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iso of thai green curry paste in la

ycl1688 Sep 16, 2006 02:15 PM

searching for thai green curry paste in la area,
any clue ?

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  1. Das Ubergeek RE: ycl1688 Sep 16, 2006 02:22 PM

    There are Thai markets in Hollywood (Silom, on Hollywood Boulevard, for example) and North Hollywood (on Sherman Way near Coldwater Canyon -- Bangluck and New King Seafood).

    Also, any 99 Ranch will have it.

    Are you looking for a particular brand? I like Mae Ploy better, but it is MUCH hotter than Maesri.

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    1. re: Das Ubergeek
      ladelfa RE: Das Ubergeek Sep 18, 2006 05:43 PM

      If you can get to one of those Thai parts of town, the markets there carry locally made fresh curry pastes in the refrigerated case. Look for little clear plastic tubs with white paper stickers on them. They're waaaaay better, in both flavor and texture, than the canned kind.

      1. re: ladelfa
        Das Ubergeek RE: ladelfa Sep 18, 2006 06:01 PM

        A good suggestion, though I've had consistency issues at New King.

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      Jwsel RE: ycl1688 Sep 16, 2006 02:22 PM

      I've purchased green curry paste at the Ranch 99 market on Sepulveda in Van Nuys.

      1. bernardo RE: ycl1688 Sep 16, 2006 06:42 PM

        Cost Plus

        1. liu RE: ycl1688 Sep 18, 2006 06:37 PM

          Most large supermarkets have Thai sections. I have seen Thai green curry paste in a small jar at Albertson's and Gelson's.

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