jlafler just saw fresh chickpeas for sale at the Milk Pail Market in Mountain View for $2.49 a pound. sosdiaz says they are also available at Mi Pueblo markets, and need a quick soak in salt water before cooking. Ruth Lafler has spotted them at Berkeley Bowl, and rworange reminds us of the garbanzo bean truck that shows up on 23rd street in the Richmond when the beans are in season.

Milk Pail Market [Peninsula]
2585 California Street, Mountain View

Mi Pueblo [East Bay]
1630 High Street, Oakland

Berkeley Bowl [East Bay]
2020 Oregon Street, Berkeley

Board Links: Blanxart chocolate at the Milk Pail in Mountain View
Richmond–The fresh garbanzo bean truck

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