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Where to find HP Sauce in the valley

HP Sauce (reportedly so named because its creator heard that the Houses of Parliament were serving it), which is beloved of British ex-pats and Anglophiles for its distinctive flavor, is the subject of a search by Shirley Sparks. Her fellow Taste of the Town readers found four sources, though none in Henderson, as Sparks desired. Marion Dutra found it at the International Marketplace at 5000 S. Decatur Blvd. and at the commissary at Nellis Air Force Base, for those who have commissary privileges. Margaret Dillard found it at Cost Plus World Market at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd.; there’s another Cost Plus at 3890 Blue Diamond Road. And Catherine Tully said it’s sold at the RiRa Irish pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Buy or make pickled eggs

Ruth Duer is looking for pickled eggs, and her fellow readers know where to find them. Pat Ilic emailed that she bought some “puckery” ones at Cost Plus World Market at 3890 Blue Diamond Road; there’s another Cost Plus at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd. Jim Johnson found them at the Smart &Final at 3750 E. Flamingo Road. And Charlie Weakland said pickled eggs produced in the Amish country of Ohio and in regular, red (beet) and jalapeno flavors are available at the C-A-L Ranch Store at 232 N. Jones Blvd.

Readers uncover creamy seafood pan roast

When Lori Nehls emailed Taste of the Town in search of a creamy seafood pan roast, similar to those served at the Silver Legacy, Nugget and Peppermill casinos in the Reno area, I wasn't sure what she meant, since every pan roast I've had was broth-based. But readers knew just what she was talking about.