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Where to buy Indian mangoes? (i.e. mangos)

  • Luther May 10, 2007 02:07 PM
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Supposedly the first imports of mangoes from india arrived last week. The dude at Russo's said he'd never heard of any such thing. Who's definitely selling mangoes from India?

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  1. I read that it's going to be awhile before they're available in retail stores. I believe the first shipments are going to conventions, etc. You should call Patel Bros. on Moody St. in Waltham. They're part of a national chain of Indian supermarkets.

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    1. re: Velda Mae

      In particular you want to be sure you are getting the alphonso variety of mango - see earlier thread on this.

      1. re: Sgt Snackers

        If the articles are to be believed, especially Madhur Jaffrey's pieces in the NYTimes about a year ago, there are other great varieties, along with the famous alphonso.