Hmm, looks like Ralph's in LA has discontinued the TastyKakes? - the co. must've stopped paying the shelving fees :( . The grocery biz has become so corrupt!!!
The other thing I remember about TastyKakes was that, way back in the 'early '70s when I worked for Two Guys Dept. Stores in Philly, the
TastyKake guy would be in there everyday, pulling out the old product and
putting in the fresh stuff... I don't know if they still do it that
way but I think it made a difference then - no way would I ever have
bought a Hostess or Drake's anything if a TastyKake was available...
Except when my Dad had the day-old bakery stand up at the farmer's market in, uh, somewhere near Quakertown... then the Drake's cakes were "free" :) ;)