We can all use a little retail therapy. Chat with our community about food shopping, from hard-to-find ingredients to meal planning techniques, favorite stores, and more.

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Your Cheesy Friend

We all have that friend—the turophile who raves about the nutty, creamy nuances of the latest Manchego or Bucheron. Maybe it's you. Or it could be your work-wife. Your boss. Your bestie from college...

You are viewing page 2

Reload from page 1


The Best Of The Kensington Market

by Breadcrumbs 8 years ago

It seems like ages since I've been to the Kensington Market and after seeing the recent article in the Toronto Star, I was reminded how much I miss it there. So, that said what are the not-to-...

Source for Hot Dogs and buns used by street vendors?

by ecsix 9 years ago

I was wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the same brand of hot dogs and buns used by street vendors? I'm talking about the big jumbo franks and yellow buns. I've never come across anyth...

California hospitals take obesity fight to supermarkets

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side. 'Shop with Your Doc,' a...

Food to go and other food shopping in Pisa

by Michaelspont 3 years ago

I had to return to Italy and landed in Pisa on my way elsewhere, and came across a nice gastronomia/tavola calda that is worth knowing about if you are looking for a portable lunch (as I was) to ea...

Online Grocery Shopping with a Nonagenarian

by HeidiCooksSupper 3 years ago

Although we are separated by over 900 miles, my 93-year-old mother and I do her regular grocery shopping together. I thought I'd share how we do it. Between limited eyesight and arthritis, Mom ...

Mars Wrigley's Transaction Zone Vision

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Candy manufacturer Mars Wrigley reported 20% dollar sales lift after redesigning retail check-out to encourage impulse buys.

Foodie Shopping in New York for Canadian

by MissM13 3 years ago

Hi there! I will be in New York for a Conference in mid-January, and I'd like to plan some time for foodie shopping for a Canadian (ie: Things I can't find at home, in Montréal). The confere...

Grocers Feel Chill From Millennials

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

“I don’t think we’ve seen shopping change so dramatically ever,” said Marty Siewert, senior vice president for consumer and shopper analytics at Nielsen. “Those things in the past that have been re...

Tokyo/Kyoto 'minimalist' ceramics, Katsuobushi etc to USA, kaiseki kids and knife sharpening

by happynarwhals 3 years ago

Hi Going to Tokyo and Kyoto on Sat for 10 days and just thought you experts out there might know the answers to a few questions! (background.. lived worked in Tokyo and Kyoto about 20 yrs ag...

1 day in Parma / Reggio Emilia

Ali G
by Ali G 3 years ago

I'll be staying in Reggio Emilia on business for a week with 1 full Saturday on my own. I know this isn't much time to do any exploring, so how would you suggest spending the day? I'd like to ...

Buying food in shops and markets

by hychka 3 years ago

We will have an apartment on Rue Montorgueil in Paris for a month next year and are looking forward to shopping in the many shops and market places on the street and in the surrounding area. I wond...

EATALY - A dining experience with sadly, more misses than hits

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 years ago

When the first Eataly opened up in NYC, it was the talk-of-the-town due to its unique concept that featured one of the largest gathering of authentic Italian food and food-related products und...

Cheese stores in Puglia and Campania

by itryalot 3 years ago

Looking for great purveryors of local cheese in these two regions. Anyone purchased any?

JonVince vs Bulk Barn

by polishjeweatswonderbread 3 years ago

I was in both JonVince (Steeprock, head office) and Bulk Barn (Brimley Rd, shopping centre on Progress) recently. Freshness of the items varies widely at JV both between trips and during any one ...

Sonoma County Egg Hunt: I Brake for Fresh Farm Eggs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Over the past year or so, I’ve made a point to stop whenever I see a roadside sign offering “Eggs” along the back roads of Sonoma County. I’m spotting them with increasing frequency and more will ...

D'Ag RyeBrook closed!

by debmom 4 years ago

http://news.hamlethub.com/ryebrook/life/2548-d-agostino-abruptly-closes-at-rye-ridge-shopping-center According to this local article, D'Ag supermarket in Rye Brook has closed!

HEB has a really good ad this week

by James Cristinian 4 years ago

Prime bone in rib eyes for 7.97. I'm there, they haven't had prime rib eyes on sale in a long time, just strips. Nothing against strips, but sometimes I really want a good rib eye. Gulf shri...

Experience with Zwilling JA Henckels outlet in Manchester, NH?

by IHeartRobots 3 years ago

Hi, I am wondering if anyone here has been to the Zwilling JA Henckels outlet store in Manchester, NH? Just found out it exists and I am about a 45 minute drive away. Would love to know more abou...

DeKalb Food Hall Coming to Dtown Brooklyn

jen kalb
by jen kalb 4 years ago

Giant food hall with vendors including Bun-Ker and .... the Arepa Lady?? A second local Trader Joes, too. Could it be that there will actually be some worthwhile eating and shopping here?

Boston Public Market Holiday Hours

by GreyFloors 4 years ago

Try again :-) -KB www.pearlsandoysters.com