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Agave Nectar?

il999 May 28, 2007 08:25 PM

I am new to los angeles, living in los feliz, any one know where i can buy agave nectar for some home made margaritas?

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    PayOrPlay May 28, 2007 08:31 PM

    Trader Joes, I believe--I saw a squeezebottle in a friend's kitchen this weekend, at any rate.

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      Burger Boy May 28, 2007 08:42 PM

      What do you do with the agave nectar?

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      1. re: Burger Boy
        Pei May 29, 2007 08:12 AM

        You use it instead of simple syrup in margaritas (or any citrusy cocktail/drink, actually). The flavor is lighter and fresher than regular sugar and pairs beautifully with tequila.

        Whole Foods has a few different brands of it, and both dark and light varieties. If you go to the Whole Foods near the Grove, you can even buy a larger jug of it (a quart?) and save some money.

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        Diana May 29, 2007 09:03 AM

        Whole Foods has it. gelson's in Silverlake Should have it. Follow Your Heart in Canoga Pakr has it. Surfas probably has it.

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          BHAppeal May 29, 2007 09:43 AM

          Surfas in Culver City has both the light and amber agave nectar as well.

          1. Dommy May 29, 2007 12:43 PM

            Agreed with those below... Surfas, WF and natural food stores carry it... it's absolutely WONDERFUL! :)


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            1. re: Dommy
              1_healthnut May 29, 2007 05:41 PM

              yup, all specialty stores, high-end grocery stores & natural food stores carry it. surfas, whole foods, wild oats, erewhon...take your pick!

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              inonot May 29, 2007 07:45 PM

              Nature Mart on Hillhurst has agave too

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                Burger Boy May 29, 2007 08:03 PM

                Just bought a pint or so at Surfas, the dark, they also had the light which also came in gallon jugs.

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                  jenjunum May 30, 2007 10:55 AM

                  Yep, I bought mine at Whole Foods. They had a coupld different brands.

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                    wylei Jun 2, 2007 07:18 PM


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