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Grocery Outlet April 2013

I bought some great stoneware pieces for $4.99 each at the Berkeley store. Some were branded Bialetti others Cuisinart. They had pie plates, casseroles and ramekins with lids. Some larger pieces were more expensive. All are freezer, microwave and oven safe.

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  1. I was at the South SanFran GO yesterday.

    They had small pineapples for $1.99, pints of Starbucks Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino ice cream for $1.99 and 14oz. Haagen-Dazs "midnight cookies & cream" ice cream also for $1.99.

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    1. re: DavidT

      1. The Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino ice cream is really good. Very addictive.

      2. SSF also had a sale on strawberries (16 oz for 99 cents)

      3. The SSF wine selection was lackluster 2 days ago. Nothing new or attractive.

      4. 10 lb bags of russet potatoes for $1.99

    2. Today at Salinas store (outside Bay Area):

      Tropicana OJ, $2.29, April 22 dating
      Ocean Spray Cranberry, 1 liter tetrapak, $1.39
      Chuao Spcy Maya or Firecracker chocolate bars, $2.99
      Goldridge Acres Caesar Dressing, $1.99 - haven't tasted this yet, made by Kozlowski Farms in Russian River Valley
      Niman Ranch center cut, double smoked uncured bacon, 12 oz, $2.99

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      1. re: Melanie Wong

        Also spotted hickory chips and organic powdered sugar depicted below.

        1. re: Melanie Wong

          We tried 3 of the Goldridge dressings - Caesar, Raspberry, and Honey-Mustard - all are good, none great. The Newman's Caesar is better if you can still find it.

        2. Yesterday at the GO on Monterey Hwy in south San Jose:

          Biscoff spread, 400 grams, $1.99
          Perrier, 330 ml cans, $2.79 per six-pack

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          1. re: Melanie Wong

            I found crunchy Biscoff at GO sometime before Christmas. The best version so far.

          2. Today at the San Pablo store I got Niman Ranch uncured bacon ($3/12 oz), President brie ($1.69/6 oz), fat-free Fig Newtons ($5/24 twinpacks), DeCecco Ortolana pasta sauce ($3/24 oz), and Progresso Tuscany broth ($1.50/32 oz).

            1. Yesterday in the South SF GO there were bright red 4.7oz bags of Ritter Sport assorted chocolate squares for $1.99. The bags contain eight 0.6oz squares in 3 or 4 varieties of milk & dark chocolate.

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              1. re: DavidT

                Ritter sports are great. Did you happen to check out the wine section? I went there a month ago and it made me want to cry.

                1. re: Liquidsquid

                  I only had time for a quick look at the wine section. So much of the wine there is labeled with the names of "phantom" wineries, which makes it very hard to know which wines might be a good buy and which wines are to be avoided.

                  1. re: DavidT

                    Thanks for the sad news,I know what you mean about "made up" wineries. Looks like I'll be heading down to the RWC GO in the near future. They actually have a wine manager that cares.

                    1. re: Liquidsquid

                      Are you familiar with this blog? It will help you sort thru some of the wines at GO.


                      1. re: DavidT

                        Thank you for the incredibly helpfull link. i'm planing a phony doctors visit for Wednesday to go to GORWC. Went to GOSSF today, got Ritter sport minis. The Wine section is getting a little better they had St Francis Wild Oak Syrah 2007 for $9.99.