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Key limes in Manhattan?

eeee Mar 30, 2008 11:18 AM

About to go out on a key lime run (pie, of course) - any advice on where to go?

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    marye Apr 21, 2008 08:59 AM

    gourmet garage and sometimes dagostinos

    1. ballulah Apr 1, 2008 11:44 AM

      The last time I was at the Fruit Exchange in Chelsea Market they had key limes. They were reasonably priced also.

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      1. re: ballulah
        eeee Apr 21, 2008 05:55 AM

        A key lime update - I found them sold loose at Union Market in South Park Slope (I assume they sell them on Union and 6th too, but I don't know.) Even better, I found a good-quality bottle of key lime juice for 3.99 at Jefferson Market. Works out well if you need to make key lime pie in a rush (this happens to me more than one would think)

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        cimui Mar 30, 2008 01:45 PM

        Whole Foods in Union Square has them, now, and I saw them at the Columbus Circle location in the recent past. Fairway usually stocks key limes, as well.

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        1. re: cimui
          eeee Mar 30, 2008 06:18 PM

          Thanks- got them at Whole Foods Union Square. A bit anemic but they'll do.

        2. NYCkaren Mar 30, 2008 01:00 PM

          Sometimes I see them at Trader Joe's. And sometimes I see them at Chelsea Market. But I'd call ahead because neither place has them all the time. I think I've seen them at the Amish Market also.

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          1. re: NYCkaren
            JungMann Mar 31, 2008 07:07 AM

            Just saw a ton of them at Chelsea Market for a fair price yesterday.

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