Markets & Stores

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


Jaffa Cakes?

by StevietheFish 6 hours ago

A few months ago I was in my local FreshCo (Parliament and Dundas), which is a little out of my way, so not part of my routine. They had on special a couple of pallets of Jaffa Cakes, different fla...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - Spring/Summer 2021

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 1 month ago

We're not getting enough traffic to make it worth a monthly split, so this can serve as a gutbucket for all TJs talk for the foreseeable future. Yay.

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Close encounter with a couple of ' really...really....really ' EXPENSIVE FRUITS!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 days ago

AWE-STRUCK!!! Close encounter with the MOST EXPENSIVE Mango I have ever come across at 'Freshway Foodmart, Markham'! Price of these two ' Miyazaki Kamyuku Mango ' ( $150 ) = Cost of a tasting...

Dulcinea Tuscan melons at Safeway

by tre2012 4 days ago

I love the Dulcinea brand melons - more expensive, yes; but they pick at a higher brix level than big commercial growers and it makes a difference! Their lovely Tuscan melons are back in stock at S...

Scharffen Berger chocolate

by solon 9 days ago

I used to buy Scharffen Berger chocolate at the late Treasure Island stores. I think Cost Plus World Market also used to have it, but it doesn’t appear on their web site. Have anyone seen it in Ch...

British bangers in bay area?

by trueblu 2 months ago

The variety of food and ingredients in the Bay area is truly incredible. But I still haven't come across the humble british banger in my sojourns. We're in the East bay, if that makes a differenc...

Buffet stations open at new DeCicco & Sons, Eastchester...

by gutreactions 8 months ago

Took a walk thru the new DeCicco & Sons Market in Eastchester on Sunday and the family and staff were there in full force directing customers. It has taken about a year. There was a fast moving lin...


Seafood Sausage

by mrcandoit 6 days ago

Anyone have a suggestion of where to buy seafood sausage? That is, places you personally have seen it sold? Thanks!

Maleda Market & Deli

by equinoise 6 days ago

A small Ethiopian market and convenience store in Columbia City. While injera, spice blends, and to-go meals are on offer (together with beer, candy and chips like any generic quickie-mart), I pos...

Denver Gift Basket/Box Purveyors

by Taralli 9 days ago

Need Denver recommendations where to order a savory/sweet gift combo to include dark chocolate, olives, charcuterie (cheese, cured meat) up to $100 who deliver.

Costco Food Finds - 2021

by treb 6 months 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...

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

by cyssf 11 years ago

Tom fell in love with kouign amann while on our home exchange in Brittany, I have been searching for a bakery in San Francisco that sells this. I tried using David Leibovitz's version which was to...

SALE: Live jumbo lobsters, $7.95/lb @ New England Lobster, Burlingame

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Tip from a shy chowhound: NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER Jumbo Live Lobsters (6-10 lb each) $7.95/lb. Large Culls (One Claw) 2-6 lbs each $7.50/lb Frozen 4 - 5 oz Lobster Tails $6.95 each or 10 lb cas...

Any great Italian sausage (both hot and mild) in Tampa?

by soccermom13 3 months ago

Hi everyone, Minnesotan here, whose daughter has moved to Tampa and says she can't find good Italian sausage. Can anyone direct her to a store where she can purchase great Italian sausage? Tha...

Best Mexican Produce?

by poot 14 days ago

I am deep in Diana Kennedy's "From my Mexican kitchen," and I need to buy the finest Mexican tomatoes and herbs. Where do you buy all of the different Mexican avocadoes? Where do you find Mexican o...

Best Cold Cuts Selection in SF

by TenderNob 16 days ago

Who has the best selection of sandwich materials in San Francisco? For example, where can I find pickle&pimento loaf, Lebanon bologna or beef tongue? Cal-Mart has a bigger selection than most as do...

Eataly, Flatiron, busy as ever...

by gutreactions 15 days ago

We have been sitting on a gift card for Eataly, so on our weekend visit to Manhattan we stopped into the Flatiron market. The outdoor cafes were bustling, and when we entered on 23rd. St. it looked...

2020/21 Local Dungeness Crab in Markets and Price Agreement

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Today the crab fleets in California and Oregon reached price agreement with wholesalers to start the season. Yesterday's offer from the fishers was $3.10 per pound. https://wildrivers.lostcoastoutp...