October 16, 1986 |
Question: Last holiday season I tried unsuccessfully to find sorghum (not molasses) in the supermarkets. I have a favorite recipe for popcorn balls that calls for it and would like to make them for my grandchildren at Halloween and Christmas. Can you give me a source? Answer: Sorghum, the sweet juice that resembles cane syrup, can be found in some health-food stores around the Southland. All Mrs.
October 5, 1989
You can tell Carol Osterhage that Hughes Market in West Los Angeles has scrapple in the frozen meat section. I just happened to see it there the other day. I'm sure other Hughes Markets carry it too. J. KAWAGUCHI, West Los Angeles
January 12, 1986
I've read and reread Lois Dwan's comments on restaurants she reviewed this past year and don't understand a word of it--"We could have been a city under siege, subsisting on rats and elephants" ("Wondrous Memories," Dec. 29). Real crazy! You should have at least written an English translation. Then, if she and Ruth Reichl disappeared and were never heard from again, it would be no great loss. I would also like to recommend to Times' readers who don't have $50-$85 (food only)
November 7, 1997 |
In the latest in a wave of Southern California supermarket mergers, Ralphs Grocery Co. said Thursday it will be combined with Hughes Family Markets in a two-part transaction that would extend Ralphs' lead as the region's largest supermarket chain. If federal and state regulators approve the deal, Hughes stores would be converted to Ralphs. While no store closings are planned, Ralphs plans to cut costs and pass those savings on to consumers, said Ron Burkle, chairman of the Yucaipa Cos.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1985 |
The body of an 18-year-old woman discovered this weekend in a brush-covered area near the Hollywood Freeway was identified Monday as that of Janice Eileen Hughes, granddaughter of the founder of Hughes Markets Inc. Hughes apparently died of a drug overdose, according to Lt. Ed Hocking, a Los Angeles police detective assigned to the Hollywood Division. An autopsy is scheduled today. A transient discovered the body about 8:30 a.m.
October 4, 1986 |
A bankruptcy judge on Friday approved the $68-million sale of ailing Knudsen Food's extensive California and Nevada dairy operations to food industry giant Kraft Inc. and to Hughes Markets Inc. The sale saves hundreds of jobs, especially in Los Angeles, where Knudsen has two major plants, and ensures the continuation of the Knudsen name, known to generations of Californians for cottage cheese, yogurt and milk.