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Warm up with chili cook-off in Ithaca Saturday  February 4, 2015

The 17th Annual Great Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-off will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in and around the Ithaca Commons.

The Chili Cook-off will feature chili prepared by approximately 30 restaurants as they compete for the titles of Best Meat/Overall Chili, Best Vegetarian, and People’s Choice Chili….

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F. Oliver’s Skaneateles Location Resonates with Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil Flavor a Year Later January 27, 2015

It was at a Michigan Tasting Emporium that F. Oliver’s owner Penelope Pankow experienced specialty balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils. “The process has been around for about 10 years,” she said. She said the products are genuine and natural, which guarantees the health benefits behind them. If the healthy reassurance isn’t convincing enough, it’s appropriate to say disbelievers will be convinced at first taste….

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Recipe of the Week: F. Oliver’s minestrone hits the spot  January 10, 2014

In January, two conflicting inclinations rule many appetites, including mine: a yen for rich comfort foods and the desire to shed a few pounds. Finding a recipe that satisfies both is not easy. But minestrone, the stew-like Italian soup of vegetables, beans and pasta, is comfort food that doesn’t call for the fat-reducing recipe modification…

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F. Olive’r Proudly Sponsors WXXI

With locations in downtown Canandaigua, Park Avenue in Rochester, and The Commons in Ithaca, F. Oliver’s is a retail store that sells premium extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars. “We feature both flavor-infused products as well as single varietal extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars — all of which are bottled right at the…

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F. Oliver’s Offers High Quality Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegars at Ithaca’s Commons June 25, 2012

Home to a large number of diverse restaurants and a booming farmers market scene, Ithaca has plenty of culinary delights for tourists and residents alike. Now there is a new addition to the mix — F. Oliver’s — located on the Commons. The store offers high quality olive oils and balsamic vinegars, produced in small batches and imported to the store, infused with natural ingredients to create uniquely-tasting concoctions…

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F. Oliver’s Oils and Vinegars Opening in Downtown Ithaca |  June 14, 2012

On June 14, the City of Ithaca and the Downtown Ithaca Alliance will welcome F. Oliver’s Oils and Vinegars to the Commons. A ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Svante Myrick, DIA Executive Director Gary Ferguson, and the store’s proprietor Penelope Pankow will take place on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 12:00 PM at 154 The Commons…

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