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jcr1 Dec 2, 2011 08:50 PM

Draeger's used to stock this but apparently no more. Tried Mollie Stone's. No luck there either. Any suggestions? Mid-Peninsula location preferred. Thanks!

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    TopoTail Dec 5, 2011 07:19 PM

    I was at the Trieste in North Beach a couple of months ago and ordered an egg cream. The barista told me they couldn't get the chocolate syrup any more. I told him that was nuts. I see UBet syrup all over the place in Berkeley. They have it a Berkeley Bowl and I'm pretty sure you can still get it at Saul's.

    So who in the Bay Area makes good egg creams?

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      streganona Dec 5, 2011 06:57 AM

      I've also seen it regularly at thePotrero Hill Safeway, with the kosher foods in the ethnic isle.

      1. ChowFun_derek Dec 4, 2011 12:14 PM

        I don't know if you have a Lucky's near you, but the one in SF on Fulton has it in their kosher foods section

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          Caitlin McGrath Dec 4, 2011 01:58 PM

          I've seen it at Safeway in Oakland with the Passover selections (like Passover Coke, Passover U-Bet's made with sugar rather than corn syrup), so they may sell it year 'round in their kosher section or elsewhere.

        2. escargot3 Dec 3, 2011 12:30 AM

          got seltzer?

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            Bria Silbert Dec 4, 2011 04:02 AM

            Raley's/Nob Hill sells Fox's UBet. Safeway carries selzer.

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              wolfe Dec 4, 2011 12:27 PM

              If no consider the delivery system. Screwtop bottle? No. Selzer bottle? Yes.
              http://www.seltzersisters.com/index.html

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              ladywhy Dec 2, 2011 10:09 PM

              I've found it at WalMart recently, believe it or not.

              1. escargot3 Dec 2, 2011 09:40 PM

                I used to find it at Andronico's...

                r u trying to make egg creams?

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                  jcr1 Dec 2, 2011 09:56 PM

                  yup... iirc, that's supposed to be the best syrup to use. if it's not available around here, any suggestions? TY.

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                    lmnopm Dec 2, 2011 09:59 PM

                    I have absolutely no idea, and could never stand the stuff when I was a kid, but I'd ask at Saul's. Maybe they have it, and if now, maybe they know where.

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