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Re: Middle Eastern Grocery

kiwi Jul 15, 2007 02:39 PM

Hey Folks,
I just got home (Los Angeles) from Chicago and had a question. I couldn't find the Middle Eastern grocery that's at Foster and Clark. Is it out of business or am I blind/an idiot... or perhaps both? I saw the Persian store on Clark at Berwyn, but that is definitely not the place I was looking for. I want the one with the stuffed sandwiches and has the braided Armenian string cheese in the refrigerated case. I am bummed I couldn't find the place. It is sort of a tradition to bring home the stuffed sandwiches or eat them on the plane. Oh, and thank you for the exquisite weather (including that thunderstorm on Tuesday)!
Love, Kiwi

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  1. bryan RE: kiwi Jul 15, 2007 06:08 PM

    You missed it by ()that() much. It's just a little bit west on Foster on the north side of the street.

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      kiwi RE: bryan Jul 15, 2007 06:33 PM

      damn it. So close, but not close enough! Thanks Bryan. I wish you had been there Friday night, when I got off the bus. You'd have saved me some grief! I looked up and down Clark, but not up and down Foster. I thought it was at the corner. Grrr. -So bummed. Oh well, I guess it will have to wait 'til I return in September!

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        bryan RE: kiwi Jul 15, 2007 06:47 PM

        Don't feel too bad hon. It used to take up the corner too. You could walk into the store from a little food stand they had right there. And when you come back, make sure to have some lunch at Taste of Lebanon across the street. Excellent falafal.

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