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Dago Bagel • Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery • Antonio's Italian Pastries | North Beach - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 days ago

Today's National Bagel Day, making it as good a day as any to report on Tony Gemignani's bagel venture. Housed in Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery, Dago Bagel debuted in May. I tried an everything b...

Fresh Chanterelles wholesale at Far West Fungi (SSF & other venues)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

One of the rewards for October's atmospheric river deluge is a healthy crop of wild mushrooms. A friend foraged bolete/porcini mushrooms on the Sonoma Coast the size of his head last week. And pric...

British bangers in bay area?

by trueblu 9 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...

The best Chinese almond cookie in San Francisco?

by poot 1 year ago

I see loads of walnut cookies in the classic mode, New May Wah has great big tins and plastic hatboxes full of nasty-looking things, but nowhere the almond cookies of my youth. Where in San Fran...

Chorizo Manhattan

by Fritz 5 months ago

is there any place in lower manhattan to find a better brand of chorizo like cacique or any good quality alternative?

TJ: Give Us Fair Warning

by Querencia 23 days ago

Trader Joe's is well-known for discontinuing products. OK, that's how they do it. Their store, their methods. But, please, could they not let us know when they are going to disappear an item so we ...

Desperate for margarine!

by rezarina 24 days ago

I am desperately searching for cube margarine. Not spreads or "buttery sticks", but real margarine that actually says "Margarine" on the box. Most stores stopped selling it years ago. Fred Meyer wa...

Looking for high-gluten flour on Long Island

by Scott_R 22 days ago

Hello. I’m looking for a close equivalent to King Arthur’s “High-Gluten Flour”—14.2% protein compared to 12.7 for their bread flour. They only sell it by mail or their Vermont store, and it’s not w...

Looking for Bigelow's Constant Comment Tea in Toronto

by snoobie 2 months ago

I can't seem to find it anywhere. Has anyone seen it? I would so appreciate your help in finding it. Many thanks

Bouche de Noel for the Holidays in Westchester?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

We are seeking a bakery or market that prepares a delish celebratory Bouche de Noel in the greater Westchester area. Fresh as possible, of course. Anyone try the Bouche sold at La Renaissance Patis...

Favorite Bay Area Ice Cream and Frozen Treats – 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

What's good these days on the San Francisco Bay Area ice cream front? Through the pandemic I've noticed several new purveyors popping up, any that you recommend? Let's hear about start-ups as well ...

Starter Bakery's Panettone

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I was treated to a slice of panettone baked by Starter Bakery, recommended by "foodeye" here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/nightingale-breads-orders-panettone-pick-week-forestville-7539...

Where to find Frisee in (or near) NYC?

by jjmerf 1 month ago

Does anybody know where I can find frisee in or near NYC. My traditional Christmas Eve dinner is French Onion Soup w/ Frisee salad, but last year it was impossible to find frisee anywhere. ...

Malasadas in the Bay Area?

by dan k 10 years ago

anyone know of a good place, ideally like the ones from Leonards in Oahu

S&B Curry Powder in Toronto?

by dimsumlady 2 months ago

Where can I find S&B curry powder in Toronto? Went to T&T and east chinatown but was not able to find it?