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ScoobieSnack Mar 20, 2007 10:49 AM

Where can I get fresh Dragon Fruit in or around Boston. I have looked at Russo's, Super 88,and Whole Fuds at Fresh Pond, no dice at any of those three. Any help is appreciated

  1. beetlebug Mar 20, 2007 11:02 AM

    Formaggio in Cambridge had it this past fall. They were beautifully hot pink on the outside and white on the inside. The flavor was very good (although not as good if you were to eat it in SE Asia). I chatted with the fruit guy recently and they are planning on carrying it, as well as other exotic fruits (including lychees, longans and pomelo), soon.

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      D.Bernstein Mar 21, 2007 12:40 PM

      try russo in watertown. they are produce and fruit vendor to a lot of restaurants in boston and they have a retail store.

    2. ScubaSteve Mar 20, 2007 11:02 AM

      not available yet, see below:

      http://www.thaifreshfruit.com/season.htm

      looks like next month or May will be the time we see them here.

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        cheryl_h Mar 20, 2007 12:01 PM

        It's a bit of a hike from Boston, but I've seen these in Battambang in Lowell.

        1. galangatron Mar 20, 2007 07:31 PM

          c-mart in chinatown. seasonal though

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            cherrygarcia Mar 25, 2007 11:29 AM

            the question is, why would you want dragon fruit? it looks pretty cool, but tastes like a bland kiwi. however, trader joes does carry dried dragon fruit.

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              Redhohoho Mar 26, 2007 09:14 AM

              The dragon fruit I had was wonderful.. not bland at all. Tried the TJ's dried - now that was nasty!

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              adaniels Jul 24, 2010 04:37 AM

              In Lowell there is a market called Bangkok Market. It has dragon fruit.

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