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Looking for "boniatos" -white sweet potatoes

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vatcat May 7, 2008 09:58 AM

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.

  1. Cheese Boy May 8, 2008 09:39 AM

    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].

    Link --> http://www.chelseamarket.com/pages/st...

    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.

     
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