Costco 2019

(equal opportunity eater in the NC Triangle) #1

We haven’t had much Costco discussion in a while!

I stopped by my NC location yesterday and found they had put in 4 self-service check out stations! I often purchase just a few things so I’m happy to have a way to avoid waiting in line behind several overflowing carts.

Anything new and exciting at your Costco?

(Please note your area since offerings may be regional.)



We’re still sore, bristling, over the Polish dog’s disappearance from the food court.


(equal opportunity eater in the NC Triangle) #3

The Polish suasage was removed from my Costco with the arrival of the Italian sausage and peppers. I still miss the Polish sausage too. :sleepy:

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(Evelyn C. Leeper) #4

Same here (NJ). As I noted in another thread, the vegan Al Pastor Salad is back (and the chili gone) for the summer.


(erica) #5

I was buying Costco 's K/S Nut Bars from their website. Not very sweet, dark chocolate and rice syrup holding together a chewy/crunchy mixture of almonds, cashews, walnuts, sunflower seeds, and rice crispies. Spectacularly good! They have disappeared from the website and I don’t know if the warehouses still have them. I found a couple of boxes on Amazon for a higher price that I was happy to pay. Since last year, breakfast has been coffee and a nut bar. I looked into Kind Bars. Similar, but not as tasty or nutritious.


(DeMarko) #6

Haven’t been in a few months but will report also that the Polish dogs have disappeared from our location; they did however have a beef brisket sandwich which was outstanding for 4.99, no drink included. Don’t know if it’s still on offer. I got really aggravated when they switched from Coke to Pepsi!! You can get Coke out of a vending machine for $.50 cents or so, which is good. Hoping to not offend any N Carolinians where Pepsi was invented.

My Costco is in Gig Harbor Wa, a suburb in the Puget Sound area.


(Karen Mezzetta) #7

Wow, Italian Sausage!!! Not at any of my local Costco stores in the SF Bay Area… :disappointed_relieved:


(DeMarko) #8

Would like to tell you all a little pointer about shopping at Costco; I worked there part time for 2 years. If you see a price sign with an * on it, it means the item will be discontinued when current stock is depleted. Many times this is just to clear out seasonal products and doesn’t mean you’ll never see the item again. Other times things go and are never seen again. Many of you may know this already, just wanted to post for those who may not be privy.

For me the asterisk means to stock up like crazy on shelf stable items!



2 weeks ago they had a 6-pack of Chocolove bars for $6. My family said go get some more! Went back a few days later and they were all gone. Staff couldn’t tell me for sure if they would come back in stock.


(Eli Paryzer) #10

I love the Amylu caramelized onion with aged white cheddar chicken burgers. They are great for a quick bite since they are already cooked and you just have to microwave them for a couple of minutes. They are juicy and perfectly seasoned.


(equal opportunity eater in the NC Triangle) #11

My NC Costco had the Coastal Cheddar from England on special today! $1.75 off per package at the register. I love this stuff!