Sharp-eyed readers find Maui onion chips

Maui, wowee. Maui onion potato chips, with their mellow but assertive flavor, are available locally, fellow readers tell Barb Cherewaty.

Christy Cuthbert e-mailed that they’re available at Cost Plus World Market at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd. (there’s another Cost Plus at 3890 Blue Diamond Road), Michael Jezykowski recommended Las Vegas Dollar at 7311 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Nancy L. Lewis suggested Vons at 4610 W. Sahara Ave. (and, “better yet … every grocery store I’ve ever been to on Maui”), William G. Raley says Smith’s at 8555 W. Sahara Ave. and Albertsons at 10250 W. Charleston Blvd., and Chris Watts suggests Smith’s at 830 S. Boulder Highway in Henderson. …

For Jane Rosenberger, who’s seeking a local source for Kinder Chocolates, Cuthbert and Beth Stine recommended the International Marketplace at 5000 S. Decatur Blvd. …

For Jim Enlow, who’s looking for Meadow Gold Green Chili Dip, Jezykowski reported finding it at Wal-Mart Supercenter at 8060 W. Tropical Parkway. …

For Barry Cluff, who’s looking for Oikos organic Greek yogurt, Maureen Lumino e-mailed that she found it at the Wal-Mart Supercenter at 540 Marks St. in Henderson, and Dean B. Pomerantz found it at Whole Foods Market, which has four stores across the valley. …

For Pat Shiles, who’s looking for canned sliced apples (not apple pie filling), Lois Stary said she saw them at 99 Cents Only, Del Friesen at the Dollar Tree at 5465 Simmons St. and Dottie Douglas at the Smart & Final at 4213 Boulder Highway. …

For Marilyn Kwasigroch, who’s looking for fresh pork casings, Ellen Crawford suggested Larry’s Great Western Meats, 420 S. Valley View Blvd. …

For Connie Benton and others looking for Botto’s Italian Sausage, John Hillbrook e-mailed that he has been unable to find it but did find a good substitute in the fresh-meat counter at Sunflower Farmer’s Market, which is at 3365 E. Tropicana Ave. and 4020 S. Rainbow Blvd. …

Here are reader requests:

Lumino: Butterfinger-flavored Nestle hot cocoa mix;

David Haile: Big Peach and Big Pineapple soda;

Jantina Seals: ginger Altoids;

Paula Rose: Breakstone Lightly Salted whipped butter;

Dorothy J. Montesano: Land O’ Lakes light whipped butter;

Robin Lee Slipock: red or black fresh or frozen currants;

Frank James: dried currants;

Sylvia Adair: Duncan Hines orange cake mix;

Pat Bottino: a local source for Penrose pickled sausages;

And Coleen Norburn: English-style short ribs.


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