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Jul 1, 2008 02:42 PM

NNJ--searching for sumac

I'm looking for a place where I can purchase middle eastern spices, specifically sumac, in the Bergen-Passaic county areas of NJ. Any suggestions would be helpful!

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  1. I asked the same question to a Persian colleague just the other day. Her answer:

    1. Olympia Foosd of All Nations, on Kinderkamack Rd in River Edge, has it as well as all sorts of neat stuff. It's not too far north of Route 4.

      1. There are dozens of middle eastern businesses along S. Main St. in Patterson, starting from Clifton running north. You should check out Fattal's or the other grocery/bakery about a block south on the same side (name escapes me).

        1. Arek grocery also off kinderkamack in Riveredge in my personal fav. in the area...If yer out by passaic, however, i suggest you go to Main street in paterson and follow it down to Clifton (it's the mid. east capitol of nj (regretably, without any really decent lebanese restaurants)....everyshop along the way sells it.
          Arek Mediterranean Groceries
          (201) 225-0460
          470 Kinderkamack Rd, River Edge, NJ 07661