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Sharp Provolone

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I am in search of sliced sharp provolone...having a problem finding it in Manhattan.
Every deli / store says their's is SHARP but it isn't. Too mild.
Any fellow Chowhounds out there have recommendations?

I will travel anywhere in Manhattan.

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  1. Not really a shop or a deli, but they have Provolone Piccante at 'inoteca.

    1. i also by my provolne by the chunk....way tastier that way..I also think extra sharp is the way to go.

      1. A few years ago I ordered one of these from Fresh Direct - I found it to be sharper than most:
        http://www.freshdirect.com/product.js...

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        1. re: Spends Rent on Food

          thanks...never thought of FreshDirect
          Will give them a try

        2. Fairway carries it in the deli at both Manhattan locations, I believe.

          1. How did it go? Were you happy with the sharpness at FD? Or have you found something better?

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            1. re: Spends Rent on Food

              I'd recommend trying DiPalo, if the poster hasn't found it yet.