People & Places

We Olive Thousand Oaks Now Serving Wine!

We Olive Thousand Oaks is now serving wine! The retail store and wine bar, located in the Oaks Mall, opened earlier this year with a focus on California Extra Virgin Olive Oil, artisan vinegars and gourmet foods. They are now adding small-production, boutique California wines to their offerings. Wine service begins this week with a… read more

We Olive & the Paso Robles Olive Festival – Celebrating 10 Years!

This year the Paso Robles Olive Festival and We Olive each celebrate their 10th anniversary! As co-founder and chief sponsor of the olive festival, our goal is to rally support for California’s artisan growers and help raise awareness and promote growth of our emerging industry. The festival, which has grown bigger and more popular over… read more

‘Best of the Fest’ Guide 2013

The Paso Robles Olive Festival brings everything we love (California olive oil, delicious food, artisan wine, and craft beer) to an all-day party that’s fit for the entire family. There’s a lot see, do, and taste, which is why we’ve picked our favorite festival highlights to help you make your must-see list! What to Eat:… read more

Meet the Cook – Grand Prize Winner Margee Berry

Last year’s grand prize winning recipe in the 2013 Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest was the Tropical Thai Sunburn Salmon with Pineapple Chutney & Cooling Cucumber Salad from Margee Berry, a We Olive OC Mix customer. We did a little Q&A with Margee to find out a little bit more about her… read more

And the Grand Prize Goes to…

After much debate and even more tasting, we’ve selected a recipe that is worthy of being crowned the Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest Grand Prize Winner. The 2013 grand prize goes to…. Margee Berry of We Olive OC Mix Tropical Thai Sunburn Salmon with Pineapple Chutney and Cooling Cucumber Salad Margee will… read more

The Recipe of the People

Each year for our Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest, we sift through hundreds of entries, testing and tasting before we settle on a list of finalists and ultimately a grand prize winner. This year, we wanted to see what you had to say about all of it. The results from our online… read more

And the Finalists are…

The recipe contest results are finally in! The judges have tested and tasted and after much consideration (and more tasting) have narrowed the finalist to…(drumroll)…. From We Olive El Dorado Hills: Joey Cattone’s recipe for Not Your Mother’s Brussels Sprouts. Why Joey won: Her simple, but surefire technique yields perfectly caramelized brussels sprouts that are… read more

Win a VIP Culinary Tour of the Central Coast!

We Olive’s Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest is well under way and we are expecting big things from the competition this year! Each year we receive hundreds of inspired recipes featuring California’s best olive oil and we can’t wait to see what you are cooking up. Aside from the satisfaction of creating… read more

Olive oil gift basket sure to get people talking

When invited to a fancy party, the right gift to bring makes all the difference. You want it to be unique, thoughtful, and tasteful. Depending on the type of party, it could even be unusual. An olive oil gift basket is a fantastic choice for most any occasion. To welcome someone to the neighborhood, a gift… read more

Win a Year’s Supply of Extra Virgin Olive Oil at We Olive Thousand Oaks!

We Olive Thousand Oaks storefront

Our 11th store is officially open and we are ready to celebrate! We Olive Thousand Oaks will be hosting a Grand Opening party this weekend, April 20th and 21st. Owners Alan and Pam Davis have scheduled a series of festivities throughout the weekend including cooking demonstrations with local chefs, olive oil tastings with some of… read more