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


Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - October 2019

by RussTheRaccoon 13 days ago

Fall has arrived and the Pumpkinundation has begun! Maple syrup finds its way into desserts and snacks, too. Old favorites return and new soon-to-be favorites appear, along with more than a few t...


by kelseyd91 1 day ago

My wife and I were in Toronto for work last week and stayed at a B&B in Koreatown there and stumbled across this wonderful thing called Taiyaki made fresh at a Korean supermarket. We drove straight...

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The sad state of organic produce in Miami

by fishermb 2 days ago

With the millions who live here, why is it so difficult to find a variety in our Organic produce? I have been looking for months for organic turnips, rutabagas, parsnips, jicama and yuca with no su...

Seeking Vietnamese and Thai ingredients in Westchester

by metacritic 10 months ago

As the title indicates, I am seeking Thai and Vietnamese ingredients in Westchester with mixed success. I can find galangal and lemongrass at one of the two H-Marts. I can find frozen pandan leaves...

Grand Opening Hyde Park (Chicago) TJ

by Querencia 3 days ago

The long-awaited reincarnation of the Hyde Park Treasure Island as the Hyde Park Trader Joe's will be celebrated October 18. 55th and Lake Park, plenty of parking.

Ducks and Dragons Bakery | Gluten-free Bagels

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Susan Hathaway wrote about Ducks & Dragons gluten-free bagels made with almond flour for Bay Area Bites this week. http://ww2.kqed.org/bayareabites/2015/07/20/new-micro-bakery-on-the-peninsula-cra...

Costco Food Finds - 4th Quarter 2019

by treb 15 days ago

Well here we are, the last part of 2019, and going fast. I've already seen holiday stuff in the isles at Costco and hope to see some nice food offerings this fall and winter. Please post any ...

Smoked Turkey in the Boston Area

by pedxing 8 days ago

I'm looking to purchase one or two good Smoked Turkeys to serve in early December and eager for recommendations. I tried Wilson's Farm last year and it was good enough, but am wondering if there ...

Where to find cow brains and other organs in Bay area/Silicon Valley?

by beeflover1 20 days ago

I am mainly looking for cow brains to cook for recipes but other organs are harder to find. If you know an asian supermarket that sells cheap cow and chicken organs, please do tell. I'm also lookin...

Little gem lettuce

by highlyunlikely 7 days ago

In search of little gem lettuce in the downtown core - or along my commute from Queen and Bay to Queen and Roncesvalles. I can get it at St Lawrence Market but it’s a bit out of the way - and they...

Deluxe Foods or Hong Kong Supermarket

by bxgirl 10 days ago

I need to buy eggroll wrappers (not wonton wrappers) to make homemade vegetarian egg rolls. Would both of these markets have eggroll wrappers? Is one place better price-wise or quality -wise? Tha...


by soccermom13 19 days ago

I am looking for excellent tahini. I've read that Soom and Ziyad brands are good, but I don't know where to find them. I looked at Eastside Co-op and Holyland on Central Ave with no luck. Holyla...

Sankio Noodles?

by Atomic27 12 days ago

Where I'm from, the Sankio noodle brand is fairly commonplace. They're perfect for making soups for several reasons -- they don't lose their bounce and texture after cooking, they hit a sweet spot ...

ISO Liberian Ruby Red Rice in SF Bay Area

by tarheelexpat 12 days ago

Recently I watched a video (on Chowhound, I think) about chef Pierre Thiam and his Teranga restaurant in NYC. The West African food looked delicious and healthy, but I cannot find a source on the i...

Best Picnic Provisions near d'Orsay?

by Nic1111 1 month ago

Hello all! Planning our first Paris trip this November to celebrate my 40th! On a Saturday, we have lunch lined up at Le Cinq (1:30) and are thinking for dinner that evening we would like to just g...