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the best fresh mozzarella here?

trasteverina Jun 14, 2005 11:05 PM

i'm looking for the best fresh mozzarella in new york. i'm a big fan of agata and valentina's fresh out of the water, still-warm lumps. decent mozzarella di bufala anywhere? especially in brooklyn.

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    romafan RE: trasteverina Jun 21, 2005 01:32 PM

    In G/E. Village try Joe's Dairy on Sullivan, just below Houston & the place on 11th (blanking on name) just east of First Ave.

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      Jon36 RE: romafan Jun 26, 2005 01:14 PM

      "Todaro's" on Second Ave. near 31st Street makes theirs fresh everyday. They have regular, salted and smoked.Very nice indeed!

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        doc RE: Jon36 Jun 26, 2005 01:23 PM

        casa d' mozzarella..arthur ave/bronx ny

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      melissa RE: trasteverina Jun 24, 2005 10:40 AM

      Caputo's on Court Street between 3rd and 4th Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn -- absolutely the best homemade mozzarella di bufala.

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        Eric Eto RE: trasteverina Jun 24, 2005 11:14 AM

        Just want to point out that no one makes mozzarella de bufala in New York City, since there's no supply of buffalo milk. I believe there are only two producers of buffalo milk mozzarella in the US, one in California and one in Vermont. You'll find what's called fior de latte, which is mozzarella from cow's milk. For this, I think the Corona Heights Pork Store makes a great product. Best? I'm not sure. But a couple years back, I tasted a number of fresh mozzarella from a few places around NYC, and this one came out on top. Either way, wherever you can get it freshly made, I don't think you can go wrong.

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          Steve Williams RE: trasteverina Jun 26, 2005 12:27 PM

          Here's two to try: Latticiini Fresca (not sure of spelling) on 9th avenue near 37th street, and Russo's on 11th Street just off of 1st Avenue.

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            Pam RE: Steve Williams Jul 24, 2005 03:48 PM

            I live on 37th bet 9th and 10th. Are you talking about Managnaro's Grocery...? If not, please provide more details. I would LOVE to know where you are going! If you are talking about Manganaro's, you have clearly had a higher success rate with your mozzarellas purchased there than we have. VERY inconsistent...

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            f@tso RE: trasteverina Jul 22, 2005 10:14 AM

            lioni's in bensonhurst...you can also get some awesome sandwiches to fill you up on the ride back

            7803 15 Avenue
            Phone:(718) 232-1166

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              FLBoy RE: trasteverina Apr 17, 2010 06:24 PM

              Although not in the city, Fiore's in Hoboken has the best I've tasted...Be prepared for a wait if you go on the weekends...It's that good:)

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                dpastor RE: trasteverina May 21, 2010 09:57 AM

                I second the recommendation for Casa della Mozzerella in Arthur Ave. Unbelievable melt-in-your-mouth consistency. Stay away from little Italy in Manhattan.

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                  penthouse pup RE: dpastor May 22, 2010 06:30 AM

                  Hard to take your advice about Little Italy seriously--you mean avoid Dipaolo's or Alleva? They are both about the best to be found in NYC...

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                  PJCooks RE: trasteverina Jun 8, 2010 04:21 AM

                  Casa Della Mozzarella, East 187th Street and Arthur Ave, Bronx, NY

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                    Striver RE: PJCooks Jun 9, 2010 01:28 PM

                    Ditto on Casa. Worth a detour.

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