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Help me find Tahini

DanielleM Apr 15, 2007 06:42 PM

Can anyone in the local main line philadelphia area tell me where I can buy tahini? I've been looking for it, but can't seem to find it. Perhaps I am looking in the wrong place.

Thank you.

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    barryg May 26, 2009 12:51 PM

    Whole Foods and regular grocery stores are so overpriced for Tahini. I get mine at Bitar's (10th & Federal). The brand is Beirut; its a gold label (hm, maybe silver) with orange lid. It's less than $10 for a huge jar and it actually has the date it was ground printed on it. The jars they have are usually less than two weeks old!

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      ladyhill May 26, 2009 06:45 AM

      Wow that is good to know!

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        Bride of the Juggler Jan 21, 2009 05:33 AM

        The Acme on Montgomery Ave in Narberth has it in the Kosher section in cans. This is the real Isreali stuff, very good when you add a spritz of lemon juice. Thank you.

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          cybermome1207 Jan 21, 2009 05:25 AM

          I was totally surprised but not only does Walmart have Tahini at a really good price, but they
          have other ethnic food selectiions

          1. mschow Jun 3, 2007 09:22 PM

            Trader Joes and Whole Foods carry it.

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              jhpark Jan 17, 2009 03:29 PM

              TJ's in Media doesn't have it, at least according to the employee I asked... I'm not sure the Acmes around here have it. I'll have to try Genuardi's again...

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                daisygirl May 26, 2009 04:41 PM

                Selene Co Op in Media had it a few months ago, when I was there.

            2. joluvscards Jun 3, 2007 06:38 PM

              Whole foods and most grocery stores.

              1. swf36d Jun 3, 2007 03:22 PM

                I like in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, and up here, I can get it right in Price Chopper. It is in the same isle as the peanut butter, where you wouldn't normally look, but they sell in in a can.

                1. David McDuff Apr 16, 2007 06:55 AM

                  You'll also find it readily available at the Whole Foods outposts in Wynnewood and Devon.

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                    susan1353 Apr 16, 2007 03:36 AM

                    I buy mine at Genuardi's in Wynnewood in the Kosher section. You can find it either fresh in the refrigerated section (where the hummus is) or in cans.

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