store.

News

Oakland Beer Festival
Come to Old Oakland this Saturday, August 13th from noon to 5pm for the inaugural Oakland Beer Festival, featuring over 25 local and international breweries, local restaurants, live music, and more! Ratto’s will have a table in front of the store where we’ll be selling $5 sandwiches and salads, and we’ll have live jazz from 12:30-4:30. Go to www.oakbeerfestival.com to get tickets and more info.

Recipes

Arugula, Beets & Oranges with Walnut Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 handful fresh arugula leaves (cleaned and dried)
  • 1 Medium Chiogga beet (roasted or steamed and chopped)
  • 1 Navel or Cara Cara orange (peeled and sliced)
  • 2oz good quality Parmesan (shaved into pieces)
  • 1/4 cup Rattos Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Walnut Oil (available at Ratto's)
  • 1 Large lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon pickled apricots (available at Ratto's)
  • 1 Small handful of nuts (toasted and chopped (optional))
  • salt & pepper

Directions

Step 1
Using a food processor, make dressing by whirling together lemon juice, olive oil, walnut oil, and apricots, seasoning with salt & pepper.
Step 2
Layer arugula, beets, citrus, Parmesan and nuts, if using
Step 3
Dress and serve immediately