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May 31, 2012 08:11 AM

Penzey's in Hillcrest

May be old news to some, but just read that Penzey's spice is coming to the Hillcrest Colonnade (1274 University Ave). Will save the long drive to Irvine.

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  1. Will save the shipping fees and wait when ordering on-line as well

    1. I got the letter in the mail too! I am excited for it. Is it open yet?

      1. This just made my day.

            1. re: boltsfan

              No, it is this company -

              I've ordered on-line from them and have been very happy with what I received. Nice selection of spice blends.

              I don't think they're open yet, but they are advertising parttime jobs available

              1. re: DiningDiva

                Oh wow. This makes me really happy and I don't even live in SD anymore!!!

                Their spices are top notch and I am really glad they are in CA. (I am thinking they might have a location in the LA area, but just don't remember.) Their customer service is very good. I have been ordering from them on-line for years.

                Now if I could only get one in Fresno - LOL.

                1. re: tavmark

                  The L.A.-ish location is in Irvine. Since I prefer to shop in-store, used to drive there several times a year from S.D. area, so now very glad they're coming to Hillcrest. Hope they open by fall...will stock up then on all my pre-holiday baking spices.

                  1. re: tavmark

                    FYI, Penzey's has a location in Santa Monica, Penzey's first California store.

                    1. re: Norm Man

                      Sorry, Penzey's location in Torrance was its first California store.

                      1. re: Norm Man

                        This is all good to know. Means when I'm making that "fabulous" drive up or down the 5 or the 405 I can stop in Torrance, Irvine, or Santa Monica. :))