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Costco

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.

Should You Buy Your Steak From Costco?

There are a lot of things we love to buy at Costco, but one we waffle on: steaks. Read on to find out why this is such a needling issue, and whether you should buy your steak at Costco. Costco is at...
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Costco Food Finds - 2020

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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 !!

Costco Store Baked Goods Opinions

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by zackly 2 months ago

What's your opinion on Costco's store baked goods? I think their breads are top notch. Do they buy frozen dough products that they proof and bake? Now their laminated dough products like croissants...

Costco Rembrandt aged Gouda gone

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by Ian F 1 month ago

Suddenly gone from my local Costco in SoCal. They have a substitute that doesn’t work. Anyone else notice this?

Costco Pumpkin Pie Why?

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by kjonyou 9 years ago

What is the deal with Costco's Pumpkin pies? I keep trying to make a really good pie from scratch including pie crust but I always get compared to Costco. Friends and in-laws swear it’s the...

Why No Florida Grapefruits at Costco?

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by zackly 2 months ago

One of the few redeeming qualities of winter for me is it's Florida grapefruit season. Starting after Thanksgiving Costco usually has big bags of Florida grapefruits for sale. I like to eat them as...

Revisiting - Costco and the mechanically tenderized steak?

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by CookingChemicalEngineer 2 months ago

Hi, I've read here at Chowhound and in addition seen plenty of verification elsewhere that steaks sold by Costco US are often mechanically tenderized (micro needling). But I've also seen repor...

Costco $4.99 Rotisserie Chicken still a great deal...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Made a run thru our local Costco in New Rochelle, N.Y., and picked up a 3 lb. Seasoned Rotisserie Chicken. What a tender, meaty great deal. Wrapped a fresh salad and veggies around it, and it was a...

Anyone try those giant Lobster Tails at Costco?

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

We're thinking of treating ourselves during the Holidays. They look so big and meaty. Any experience with them? Have a better suggestion?

Costco Food Finds - 4th Quarter 2019

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by treb 5 months ago

Well here we are, the last part of 2019, and going fast. I've already seen holiday stuff in the isles at Costco and hope to see some nice food offerings this fall and winter. Please post any ...

Costco Country French Bread discontinued!

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by vanessa7 1 year ago

I don't know if this has already been brought up here, but I was super disappointed to see that Costco has discontinued their Country French Bread. I was told it was a corporate decision and that i...

The sad state of organic produce in Miami

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by fishermb 4 months ago

With the millions who live here, why is it so difficult to find a variety in our Organic produce? I have been looking for months for organic turnips, rutabagas, parsnips, jicama and yuca with no su...

Costco Food Finds - 3rd Quarter 2019

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by treb 8 months ago

Well, we're half way through 2019, it's going too fast !! Lots of great produce in stock, I've been especially enjoying the peaches, really sweet tasting. I've noticed a few good imported che...

Looking for Royal Cook and Serve Chocolate pudding mix

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by jc123456 6 months ago

Does anyone know where I can order a case (12 boxes) of Royal Cook and Serve Chocolate pudding? Either on line or over the phone?

Grey Goose and Kirkland Signature brand vodka the same?!

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by sirahola 10 years ago

I heard from a person who works at a winery that Grey Goose and Costco's Kirkland brand vodka are made at the same plant. Does anyone know more about this. If this is true, does it mean that they a...

Has anyone tried Kirkland (Costco) Mayo?

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by Babyducks 9 years ago

I saw it the other day for the first time . Wonder how it compares to Best Foods.

Costco Kosher Beef now sold frozen

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by MisterBill2 8 months ago

I went to buy some kosher rib eye steaks at Costco in Nanuet, NY today and was surprised to find a sign in the refrigerated meat case saying that kosher beef was now in the freezer. Sure enough, al...