News & Events

SUMMER EVENING HOURS NOW IN DOYLESTOWN & NEWTOWN! The Tubby Olive will be open until 8pm on FRIDAYS at our DOYLESTOWN location only. The Tubby Olive in NEWTOWN will be open until 8:00pm on THURSDAYS.

 

JULY EVENTS

DOYLESTOWN STORE

SATURDAY, JULY 12 from 2-4pm in Doylestown:

ARTISTS RECEPTION featuring artwork of Gale Scotch and Natalie Napoleon Wi. Gale, a New Hope resident, paints local scenes in brilliant oil colors. Natalie owns and operates Allure West Studios in Doylestown, her third photography studio since 2001. Enjoy refreshments during the reception with our oils and vinegars and have fun talking with the artists. We are also introducing a group of 9 New Hope-Lambertville artists called, The Painter’s Collective. Artwork changes monthly, with an opening reception on the first Saturday of each month. Art will be for sale and on display through the end of July.

SATURDAY, JULY 12 from 2-4pm in Doylestown:

GUEST CHEF AJ BUEHLER & MANAGER AMANDA BUEHLER FROM KARLTON CAFE IN QUAKERTOWN: They are back as Guest Chefs to spotlight a renown recipe from their eclectic restaurant. Chef AJ’s farming background lends itself perfectly to the “farm to table” movement, which abounds in the cuisine at the Cafe. Come enjoy Chef AJ’s dishes and learn to use local and seasonal products to cook creatively. For more about Karlton Cafe, visit http://www.karltoncafe.com.

WEDNESDAY Evenings in Doylestown from 6-8pm:

TEA CLASSES taught by Certified Tea Specialist Deb Raab of Tea-for-All in Hopewell, NJ are $20 per person. Contact the Doylestown store for reservations. They will be held on July 9 (Custom Tea Blending, make your own signature blend) and July 30 (“Tea” Ice Cream, a refreshing, new way to enjoy ice cream). For more info on Tea-for-All, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tea-For-All-Tea-Shoppe/126997367410313?fref=ts.

FRIDAY, JULY 25 from 4-8pm:

Join us for SUMMERTIME DESSERTS and enjoy drizzling our dessert balsamics on fruit and ice cream, and sample on other desserts made with our products. A sweet evening!

EVENINGS in Doylestown & Newtown:

FREE TASTING PARTIES THIS SUMMER! ONLY IN DOYLESTOWN & NEWTOWN. For a limited time, we are offering free tastings. Bring your friends, colleagues, or any group of 6-12 people for a fun and educational, 60 minute tasting where you can explore our vast array of Premium Olive Oils and Aged Balsamics. Hear about the health benefits, recipe ideas and pairings; light refreshments are included. Call the Doylestown or Newtown store to reserve a date for your tasting party (evenings only, dates are flexible).

NEWTOWN STORE

THURSDAY, JULY 10 from 4-8pm

“Beat the heat” with our new selection of brewed iced teas and meet Debbie Raab, tea specialist and owner of Tea-for-All. Taste these delicious and refreshing teas!

THURSDAY, JULY 17 from 3:30-6:30pm at the Lower Makefield Township Farmers’ Market

Purchase some of our favorite extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars as well as some great recipe ideas!  Drizzle our oils and vinegars on fresh, organic produce and enjoy dipping bread in our traditional and infused olive oils! The market is open rain or shine, at the corner of Edgewood and Heacock Roads. For more information visit: www.lmtfarmersmarket.com. Free parking is available.

SUNDAY, JULY 20 from 11am-4pm in Newtown:

Stop by during the ANTIQUE CAR SHOW. We’ll celebrate with food tastings and more! The store is open from 11am to 4pm this day.

THURSDAY, JULY 31 from 6-8pm:

Our talented and knowledgeable staff will showcase some of their STORE FAVORITES using our extensive selection of olive oils and balsamics. Stop by and get some great recipe ideas and taste some delicious food!

PHILADELPHIA STORE

SHOP READING TERMINAL MARKET IN PHILADELPHIA

Celebrate SUMMER! Spend a July day in Philadelphia and be sure to visit the renown, historical Reading Terminal Market where you will find more than 70 vendors under one roof and some of the best and most reasonably priced eateries in the city! Shop healthy, at The Tubby Olive and Iovine’s Produce Market, or shop decadent, at Chocolate by Mueller (Zagat just named their “Tower” as one of the 10 most decadent chocolate desserts in Philadelphia) or Meltkraft Grilled Cheese by Valley Shepherd Creamery.  This time of year fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables abound. If you love asparagus, try grilling, steaming or roasting it, then adding a drizzle of our Aged Espresso or Dark Chocolate Balsamic vinegar. There’s much to see and enjoy at the Terminal! Visit  http://www.readingterminalmarket.org/ or go to their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/readingterminalmarket?ref=ts To find out what is happening in Philadelphia visit:  http://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do

Visit The Tubby Olive at Reading Terminal Market to sample and savor 35 top quality oils and balsamics, and shop for unique gifts. Bringing out of town guests to the Market? Our bottles and gifts make perfect mementos of their visit to Philadelphia. Also, shipping is a great option for those who are flying or purchasing gifts for those who live within the continental U.S.

