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Bristol Farms Produce


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Bristol Farms Produce

missholmes | Jan 1, 2007 06:31 PM

Anyone else had bad experiences with Bristol Farms "fresh" produce? Specifically, the Newport Beach location.
Arugula, fennel, pears, figs (woeful), shallots, garlic (rotten), heirloom tomatoes (decomposing, accidentally stuck my finger through one), unripe roma tomatoes, even the fresh basil was wilting and growing black, despite still being attached to its own roots. The only GOOD produce I've bought is canned tomatoes. I expect less from other stores like Von's or Stater Bros., but a store that prides itself on fresh gourmet foods is doubly disappointing.

ps: salami at the deli is lame (but the best compared to shrink-wrapped prosciutto and pancetta).

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