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Comfy Cow exiting commissary biz, outsourcing production

“Some of our recent hiccups coupled with the recent limited recall though has caused us to reconsider our commissary strategy,” Comfy Cow co-owner Tim Koons-McGee tells us, referring to persistent product shortages that caused consumer irritation followed by a more recent recall of some contaminated product from the grocery-store supply. Continue reading Comfy Cow exiting commissary biz, outsourcing production

Comfy Cow bouncing back with new flavors

We’ve been hearing complaints lately – more in sorrow than in anger – that Comfy Cow’s popular shops have been down to just a few basic flavors. A couple of weeks ago, co-owner Tim Koons-McGee apologized to the shop’s fans, saying that the bad luck of a broken ice-cream machine and a replacement part that was hard to replace coincided with warmer weather and their grocery retail business ramping up. Continue reading Comfy Cow bouncing back with new flavors

Red Hog looks good

Two ficelle sandwiches at Red Hog.
Two ficelle sandwiches at Red Hog. Notice the empty space?
We checked out Red Hog for the first time today, and it looks like a winner, with locally produced meats good enough to turn a vegetarian into a carnivore … almost. The $8 sandwich featured city ham, house salami, Swiss, arugula, roasted tomatoes and mayo on a Blue Dog ficelle loaf. Good, but next time, we’ll just buy some meat, cheese and bread and take it home.

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