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Ye Olde Weekend Getaway

Heading to Staunton, VA for a little anniversary getaway/Shakespeare nerd-fest in a few weeks. Aside from a show and tour at the reconstructed Blackfriars (which I am BEYOND excited about), what should we not miss? [more inside]
posted by Dorinda on Jul 11, 2014 - 9 answers

I came here to buy Ceasar... not to overpay for him.

Okay, so I have a friend in Austria who looooves Ceasar salad dressing. (I used to smuggle it in my suitcase from America when I'd visit her.) As a surprise little "I'm thinking about you" gift, I've been thinking of mailing her a bottle or some salad dressing mix, but I just can't figure out how to do it at a reasonable price... German Amazon is asking for $28 to send a $5 bottle of Cardini's to Vienna. Anybody have any other suggestions? Thanks! :D
posted by miss lynnster on Apr 8, 2014 - 12 answers

Smalls steps for a better world?

What changes can I make in my personal life and everyday decisions that will make the largest positive social or environmental difference relative to the cost, effort or time involved? [more inside]
posted by purplevelvet on Jan 24, 2014 - 21 answers

Tell me all the cool things to do and places to go in Rotterdam

I can show you all around Amsterdam, Haarlem, even Alkmaar and Utrecht...but I know nearly nothing about Rotterdam. I have friends visiting soon, so I'm looking for suggestions. [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on Sep 30, 2013 - 5 answers

Food and cooking on a budget in Manhattan?

How does one do food shopping and eat healthily on a very constrained budget in Manhattan? I'm looking for resources: specific stores that have 'dented' food items, websites for good local deals, etc. [more inside]
posted by raspberry jam and clothes iron on Jun 28, 2013 - 21 answers

What's good at the Asian grocery?

There's a giant Korean supermarket not terribly far from where I live (the mega Hmart in Burlington). It's enormous--big enough to have small aisles dedicated to different Asian groceries--a Thai aisle, an Indian aisle, a Japanese aisle, etc. It's far more than I'd ever be able to explore on my own. What items available in a truly excellent Asian supermarket should I seek out? This is pretty much a pan-Asian free-for-all, so if you have a favorite Indonesian mustard, or an unforgettable Cambodian pickle, please share here. Bonus points for sous-vide-able items! [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on May 20, 2013 - 54 answers

Shopping Cart without checkout

I have a client that has a scooter food delivery service. What I need to do is build menus for each of the restaurants, have the user be able to add items to a cart and then get a total. The actual transaction will occur at the customers home upon delivery so there's no need to deal with payments online. I'd like to use something open source and I've been looking at X-cart but I'd like to consider as many options as possible. WP/WooCommerce doesn't work because it requires a payment gateway and real time transaction (as far as I can tell) I'd love some recommendations. Thanks.
posted by humboldt32 on Apr 2, 2013 - 9 answers

Panforte per favore!

Buying panforte online or in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by BibiRose on Nov 19, 2012 - 6 answers

Buying doubanjiang (豆瓣酱) in or near northern VA?

Where can I find doubanjiang (豆瓣酱) for purchase in or near northern VA? [more inside]
posted by capricorn on Oct 20, 2012 - 7 answers

When should I struggle against my frugal nature?

Which groceries are worth spending more money on and which are not? [more inside]
posted by queens86 on Aug 20, 2012 - 67 answers

Moved back to the Netherlands, and I'm hungry.

Mefites of Holland! Send me to your favorite ethnic grocery stores and trattorias in de Randstad. Bonus points for North Holland (esp. Haarlem-A'dam-Alkmaar), and you win 1,000 internets if you know of a real Mexican, Thai or Indian grocer anywhere within 250k of Amsterdam.
posted by digitalprimate on Aug 15, 2012 - 14 answers

Post-op hysterectomy checklist

Please help me plan my shopping list for post-hysterectomy recovery. [more inside]
posted by nubianinthedesert on Jul 9, 2012 - 23 answers

Looking for this set of bento boxes

Do you see this 3-layer bento lunch box for sale online? One box in the stack is white with the yellow design, one is white with the orange design, and the 3rd box is white with the green design.
posted by cashman on May 19, 2012 - 10 answers

Manly things to do in London?

