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Where can I find 100-calorie pack of microwave popcorn?

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PotatoPuff Feb 20, 2014 11:55 AM

I know, I know, so mundane, but for some reason I can't find the 100 calorie size. I'm specifically looking on the Upper West Side. Even Duane Reade doesn't have it!

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  1. ellenost RE: PotatoPuff Feb 20, 2014 12:18 PM

    Did you check the standard supermarkets (Food Emporium/Gristedes/D'Ag)?

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      PotatoPuff RE: ellenost Feb 21, 2014 07:28 AM

      The Food Emporium near me went out of business, Gristedes and D'AG are far enough away from me that I would prefer to find something closer (I'm in the 70's). I can't really stock up (no space) so I need a place I can go frequently..

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      kathryn RE: PotatoPuff Feb 20, 2014 12:44 PM

      FreshDirect has it currently.

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        pbjluver RE: PotatoPuff Feb 20, 2014 07:13 PM

        try Westside Market

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          PotatoPuff RE: pbjluver Feb 21, 2014 07:26 AM

          Westside Market didn't have any :(

        2. Ttrockwood RE: PotatoPuff Feb 20, 2014 08:06 PM

          You could always go with the old fashioned bulk popcorn and brown paper bag trick.
          Trader joes has already popped popcorn/lite kettle corn in smaller bags that are approx 100cal too.

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            PotatoPuff RE: Ttrockwood Feb 21, 2014 07:28 AM

            Prepopped popcorn is a storage space issue for me. I need to buy microwave.

          2. chompchomp RE: PotatoPuff Feb 21, 2014 04:49 AM

            Did you try Fairway?

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              ellenost RE: chompchomp Feb 21, 2014 07:26 AM

              My Fairway (UES) carries 6 pack bags of 100 calorie Skinny Pop popcorn. I love them, and much prefer them to the 100 calorie microwave bags.

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                PotatoPuff RE: ellenost Feb 23, 2014 06:24 PM

                Love skinny pop, but I have storage issues with prepopped

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                  ellenost RE: PotatoPuff Feb 23, 2014 06:56 PM

                  When I was in Food Emporium (Third Ave. & 82 St.) yesterday, I saw they had at least 2 brands of the 100 calorie popcorn.

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                PotatoPuff RE: chompchomp Feb 21, 2014 07:28 AM

                Fairway didn't have any

              3. ipsedixit RE: PotatoPuff Feb 21, 2014 10:54 AM

                CVS? Walgreens?

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                  PotatoPuff RE: ipsedixit Feb 23, 2014 06:25 PM

                  No Walgreens nearby, CVS didn't have when I was there

                2. Ttrockwood RE: PotatoPuff Feb 21, 2014 02:35 PM

                  Well, amazon has some..
                  ....
                  http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/s/ref=is_...

                  Just pointclickship!

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                    PotatoPuff RE: Ttrockwood Feb 23, 2014 06:25 PM

                    I have a sneaking suspicion that I would pay as much for shipping as popcorn

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                      Ttrockwood RE: PotatoPuff Feb 24, 2014 07:35 PM

                      Amazon prime- free membership for 30 days, 2day deliver no min order free shipping. Just cxl when your lifetime supply of popcorn arrives.

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                    PotatoPuff RE: PotatoPuff Mar 6, 2014 09:21 AM

                    Update: Jolly Time 100 calorie packs are sometimes available at Pioneer on 74th street. Still would prefer other brands but this it great for now.

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                      coasts RE: PotatoPuff Mar 6, 2014 10:34 AM

                      i was telling your saga to a colleague who was visiting New York from Ohio. she was intrigued with big-city life, especially with regards to apartment size, and couldn't get over that popcorn storage could be an actual concern. glad you found a source!

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                        PotatoPuff RE: coasts Mar 12, 2014 07:41 AM

                        Thanks coasts!!!!

                    2. Monica RE: PotatoPuff Mar 6, 2014 10:45 AM

                      on the topic of 100 cal snacks, I love the Kettle brand baked potato chips in sea salt & vinegar flavor.

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