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May 5, 2008 05:58 PM

Seeking Olive Salad

I'm homesick and looking to purchase New Orleans style olive salad from a local grocery store. I've seen plenty of 'salad olives' and various olive mixes (appealing in there own right) but I'm looking for something specific- the stuff used to make a muffaletta.

I'll resist asking about muffaletta bread because I'd guess it to be impossible to find locally- much like real New Orleans style French bread. C'est la vie! Bar-b-que it is!

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  1. Central Market has both the olive salad and in house made muffaletta bread that is good.

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    1. re: achtungpv

      And Fiesta.

      Heck, I think they have the stuff at every grocery store now.

      Still nowhere near as good as Central Grocery's!

    2. My parents in Houston get theirs from Cost Co. I'm actually going to Phoenicia for lunch to get a sandwich, and I'll check around there for some olive spread (I'm sure they have it).

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      1. re: KPeff

        No tapenade at Phoenicia that I could see. They have a homemade tapenade on their muffaletta, though. It has too many shredded carrots in it. To say nothing of the muffaletta.