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Where do I find salsify?

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We just got back from dinner at CraftBar. I had an amazing dish of scallops with chanterelles and salsify. Until tonight, I had no idea what salsify was. It's a root vegetable that tastes incredible. I'd love to roast some at home- any idea where it's available in Manhattan? I usually get my food from Freshdirect and see they don't have it.

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  1. The Union Square Greenmarket has salsify! I know for certain they have it at Paffenroth Farms. It's on the west side of Union Square, directly across the street from Coffee Shop.

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    1. re: kathryn

      Awesome, I live 2 seconds from there. Thanks so much! You made my day.

      1. re: sherrisparaga

        the greenmarket is always the best choice, but if you need salsify on a day when the market isn't open, you should be able to get it at whole foods...and stores like gourmet garage or maybe even garden of eden.

        1. re: goodhealthgourmet

          Also, though it's far from you - I always end up going to Eli's if I'm in search of a produce item I can't find elsewhere.

    2. Manhattan Fruit Exchange at the Chelsea Market has always had salsify as well. No need to wait for Greenmarket days.

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      1. re: JungMann

        Thanks everyone!