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Authentic spices: Za'atar needed

I am almost done with my stash of za'atar I brought home from a trip to Israel. Where in NYC can I find some as fresh and as good (or nearly as good and preferably not from a jar) as the what I bought in the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv. Homemade pita chips don't taste as good without the za'atar! Thanks!

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  1. Kalyustan's - I believe they have several varieties.

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    Kalustyan's
    123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

    1. Kalustayns

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      Kalustyan's
      123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

      1. Kalustyan's, of course, OR you could go Wed, Fri or Sat. to the Union Square Greenmarket and get a couple of fresh Za'atar plants from Oak Grove Plantation (the huge tent with the green and white stripes on 17th street). I'm enjoying what I've planted in my herb garden.

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        1. re: ChefJune

          I picked up a plant yesterday (thanks)-but in looking it up, I see there is a plant and then there is a mix of thyme, sesame seed, marjoram and sumac...
          Anyone care to enlighten me?

            1. re: RGR

              Gosh, I hope ChefJune and I don't incur a large fine from the za'atar police.
              I think it tastes like a hot version of oregano. Thanks.

        2. Kalustyan's, on Lex, near 28th St., carries several types of za'atar, including an Israeli blend.

          1. Thanks all - I am off to Kalustyan's!