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Where to buy REAL (not instant) grits in Philadelphia?

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netster Feb 4, 2008 07:07 AM

Hi! I need to make grits for dinner this Saturday and I can't seem to find real grits. Does anyone know where to purchase them in the Center City/South Philly area? Please let me know. Thanks!

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    Bob Loblaw RE: netster Feb 4, 2008 09:01 AM

    I don't know how picky you are, but we just buy our grits at the superfresh.
    Pretty basic, dirt cheap, tasty. But i don't know from grits, it's possible purists/southerners would be horrified. They're not instant, though, that much I can say for sure.
    -charles

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      alonna Smith RE: netster Feb 4, 2008 10:14 AM

      I would try Whole Foods. They have lots of different grains.

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        Bigley9 RE: netster Feb 5, 2008 09:02 AM

        Essene on 4th, just below bainbridge (Monroe?) has organic grits in their bulk food section.

        1. rabidog RE: netster Feb 5, 2008 04:59 PM

          i've bought grits from the amish stand in the reading terminal market, but i'm no grits expert. their oats, though, i do make a ton of, and it's great.

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            netster RE: rabidog Feb 7, 2008 09:42 AM

            Just got back from Reading Terminal. Kauffman's carries grits (and a million other types of grains). Thanks everyone!

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