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Can I still get Moon Cakes?

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Diana Oct 1, 2007 03:37 PM

Can I still find a few? Would the Van Nuys 99 ranch have them, or that place in Galleria Market in Northridge, or Greenlands?

Do they freeze well?

I want to get some for this weekend.

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    PandanExpress RE: Diana Oct 1, 2007 04:01 PM

    I think so. I went to Shun Fat in Monterey Park this weekend and they had a table full of them on sale. $15.99 for a box AND buy one get one free.

    1. ipsedixit RE: Diana Oct 1, 2007 04:14 PM

      Most Chinese supermarkets should still have some on hand at DEEP discounts.

      If you don't see any out front, ask one of the managers and see if they are stocked in the back as RTV merchandise.

      As with anything you freeze, mooncakes will keep in the freezer so long as you wrap them tightly and properly.

      Heck, send me a self-addressed FedEx box and you can have all 5 boxes I still have sitting at home ... LOL.

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        gsmoose RE: Diana Oct 1, 2007 04:18 PM

        They're definitely still around, usually at 50% off (or more!)... was just in Rowland Heights yesterday.

        The Rowland Heights Diamond Bakery in the 99 Ranch plaza (Nogales/Gale) has them buy 1 get 1 free (individual). Supermarkets should still have boxed mooncakes. The Van Nuys 99 Ranch probably has them (or ask, as ipsedixit suggested).

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          compulsiveEater RE: Diana Oct 1, 2007 04:41 PM

          most of the bakeries on bolsa ave have them in little saigon.

          handle it...

          1. ashlee RE: Diana Oct 1, 2007 09:01 PM

            yes...you can still get them. Had one this past week from Phoenix Bakery across the parking lot from Din Tai Fung.

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              Diana RE: ashlee Oct 2, 2007 07:41 AM

              thanks, guys. I'll check galleria and 99 Today!

            2. aprmayjun RE: Diana Oct 4, 2007 11:24 AM

              I think I saw some at Costco last week.

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                ipsedixit RE: aprmayjun Oct 4, 2007 11:51 AM

                Makes sense ... because last Wednesday was the autumn moon festival (i.e. Sept. 26).

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                  Diana RE: ipsedixit Oct 4, 2007 02:05 PM

                  Yeah...that's why I was asking! :)

                  I found a bunch at 99 ranch.

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