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    Quote Originally Posted by Topper View Post
    The only thing that I can think of that I don't add onions and chilis to is cereal...
    Agreed. But at those prices I might try without...

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    ^Calm down, there's video instruction on the cooking show Goodfellas that clearly shows how to go about it when vegetable prices are high or supply is limited. With just a little research, nobody needs to go without onions.

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    Topper, last weekend onions were P400/kg. This weekend it's P280. It's going down, which is good!

    My regular seller said that their highest price was P650/ kg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by katie23 View Post
    My regular seller said that their highest price was P650/ kg.
    At the supermarket in Ayala last Friday they were still 780P. Maybe the imported onions haven't made it here yet.

    But there is some good news!!!!!!!!!! Lander's (a Costco/Makro) is going to open in March here. My wife has already got our membership cards.

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    ^I think it's similar to S&R, which is also owned by Costco. There's an S&R branch two towns away from me, and there's another one in Alabang (southern part of Metro Manila). I've been to both branches. I'm not a member, but I know someone who does & I sometimes go with her. SPAM was a bit cheaper there than in SM/ Robinson's. I don't feel the need to become a member, for now.

    Re: onions, I think the highest price was before Christmas. Then after new year, the price has been decreasing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by katie23 View Post
    Then after new year, the price has been decreasing.
    Lucky you....the prices haven't come down here yet.

    I saw this on a channel I've been following about Canucks moving to the PI where they went to S&R...I was in awe, because Bacolod has nothing like that here.

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    ^that's the advantage of living near Metro Manila. Prices are a bit cheaper if they come from Baguio/ the highlands (for vegs) and from Manila itself. More shopping options too. If I want to go to a physical store - I can reach Alabang in an hour and lots of malls there. Lazada/ Shoppee is fairly fast too (if local sellers). But I get why you reside where you are now.

    Re: S&R, aside from SPAM they have Skippy peanut butter (crunchy & plain), Nutella, and other foreign brands which aren't usually available in local supermarkets. Sometimes the prices are lower in S&R, sometimes the same. The prices get marked down when there's a "members' sale" but in my area it's chaos & loads of ppl.

    I went with my friend once for a member's sale & we had to queue outside for > 1 hour, as they limit the number of ppl inside. While lining up, I thought we were crazy that we were there, waiting, just for a sale. Lol. It was an experience to remember, but one that I probably won't repeat. I think we were 3 other ppl who hitched on her card. It was a win-win; we (non-members) got to buy goods, she got points on her card.

    S&R also has a variety of meat products (sausages, beef, etc), baked goods, alcohol. They even sell clothes & appliances. The vlogger "Philly in the Phils" (based in Angeles city) is an S&R member. I don't follow him but I sometimes visit his channel to see what's about. I find some of his vids distasteful & his titles/ pictures are click bait.

    Headworx told me some tsismis/ chismis re: Philly. Lol.

    Cheers!

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