Markets & Stores

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


ISO Quark

by StevietheFish 2 days ago

Title says it all. I'm resurrecting an old recipe for a berry pie. I substitute sour cream to good effect, but I'd like to try to make it as traditionally as possible. Where can I find quark, prefe...


La Cocina Municipal Marketplace

by Cynsa 20 hours ago

Address 101 Hyde; pick up for Takeout 332 Golden Gate Avenue. Easy friendly pickup - ready at 1 pm/selected time. Delicious bold-flavored food, good values at Teranga - Muffaletta de Dakar - sp...

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Hot sauce in Kensington - Jungle Boy?

by Strongbad789 13 years ago

Does anybody know if that guy who used to sell hot sauce (maybe hot sauce is the wrong term...sort of a tomato-less salsa) from a folding table in Kensington Market is still there? A couple of year...

2020/21 Local Dungeness Crab in Markets and Price Agreement

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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...

City Garden Doughnuts & Coffee | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Early in the year, I took note of the new black and white signage for City Garden as construction was in progress. It finally opened on June 2, National Donut Day.



by edub 4 days ago

Ok, same question now with cardoons. Where on earth do you find these? I called the Italian store in Arlington yesterday, I’ve looked online, nada. They’re supposed to be delicious and I’ve got a...

"Nord Lyon," Queen Street West - French Patisserie

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

"Oh what a beautiful morning!!" Knowing I am stuck uptown due to Covid lock-down, my daughter brought this lucky 'sweet tooth' father, a whole box of French Pastry goodies from 'Nord Lyon' downt...

Ace Endico Marketplace does home delivery...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Ace Endico, based in Brewster, is a major wholesale food distributor in greater Westchester. Their retail arm, Ace Endico Marketplace, offers a wide variety of food items. The public can visit the ...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 14 days ago

The first foolish day of the most foolish month is upon us. So this time we suspend our usual deep wisdom to opt for caprice and whimsy, and put forward the proposition that you are not an individu...

Spice shop on Long Island

by Scott_R 3 days ago

I've been mourning the loss of Penzey's since the Carle Place location closed. Yes, you can order from them by mail, but that's never really worked for me: often I'll need one particular item for ...

Grocery Outlet - April 2021

by DavidT 12 days ago

The GO spring wine sale (20%) off will run from April 7 thru April 13. https://grossoutwine.wordpress.com/


H Mart opening in San Francisco this spring

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

"the store intends to open as early as later this month and the official day will be posted on its website. The representative declined to comment on what took so long to open. The soon-to-open ...

Costco Food Finds - 2021

by treb 4 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...

Save Our Store (SOS): Community Foods Market in West Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

"SOS: Our Business is Struggling Like many small businesses across this country, Community Foods Market has been hit hard by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now facing a fina...

Hot Cross Buns

by JOHNFAGUNDES 9 years ago

Anyone else out there love them? The best I have found are at Schubert's on Clement--any other nominees? Also, I prefer crosses with a lemon gel as opposed to sugar. What is this type of cr...

Where can I buy fresh anchovies?

by Kosmonaut 11 years ago

I'd like to try my hand at making boquerones, except I'm not sure where to find fresh anchovies. My local seafood store (Sun Fat) sometimes has fresh sardines but I haven't seen anchovies. Which ...

Cayucos Sausage Company

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Somehow for as many times as I've passed through, stopped or eaten in Cayucos in the last 10 years, I'd never noticed Cayucos Sausage Company at its current location or past venue. I'm interest...

Grocery Outlet - April 2021

by Luber 8 days ago

Long-time lurker, haven't posted in a while, but I used to browse the monthly GO threads, usually posted by Ruth Lafler or Melanie Wong. Thought I'd take the opportunity to plug other blogs I enjoy...