Markets & Stores

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


6 Ideas for Adding an Artistic Touch to Your Culinary Business

by Calvin77 24 minutes ago

With the boom in foodie culture and tourism centered around eating out, it is important to stand out. Having great food isn’t always enough anymore. Not only are you competing for customers and att...


Whole Wheat Couscous?

by saxie 3 days ago

Where can I get organic whole wheat couscous? I used to find it at Integral Yoga Natural Foods on 13th Street, but they're closed now and Whole Foods, for example, like every other store I've check...


Salmon Parts, ex. the Collar

by seefoo 5 days ago

gah. its been a fair challenge trying to buy the collars. the salmon heads are easy. i'm in santa rosa. our local fish monger keeps smoking the collars. haha. i'm sure they are rich, smokey a...

Art Deco Candy and Ice Cream Shop

by redorb 15 hours ago

Several years ago, I stumbled on an wonderful Art Deco candy and ice cream shop on the south side of Chicago. I can't remember the exact address, but it was around 50th and Ashland, I think. Does a...

Trader Joe’s YAY/MEH/NAY - July 2019

by fldhkybnva 15 days ago

We're moving right along through summer. The days are getting shorter but the party's just begun. July brings Independence Day and plenty of time for picnics and BBQ. What products have you trie...

Chicken Backs

by Boy Lorin 14 years ago

Here's something that has been driving me crazy for the past few years: I'm from New York (lower east side) where you can walk into any supermarket and buy chicken necks and backs for soup (at le...

Where to find Pelmen Perogies?

by blork 6 months ago

(Yes, I know it should be "pierogi" but it says "perogies" right on the bag.) I used to buy Pelmen perogies (particularly the cheddar/jalapeno ones) on a regular basis, but over the past year o...

Costco Food Finds - 3rd Quarter 2019

by treb 17 days ago

Well, we're half way through 2019, it's going too fast !! Lots of great produce in stock, I've been especially enjoying the peaches, really sweet tasting. I've noticed a few good imported che...

Where in Chinatown do you buy dishes & flatware?

by Juxie 26 days ago

I'm shopping for some new dishes and silverware for our apartment. I plan to go to Kam Man and Pearl River. Any other places you recommend? What about for silverware?

Where to find 100% pure pomegranate molasses near Mississauga?

by thebaj 25 days ago

Hi, I'm trying to find stores in Mississauga area that carry 100% pure pomegranate molasses. I tried Adonis but all the brands are diluted, like 30% pomegranate juice with sugar added. For e...

Bresse chicken

by cutty13 3 years ago

Does anyone know where I can purchase American bresse chicken to cook not raise? These chickens are supposed to be the best since I can't get the french bresse that I enjoyed so much while visiting...

Razor Clams

by tingr 4 days ago

I used to be able to get live razor clams at my local Ranch 99 Asian supermarket in Richmond when they are available. But the market seems to discontinue selling exotic bivalves such as geoduck an...

Lobster Salad/Pre-Picked Lobster Meat

by Deborah R. 5 days ago

I came across a hot dog bun (a brioche one from Giant) that I think would make an amazing lobster roll. But I'm really not up for boiling and cracking a lobster. Does anybody sell pre-made lobster ...

Arcade Bakery 220 Church St. - For Bread Pastry and Wow Pizza

by wewwew 4 years ago

Thanks to Foodwisperer, EllenR, Ttrockwood, and others (?) for championing this really fine place. Their breads are excellent, on the level of Runner and Stone, I`ll single out miche and baguette f...

Cinchona Bark sources?

by cmalarick 6 years ago

Hey there, I've had a hard time finding Cinchona Bark for, you guessed it, making my own tonic. I've tried Christina's Spices in Inman square, Cambridge Naturals in Porter, and the Modern Homebrew ...

Grocery Outlet - July 2019 [Split from June 2019 Grocery Outlet post]]

by JadeM 11 days ago

SF Mission GO: Horizon Organic Unsalted Butter (labeled 3.99, rang up 2.99) Pt Reyes Blue 4.99 Leonidas Belgian chocolate bars (30% milk with salted caramel or hazelnuts) 2.99 Wellshire Uncur...

St. Helena: Dean & Deluca NY Times article

by tre2012 7 days ago

We mentioned the Dean & Deluca shop closing in St. Helena in another discussion thread. NY Times just published an article. Apparently big financial troubles; they've stopped/slowed payments to a l...

Where to buy Imported Buffalo Mozzarella?

by itryalot 17 days ago

where is a good place to purchase Italian buffalo mozzarella that is not more costly than need be. Will be in TO, Etobicoke area and will have car. I'd need several of the buffalo mozzarella. I kno...