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Old 04-20-2017, 04:43 PM
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Many years ago, the San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen had a great time for days when a reader reported finding Velveeta in the gourmet foods section of a grocery store in Chico, CA.
When we moved to the Lesser White North many years ago, we were puzzled by the local store's lack of tortillas (and any other Mexican food). Finally found someone who knew where they were: in the gourmet section. Tortillas are gourmet food???
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Old 04-20-2017, 05:49 PM
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Sweetened condensed milk (aka Eagle brand milk) is really only used for baking/desserts, IME, so it seems ok to me to look for it there.
Used for coffee, too. I actually thought that's where it was located in my grocery when I read one of the previous posts in this thread, but it turns out (having checked in the last day or two) it's in the baking section. Still, given how often my grocery moves the shelves around, I'm not entirely sure that I was wrong that it was located in that section at one time.
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:19 PM
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Yet Another Example of Mysterious Grocery Store Layout.

Today at the "little" grocery store, on one side of an aisle you have: jam/jellies, peanut butter, peanuts & other snack nuts, popcorn, Brita filters and glassware, candy.

Wait, go back a bit.
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:28 PM
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Is there anything more difficult to find in a grocery store than Velveeta?

Self respect.
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:02 PM
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Self respect.
If someone's getting Velveeta®, one suspects this is not an issue.
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:09 PM
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You've never tasted kittenblue's Cheez Spread.
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:19 PM
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If someone's getting Velveeta®, one suspects this is not an issue.
It does make reasonable fish bait, and when camping can liven up dehydrated foods.
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:43 PM
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He hasn't had the joyous experience of standing for 1.5 hours in a line winding around Pat's or Geno's, so he can get to the front of the line and say, "Whiz wit"!
Youse guys better not order your steaks wit out onions. Shaved rib-eye, Whiz, fried onions...hot sauce, on a fresh Amoroso roll--it doesn't get any better than that.

Pat's and Geno's, not bad...but, I preferred Jim's on South Street, although I haven't been there for ~25 years.
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