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Apr 7, 2008 01:54 PM

Tahini in San Diego?

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

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  1. 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

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

      1. re: molocono

        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

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

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

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

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

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