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Calvo Nero

chutney Feb 8, 2008 10:10 AM

Does anyone know if calvo nero is available in stores in the bay area?

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: chutney Feb 8, 2008 10:14 AM

    Berkeley Bowl had cavolo nero aka lacinato, Tuscan, or dino kale last time I was there.

    I buy it at the Berkeley farmers' market.

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      chemchef RE: chutney Feb 8, 2008 10:20 AM

      Just about all the farmer's markets have it right now... take your pick.

      1. farmersdaughter RE: chutney Feb 8, 2008 10:21 AM

        There was a thread on this less than 3 weeks ago. http://www.chowhound.com/topics/480514

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          chutney RE: farmersdaughter Feb 8, 2008 10:37 AM

          thank you everyone....

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            Bodegadawg RE: chutney Feb 8, 2008 10:55 AM

            Calvo nero, in Italian, means bald black guy. It's cavolo nero.

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              chutney RE: Bodegadawg Feb 8, 2008 11:07 AM


        2. Kosmonaut RE: chutney Feb 8, 2008 11:59 AM

          Rainbow Grocery always has it.

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