Tag: Community


Our Housemade Mild Italian Sausage Selected as “The Strongest Link” by the SF Chronicle

In anticipation of the summer grilling months, the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Food & Wine headquarters conducted a blind taste test to find the Bay Area’s best locally made sausages. The Chronicle purchased sausages from 24 local shops and used mild/sweet Italian as a baseline. Testers ranked Mollie Stone’s #1 in the category, noting it is “a fennel powerhouse, intense and almost smoky.” Read the full article here.

A long time customer favorite, it’s no secret that Mollie’s Mild Italian Sausages are ..read more


Meet Lorain of Mollie Stone’s Grand Central

Lorain Arruabarrena has been working behind Mollie Stone’s Grand Central meat counter for over a decade, and has been in the butchering business for more than 30 years. She knows everything about cooking meat, too, so say hello next time you’re at the store and don’t hesitate to ask her for advice!

Lorain was recently profiled in The New Fillmore, so we commemorated the article on a plaque and presented it to her as a small gesture of thanks for her ..read more


Win $100! Recipe Contest: Your Favorite Family Recipe

Grandma’s Banana Nut Bread…Mom’s Spaghetti Casserole…Uncle John’s Potato Salad…

A favorite family recipe inspires nostalgia with each bite. Knowing that it has been made for a generation or more makes it taste extra special.

If you have a favorite family recipe in your collection, Mollie Stone’s invites you to share it in our recipe contest! The winning recipe will be featured on our website and will be awarded with a $100 Mollie Stone’s gift certificate. Two runners-up will each receive a $25 ..read more


Tim Lincecum “Chips” In

Hungry for change? Tim Lincecum is too.

popchips and San Francisco’s all-star pitcher Tim Lincecum have teamed up to give back to the Bay Area. popchips recruited Tim and 14 other pro athletes from across the country to be a part of a new program called Game Changers. Anyone can submit ideas for how to help our local communities, and each athlete will select one cause from the top five most popular ideas to lend a hand in his or her community.

Tim is one of ..read more


Our picks from the Winter Fancy Foods Show 2012

Twice a year, the latest and greatest new products come together in one place: the Fancy Foods Show. Mollie Stone’s buyers and store managers recently attended the Winter Fancy Foods show right here in San Francisco to look for great new specialty and gourmet items for our shelves.

We tasted our way through small batch caramel sauces, locally produced cheeses, artisan cured meats, creative salty snacks, unique beverages and much more. Afterwards, we compared notes and got to work bringing our ..read more


Cans for Fans: Help end hunger this holiday season

In an effort to end hunger this holiday season, Mollie Stone’s will donate a can to the San Francisco & Marin Food Banks on behalf of each new Mollie Stone’s Facebook fan from December 2 – 23, 2011. Help us collect cans by sharing Cans for Fans with your Facebook friends!

All of us at Mollie Stone’s Markets are excited about Cans for Fans, our virtual can drive on Facebook. Keep reading to learn more about why this important issue is ..read more