About the Place

Occupying a historical Red Lodge building on Broadway in Red Lodge, Montana, Ox Pasture is an inviting spot for people to gather. Conceived of by a fourth generation Montanan and his wife, whose vision was to create a place where everyone was welcome, that supported the food & retail culture of Red Lodge’s historical main street, and that focused on the produce of the region.

For the 2018 season, we welcome a pop-up by Chef Philip Guardione and his Sicilian kitchen, Piccola Cucina. Philip cooks authentic Sicilian food which is an amalgam of Italian cuisine influenced by all the cultures that found Sicily as their crossroads. Simple, fresh ingredients authentically prepared suit the local environment of Red Lodge. A true Sicilian, raised in the kitchen of his Grandmother and in the shadow of Mount Etna, Philip cooks with joy and expertise bringing the fresh and cozy flavors Sicilians expect to the table. The energy and hospitality of Philip’s team is exuberant & family-like.

At Ox Pasture X Piccolo Cucina, we are at the heart of Red Lodge’s artisan food scene, the locally raised world class beef is featured alongside produce and herbs raised in area farms. We work directly with the local farmers and ranchers to obtain the freshest and most seasonally appropriate ingredients.

GROWERS, PRODUCERS & PURVEYORS:

Laurel Farmers Market
Gallagher Natural Beef
Silvertip Pork
Montana Trout Company
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