Archive for August, 2012

8.30.2012

Celebrating the World of French Cheese

If you’d like to experience the culinary version of the Tour de France, come to Bristol Farms this weekend and visit our specialty cheese shops. Our Cheese Specialists can sample you through the diverse terrain of France; start with the Camembert au Calvados from the northwest shores of Normandy and head southwest and experience the [...]

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8.30.2012

A New Breed of Brew – Craft Beers

There has been a long slow-to-develop evolution in the world of suds, and it largely started in the late 70’s. Leading up to that point, since the repeal of prohibition in 1933, the beer scene was largely dominated by immigrants who practiced the craft specific to their origins, this diminished over the next few decades [...]

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8.29.2012

100% Natural, Eco-Friendly Pasta Makers – Pasta Prima

Pasta Prima is produced by a family owned and operated company, founded in 1992.  The family takes pride in the fact that they hand craft their recipes and they prepare their product using the highest quality, 100% natural ingredients.  Pasta Prima is the first and only brand of pasta to use 100% renewable energy in [...]

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8.27.2012

Labor Day Baby Back Ribs Like No Other!!!

Labor Day is quickly approaching and although our minds are set on last minute shopping to get the kids ready for school, one question still comes to mind;  when will the kids be out of the house?  Actually, I am kidding…If it wasn’t for family, then special holidays, like Labor Day, wouldn’t be the same.  [...]

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8.24.2012

Locally Caught Sablefish

Bristol Farms Sablefish are caught from California all the way up to Alaska’s cold waters in depths of over 650 feet and have been found to inhabit depths of over 9,000 feet.  To keep by-catch to a minimum, our local fishermen catch our sablefish with baited pots rather than using a trawl net which essentially [...]

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8.22.2012

Meet Club 90’s New Additions

As proud parents of this very successful promotion, in which wines are chosen for their quality, enticingly attractive retails, as well as critical scores, we introduce you to our newest arrivals ~ La Maialina Chianti Classico Riserva        $18.99 According to Robert Parker, “La Maialina is my most exciting discovery in Tuscany so far this year”. [...]

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8.22.2012

Moonstruck Chocolates – Featured Chocolate of the Month

In 1993, a remarkable concept took root in Portland, Oregon. That concept was to handcraft superior chocolates – chocolates that would not only taste delicious, but that would look exceptional as well. The result was Moonstruck Chocolates; a chocolate indulgence for all the senses. From that initial idea grew Moonstruck Chocolatiers, where to this day [...]

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8.21.2012

Lamb Hass Avocados

Locally grown in our own backyard, Rancho Vasquez located in Azusa, California has its very own micro-climate that is perfect for growing avocados. We are excited to bring you the Lamb Hass Avocado variety from our local grower. These avocados have exceptional flavor and are usually of a large robust size, this being the hallmark [...]

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8.17.2012

Discover Three New Austrian Cheeses

Here, at Bristol Farms, we are always looking for new and exciting products.  We search high and low, from one end of the globe to the other to bring you the finest products available.  We are proud to introduce our newest discovery of three brand new cheeses from Austria! Krauterschatz – This beauty is crafted [...]

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8.15.2012

Steakhouse Onion Loaf

Inspiration can come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes from the most unlikely of places.  Our Steakhouse Onion loaf was inspired by a Bagel of all things.  One evening, after a long night out in the Big Apple, we came across an old fashioned NY style bagel shop.  We noticed that the Bakers were [...]

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