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Lizano Salsa? (Costa Rican Sauce)

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Jago May 3, 2005 08:26 PM

A friend of mine just came back from Costa Rica, and she brought back this bottle of Lizano Salsa. What I'd thought was a large bottle turned out to be not enough, and now I can't wait for her to go back south for another bottle. Can anyone tell me where I can find a bottle of this stuff in Toronto?

Thanks in advance.

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    mikeb May 3, 2005 09:27 PM

    I don't know whether any of them have it, but from the link below, click on directorio near the top, then click on supermercados at the bottom of the 2nd page. There's a list of about 10 supermercados in the GTA. Your best bet is probably one of the ones on Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market or Huaraz on St Clair.

    Link: http://www.torontohispano.com

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      Jago May 13, 2005 06:56 PM

      Thanks, mikeb. I tried Augusta Avenue, and they've got tons of it at 243 Augusta. I don't know the exact name of the store, but it's right next to the ValueMart/FreshMart. $4.99 for a big bottle. So good. So very good.

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      Nyleve May 4, 2005 10:38 AM

      This is crazy. I just saw the sauce on Monday at the Highland Farms Supermarket on Ellesmere near Kennedy Rd. I had heard about it from someone who became hooked on it in Costa Rica and almost bought it out of curiosity. Eventually decided not to, but I may just pick it up next time - looks intriguing. You'll find it on the top shelf in the Mexican/Latin foods section.

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        rlinnington Jul 11, 2011 12:56 AM

        Update -- as of summer 2011, you can get Lizano Salsa at the Mexican store in Kensington market, downtown Toronto.

        8.95 for a HUUUUGE bottle.

        write up here for those that don't know it:

        http://www.cooksinfo.com/lizano-sauce

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          tygrr_lily Jul 11, 2011 05:57 AM

          Awesome, thanks! I just got back from Costa Rica and fell in love with the stuff as well. Bought a bottle to bring back with me, but I've already been wondering what to do when it runs out

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            DDD Jul 11, 2011 05:10 PM

            I ran out a couple of months ago - thanks for the info.

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