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Author Topic: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread  (Read 713683 times)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1380 on: April 02, 2017, 02:54:23 PM »
definitely felt he was honest and good service. I didnt price out to see about that
+1 Priced well IIRC.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1381 on: April 03, 2017, 12:37:32 PM »
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1382 on: April 03, 2017, 10:38:33 PM »
Any place locally that sells those counter covers for a reasonable price? Did anybody recently go to Bingo and notice if they sell them? Missing Brach's now...

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5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1383 on: April 03, 2017, 10:46:46 PM »
Any place locally that sells those counter covers for a reasonable price? Did anybody recently go to Bingo and notice if they sell them? Missing Brach's now...
Check Home Depot, I bought some there for work today


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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1384 on: April 04, 2017, 09:02:11 AM »
Lawrence supply in the stop and shop parking lot has them. Velvie is a nice guy,

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1385 on: April 06, 2017, 07:35:19 AM »
Any place where I can order a good chometz cholent for this Shabbos for family (9x13)?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1386 on: April 06, 2017, 11:18:24 AM »
Any place where I can order a good chometz cholent for this Shabbos for family (9x13)?

Heimish

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1387 on: April 06, 2017, 01:38:23 PM »
Whats happening with gourmet glatt and lettuce?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1388 on: April 06, 2017, 05:14:37 PM »
Whats happening with gourmet glatt and lettuce?

People are accusing them of buying all the romaine in Costco to keep prices high...... ::)

People are insane.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1389 on: April 06, 2017, 05:58:11 PM »
Whats happening with gourmet glatt and lettuce?

Not sure what you are referring to. Was not there in a few days....

But, if you mean the quality is not as like it used to be, than I know what happened...

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1390 on: April 06, 2017, 06:14:48 PM »
People are accusing them of buying all the romaine in Costco to keep prices high...... ::)

People are insane.

I heard that as well, apparently there was some sirt of shortage this year. I actually believe the rumor bc my mother went to costco early this morning and she said they had basically no lettuce left already and someone in the store told her someone bought tons of lettuce right when they opened.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1391 on: April 06, 2017, 06:16:36 PM »
I heard that as well, apparently there was some sirt of shortage this year. I actually believe the rumor bc my mother went to costco early this morning and she said they had basically no lettuce left already and someone in the store told her someone bought tons of lettuce right when they opened.

GG just addressed this rumor in their Facebook page. Obviously, they denied it.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1392 on: April 06, 2017, 06:30:35 PM »
What happened is that Ari Green left. He ran that department like a beast. This new guy doesn't know what he is doing. He knows bugs somewhat, but doesn't know how to run the department. Recently, most of the pre-checked Romaine is just repacked Postive. That is why it is not as fresh. Ari Green knew where to order which produce from so thee would not be infestation issues. This guy has to buy from Costco, I guess..

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1393 on: April 06, 2017, 07:13:17 PM »
I heard that as well, apparently there was some sirt of shortage this year. I actually believe the rumor bc my mother went to costco early this morning and she said they had basically no lettuce left already and someone in the store told her someone bought tons of lettuce right when they opened.
???

I was there at 12:30 or so and they still had a fair amount left.

I am no fan of GG but this rumor is flat out ridiculous. Maybe Seasons actually bought it and blamed it on GG ;D :o :'(

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1394 on: April 06, 2017, 07:17:56 PM »
???

I was there at 12:30 or so and they still had a fair amount left.

I am no fan of GG but this rumor is flat out ridiculous. Maybe Seasons actually bought it and blamed it on GG ;D :o :'(.

Hahaha thats the spirit blame Seasons.

It doesn't sound like such a crazy rumor if in fact there was a shortage and they needed more lettuce

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1395 on: April 06, 2017, 09:27:48 PM »
Hahaha thats the spirit blame Seasons.

It doesn't sound like such a crazy rumor if in fact there was a shortage and they needed more lettuce

I get the rumor but it's not as if GG is a small bodega who buys supplies at Costco. They have distributors and wholesalers to handle this.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1396 on: April 06, 2017, 10:57:44 PM »
I get the rumor but it's not as if GG is a small bodega who buys supplies at Costco. They have distributors and wholesalers to handle this.

Well, I happen to know as a fact that they do sometimes get Romain from Costco.

Sometimes their supplier sends them lettuce which is too infested to clean. They return the shipment and try a different supplier or batch. When Rabbi Green was there, he expertise was where to get the best product from. Rarely, he had to go to Costco. Sometimes it was good enough. Sometimes it was not. When it wasn't, he ordered from Postive and repackaged. This was a rare occasion.

Rabbi Green is not there anymore. This new guy has been more often than not using Postive. But it would not surprise me that he does not no how to order from which suppliers, and he therefore went to Costco.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1397 on: April 07, 2017, 10:12:58 AM »
Not sure what you are referring to. Was not there in a few days....

But, if you mean the quality is not as like it used to be, than I know what happened...

You referring to Ari Green leaving?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1398 on: April 07, 2017, 12:04:20 PM »
You referring to Ari Green leaving?

Yes, As I explained in post above. I was there today and their Romaine pre-checked was horrible. They have a new fancy label, but quality is wirse than Frankels pre-packaged Kosher Gardens stuff, which is a lot cheaper too.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1399 on: April 09, 2017, 07:31:14 PM »
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