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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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    wylei Jun 2, 2007 07:18 PM


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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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        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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          inonot May 29, 2007 07:45 PM

          Nature Mart on Hillhurst has agave too

          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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              BHAppeal May 29, 2007 09:43 AM

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

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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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                  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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                    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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