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Amazing homemade mozzarella in Yonkers.

JMF Aug 24, 2006 08:13 PM

The A&S Italian Pork Store in the High Ridge shopping center has a to die for mozzarella. It is fresh made every day and is absolutely excellent with a buttery flavor to it. I lived and worked for a time on an artisinal, grass fed, raw milk dairy farm making cheese and this is a great mozzarella.

The A&S Italian Pork Store
1789 Central Park Ave
Yonkers, NY 10710
(914) 337-2550

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  1. adamclyde RE: JMF Aug 24, 2006 09:01 PM

    wow. great tip. thanks. That's not far from all the darn baby stores around there, where we find ourselves all to often... next time I know where to stop...

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      aunteejoy RE: JMF Aug 24, 2006 09:57 PM

      What else do you recommend from A&S?

      1. JMF RE: JMF Aug 24, 2006 11:21 PM

        I like all their dry sausages and hard cheeses. I haven't tried their prepared foods but I plan on trying some of their stuff soon and will report back.

        1. Marge RE: JMF Aug 24, 2006 11:56 PM

          I don't know if it's a "chain" , but A&S in Montrose also makes daily wonderful mozzarella (and lots of other great stuff!)for those further north...I linked a recent NY Times article about it.
          http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage...

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            spa RE: Marge Aug 25, 2006 01:13 AM

            I think it must be a chain. There's one in Thornwood, too, which also has superb mozzarella, etc. It's a fun store to visit, as samples are often offered and banter is always in the air. I wonder how many A+S Pork Stores there are? Googling reveals some in NJ too!

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              SLO RE: Marge Aug 25, 2006 06:43 AM

              Not exactly a chain, but owned by extended family members. The original is in Park Slope and in addition to the one in Thornwood (owned by Mario), there is one in Millwood (owned by Michael-Mario's nephew) - not sure about ownership of the ones in Yonkers or Montrose.

              Great selection of meats, cold cuts, breads and most anything you'd expect to see in an italian deli

              The prepared food is generally good, they make a delicious Osso Bucco, great pasta sauce, chicken or eggplant parm, etc.
              AND they are really nice people.

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              intrepid RE: JMF Aug 25, 2006 10:36 PM

              thornwood owned by angelo...you can own one also..dont need to be a family member..all you need is $$$$, and desire

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                SLO RE: intrepid Aug 26, 2006 06:26 AM

                oops you're right ... sorry .. and Angelo even lives right behind me ...

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                  intrepid RE: SLO Aug 26, 2006 06:01 PM

                  great guy/owner, great deli

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                    SLO RE: intrepid Aug 26, 2006 06:23 PM

                    And great neighbor!

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