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A $40 Lodge Dutch Oven & More from Walmart's Big Save Event (still on!)

Amazon's Prime Day deals on kitchen gear, small kitchen appliances and quality cookware may be over for this year but Walmart's Big Save event is still going strong. The big-box retailer has added even...

Where do you go to buy wild foods? Especially wild mushrooms?

by lesliewhitaker 3 days ago

Hi all - I recently become a huge fan of foraging and wild foods. But living in NYC, I can't exactly go find wild foods myself whenever I want! I'm trying to find a consistent source for wild f...

b. patisserie & b. on the go | san francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"B patisserie is temporarily closed. We are open at B on the go — FRI, SAT, and SUN from 8am to 4pm. Visit B on the Go website to place order and pick-up." Online ordering: https://orders.cake.n...


Chicken Salt?

by Neurofabulous 4 days ago

Hello all, well here's an odd question; does anyone know of a specialty store that might carry chicken salt? Preferably Chook's brand? I was watching an episode of Valerie's Home Cooking in whic...

JHU: Food Trends for 2022 Focus on Gut Health, Mushrooms, and Kelp

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

" . . . A diet that focuses on limiting meat-based products and emphasizes sustainable food choices is known as “reduceatarianism,” a term coined in 2017 by Brian Kateman. In this trend, which emph...

Bigoli Pasta in Sand City: Open to the public

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

Bigoli Fresh Pasta in Sand City (Monterey Peninsula) supplies some of the West Coast's finest restaurants with a variety of fresh egg pastas. When shelter-in-place started and restaurants were shut...

Starter Bakery's Panettone

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I was treated to a slice of panettone baked by Starter Bakery, recommended by "foodeye" here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/nightingale-breads-orders-panettone-pick-week-forestville-7539...

Secret Bakery | Salinas & Greenfield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

One of this season's farmers market discoveries is Secret Bakery, vending at the Oldtown Salinas market on Saturday morning's or at Flora's Farm in Greenfield on Sundays. The cottage baker works ma...

The Village Bakery's Bourbon Pecan Pie | Woodside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

This year's holidays are lapping each other in the disoriented pandemic time continuum in my mind. Trying to get caught up on posts . . . Thanksgiving's pie pick was the Bourbon Pecan Pie, $38, fro...

SALE: Live jumbo lobsters, $7.95/lb @ New England Lobster, Burlingame

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Tip from a shy chowhound: NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER Jumbo Live Lobsters (6-10 lb each) $7.95/lb. Large Culls (One Claw) 2-6 lbs each $7.50/lb Frozen 4 - 5 oz Lobster Tails $6.95 each or 10 lb cas...

Belcampo Meats Close-out Sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Two weeks ago Belcampo announced that its restaurants, shops and online store would be shutting down. Checking the website today, there's a close-out sale for online merchandise with substantial di...

ISO Tamarind paste

by AGM_Cape_Cod 3 months ago

Since I live in the white bread capital- Cape Cod- it is very difficult to find ethnic ingredients. I need tamarind paste so looked at Amazon. The reviews are not great about either the product or ...

"This 104-year-old Oakland seed company makes traditional cooking possible for Asian Americans"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Berkleyside did a nice profile on Oakland's Kitazawa Seed Company. "Right now, Shiroyama says the most popular seed varieties for home gardeners to plant for a summer harvest are Japanese cucum...

Great 'Online' Find for Ikura!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

To some of you Japanese food aficionado, "Lemberg-Canada.com" ( Concord, Ontario ) offers can/jar Alaskan and Danish Wild Salmon Trout and Pink Salmon Roe ( IKURA ) at an amazing price of average $...

Communion Bakehouse | Sellwood - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The absolutely best food I had in Portland was on the first day of my visit, Aug 21, 2019, at Communion Bakehouse. So much more praise dancing in my head to heap on this spot beyond my IG post of t...

Bordier Butter pre-order by 4/28 for delivery 5/19 to SF and South Bay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"Demat! All of Frenchery.com's Bordier butters are exclusively Handmade-To-Order. When Bordier receives your pre-order, he will include it in his production schedule and handmade it before it ge...

Grilled Cheese Collection + Zoom Cook-Off, April 16th, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"April is Grilled Cheese Month and we’ve found a great way to celebrate with some of our favorite Bay Area Chefs! Join us on Zoom for a Grilled Cheese Cook-Off featuring San Francisco Chefs and Re...

Artisan cheese collections selected by Straus Home Ranch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

While many places are opening up again, those planning to stay at home a bit longer might want to check out the California farmstead cheese collections curated by the Straus family. Shipping is inc...

Bywater Bakery King Cake

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Today's Easter Sunday and I'm just getting around to looking at my photos from before Lent. I was gifted a frozen quarter of King Cake from NOLA's Bywater Bakery. For Mardi Gras breakfast out h...

Essential Chocolate Bunny by Volo Chocolate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Well, i've already consumed my Easter bunny. Bean-to-bar producer, Volo Chocolate unveiled the Essential Chocolate Bunny complete with masks and injection site bandaid for the COVID-19 Easter s...