(artisan columbus) seasoned with wild fennel seeds which give it an alluring, cool, sweet (artisan columbus) flavor an intriguing balance to the mellow texture and aroma of 90-day aged coarse ground fresh pork.
(artisan columbus) stuffed in a thick natural pork casing called culare, the fresh meat is then aged extremely slowly to achieve its legendary smooth texture and aroma.
Proscuitto Di Parma
premium traditional italian air-dried ham, aged over 16 months in the heart of emilia romagna, developing an unmistakable meaty flavor.
(salumeria biellese) the most prized pork product in italy is not proscuitto, it is culatelo. due to the exremely long and precise aging process, the culatello reigns over all. the fillet of the pigs thigh is cured for over a year and finishes looking like an oversized egg. inspired from the culatellos of emilia-romagna.
Salame Di Cacao
(zoes) a lightly cocoa powder scented salame with hints of clove, smoke, and cardamom.
(artisanal columbus) a traditional country salame from the brianza region in northern italy, an area which is home to more salumerie (delicatessens) than anywhere else in italy. well trimmed pork is seasoned with pepper, garlic, and wine, and finished with an imported natural casing.
(salumeria biellese) a coarse ground salame seasoned with red wine and garlic among other spices is full of velvety rustic flavor. the baby jesus gets its name from the fact that it ages about nine months and finishes weighing around 9 pounds.
(lombardia) cows milk, sweet and nutty, mild with refined elegance, dense and firm on the palate.
(french) 100% cows milk, is pale in color with a slight greyish tinge under crusty white mould; very soft and savoury. the white mouldy rind is tasteless and edible.
Robiola La Rustica
(lombardia) cows milk cheese short aged. yellow washed rind and a white soft interior with a rich, earthy flavor reminiscent of mushrooms and cream.
Pecorino Di Pienza Crosta Nera
(toscana) a combination of sheepss and goats milk, a light colored paste that has a creamy texture with a slight nuttiness.
Gorgonzola Dolce Dop
(lombardia) cow milk, delicious creamy textures and salty tangy flavor produced by the blue mold used in its production.
RISTOBAR is the destination for rustic Italian fare and artisanal pizza. Enjoy a casual, comfortable neighborhood setting while conversing, eating,
and drinking with friends and family. RISTOBAR combines the best products and practices of Italy with the bounty of fresh ingredients available in the bay area.