Markets & Stores

Discuss national grocery chains, local supermarkets, liquor stores, and specialty vendors like butchers, bakeries, and farmers' markets.


Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - October 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 25 days ago

Autumn's here, and you know what that means! The children are getting shorter and we're battening down the hatches for monsoon season. It's that special time for bourbon eggs, chowder rubs, and Oxf...


Grocery Outlet - October 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

What are your finds this month at Grocery Outlet? Marina GO (Monterey Peninsula): Ben & Jerry's cold brew caramel latte ice cream, $1.99 - Finally, something worthwhile in the ice cream case at...

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Black & White Cookie

by nuraman00 9 years ago

What bakery carries a black and white cookie? That's a cookie with half chocolate frosting, half vanilla frosting. (I hope it tastes more like vanilla, and less like cake frosting). Someone to...

Green's Babkes.

by nuraman00 10 years ago

What bakeries or stores in the Bay Area, carry Green's Babkes? In particular, the cinnamon one. I found one bakery in Palo Alto that carries them, but I thought they were charging too much, p...

Ham Bones at Honey Baked

by Querencia 1 month ago

Fall ritual is me posting this because it is wonderful news and a lot of people don't know. If you want a ham bone to make split pea soup or bean soup, you do not have to eat a whole ham to get one...

Searching for: Ridgeback shrimp/spiny lobster

by turbox3 8 days ago

Has anyone seen these from a CSA or grocer? The season has started for both these products which typically are harvesting Monterey and south. Hoping that a vendor has brought these up to the San Fr...

Fresh pawpaws at Forbes Wild Foods

Dr. John
by Dr. John 3 days ago

Was at the Matilda St. "store" today, stocking up on all our favourites. I was thrilled to see they had fresh pawpaws! This was our first chance to try this native fruit, so I bought some ripe on...

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Does anyone know where I can find Reed Avocados in San Francisco (store, farmer's market, underground connections, anything)? They're plentiful at Farmer's Markets in Southern Cal, but I never see...

Potica @ Blossom's Farmstore & Coffeeshop, Corralitos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

On the hottest Sunday in August, I had an initial visit to Blossom's Farmstore in Corralitos after shopping at the farmers market. Thanks to Carl for the recommendation! https://www.chowhound.com/p...

Where to buy ostrich meat in Manhattan?

by billrosenblatt 23 days ago

Anyone know of a butcher shop or supermarket that carries it? There is a vendor at the Union Square Greenmarket but she is always out of stock so I stopped bothering.


Sea salt with iodine anywhere?

by Skip2 5 days ago

I'm looking for medium or coarse grind sea salt with iodine? Can't find it anywhere. Only one was from Morton's, which is fine grind (and I highly suspect Morton's brand in when it comes to sea sal...

Homemade Panchan @ Hong's Market in Marina (Monterey Peninsula)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

The tiny Korean grocery store, Hong's Market, has been around for 40 years. Yet somehow, I'd never stepped inside despite having eaten a few times at the Korean restaurant in the same strip. And ac...


Seafood sausage, NYC?

by V99 6 days ago

Where can I find seafood sausage in Manhattan??? I am looking for a store, not a restaurant. Citarella has STOPPED selling it. I tried several other suggestions (Elan, Agata&Valentina, etc.) and...

Garlic by the pound in East Bay?

by trueblu 22 days ago

I'm looking to buy bulk garlic (around 10lbs). Most stores except wholefoods (!!!) only sell by the piece, much to my shock and dismay. Any inexpensive stores in East Bay that sell garlic by weig...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...


Just in time for Halloween... rabbit blood

by kindnotnice 7 days ago

My French girlfriend raves about civet de lapin—a rabbit stew that requires that the reserved blood be used for the accompanying sauce. So far all the usual suspects, from Dartagnan to Ottomanelli...

Royal Reds

by 3MTA3 8 days ago

Where in Panama City/Beach/area is the best market for Royal Reds. Thank you

Turkey time

by idtoca 7 years ago

In the past, have used Empire, Mary's, Diestal, etc. Read up about Branigan's & others - worth the price? Organic worth the price? Also, anyone know where to get excellent homemade-like gravy ...