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May 7, 2008 09:58 AM

Looking for "boniatos" -white sweet potatoes

I am looking for a market in or around Astoria that sells "boniatos" also known as white sweet potatoes. My friend is in NYC from Florida and is missing them. Thanks in advance.

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  1. The Manhattan Fruit Exchange in the Chelsea Market has white sweet potatoes. The image supplied below reveals the white sweet potato -- it's the one on the right.[Click on image to enlarge].

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    Queens is more likely to have the latino "boniatos" you're looking for. Since you mentioned Astoria, Trade Fair supermarkets might be a good place to look first.