Inside ‘Olympia Provisions,’ a Meat Curriculum From Portland’s Hottest Charcutiers

August 26, 2015

Get a sneak peek at the famed charcuterie-maker’s debut cookbook.

The hotly anticipated debut cookbook from Portland, Oregon’s famed charcuterie-makers Olympia Provisions (nee Olympic Provisions) is “so damn Greek it hurts” — at least, according to the first words that readers encounter. “We were like, ‘Do you think all of our relatives are going to hate us?'” laughs OP co-founder/Greek-American Elias Cairo, who launched the now-ubiquitous charcuterie line along with sister Michelle — and Nate Tilden, Tyler Gaston, and Martin Schwartz — back in 2009. For the restaurant/brand’s first cookbook, that familial, convivial spirit emerges in a hybrid story that combines Cairo’s…