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


Fresh Wild Caught Floridian Stone Crab Claws from 'Diana's Seafood, Scarborough'

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 days ago

Starting from tomorrow, the implementation of a more stringent 2nd round of Covid restriction could see police setting up road blocks to stop and question car drivers and occupants their reason for...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - January 2021

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 13 days ago

.....annnnnd welcome to January. The very last month (like, ever) of the Kevorkian calendar. So this time we were thinking maybe we might switch it up and do "Gray, Flay, or Stray"! "Stray" f...

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Best place to get Sichuanese Ingredients in Philly?

by GDSwamp 4 days ago

I've started cooking from Fuschia Dunlop's "Every Grain of Rice" (my vote for maybe the single best cookbook I've ever owned) and it has made me realize how few specifically Chinese ingredients are...

Grocery Outlet - January 2021

by baron45 3 days ago

South SF location.


Intrepid shoppers at winter Farmers Market, Ossining...

by gutreactions 6 days ago

It was a cold morning, but we decided to take a drive to the outdoor Winter Farmers Market in Ossining. It operates Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There were perhaps 6 or 7 vendors in place whe...

Italian bread search - "ciopa"

by bubby 13 years ago

I'm in search of a type of Italian bread my family once was able to purchase from local bakeris a few decades back on the south side/Roseland neighborhood. Ciopa Description: A type of crusty, ...

Buyers Beware!!!... Cooper's Csa Farm & Maze, Zephyr, Ont., (www.coopersfarm.ca)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 13 days ago

I just opened up a pack of thick cut sliced bacon from this vendor. It must be one of the most unappealing, unappetizing, ugly and fat bacon product I have ever come across! Bacon?!.....my foot! Mo...

Starter Bakery's Panettone

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

Last week I was treated to a slice of panettone baked by Starter Bakery, recommended by "foodeye" here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/nightingale-breads-orders-panettone-pick-week-forestville-7539...

Worst Ice Cream Ever? Whole Foods made it!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 12 days ago

The Whole Foods branded Creme Brulee Pralines and Cream ice cream might be one of the most disgusting inedible creations to have ever offended my taste buds. From the names of the flavors, this sh...

Costco Food Finds - 2021

by treb 16 days ago

Well I'm happy to see 2021 is here. There have been some interesting buys lately, great cheese selections, wines and some excellent fruit and produce this past season. Please tell us what are...

Live California Spot Prawns | K-Dock, Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Missed the buying opportunity for this weekend since I just learned about this, but I hope to take advantage of this soon. F/V Ocean Warrior sells live spot prawns direct-to-consumer at the K-Dock,...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 months ago

It's December, and we here at the thread-starting facility are already putting up decorations for Christmas, 2021! With only 390 shopping days left, it's never too soon, Siri, to dive into the holi...

Grocery Outlet - December 2020

by chinchi 1 month ago

December finds for me this week at Davis, CA: Kind Bar minis 8/$1 (such a steal!) Erin Baker's Granola (lots of varieties) $2.99 Several varieties of Nature's Path cereal $1.99 Safe Catch Alb...

Hard rolls in Wallingford, Ct area

by Scargoe 8 years ago

Looking back at least 15 years or so, there was a bakery in Wallingford, Ct named the New York Bakery which made their own hard rolls, with or without seeds, which were the best I have ever had. T...

Winter Savoury

by paledin 17 days ago

Is anyone aware of a store in Toronto that sells Winter Savoury?

Malasadas @ Portuguese Bakery, Santa Clara

by Melanie Wong 18 years ago

After lunch in Koreatown, we continued along El Camino Real to Portuguese Bakery in Mervyn’s Plaza to buy malasadas. The style here is heavy, eggy and very chewy, sprinkled with sugar – hit the sp...

Stone Fruits 2020 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Andy's Orchard opened for the season on May 15. Yesterday was my first visit of the year. The entrance has been roped off like the lines for bank tellers with markers each six feet. Inside the door...