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On the Road with Bryan Roof: Episode 3, Portland

Join Bryan Roof on the quest for the freshest sausages in Portland.

Published Nov. 9, 2022.

Olympia Provisions is filled with mold. And the store’s owner, Elias Cairo, couldn’t be more proud.

That’s because the mold that grows on Elias’ handmade salamis is one of the best indicators of their deep flavor, and his commitment to the art of handmade charcuterie. 

But it’s not just the mold (which facilitates the curing process) that makes Elias’ meats so distinctive. Olympia Provisions also grinds their own fresh spices every day. These freshly formulated spice mixes then get incorporated into his sustainably sourced and pastured pork sausages for the most delicious end product.

Join Bryan Roof as he tours Elias’ factory and digs into fresh-made meats in the video below.

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