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About OLIO: Established June of 2012. Owned and operated by Chef Jason Blankenship and his wife Michelle. The name comes from an old English word for a "Blend" or "Stew". Thus Olio is a Blend of Food, Wine, and Art
About Chef Jason: Jason has been a Chef for over twenty-five years, mostly in Houston, Texas before moving to Durango, CO in 2007. His food can be described as "New American", strongly influenced by European technique.
About the Restaurant: Olio is a cozy restaurant, wine bar, and art gallery. The menu changes weekly based on local ingredients, the wine list is extensive, and the art (featuring local artists) changes every 1-2 months.
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