Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Shops Sep 14, 2012 Ottavio Italian Bakery & Deli Turns 15 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestAndrew Moyer and Monica Pozzolo. Photo by Gary HynesVICTORIAWhat could be better than live opera and charcuterie? Perhaps a fine olive oil tasted next to one of the creamiest Bries imaginable? Or better yet, all the aforementioned activities in one entertaining afternoon.An institution to the lucky residents of Oak Bay (and those willing to travel a little ways for great imported goodies), Ottavio Bakery and Delicatessen is celebrating its 15th anniversary in style this Saturday September 15th from 11am to 3pm. Visitors can look forward to grilled lamb sandwiches, olive oil, coffee and cheese tastings, a special cake and live opera from local baritone, Sam Marcaccini.While you celebrate along with past employees and Oak Bay’s current mayor, Nils Jensen, be sure to give a congratulations to owners Andrew Moyer and Monica Pozzolo. Browse the handmade breads, specialty pantry items (pasta, balsamic vinegars, etc.), 250 cheese, cured meats, pastries and house made gelato. For a more lingering visit, try the adjoining café to try them all on a traditional antipasto platter or go for one of many different varieties of panini.2272 Oak Bay Avenue Saturday, September 15th, 11am-3pmOttavio Italian Bakery & Deli—BY ELIZABETH NYLAND anniversarydeliEdiblesVictoria SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 Sopa Paella Try the iconic Valencian dish as a hearty fall soup brimming with seafood and chorizo. We were going through a heat wave in Victoria when I ... Read More Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 It’s a Pancake Day! That crisp edge in the fall air stirs up a craving for comfort that sometimes only a stack of hot pancakes can deliver. So get your cast-iron pan ... Read More Food News October 17, 2021 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 26 & 27, 2021 For the 8th consecutive year, Rancho Vignola is hosting its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many now have come ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More Comments are closed.