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Title: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on August 31, 2019, 03:18:45 PM
I'll be heading to Austin in a couple of weeks and wondering if anyone knows of a place that carries brick cheese? Also, if there's any places that currently stock Caputo Pizzeria flour (without needing any type of wholesale or business membership)?

Thanks for any tips!

Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: HansB on August 31, 2019, 03:29:49 PM
It's not easy to find outside of the upper midwest. Here is a mail order source: https://www.vernscheese.com/shop-online/mild-white-brick-cheese/
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on August 31, 2019, 03:34:22 PM
It's not easy to find outside of the upper midwest. Here is a mail order source: https://www.vernscheese.com/shop-online/mild-white-brick-cheese/

Thanks. Surprisingly I was able to find it locally here in southwest Louisiana for a time but they've stopped carrying it. Maybe I was the only one buying it. I seem to remember someone mentioning on the forum here it was available somewhere in Austin, but I can't remember where.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: TXCraig1 on August 31, 2019, 04:11:28 PM
Central Market will probably have brick cheese and probably the 1kg bags of Caputo Chef. They carry both here in Houston. Maybe bulk Caputo there too. Whole foods might have bulk Caputo in Austin. They don't in Houston that I've seen though.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on August 31, 2019, 04:54:05 PM
Central Market will probably have brick cheese and probably the 1kg bags of Caputo Chef. They carry both here in Houston. Maybe bulk Caputo there too. Whole foods might have bulk Caputo in Austin. They don't in Houston that I've seen though.

Thanks, Craig. I'll try Central Market. I remember them having a respectable variety of San Marzanos the last time I was in one.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: BackyardPizzaiolo on September 07, 2019, 11:02:07 PM
Where can I go for bulk Caputo Pizzeria in the Houston area?
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: TXCraig1 on September 08, 2019, 01:13:16 PM
Where can I go for bulk Caputo Pizzeria in the Houston area?

Call Selected Food and Beverage.  https://www.selectedfoods.com/products

If you don't mind, post what the price is after you call.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on September 09, 2019, 01:49:54 PM
Call Selected Food and Beverage.  https://www.selectedfoods.com/products

If you don't mind, post what the price is after you call.

I just contacted them. $40 for the 55 lb bag.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: BackyardPizzaiolo on September 09, 2019, 01:57:03 PM
I just contacted them. $40 for the 55 lb bag.

Cool do they sell to the public?
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on September 09, 2019, 03:20:17 PM
Cool do they sell to the public?

Apparently so. Although looking at Google maps it seems like it's mainly a distribution center in the middle of a large industrial complex. When I told them I'd try to stop by next week, the guy replied "sounds good" so I'm guessing they do cash and carry.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on September 09, 2019, 03:24:50 PM
Cool do they sell to the public?

From their website:

Come Visit Us:
Selected Food & Beverage, Inc
7207 B Wynnwood LN
Houston, Texas 77008
[email protected]

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri: 7am - 3pm
Sat : 9:30am - 12pm
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: TXCraig1 on September 09, 2019, 03:27:36 PM
Apparently so. Although looking at Google maps it seems like it's mainly a distribution center in the middle of a large industrial complex. When I told them I'd try to stop by next week, the guy replied "sounds good" so I'm guessing they do cash and carry.

I went there and bought flour from them a couple years ago. It was very easy.
Title: Re: Brick Cheese and 00 Flour Sources in Austin, TX
Post by: Gene in Acadiana on September 09, 2019, 04:18:59 PM
I went there and bought flour from them a couple years ago. It was very easy.

Great to hear, Craig. Thanks!