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Starving Lithuanian

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by Geri 19 years ago

I'm a born and raised in Marquette Park Lithuanian. I moved to Kentucky several years ago and I haven't had anything good to eat since. Does anyone know who will ship: Lithuanian sausage, bacon bu...

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

" . . . Each trading day at 11 a.m. Chicago time, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange operates a 10-minute session in which buyers and sellers — typically large dairy food cooperatives, cheese producer...

Where can I buy Halloumi in the East Bay?

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by highfalutin 19 days ago

Grilled Halloumi cheese is a common, inexpensive fast food item in Berlin due to the large Turkish population there. I love eating it while I'm in Germany, but it's much harder to find in Oakland, ...

Mountain View's Milk Pail reincarnated as drive-through market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Last summer we said a sad farewell to the 45-year-old Milk Pail Market in Mountain View. https://www.chowhound.com/post/farewell-party-milk-pail-mountain-view-sat-6-8-1083907 So it was a wonder...

Suruki SuperMarket in San Mateo has re-opened

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Suruki Super Market shut down a month ago, and it reopened on Friday, April 17! "EXCITING NEWS + IMPORTANT UPDATES for all our loyal customers: As of this weekend (Friday 4/17 + Saturday 4/18) ...

Favourite Italian stores and bakeries in TO and the GTA

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by prima 8 months ago

Lady York Fiesta Farms Grande Cheese Alimentari Maselli's Supermarket La Salumeria Eataly Centro Trattoria e Formaggio Bakeries Forno Cultura San Remo Bakery St Phillip's Bakery No...

Good Fortune Supermarket in San Gabriel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

During my visit a year ago to the Southland, I had an adventure in live seafood at Good Fortune Supermarket. We would BYO conch and a live lobster to our lunch spot. Good Fortune has some of the...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Consortium reacts to pending tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

PARMA, ITALY, October 7, 2019 — Following the World Trade Organization’s decision to grant permission to the Trump administration to impose an annual tax of $7.5 billion on European exports such ...

Culture: Your Crash Course on the EU Cheese Tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"...'We hope that somebody is advising the White House that this action will hurt the US economy and put a number of jobs and companies at risk,' says Marfuggi. If the tariffs are imposed, small bu...

Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 10 months ago

A recent batch of pork ragu was ruined by a spoiled can of tomatoes! Hours of work wasted because I failed to taste test beforehand [it was a very popular US brand]! My grocer says this is increa...

Buy your wine now

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . “This year, we’ve brought it forward. We have to get enough stock, at least six months, into the UK before the end of March. It’d just be dumb not to. There’s no Brexit that’ll be good for ...

U.S. farmers stalk fraudulent imports to save their markets

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

" . . . Sales of organic food have more than doubled in the United States in the past 10 years, to $48 billion a year, but U.S. acreage devoted to organic grain has not kept up. Less than 1% of row...

Farewell Party @ Milk Pail, Mountain View, Sat 6/8

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Saturday, June 8 Noon to 4pm "After 45 years in business, the beloved Milk Pail Market will be closing at the end of June. We invite all Milk Pail fans to mark this end of an era and help us go...

Trump threatens Tequila tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Trump announced he was “invoking the authorities granted to me by the International Emergency Economic Powers Act” in order to “address the emergency at the southern border”. From 10 June, all g...

Ideas for fig miso?

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by LilOozyCheese 1 year ago

I recently ordered a jar of fig miso from Namikura Miso Company. It has an incredible savory Fig Newton flavor, but now that it's here I realize I have no idea what to do with it. Besides savory "F...

Government shutdown curtails FDA food safety inspections

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . FDA inspectors are not looking for salmonella in breakfast cereal, E. coli in romaine lettuce, or listeria in ice cream. Companies can still make their own checks, of course, and the FDA is...

Zonin Brut Rosé (187 ml)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A small bottle (187 ml) with a screwcap closure of Zonin Brut Rosé made from 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes was a light and lively pre-Valentine's Day quick quaff for two to share. Pretty strawberry...

Where Can I Find Norwegian Fish Pudding (FiskePudding) in NYC?

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by emnyc 2 years ago

Looking for Norwegian Fish Pudding (FiskePudding) anywhere in NYC which is impossible to find or order online :( Anyone have any leads?