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Looking for a liquor store selling turkish raki

araess Oct 11, 2006 05:24 PM

sending off a friend and want to see her out right
willing to go manhattan/outer.b-
posing on this board and the what's my craving outer.b boards
thanks in advance

  1. b
    Boswell Oct 11, 2006 06:10 PM

    Did a quick online search---Astor has it, and Park Avenue Liquor (292 Madison). It's pretty commonly available I think.

    1. l
      Leo Oct 11, 2006 06:15 PM

      Yes, many places have at least one version...I think the most common is Club Raki. Astor definitely has a few versions.

      1. araess Oct 14, 2006 06:29 PM

        I first went to Astor, but they didn't have any. They said they normally carry one. Warehouse carried club raki, which my turkish friend told me is one of the oldest and best.

        I went to murray's afterwards and showed Cielo the bottle, and explained that I heard it went well with melon. He picked out a cheese that was labled as ricott salatasi or something similar but he said it was something else- something better that he had special and should be perfect and it was. I ended up buying honeydew.
        We planned on making kofte/corbansalatasi/pilaf- Ottomanelli's had lamb- but said I should have come earlier for the really fatty stuff. the meal went well and got my turkish friend's approval for accuracy- thanks for your recommendations.

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