What to do in London this Friday? My brother is coming to London for some male bonding and mantime. I haven't spent any time working out how to fill the day with fun. [more inside]
posted by MuffinMan on Apr 24, 2012 - 10 answers

market value

Are there any interesting foreign/international food markets in in-town Atlanta? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Feb 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Really great subscription/gift food that's either Canada-based, or delivers to Canada?

For Christmas this year I would love to give my family food-of-the-month type gifts from places like Murrays and Zingermans, but those places don't deliver to Canada, where most of my family members live. Can you recommend really great subscription/gift food that's either Canada-based, or delivers to Canada? [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Nov 25, 2011 - 12 answers

Falafel shaping tool

Where can I buy an aleb falafel in London [more inside]
posted by fray on Jun 24, 2011 - 11 answers

Where can I buy a jar of kimchi in central London?

I'd like to get some ready-made kimchi in a jar to enjoy at home but haven't been able to find a source - where can I buy a jar of kimchi in (central) London? [more inside]
posted by ChristopherS on Mar 20, 2011 - 14 answers

Co-op fail?

Co-op question. We contributed $400 (fully vested!) to a food co-op that may never happen. It hasn't been able to secure funding through a USDA loan, or by any other method. It's been about four years. Can I take an income tax deduction?
posted by fixedgear on Nov 27, 2010 - 1 answer

Hell is being a vegan in Green Bay

Vegan care package for a male college freshman: Products? Mail order sites? GO! [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Oct 13, 2010 - 21 answers

Free to be my Nut Butter?

Where can I buy this brand of Free Nut Butter in Toronto? [more inside]
posted by peagood on Oct 4, 2010 - 2 answers

How do two foodies survive on a budget?

You are a foodie, you don't eat out often, and you manage to spend less than $400-500 on food a month for two people, including going out. How do you do it? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Sep 22, 2010 - 66 answers

Cake Decorating Help Needed!

I want to make something special for my mother's upcoming birthday. I've been looking around and I got inspired to make a cake with rad decorations on it. I've got a few questions tough, namely regarding icing, and I'd love some pointers. [more inside]
posted by CelebrenIthil on Aug 15, 2010 - 6 answers

Lunch from Trader Joe's

A brand new grocery store opened up near where I work! Yay! (Previously, there weren't any nearby.) I want to get my lunch there. What should I buy? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Jul 21, 2010 - 14 answers

Which fish balls are the good fish balls?

How do I shop in a Korean grocery store while not actually knowing any Korean? Many of the items have little to no English on the labels, and with a limited budget, I'm not quite willing to spend any significant amount of money on something I may find inedible (either being a flavor I don't like, or a complete lack of knowledge of proper preparation). [more inside]
posted by Morydd on Jun 24, 2010 - 19 answers

Shopping like mom used to

I'm looking for something that may or may not exist: A website/program that can give me a food plan for a month or so, complete with recipes and shopping list. Is there anything like that out there? [more inside]
posted by Willie0248 on Jun 15, 2010 - 16 answers

Where can I find Uncle Seth's Cookies in Seattle?

Where can I find Uncle Seth's Cookies in Seattle today? [more inside]
posted by msbrauer on Jun 12, 2010 - 8 answers

Special Diet Cat Food

Is there somewhere online where I can compare the nutritional value of cat foods? Something similar to the "Nutritional Information" label on packaged human foods? [more inside]
posted by Kurichina on Jun 9, 2010 - 8 answers

Where to find the best markets and grocers in London?

Renting an apartment for a week in London in September. Priority: great food shopping. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Jun 4, 2010 - 13 answers

Help me compile my Trader Joe's shopping list!

I'll be making a one-time pilgrimage to a Trader Joe's this weekend. What good, cheap stuff should I buy? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Apr 29, 2010 - 91 answers

A week alone in Chicago.

