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Best Local Costco Finds?

by courtneyfc 4 years ago

Last week I went to my local Costco (Richmond, CA) and discovered that they were carrying my favorite cheese, Humboldt Fog! Better yet, they sell it for $16.89/lb. Comparing this to the average $35...

Of the Sea: Fishermen, Seafood & Sustainability @ The Roxie, 11/13

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Sunday, November 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Roxie Theater, San Francisco OF THE SEA tells the story of 5 California fishermen and presents a compelling story of the future of sustainable seafood...

The Loyalist | Fulton Market - Chicago

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Before checking out Cruz Blanca http://www.chowhound.com/post/cruz-blanca-cerveceria-lena-brava-1042597 on Friday night, we gave The Loyalist a call to find out the procedure for getting on the lis...

Cochon555 Heritage BBQ - Sun, Oct 16 - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Tomorrow, Sunday October 16, 3pm, Cochon555 returns to San Francisco with the Heritage BBQ Festival. Chowhounds can get discounted tickets (~ 35% off) while they last at the link below. http://eve...

Short Dinner Report

by sockster 4 years ago

Pakta- You have to say, the orchestration of your dinner at Pakta is nothing short of perfect. The wonderful wait staff is tops and knows exactly what goes where and when. Plus, they have a fabulou...

Heading to Midland and area in February

by pastabroccoli 9 years ago

My wife, son and I are heading to Midland later this month, with a likely stop in Penetanguishene too, and are looking for good food. Can be a bakery, cafe, casual spot or fancier. Definitely want ...

Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Read NPR's piece on Mountain View's Zume Pizza, made with the aid of robots and algorithms, with interest. Free delivery and no tipping either. Who's tried it? https://zumepizza.com/

Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. | Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Sunday I arrived in Sacramento early enough to enjoy a solo brunch on the back patio at Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. A pleasantly warm morning drew all the patrons to the outdoor seats in front ...

Where our food crops come from

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Explore the links between where food crops come from – their native origins and traditional regions of diversity – and where they are now eaten/produced worldwide. http://blog.ciat.cgiar.org/o...

Best places to buy local produce in Toronto, as of July 2016

by prima 4 years ago

Which stores and markets do you like the most? Lately, Fiesta Farms has been my go-to. In the past, I've liked Highland Farms. Which Farmers' Markets and which vendors at the various Farmers' M...

Farmers Market Soberanes Fire Relief Benefit, Today Aug 7, Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

This morning I arrived before the 10am opening and had a 30-minute produce shopping frenzy filling my two bags with top quality produce. To raise funds for the Soberanes Fire Relief effort, you buy...

Sharlyn Melons from Cipponeri Family Farms | Turlock & Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

For four weekends in a row, I've been buying the Sharlyn melons grown by Cipponeri of Turlock at the Saturday morning farmers market in Old Town Salinas. The usual price has been $4 apiece though o...

best Bay Area olive oil?

by Daniel Duane 14 years ago

I want to hear candidates. I'm buying Stonehouse, but convinced I couldn't do better. And I find Bariani much too sharp for my taste. Open to some variety--don't mind having a few different oils, w...

Nug Run: Soil to Soothe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"... Ocampo started to experiment with pairing different types of cannabis with different foods, inviting friends with medical marijuana cards to small tasting parties. From there, the idea for Nug...

Burlington VT casual lunch ideas for this Saturday 8/6

by Cookingcutie 4 years ago

Hi, My husband and I are planning a trip to VT this weekend (staying in Waterbury), and want to spend a few hours in Burlington on a Saturday for lunch, but with so many options, it's hard to kn...

Fresh Blenheim Apricots from Bertuccio's Market in Hollister

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Final apricot purchase of the season was two boxes from Bertuccio's Market in Hollister. These were picked a bit less ripe than the others we canned. The Blenheims are certified organic and grown b...

Local honey

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 9 years ago

I thought it might be nice to have a thread to aggregate comments on local honey. By local I mean it should fit the geographical parameters of this board, i.e. the nine Bay Area counties. I was ...

Regional policies should nurture direct-market food producers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"Sacramento-area farmers and ranchers who sell their products directly to consumers generate twice as much regional economic impact per dollar of output as do area food producers who don’t engage i...

Suncoast Organic Farm in Hollister

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Regulars to Sunday's Mountain View farmers market have recommended the breads and olive oil from Suncoast Organic Farm in Hollister. http://www.chowhound.com/post/bay-area-olive-oil-324740?commen...

Cornflower Creamery | Downtown Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

The explosion in Sacramento's food scene continues to amaze and delight. During my March visit to the Capitol, I dashed across the street to check out Cornflower Creamery, six months young at that ...