Archive for January, 2011

1.31.2011

Brighten up your day with Sunbeam Sunflowers!

The Sunbeam Sunflower has a uniquely bright center which starts out bright green and turns yellow as the flower matures. They are grown for us by the world’s largest ornamental sunflower company, Dos Gringos in Vista, California. They are cut and shipped to our stores weekly. Did you know that this Sunbeam sunflower variety is pollen [...]

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1.28.2011

Interview with a Wine Expert

It seems our own Michael Cristillo, Corporate Wine Buyer, is a popular man these days. He was approached to participate in two published interviews this month that highlight his love for wine and buying expertise. The interviews were taken by a Los Angeles based blogging service, Globetrotter Diaries (who also have a passion for cultured wine and foods), [...]

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1.28.2011

Wild Mexican Shrimp

What seafood crustacean has wonderful flavor, outstanding texture, is sustainable, healthy and delicious?   Wild Mexican Shrimp from Bristol Farms! Idyllic water temperatures bring a tropical paradise of live corals, shoreline fish, and the most amazing Shrimp. A seafood lover’s dream! Mexican Shrimp are low in fat and BIG in flavor which makes this product the perfect [...]

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1.27.2011

Chill out with a cool Iced Beverage

It’s HOT outside!  Come into one of our participating Bristol Farms Stores and visit the Coffee Department where you can cool off with a refreshing Iced Latte, Iced Mocha or even a blended drink of your choice!  Full service Coffee Bar available at the following locations: Manhattan Beach, Westchester, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Hollywood, Beverly [...]

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1.25.2011

Tulips all year long; summer, winter, spring and fall!

I can guarantee that no matter what the season is you will find locally, sustainably grown tulips at Bristol Farms. It is always great to see spring bulbs being sold in the middle of winter. Sun Valley grows these winter tulips from the Southern hemisphere where the season is opposite from ours, tricking these flowers [...]

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1.21.2011

Breakfast special like no other!

A cafe in a grocery store? Yes! You have got to stop into one of the cafes at Bristol Farms. Have a bite to eat and shop for your groceries when you are done. Our cafes are located in the following stores: Rolling Hills, South Pasadena, Manhattan Beach, Westchester, Long Beach, Newport Beach, La Jolla and Palm Desert. [...]

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1.19.2011

Blooming Branches are here!

These blooming branches have got to be one of my favorite flowers. They are delicate, stunning, and simply dramatic when displayed in a vase. If you haven’t experienced them, I suggest you bring some home this year. They are grown in Portland, Oregon and will be shipped to Bristol Farms on a weekly basis. Varieties [...]

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1.10.2011

Welcome to the Bristol Farms Blog!

We here at Bristol Farms are thrilled with the introduction of our new website and blog. We feel it’s a great way to keep you informed of what we’re up to from special events to product information. You will hear about the latest and greatest straight from our team of department experts. Check in with us every [...]

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