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Apr 1, 2008 12:10 PM

Fig Balsamic Vinegar

I'm looking for some Fig Balsamic Vinegar - I'll be in Manhattan today through Thursday night. Specifically the Lucerne. Any suggestions?

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  1. Nearby you, I'd look at Zabars and Fairway - perhaps you could call ahead and inquire.

    Fig vinegar link above. Now that I think about it though, I've never actually heard of Fig Balsamic Vinegar.

    2245 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

    Fairway Market
    2127 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

    5 Replies
    1. re: MMRuth

      Try marinating a pork tenderloin and asparagus in fig balsamic vinegar. Then roast in the oven. Amazing.

      1. re: bigfella

        Is this generally difficult to find? I'm assuming it's an Italian product? I'm actually going the Bronx tomorrow to Arthur Avenue and will look for it. Some other places that might have it:

        2135 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

        Di Palo's Fine Foods
        200 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

        Buon Italia
        75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

        Grace's Marketplace
        1237 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021

        1. re: MMRuth

          And I was on Arthur Ave. and forgot to look - sorry!

          1. re: MMRuth

            DiPalo sells a Fig does Fairway..

      2. re: MMRuth

        Agree with trying Fairway and Zabar's. Fairway has that whole vinegar section (behind the olive oils on the 1st floor). A call ahead might be in order.

      3. This may be out of your way and unattainable, but I can tell you 100% without a doubt that you'll find it at Greene Grape Provisions in Fort Greene, Brooklyn (corner of South Portland and Fulton). I only know because I picked up a bottle on Sunday for less than $10. It was my boyfriend's mother's birthday and I know she loves figs...otherwise, I'd never heard of it before. It's a super quick and easy commute from Manhattan so if you're desperate and haven't yet found it, don't give up!