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Rodelle vanilla beans at Richmond Costco

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TerriL Nov 29, 2010 07:31 PM

10 beans packaged in 2 tubes (5 beans each) for $11.99.

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    cvhound Nov 29, 2010 09:27 PM

    They were also available at the same price at the Danville store on Sunday, 11/28.

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      Gustavo Glenmorangie Nov 29, 2010 09:45 PM

      For exceptionally well priced vanilla, there's an importer on Valencia near Liberty that does web sales at www.saffron.com. Even with shipping I think you'd be hard pressed to beat their prices and quality, for either vanilla or saffron. In the past, I've picked up stuff at the shop, but they don't do that anymore. They do sell through an ice cream store across the street. I forget the name of the ice cream place.

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        TerriL Nov 29, 2010 09:52 PM

        Agree saffron.com is amazing, just wish they were more convenient.

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          wolfe Nov 29, 2010 11:41 PM

          Xanath, about 30 beans for about $10.
          949 Valencia Street
          San Francisco, CA

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            TerriL Nov 30, 2010 02:22 PM

            Compared to 1 bean for $3.99 at Berkeley Bowl!

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            2020 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA 94703

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              wolfe Nov 30, 2010 02:26 PM

              Actually compared to 1 bean at Andronico's, $10 but it was a beautiful bean in it's own glass sarcophagus.
              http://www.theposter.com/vanilla2.html

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