January 15, 2019 – Knowing where Zio Brand Meats is located is like being part of a secret society. Located at the back of a warehouse along Highway 68 in South Salinas, it has minimal signage and a bare-bones appearance.
But over the past year, locals have gradually been let in on the secret, through friends and family sharing the news that a new specialty butcher shop was in the neighborhood. And now owners Ellis and Lindsay Almond are getting ready to open up their business to what they hope will be an even wider circle of customers.
They’re holding a grand opening celebration, serving up sandwiches made from their handcrafted sausages, this Thursday from 11am-2pm. Zio Brand will continue having a monthly sausage barbecue every third Thursday of the … Read More