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Farmer's Markets

by kySafran 19 days ago

I visited a farmer's market recently and as always bought far more than I'd planned to. It's a joy interacting with the vendors who have a passion for their high-grade produce. It inspires me to up...

Kraft American Cheese in a BLUE BOX? Where?

by thakrza 12 years ago

This is an integral recipe ingredient for a dip that I crave every once in awhile (Pancho's Cheese Dip--they sell it in TN, AR,MS). I used to buy it at Albertson's in Portland, OR but we just move...

Where to buy belachan or belachan powder in Bay Area?

by flamingo510 8 years ago

Belachan is a shrimp paste from Malaysia that I would love to use in my cooking (I miss it!) I haven't been able to find it at Ranch 99 or downtown Oakland Chinatown so far. Any tips? ----- 99 Ran...

Where to buy a decent beefsteak tomato in Seattle?

by fivehats 26 days ago

I haven't tasted a great slicing tomato in a very long time; since childhood in fact, back in upstate NY when my mom grew the best tasting beefsteaks and the like. We ate them immediately off the v...

SAHAR International Market

by Querencia 2 months ago

Not sure---are we allowed to recommend stores here? Yesterday I went searching Chicago for omani, the dried ground lime that seasons a Persian eggplant dish that I like, and found it (and a zillion...

Olive Bar in La Jolla

by k_marie 23 days ago

Looking for a recommendation for a grocery store or specialty shop in La Jolla/La Jolla Shores area with a good selection of olives. Ideally, the olives would be available in bulk, not in jars, an...

Fresh duck breasts? Chapel Hill/Carrboro

by Rory 29 days ago

hounds I'm trying to be creative for Rosh Hashanah , so is there any place in the area that sells fresh duck breasts? Weaver St has frozen ones but am not keen.

where to buy Italian Double 00 flour?

by nycfoodgal 7 years ago

Hi, I live in downtown brooklyn and wondering where to find double 00 flour for pasta making. Preferably a location in Brooklyn, any neighborhood. Thanks!

Where can I buy dry ice?

by RobynB 7 years ago

I will be driving to SF later this week and really want to bring home a cooler of my favorite gelato packed in dry ice. Does anyone know where I can reliably get dry ice? I'll be driving up from ...

Small Hot Whole Red Peppers, dried

by alessandria 1 month ago

Whenever a recipe called for dried chili peppers, I used these. I have looked at at least 20 grocery stores for small dried hot chili peppers (1 1/2 - 2 1/2 inches long) and can only find ground or...

Cotton Candy Towers

by sgny 1 month ago

Does anybody know of any places that make cotton candy towers for purchase on Long Island. Interested for my kid’s birthday party. Thanks.

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

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by OC Mutt 4 months ago

Does anyone know where I can find Reed Avocados in San Francisco (store, farmer's market, underground connections, anything)? They're plentiful at Farmer's Markets in Southern Cal, but I never see...

Opah in San Francisco?

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by OC Mutt 1 month ago

I'm obsessed with Opah, which I now must rank as one of my favorite fishes after a recent trip to Hawaii - is there anywhere in San Francisco that carries it?

Live Maine Lobster

by fishermb 1 month ago

Can anyone recommend a market to get live Maine lobster somewhere in the Gables/Grove/South Miami vicinity? Ocean Fish on Bird seems to have closed, as has Mariners. Captains Tavern is good and all...

LONDON - Where to buy fresh fish?

by hblnk 1 month ago

Hello fellow CH's in London, I have - with no success so far - been trying to find a shop or supermarket where one can buy fresh fish. Can someone post or send recommendations, please? A few ...

Where to buy fresh and good mochi in Chicago?

by FoodieFan123 4 months ago

I know H MART sells packaged mochi, and Whole Foods/Trader Joes sell mochi ice cream, but I was wondering if there are any stores that sell good quality/fresh mochi? Ideally someone in or near Chic...

Kosher sheep feta

by Twinsx2mom 2 months ago

I am looking for Kosher sheep feta in the NYC area. Costco used to carry Tnuva, but discontinued it. Trader Joes also had an Israeli sheep feta. Both were very good. Galil has one with a bad t...