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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 - February 2020

by RussTheRaccoon 14 days ago

Happy February, we're moving right along through 2020! Punxsutawney Phil will soon let us know whether we should prepare for more freezing temperatures or look forward to warmer weather. It may b...

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Grocery Outlet - February 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

What have you discovered at Grocery Outlet this month? Salinas GO: Fentiman's root beer, $2.99/4-pack Blue Bottle "Bold" cold brew, $1.49/8 oz Anchor New Zealand organic 6-month cheddar, $3...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 25 days ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...

Costco Food Finds - 2020

by treb 2 months ago

Time to prepare for a new decade and hopefully new finds at Costco. This thread is for the whole year, maybe we’ll have better activity in 2020. Chow on and post on !!

Where to buy small-sized soybeans (for natto)

by nononana 4 years ago

Hello, I started making some natto at home recently and I am looking for smaller sized soybeans. The ones I find at regular supermarkets are bigger than my liking - I'd like to purchase something l...

2019-2020 Dungeness crab in the Bay Area

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 2 months ago

It's that time again. Anyone seeing crab at R99? Report in! Supposedly Safeway and Lucky are saying by the end of the week. But that's for cooked crab.


Polish pickles

by Tristou 6 days ago

Where can I buy real polski ogorki -- the sweet, eastern European version, not Bic's -- in Québec City? I've found the German gerkins at Pomme-Salade which are close, but not quite what I love.

Q: where to find hand-sliced lox (nova) on LI

by Scott_R 27 days ago

Well, it looks like we're going to be losing Fairway on Long Island. One of my favorite things there is the hand-sliced house-smoked nova salmon; the packaged stuff pales in comparison. Is there...

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

by cyssf 9 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...

Peninsula Pastries | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Back in Palm Springs in November, I stopped by Peninsula Pastries to try the kouign amann. The crisp and flaky spiral of buttery laminate with a glorious caramelized bottom hewed closer to croissan...

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

by fldhkybnva 2 months ago

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2020! I hope that you enjoyed the holiday season though I imagine many are looking forward to settling back into the usual routine with perhaps some lighter and more ...


Guanciale - near Albany

by arp29 5 days ago

Any thoughts on where I can obtain some guanciale in the Albany area? Thanks!

Where can I find fresh compressed yeast?

by damkavi 13 years ago

Hi. I have searched high and low. I've called all bakeries, grocery stores, and health food stores (I.E. trader joes, whole foods, mothers market) in my area and no one seems to carry this item. ...

where to buy fresh made ho fun

by northNJfoodie 4 years ago

These are the noodles that are used in beef chow fun is there a place in Chinatown or Flushing that sells this? There used to be a place at the corner of Bowery St and Grand St, but I just no...

Sheep's milk?

by lsteltzer 8 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy sheep's milk in or around Philadelphia? Thanks!

Cicero Rye Bread

by astroguy 12 years ago

I grew up in Chicago in the 50's and 60's and remember The dark crusted rye bread from a bakery call "Cicero Rye' Later when I moved to Kansas City, the bakery would mail loves of bread to me. Ab...