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Re: Central Grocery

macandtica Sep 26, 2007 02:54 PM

Is Central Grocery really closed!!??!! I hadn't read that before. We are coming down in three weeks and it was on our list to grab some muffelatas. We have been planning our eating destinations day by day and are really loving this website - makes my mouth water just to anticipate all the good food we will be enjoying.

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    Shiloh RE: macandtica Sep 26, 2007 02:58 PM

    not closed. who told you such a thing?

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      macandtica RE: Shiloh Sep 26, 2007 03:12 PM

      Under "Weekend restaurant report" on this board, they said they had gotten muffs somewhere else since Central Grocery was closed - maybe they just meant "closed for the day" ??

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        Philly RE: macandtica Sep 26, 2007 03:14 PM

        They meant closed that day.

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          macandtica RE: Philly Sep 26, 2007 03:16 PM

          Thank goodness - I was scared there for a minute. Thanks for quick answer - whew!!

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      heavy d RE: macandtica Sep 26, 2007 06:28 PM

      I went to C.G. to get a muff on 09/20/07 around 3 or 4 in the afternoon and they where sold out. It seems like every time I go they are sold out or the line is out the door and down the street. I used to get a good muff from Royal Street Grocery but they shut down a few months back. If I was you I would go to C.G. early. Good luck.

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        Blumie RE: heavy d Sep 26, 2007 09:12 PM

        I don't recall their ever being sold out, although perhaps I've never gone that late in the afternoon. I usually avoid the long line, too, but I have found that it moves pretty quickly.

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        lexpatti RE: macandtica Oct 1, 2007 05:54 AM

        Love those Muffelatas, we usually stop by when they open first thing on our way to the airport and pick up two (or several if others at home want some - they travel well). I just love eating these babies on the plane as I'm in the air leaving New Orleans - it's the best way to extend our visit as long as possible. No place like New Orleans.

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          megany09 RE: lexpatti Oct 3, 2007 11:39 AM

          What time does Central Grocery open?

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            JazzyB RE: megany09 Oct 3, 2007 12:05 PM

            I think 9, but it may be as early as 8.

        2. jfood RE: macandtica Oct 3, 2007 11:55 AM

          Had a muff at Central and watched Tulane-LSU on September 29th. Open and great as ever. Remember to lean forward when you bite or you may have that oil on the shirt.


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            bonesmd RE: macandtica Oct 4, 2007 07:44 AM

            It is closed on Sundays and Mondays

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              wazhalpening RE: macandtica Jun 5, 2008 10:26 PM

              Hey, does anyone know if Central Grocery has a website? Do they ship their Olive Salad anywhere in the world? How do I order some? Anyone have any answers?

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                senormonte RE: wazhalpening Sep 26, 2008 01:41 PM

                I have searched for a website, but was not able to find one. You should check out boscoli.com. They sell an unbelieveably delicious olive salad.

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