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where can I buy san pelligrino limonata by the case?

I was at a store called Top Food Supermarket today and saw the san pelligrino limonata you are looking for as well as 3 other flavors as well in six pack can format. it is currently on sale for .66 per tin.
they are located in etobicoke at.

841 Browns Line Etobicoke


The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

I love that you do these reports and i look forward to seeing these BUT could you list the location at which you spotted these deals?? i went to Costco in my area looking for the Sunkist Fruit Bars Variety that you listed and they dont carry them.

ISO: Grocery shopping bags with short handles (in Toronto)

if you are ever in loblaws check their reusable bag rack i seem to remember them having a new type of cloth bag with semi hard sides so that they stay up like a box when put on the floor, keeps the bag from falling over when you turn corners, They come in 2 sizes from what i have seen, large and small, the small may be what you are looking for.

Where to buy rice bran?

Are you open to buying from an Canadian online source? if so try here.


or here


I would also suggest trying

Rube's Rice shop at the st lawrence market and maybe even The Big Carrot on danforth

But i will keep an eye out in the stores for you.

Help me on my quest to find this elusive tomato!

Chances are that the tomatoes you had were of an heirloom variety walmart will sometimes source local produce to bring in something different and nice for their customers and this will be different from state to state, even from city to city. once i found some brownish heirlooms that were fantstic at one store but when i went to another store to get more they did not carry any, had to go back to the original store to get some more. check out your local farmers market for heirloom varieties you may find what you had tried but you will definitely find some great tomatoes.

Aug 09, 2014
youdonut in General Topics

What happened to El Gaucho Sausages?

got this email from el gaucho

Thank you for writing, we are still in business just
closed for this week because of a wedding. We'll
be back at the market next Saturday, if you like to place
an order will have it ready for you. Thank you very
much for your business. Sorry we were closed this
week, we had a big sign/notice advising our customers
for the last 2 weeks.

Best Regards.

El Gaucho Chorizos - Sausages

Y & S Licorice Pipes

yeh I know what you mean, dont know if your old enough to remember this but when i was a kid hasbro had toy doctors bags that had candy pills in pill bottles, those went away quickly as well. so whats next banning soda pop in brown bottles because they look too much like beer bottles??

Tiffin Carrier

Well you could get one from Lee Valley Tools
But there is no cover for it though

What about looking at Bento Boxes like these?




They come with a carry bag and are insulated to keep your goodies warm i am sure some of the asian markets downtown may have these or can get them in

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Well you could always use the 3 Sea Shells :)

To Tobermory via Hwy 6 or Hwy 10? Food wise, any advice?

I forgot to post this link. it might give you an idea of whats around tobermory.


To Tobermory via Hwy 6 or Hwy 10? Food wise, any advice?

depending on what time you are leaving you could stop for lunch at either super burger or champ burger on hwy 10 in primrose north of orangeville.

REF:: http://brucetrailrun.com/2008/11/12/f...

Bulk Marrowfat Peas

Those mushy peas at bulk barn are the canned variety not the dried pea itself.

7 Easy Pickles for Summer

i see some okra in the picture, wheres the recipe for that?

Jul 17, 2014
youdonut in Features

Thai Coffee/Tea Leaves in Toronto? (Downtown preferred)

Sorry i did not ask when i was there, but give them a call
(416) 743-2911
i am sure they will be able to help you out with what you are looking for.

i may need to go back though, i need to get a tea sock, so i can try out the tin of "police dog brand tea dust" that i bought while i was there. been reading some reviews online about it and it seems to be very positive.

Thai Market in Toronto?

I know this is a very old post but i wanted to ad this information that there is a Thai market in Etobicoke.

51 Jutland Rd, Toronto, ON M8Z 2G6

they have moved here from the address that MikeB had posted about, if you go they are located at the back of the complex. more info here.


they carry 2 types of thai tea.

Thai Coffee/Tea Leaves in Toronto? (Downtown preferred)

Okay i think i found what you are looking for. the place to get it is::

51 Jutland Rd, Toronto, ON M8Z 2G6

This is not a store per se, but a small warehouse that carries thai products and is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. it is located at the BACK of the business complex just go down the side driveway beside the LEVOLOR company.

Here is what they offer.

The one in the yellow package is $4 and i was told it was a bit strong.

The DOG brand one is $7 and i was told by the young lady that this brand is just like she used to get back home when she was little.

i am also understanding from my research that they also carry kafir limes from time to time but i forgot to ask when i was there.

Honey farm in mississauga or near mississauga ?

I am pretty sure i have seen trays of honeycomb in most major grocery stores i would suggest trying the superstore on Mavis and dundas, wouldn't hurt to give them a call.

Does anyone know whether the honey sold at Bulk Barn is raw ?

you could always test it.. unpasteurized honey will replicate its comb structure in water, to see how its check this link.


pasteurized/processed honey will not do this apparently.

Where to eat food of Uruguay in Toronto?

came across this when i typed Chivito Toronto into Google.


ISO - Nyon olives

you could also try uzel olives on the danforth


and whole foods as well

Where can I buy Canahua seeds, a 'superfood', in Toronto?

try these people in waterloo they may be able to help you source what you are looking for.


The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - April to June

it does state as being fresh in the ad but then some people have weird definitions for fresh ie. "Freshly Thawed" "fresh from the freezer" but you never know. i was looking at the fish counter at costco and i couldnt believe what they were charging for Thawed from frozen farmed scallops.

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - April to June

Real Canadian Superstore has wild sockeye salmon on for $9.98/lb already cleaned and fileted this week.

Where can I find fresh Crawfish for a traditional boil?

hope you get through the border okay with it

Where can I find fresh Crawfish for a traditional boil?

what about lobster?? they are like giant crayfish and you can get them live and about the same price.

ISO of catfish fillet in Vaughan or even Toronto if there is no place in Vaughan

you could always get some Basa fish (Vietnamese catfish)

seeking fresh wasabi root - the whole root - in GTA

you might want to check out these threads, i know they are a little old but they may have some suggestions you can check out


Sandoozles BBQ

there is a groupon for this restaurant if anybody is interested...


The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - April to June

does not have to be anything wrong with them. it is satisfaction guaranteed, they would have taken them back regardless. if you have been following these posts since they first got started, someone had posted that they knew someone who returned a half eaten bbq chicken for a refund, dont know how true that is though. but it is one of the perks of paying for a yearly membership plus it lets them know that maybe that product they are selling may not be all that great as it is.

so just remember with costco when they satisfaction guaranteed they really mean it.

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - April to June

you could have returned them for a refund if you didnt like them..instead of putting them down the disposal.