Let's make a deal. Costco-loving Chowhounds share insider tips for what to pick up at the big-box store and what to skip. Weigh in and give us your opinions on the best (or worst) things about Costco.

Costco Food Finds - 3rd Quarter 2018

by treb 2 months ago

Third quarter of 2018, here we go. Lately, I've seen lots of stellar fruit in stock. Beautiful blueberries, raspb...

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jen kalb commented 1 day ago

How do I convince CostCo to open in my area??

by Diane in Bexley 13 years ago

In Ohio, CostCo has outlets in Cleveland and Cincinnati but none in Columbus. I have been e-mailing them. My city is ...


scobberlotcher commented 5 days ago

Weird bananas

by roxlet 3 years ago

For years now, my husband has picked up bananas at Costco that are green. Gradually, over the course of several days,...


zackly commented 12 days ago

No Sundried Tomatoes at Costco??

by nojunk 5 years ago

Well I haven't been able to find my usual Bella sundried tomatoes at two different Costcos, so I finally asked at the...


Pelican67 commented 3 months ago

This Ain't Cutting the Mustard

by Secret_Ingredient 3 months ago

In zipcodes 90028, 90038, 90004, 90049 and some more, I cannot find a JAR of mustard on supermarket shelves. I can fi...


RussTheRaccoon commented 3 months ago

Costco Food Finds - 2nd Quarter 2018

by treb 5 months ago

Well spring is finally here, yippie!!!! Bye-Bye snow, cold and total darkness. I've seen some interesting items a...


knowspicker commented 3 months ago

costco veal osso buco

by biga290 9 years ago

the brand is "cuisne solutions fresh" has anyone tried it?


BeckyPoll commented 3 months ago

Kirkland olive oil?

by Effex 3 years ago

Hello, so, we use a lot of olive oil, I buy the extra virgin (big plastic bottle) and their "pure" olive oil .... Aft...


DoloresSmith commented 3 months ago

The Costco Thread - Ontario - January to end of June 2016

by ylsf 2 years ago

This is Costco Thread for the first half of 2016 for Ontario. Discuss new food related products (food/kitchen supplie...


Pigurd commented 4 months ago

Where can I buy Beef Ribs to Cook at Home in MN? Non-Butcher

by matt4200 5 months ago

Looking for a good market that sells Beef Ribs I can cook at home. I've checked Cub and they don't have them I briefl...


Codetron commented 4 months ago

Frozen croissants at Costco

by cheesymama 8 years ago

Just saw that Costco has added some frozen unbaked items (looks like croissants, maybe bagels too) that you bake at h...


MisterBill2 commented 4 months ago

Anyone Tried the Lobster Bisque at Costco??

by FoodChic 9 years ago

On a recent trip to Costco, I notice they are now carrying a Kirkwood brand of Lobster Bisque. I'm curious if anyone...


prettykitty42090 commented 4 months ago

Spiral Cut Ham: Trader Joes, Costco or Sam's Club

by lilygirl 7 years ago

Need to purchase a spiral cut ham for the family potluck/gathering on Christmas day. Need to feed 10 so how big a ha...


dbhermany commented 5 months ago

Best deals at Costco in Vancouver/Lower Mainland

by VanGrrl 3 years ago

Would love to have an updated thread on great finds at Vancouver's Costco. Always looking for new things to try ther...


LotusRapper commented 5 months ago

Costco Poppyseed Dressing (w/ Spinach Salad)

by chococat 10 years ago

Dang. The dressing is amazing. What's in that stuff? Crack, probably. Anyone have an idea where it I can buy it by th...


treb commented 5 months ago

What happened to Costco's (and others) Garlic Olive Oil?

by MSK 7 months ago

I used to purchase California Olive Ranch Roasted Garlic Oil (EVOO) from Costco by the truckload. It's a good quality...


MSK commented 5 months ago

Grocery Store Roasted Chicken - Who has the best?

by JayDK 7 years ago

QFC, Costco, Metropolitan Market, Whole Foods. Who do you think has the best roasted chicken? Prices range from $5....


Dave9939 commented 5 months ago