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Tahini in San Diego?

molocono Apr 7, 2008 01:54 PM

Does anyone know where I can buy tahini in San Diego?
I need it for a dressing I'm making.

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    chezwhitey Jan 27, 2011 03:31 PM

    There is a middle eastern market on convoy called international market, I'd imagine they'd have tahini.

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      lyn Jan 27, 2011 03:06 PM

      I tried to get tahini this week at the trader joe's in Hillcrest and the clerk said they no longer carry it. I found some at Henry's in North Park (they had 2 kinds) I do believe North Park Produce has several kinds, but I was was not in that area that day. I am sure their price would be the best too.

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        roasted cumin Jan 20, 2011 03:56 PM

        people's coop in OB has the best I have had here. It's fresh and tangy.

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          steveprez Jun 19, 2010 02:34 PM

          North Park Produce definitely has it. Multiple brands and sizes up to a gallon!

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            FHAGuru May 29, 2010 10:01 AM

            I found my Tahini at Barrons in Rancho Bernardo. Could not find it at Vons

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              daantaat Apr 7, 2008 08:29 PM

              Ralph's in UTC, Trader Joe's and Whole Foods.

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                jennywenny Apr 7, 2008 06:03 PM

                The last time I bought mine in Trader Joes which would be near the peanut butter

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                  beth1 Apr 7, 2008 05:40 PM

                  I've seen it at Henry's and Whole Foods.

                  1. DoctorQuality Apr 7, 2008 05:35 PM

                    vine ripe market in la mesa or north park produce maybe?

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                      pooch Apr 7, 2008 02:02 PM

                      I recently bought tahini at Vons. It comes in a can (I think green?) in the "international foods" aisle. Trader Joe's also has a tahini dip (?) in the fridge section near the hummus, however the consistency is different than straight tahini.

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                      1. re: pooch
                        molocono Apr 7, 2008 02:04 PM

                        I tried Henry's the other day and couldn't find it.
                        I'm taking a trip to Vons tonight, though.

                        1. re: molocono
                          Captain Jack Apr 7, 2008 03:04 PM

                          There is a small Middle Eastern market on Garnet in Pacific Beach where I buy mine. I think it is named Ariel, and it is just west of Mission Bay Drive on the North side of the Garnet in a strip mall. They cary several brands. The one I use is in a jar.

                          1. re: molocono
                            Captain Jack Apr 7, 2008 05:25 PM

                            Actually, now that I have thought about, it I am pretty sure the name is Aria.

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