June 10, 2005
Napa Valley is closer than you think.
With the recent opening of Napa Home on Oak Lawn in Highland
Park, you can get a quick fix of luxe Napa goods, including some
unusual gourmet items.
Although most of the store is dedicated to stylish tabletop and
home accessories, foodies will gravitate to the gourmet nook on the
Among the finds: Napa Home Smoked Sea Salt ($6 for a 4-ounce jar)
and Round Pond Estate Blood Orange Olive Oil ($24 for 350
The smoky salt adds depth to soups, stews, even salads; sprinkle
it on a summery tomato-cucumber salad or grilled steak.
The artisan orange olive oil isn't just for salads; use it for
marinades, or drizzle it on grilled fish at the table.
Not all the store's food items are from Napa Valley; the
non-crystallizing Tupelo Honey ($18 for 20 ounces) hails from
Napa Home is at 4012 Oak Lawn Ave.; 214-520-4880.
Or check out the Web site at