JULY SPECIALS

SPECIAL WEDNESDAY DISCOUNTS FOR JULY! Newsletter customers can enjoy 15% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE on Wednesdays this month (offer is good in-store only–cannot be combined with any other offer). Sign up for our newsletter and enjoy special savings at all three stores.

FREE SHIPPING! Buy 5 bottles or more in-store or on our website, and get free shipping anywhere within the continental U.S. This offer is not good on gifts containing bottles. Offer expires July 31, 2014.

At all stores: Ask about our “Frequent Buyer” card, now available at both store locations! Buy TEN, 375ml or 750ml bottles of oil/vinegar, and receive a free 375ml bottle! This offer applies to in-store purchases only (no expiration date).

JULY SPOTLIGHT

OUR NEWEST OLIVE OILS ARE IN!

JUST IN! Check out our new Northern Hemisphere olive oils! Our importer, Veronica Foods, is dedicated to sourcing our stores with the freshest and most nutritious olive oils in the world.  Our new fresh and flavorful “northern hemisphere” extra virgin olive oils have arrived. These oils are from Spain, Italy, Portugal and California, and have varying chemistry and flavor profiles.  Polyphenols, oleic acid and crush dates are listed for each.

Come in and sample an organic oil from California, such as the mild Koroneiki or Arbosana, and you will be delighted with their buttery, creamy flavor.  For those who enjoy extra pungency and pepper, we have a Portugese Special Reserve olive oil as well as two Coratina olive oils from Italy that are robust and spicy.  And for those who like well-balanced olive oils, we have an assortment of medium intensity oils, from Spain and Portugal, which include an Organic Picual, a Galega and a “Melgarejo” Arbequina.  Whether you like creamy and mild, spicy and robust or somewhere in the middle, The Tubby Olive has the perfect, freshest extra virgin olive oil for you!

TEA AT THE TUBBY OLIVE IN DOYLESTOWN & NEWTOWN!

Tea_for_All_The_Tubby_OliveThe Tubby Olive in DOYLESTOWN now carries gourmet teas from Tea-for-All based in Hopewell, New Jersey. We carry specialty teas such as Chocolate Raspberry Black Tea, Dragonwell Great Tea, and Organic Detoxify Herbal Tea. Our NEWTOWN store now carries four varieties of Tea-for-All teas.

Tea-For-All was founded in 2011 by Deb Raab, evolving from her personal love for the culture and rituals of tea and for an appreciation for the care and craftsmanship that goes into each individual tea type.  She was recently joined in the business by her husband Mike.  Both Mike and Deb are Certified Tea Specialists, accredited by Specialty Tea Institute, Division of The Tea Association of the US.  They eagerly share their knowledge through offering a wide variety of tea learning and tasting events throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  We are thrilled to offer their products to our customers!

WANTED: ORIGINAL RECIPES USING THE TUBBY OLIVE OILS & VINEGARS! Submit your original recipe using our olive oils and/or vinegars, and you will receive a coupon for 25% off your next purchase of a 375ml or 750ml bottle of any oil or vinegar. We will name the recipe after you and make it available on our website!

ENJOY THIS DELICIOUS RECIPE**
Refreshing and Light Summer Salad

Summer_Quinoa_Salad_TheTubbyOliveSUMMER QUINOA SALAD

1 T Tubby Olive Traditional Olive Oil
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
2 c quinoa
4 c vegetable or chicken stock
1 t freshly grated lemon zest
1 small zucchini, diced
1 small container cherry tomatoes, halved
2 t parsley, chopped
2 T fresh basil, chiffonade
1/4 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
1 small Kirby cucumber, small dice
1 can cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed
3 T fresh lemon juice
1 t fresh lime juice
2 scallions, sliced thin
1/4 c feta cheese, crumbled
Tubby Olive Persian Lime Oil
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions: Place olive oil in a large skillet, and heat over medium heat. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add quinoa and cook for 5 minutes, stirring until grains are lightly browned. Add stock, lemon zest and zucchini. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let cook, covered, for 15 minutes until all liquid is absorbed. Transfer quinoa to a large bowl, and let cool for 10 minutes. Add all veggies, beans and juices, feta, salt and pepper. Garnish with scallions. Drizzle with Tubby Olive Persian Lime Olive Oil.

**for more recipes go to

http://www.thetubbyolive.com/recipes

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