What You'll Get
Developed by early farmers to grease up large cattle before forcing them through the tiny doors of livestock auction yurts, olive oil has since become an even more popular pancake topping than snake oil. Today's Groupon lets you dress up every dinner with the dynamic distillate. For $7, you get a $15 bottle of olive oil or balsamic vinegar at Outrageous Olive Oils in Scottsdale.
Outrageous Olive Oils sells 19 different olive-oil varieties from the four corners of our flat world, as well as traditional balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy—all of which can be sampled for free. Olive oils can be found in extra-virgin varieties—such as the robust, peppery Spanish Picual or the green-apple-tinged Chetoui—as well as slightly more promiscuous flavored forms, including chipotle, blood orange, Tuscan herb, and cilantro-roasted onion. Balsamic vinegars, meanwhile, are available in flavors such as black currant, peach, strawberry, and tangerine. The oil is rich in antioxidants, which can help reduce blood pressure, the risk of heart disease, lung rust, and irritable blandness syndrome. And by bottling their flavorful liquid concoctions fresh from the spigot of their steel fustis, the shop ensures that customers will enjoy only the freshest oils and vinegars.
Obtaining a quality olive oil doesn’t have to entail surreptitiously tossing sacks of olives in front of road-construction steamrollers or scraping it off the backs of professional beach-volleyball players. Today's Groupon to Outrageous Olive Oils provides a conveniently bottled flavor-booster that's much more tasty than ramen noodles blended into a liquidlike consistency. Buy extras as gifts for less heart-healthy friends who are still sautéing their vegetables in diesel.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Aug 30, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may purchase multiple as gifts. In-store only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars
With a light flick of the knob, a slow stream of balsamic vinegar flows from the spigot of a steel fusti at Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars. It’s the final step in a process that began 18 years ago in Modena, Italy, where vinegar makers crushed trebbiano grapes and sealed them in wood barrels—the technique necessary for vinegar to earn a classification as traditional balsamic. These meticulous standards extend to the rest of Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars’ elixirs. Owners John and Rayna recruit olive oil that has been cold-pressed, extracted without chemicals, and infused with all-natural flavors. Additionally, their expert staff are on hand to help customers navigate the shop’s selection of 35 olive oils and vinegars, pointing out each bottle’s country of origin, flavor notes, and messages written by castaways. They also draw on their own culinary expertise to suggest recipes and flavor pairings.