Veterans Day is the Kick Off to the Holiday Season. Its time to start planning your holiday gift giving. Ornaments are in abundance in most stores and inventory is piled high. I prefer to keep the store Fall and Thanksgiving as long as possible as the flavors of cranberry and fig and apricot and turkey make
Honey for Rosh Hashanah and other new food items at Olive Connection Brookline – come in and taste to discover new favorites!
We were proud to be voted the “Best New Business 2016″ in the Best of Brookline Business Awards alongside other award-winning Brookline businesses and to receive our award from Robert Kraft, owner of the Patriots,at a breakfast given by the Brookline Chamber of Commerce. It was a star struck morning, even though he referred to himself as
BON APPETIT! I just went to cooking school in Paris. I know…pinch me! I am biased on products coming from France. Only the best ingredients, creativity, and presentation at the highest level. The French set the bar. What a treat! To help you celebrate Bastille Day, we’re sharing our favorite French products, including a
The 4th of July– Independence Day is the time to celebrate with family and friends and take advantage of the long weekend, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday the 4th. So baking something special, a festive cheesecake with simple fruit decorations, to bring to your party is always appreciated. (You can be equally proud to
It’s the perfect storm this year…Christmas and Hanukkah falling on the same day. But there still is time for us to help you choose the perfect gifts. Shopping online is easy; you get ideas, you get deals, and you get it fast. Big retailers can offer this just because they are big and have volume.
Last Year, August 4th, 2015 was our opening day; the excitement was the highlight of our hard work paying off with a pretty neat store. There was ribbon cutting, photo of our first customer, celebratory hugs. We were happy and honestly could not have done anything better. Our friends, (thankfully we have many) were our
YIPEE that WE at the Olive Connection have in our store a few of the products that won the Sofi Awards from the Fancy Food Show in New York this week. Since 1972, the Sofi Awards have helped the Specialty Food Association advance culinary excellence and creativity worldwide by recognizing the outstanding work of its
June 1st begins as my favorite time of the year visiting Farmers Markets. We discover many creative food artisans, make new friends, and offer new products in our store. The market schedule is robust. Brookline is Thursday, Copley is Tuesday and Friday. Cambridge Kendall Square is Thursday, the South End is Sunday. Roslindale and Newton
Happy May Day…the first week of May brings lots of activity to Olive Connection. Our March and April events are over and now starts another round of fun. The featured image is from the Sicilian Night, with the staff from La Morra, our staff, and Guiseppe from Olio Taibi who won a Silver award in New
Plan on us to help you plan the gifts you need. Most engagements happen at Christmas, Valentines Day, and Graduation. We know the 1st thing a bride does is buy bride magazines and says “Yes To The Dress”. Then it’s the event decisions and parties. We have 3 ideas for you as the guest
Celebrations and Events are happening soon. It is Chinese New Year February 7-13, Fat Tuesday (remember Easter is March 27th), Valentines Day Sunday February 14th and Presidents Day Monday February 15th. Therefore we are concentrating on Valentines Gifts and All Things Red. Red is the traditional color of Chinese New Year celebrations and used in