What's a girl to do alone all day in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by CrazyLemonade on Mar 15, 2010 - 43 answers

Spaghetti twice a day every day gets old fast

College student. I suck at grocery shopping and I suck at cooking. Help me out? [more inside]
posted by Rory Marinich on Mar 2, 2010 - 45 answers

Birmingham, Alabama food and shopping ideas

Birmingham (Ala.) bound, and need your travel help for food and fun. [more inside]
posted by fijiwriter on Jan 18, 2010 - 8 answers

Keeping food on the table

Tired of lame meals and fast food. Help me stock the larder... [more inside]
posted by ecorrocio on Jul 30, 2009 - 35 answers

Who has the best CHEWY peanut butter cookies?

Please help me find the perfect, CHEWY, peanut butter cookie. Requirements inside. [more inside]
posted by invisible ink on Jul 23, 2009 - 11 answers

Good gifts from Boston?

Looking for ideas for interesting gifts/souvenirs/foods that I can buy in the Boston area and bring to friends and relatives in other parts of the country. [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Jul 22, 2009 - 21 answers

City of Brotherly Love and Girlie Weekends?

What to do in/around Rittenhouse Square this weekend? [more inside]
posted by dancinglamb on Jun 2, 2009 - 17 answers

Grocery in Philly

I'm going to be moving to Philadelphia soon and I'll be living near 2400 Chestnut St. Can anyone recommend good grocery stores to shop at? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on May 8, 2009 - 21 answers

Where to Buy Fish in Downtown NYC?

Can anyone recommend a good place to buy fish in lower Manhattan or North Brooklyn? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Mar 31, 2009 - 7 answers

Why is the Mexican Nesquik cheaper?

Why do items in my grocery store with similar items on the Mexican food aisle cost more at my grocery store? Why does Mexican Nesquik cost less? [more inside]
posted by Barry B. Palindromer on Jan 14, 2009 - 17 answers

Please name your picks for the best food/shops near LA's Red Line.

Angelenos who ride the Red Line: What are your favorite stops and why? Which ones are the best in terms of being within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, etc? I just moved into an apartment two blocks from the Vermont/Wilshire stop, and would like to take full advantage of the Metro rail system - especially the Red Line. I'm originally from Pasadena, so I've already seen everything over there. I also have a car, but would like to avoid the urban gauntlet of LA's streets as much as possible.
posted by invisible ink on Sep 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Green Concierge Seeks Los Angeles Infodump

I'm starting a new job as a telephone concierge at a Brand-new upscale retail/housing establishment in Glendale, CA next week—can you help me get my ear to the ground? [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Apr 27, 2008 - 6 answers

Where can I buy irradiated milk in "these United States"?

Where can I buy irradiated milk in the U.S.? Where online? [more inside]
posted by lukeklein on Apr 5, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I grocery shop and cook?

I've been living on my own for about five years now, but I still cannot for the life of me understand grocery shopping. I've tried buying the staples, easy-to-cook meals, and even specific recipes. But I always end up ordering take out after a week. [more inside]
posted by pedmands on Mar 3, 2008 - 34 answers

quest for pistachios

Where can I buy pistachios at a reasonable price? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Feb 24, 2008 - 3 answers

How can I carry my arugula without a plastic bag?

Farmer's market and co-op conundrum: what can I use to carry my veggies instead of plastic bags? [more inside]
posted by melissam on Feb 23, 2008 - 13 answers

Help with my high-metabolism food shopping list

What are some sample meal plans or food lists for a high-metabolism, frequent small meal diet? Looking for specific ideas for the "eat 5-6 times a day" routine. [more inside]
posted by sprocket87 on Feb 4, 2008 - 11 answers

I want my home-made microwave foods to be crisp, but how?

I want relatively crisp reheated food from the microwave. Can can I buy or make something to do this for me, like that silvery-coated paperboard that comes with frozen foods? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Jan 9, 2008 - 15 answers

"Ace of Cakes" equivalent in or near Seattle?

I'm looking for a place in Seattle or nearby that makes wacky and creative custom cakes similar to those featured on the Food TV program "Ace of Cakes". [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Aug 6, 2007 - 4 answers

How not to get malnutrition :D

Help me create the ultimate grocery list! [more inside]
posted by Phire on Jun 21, 2007 - 19 answers

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