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Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - February 2020

by RussTheRaccoon 22 hours ago

Happy February, we're moving right along through 2020! Punxsutawney Phil will soon let us know whether we should prepare for more freezing temperatures or look forward to warmer weather. It may b...

2019-2020 Dungeness crab in the Bay Area

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 2 months ago

It's that time again. Anyone seeing crab at R99? Report in! Supposedly Safeway and Lucky are saying by the end of the week. But that's for cooked crab.

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Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - January 2020

by fldhkybnva 1 month ago

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2020! I hope that you enjoyed the holiday season though I imagine many are looking forward to settling back into the usual routine with perhaps some lighter and more ...

Costco Food Finds - 2020

by treb 1 month ago

Time to prepare for a new decade and hopefully new finds at Costco. This thread is for the whole year, maybe we’ll have better activity in 2020. Chow on and post on !!

Passionfruit puree - where can I buy it??

by Gmulot 12 years ago

Does anyone know where to get Maracuya or passionfruit puree in San Francisco? Is it typically frozen or canned or packaged? I have no idea what to look for... Thanks for any help!

Wegmans grocery store coming to Harrison, NY

by djca 3 years ago

The Wegmans grocery chain announced Thursday it plans to open a Westchester County location, on Corporate Park Drive in Harrison. http://www.lohud.com/story/money/business/2016/12/14/wegmans-g...

Trader Joe's Puff Pastry... a Seasonal Item

by katiepie 10 years ago

For the past month or so, TJ's has been out of their puff pastry. I asked someone today if it was discontinued, and was told it is a seasonal item. Really?? In case anyone is curious, it should ...


Grass Fed Meats, Wild Fish? Palm Springs, Cathedral City, etc

by DavyLeo 2 days ago

Tried this before, will try again. Looking for good places to purchase Grass Fed Meats, Wild fish, in Desert Hot Springs,Palm Springs, Cathedral City, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indo ...

Fairway Markets sold...

by gutreactions 11 days ago

Fairway Markets in Manhattan, including the iconic store in Harlem, have been sold to Village Super Market, owner of several Shop Rite Super Market locations, reports say. The remaining Fairway Mar...


How I became a Whole Foods junkie...

by gutreactions 4 days ago

I live in the suburbs of NYC, but I have to blame Whole Foods in Virginia for this one. It all started during our regular visits to friends and family in The Beltway around D.C. A number of years a...

Buying rendered duck fat?

by aregularjoe 8 years ago

Need to buy some rendered duck fat. I know Dewar's has it but it its way overpriced. Any thoughts?

What do you buy at the Indian Market?

by Smokeydoke30 8 days ago

I'm making my monthly pilgrimage in a few hours and I'd like to expand my horizons. I'm curious what Hounds buy at the Indian market. Here's my list so far: Amul Ghee (always, a staple in my coo...

Pickling cucumbers/supplies in NSW?

by Sonia Desai 11 years ago

We're attempting to make half-sour pickles and have so far tried the Lebanese cucumbers with rather mushy results. Anyone know where to get pickling cucumbers (and jars) around Sydney? I've trie...

Grocery Outlet, January 2020

by sweethooch 22 days ago

Palo Alto, 1/15/20 Super-quick trip (I'm on pantry & freezer clean-out month, only buying fruits and vegetables, but noticed a few other things) Sipp non-alcoholic bev 4 x 12 oz $1.99 (4-5 ki...

Price of Limes in Maui

by MaryCath 8 days ago

I want to be making Mai Tais in Maui and I am curious about the price of limes near Lahaina. I can use pineapple juice but my favorite recipe calls for limes. Can anyone tell me the price and best ...

Rye Flour/Meal in the Triangle

by Remsleep 21 days ago

Having received excellent feedback on my first go at sourdough rye bread, I'm looking to branch out. Unfortunately, rye flour is hard to find and rye meal is so far non-extant. WF* and HT have Arro...

Arugula Shortage

by Hickory 21 days ago

Mock me if you must, but there's been no arugula lately in my local Trader Joe's or Whole Foods (Union Square). Anyone know what's up?