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naatielopez Nov 22, 2012 09:09 PM

I was recently introduced to Fran's while in Seattle. I know I can always order from their site, but in case of last minute cravings - can I find their salted caramels in LA? Hoping to find the answer before I head back to LA tomorrow with a carry on stuffed to the brim with chocolate:)

I looked through some of the older posts but those replies are outdated and don't include the caramels.

Thanks.

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  1. GirlyQ RE: naatielopez Nov 22, 2012 09:11 PM

    Only in the Seattle area, I'm afraid. I make people bring me some back whenever they go!

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      latindancer RE: naatielopez Nov 22, 2012 09:29 PM

      You found Fran's :).

      Wow, do I miss her place(s). Yes, Bristol Farms. It's where I buy mine.

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        A5 KOBE RE: latindancer Nov 22, 2012 11:01 PM

        Bristol Farms definitely has them. I have seen them in the candy aisle and in the checkout lines.

      2. liu RE: naatielopez Nov 22, 2012 09:59 PM

        In the past, Whole Foods has carried Fran's salted caramels. As well, check Gelson's, too.

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          Jwsel RE: naatielopez Nov 22, 2012 10:47 PM

          I see them at different Gelson's regularly. They are usually in a gourmet candy display, not in the candy aisle, so you may want to ask if you don't see them.

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            oxygenozone RE: naatielopez Nov 25, 2012 02:33 PM

            http://www.crackcaramel.com/
            these are sold in a few places here in LA.
            pretty good.

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              lafoodie7 RE: naatielopez Nov 27, 2012 02:51 PM

              btw, Bequet Caramels has salted caramels which blew my mind. You can order them online, or Joan's on Third sells them. A-MAZING!!!

              http://www.bequetconfections.com/

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                liu RE: lafoodie7 Nov 27, 2012 05:13 PM

                It is nice to know how REALLY good these Bequet Caramels are. Last year I ordered some as a gift. I called them for some guidance with my order and they were very nice and helpful. I would order from them again just based on their great customer service!

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                  emp2b3 RE: lafoodie7 Nov 27, 2012 08:43 PM

                  I second this suggestion. Easy to order in bulk on-line. The other flavors are ok, but the salted ones are fantastic.

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                    waldrons RE: emp2b3 Nov 27, 2012 08:51 PM

                    +1 on Bequet, their addictive salted caramels and their great customer service. I made an order last summer which they upgraded to overnight shipping free of charge, since the summer heat would wreck the caramels if they took longer to arrive.

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                  naatielopez RE: naatielopez Nov 27, 2012 05:48 PM

                  Thanks for all of the suggestions and information! It's probably dangerous knowing that they're available here without much planning or thought or having to order from the website.

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