+
Melanie Wong | Oct 16, 201809:31 PM    

Last week I had a chance to try the revived Penngrove Market that opened this summer with a new ownership team and vision of offering locally sourced produce and products in a full-service grocery store.

The wood-fired oven in the Kitchen can crank out pizza, calzone or piadina. In the refrigerator case, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, and the hot box has roast chicken and homemade soups at the ready.

For me, the Lucca 12" pizza, $12.99, topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella and Yianni's sausage. I walked my pie to one of the tables outside on the covered patio.

Marked with some scorching on the rim and upskirt, the very thin crust had well-developed yeasty flavors and was crispy on the edges becoming more chewy toward the center. I added a some red chile pepper flakes to a few slices to spark the mild sausage. This was a nicely done personal size pie.

I also indulged in a luscious homemade vanilla caramel, $1. Rich and buttery, but too squishy. The confection was only cooked to soft ball stage instead of firm ball and the caramel did not pull clean from the paper. Not wanting to waste any of that goodness, I scraped the rest off the wrapper with a spoon.

While the produce section is not large, the vegetables are dewy fresh and locally grown. Paletas from Petaluma's Mariposa creamery are available here, its only retail outlet. One can find everything needed to make dinner here. Penngrove Market is off to a good start.

Penngrove Market
10070 Main Street
Penngrove CA 94951
(707) 753-4974

Home

We are devoted to bringing the best locally produced Sonoma County items to our store in reflection of our commitment to sustainability, quality, and...

penngrovemarket.com
Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

9 Pizza Styles to Know & How to Make Them at Home
Guides

9 Pizza Styles to Know & How to Make Them at Home

by Miki Kawasaki | Pizza generally means one thing—in that everyone understands what you're talking about when you say...

11 Ingenious Hacks for Tackling Summer Produce
Guides

11 Ingenious Hacks for Tackling Summer Produce

by Posie Harwood | When summer produce is abundant, you want to each as much as possible, and these kitchen hacks for...

Homemade Dole Whip Is Only Two Ingredients Away
How To

Homemade Dole Whip Is Only Two Ingredients Away

by Jessica Gentile | With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing...

Boba 101: How To Make Bubble Tea at Home
How To

Boba 101: How To Make Bubble Tea at Home

by Jody Eddy | With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.