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Sticky Rice in Chinatown, New York

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jazzskater Jun 20, 2008 02:19 PM

Where is there a good place to buy "sticky rice?" Good quality and a variety. Since Mei Mei Bakery on Pell Street closed I have not found another place with the same quality. Please Help!

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  1. iluvcookies RE: jazzskater Jul 12, 2008 07:36 AM

    Haven't been to Mei Mei, but I have gotten pretty good sticky rice at Fay Da bakery on Centre and at Deluxe Food Market on Mott. Post back if you try these places. Also, maybe post on the Manhattan board since that one gets faar more traffic than this does.

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      jazzskater RE: iluvcookies Aug 12, 2008 04:13 AM

      I have tried sticky rice at Deluxe Food Market. It is pretty good. My only complaint is that they don't have a selection of choice. I will buy from there. I tried some at a busy place on Grand St between Elizabeth and Bowery. Because it did a brisk takeout during lunch time, I thought my prayers were answered. However, I was disappointed because the filling was very skimpy.

    2. scoopG RE: jazzskater Jul 17, 2008 06:50 AM

      Also you can try the ones at SSK. I've not had them yet but they do have them. From the take out counter on the left after you walk in.

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/522508

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        jazzskater RE: scoopG Oct 28, 2008 05:59 PM

        Where is SSK? I am not familiar with this place.

      2. JungMann RE: jazzskater Aug 12, 2008 07:17 AM

        I just saw a recommendation for zhongzi from Century Cafe.

        http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2008/0...

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          jazzskater RE: JungMann Oct 28, 2008 05:59 PM

          Thank you. I will try that it.

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