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Feb 1, 2011 06:33 PM

Where can I find quirky sodas in the Bay Area?

LA has Galco’s Soda Pop Stop. Does the Bay Area have any smaller-scale equivalents? I know BevMo has an okay selection, and Sam's Market in Berkeley has a bunch. What are some other stores that sell interesting, little-known sodas?

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  1. We need a Galco here! Grocery Outlet is where I've bought the Jones Thanksgiving (turkey & gravy,corn on the cob, broccoli casserole, pecan pie ..... ) and Chanukah (latke, applesauce, jelly donut ...)assortment packs. I've also seen cans of Tahitian Treat there - but it's more like an occasional find - not a regular broad selection.

    1. Fog City News used to carry a bunch of heirloom and obscure sodas.

      Fog City News
      455 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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        1. re: majordanby

          Star grocery on Claremont in Berkeley has lots of unusual sodas.

          and a very nice craft beer selection maintained by a enthusiast.

        2. Anyone know where to find Irn Bru soda in Northern California? My daughter became addicted to it during a recent trip to Scotland.

          1. Powell's Sweet Shop on College in north Oakland stocks a bunch of different sodas, including my personal favorite, Blenheim's.