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urgent: tamales?

tralala17 Apr 14, 2007 09:41 AM


The tamales I ordered for a party tomorrow didn't arrive (they're trapped in a warehouse somewhere).

Does anyone know of a place in Manhattan that sells good tamales by the dozen?

Am also checking on outer boroughs board.

Thank you so much.

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    Katherine H RE: tralala17 Apr 14, 2007 11:07 AM

    Trader Joe's? Their frozen chicken and cheese/green chile tamales are pretty decent.

    I like the tamales at Pio Maya, but I'm not sure they can supply you with dozens (may be worth a call, though).

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      LFeinberg RE: Katherine H Apr 14, 2007 11:28 AM

      GREAT call on Trader Joe's! Their tamales ROCK!

    2. Bugsey34 RE: tralala17 Apr 14, 2007 01:16 PM

      Yes good c all on Trader Joe's if you want to do them yourself. I had one from Taco Taco last night that was pretty good - it's on 2nd betw. 89th & 90th, you could call them and see if they would do a bunch for you.

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        smrtazz RE: tralala17 Apr 14, 2007 10:41 PM

        pio mayo on 8th st has the best tamales in lower manhattan i have ever tasted.
        a wide variety, as well.

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