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Fox's U-Bet Chocolate Syrup

bronwen Feb 29, 2008 08:14 AM

Where can one buy this quintessential New York treat?

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    LloydG RE: bronwen Feb 29, 2008 10:25 AM

    I saw it at Garden of Eden on 23rd st. the other day. There's another branch on 14th st. and there may be others.

    Now I'm craving an egg cream.

    1. ellenost RE: bronwen Feb 29, 2008 02:33 PM

      Any Food Emporium or Gristedes will carry Fox's U-Bet. I grew up on the stuff.

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        medford RE: bronwen Feb 29, 2008 06:19 PM

        In addition to retail locations you can order directly from the company in Brooklyn. I believe that the U-Bet syrups are kosher year-round. The label states 'sugar &/or corn syrup' The only time you can be certain of a cane sugar formula is if the label states "kosher for Passover" as corn syrup is prohibited during that time. Here's a link to their site:


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          guttergourmet RE: medford Mar 1, 2008 04:08 AM

          Agreed-egg cream purists stock up and buy a case around passover.

        2. dan RE: bronwen Mar 1, 2008 02:19 PM

          The Associated at Park & 22nd has it, so I'd guess they all do.

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            samiam123 RE: dan Mar 2, 2008 05:17 PM

            Fresh Direct sell it as well.

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            lisettte RE: bronwen Mar 2, 2008 06:36 PM

            Do you know of any place that uses Fox's U bet for their egg cream?

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              guttergourmet RE: lisettte Mar 3, 2008 02:57 PM


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                ellenost RE: lisettte Mar 3, 2008 07:34 PM

                I think Sammy's Roumanian uses Fox's U-Bet.

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                billyboy RE: bronwen Mar 2, 2008 09:43 PM

                Most grocery stores carry it. I've seen it at Food Emporium at 14th Street, Jubilee Market at Gold and John Streets, but I usually but it at Economy Candy on Rivington Street on the Lower East Side. It's usually cheapest there. I think $2.50 a bottle. They even sell it in gallon jugs there. Lisette-i'll bet the Soda Shop on Chambers Street uses it in their egg creams.

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                  peachtart RE: bronwen Mar 3, 2008 03:13 PM

                  I've gotten it from Fresh Direct.

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                    Ottogruhn RE: bronwen Jun 11, 2014 07:23 PM

                    Many years ago,I went with a wonderful women in Brooklyn who said she was related to Fox-U-Bet,unfortunately I can't remember Irene's or Elaine's last name.....Zimmerman or Zimmer.....they may be dead,I hope not,they were gorgous ,beautiful,super nice..lost touch..( just clutching at strays so to speak )Hope you might known about that family,or whatever?....Otto

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