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T-accessible Thai groceries?

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butterfat Mar 9, 2007 11:21 AM

Any recommendations for a Thai market? I'm just hoping to find a reliable source for good-quality lime leaves, lemongrass, coconut milk, etc. I'm in Cambridge but anywhere T-accessible is an option. Any suggestions would be very helpful!

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    Bostonbob3 Mar 9, 2007 11:28 AM

    Super 88 in Chinatown has a good Thai selection. Strangely, their Thai ingredients are almost invariably fresher than anything else there. Weird.

    1. Ali G Mar 9, 2007 11:33 AM

      I've been able to find just about everything I need at the Super 88 in Allston. Some things are scattered though, so you might have to search around. I have not quite figured out their stocking method and most people don't speak english. I was looking for tamarind paste one time and nobody understood me. I found a can of tamarind juice in the Goya section and pointed to the picture...the guy brought me right to what I was looking for. The only thing I could not find last time was the lime leaves, but Whole Foods carries them.

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        butterfat Mar 9, 2007 11:38 AM

        Are the lime leaves at Whole Foods fresh or frozen? I've never seen them there . . .

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