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Latin Grocery in New Orleans?

mcasemo Jul 17, 2008 08:45 AM

Does anyone know of Latin/Mexican markets in or around New Orleans where I can get banana leaves, dried chilies, Mexican cheese (anejo, fresco), epasote, etc...?

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  1. edible complex RE: mcasemo Jul 17, 2008 08:55 AM

    drive down Williams Blvd for a myriad of places.
    also the International Market across from Paretti Mazda/Jag has much of what you are looking for.

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      mcasemo RE: edible complex Jul 17, 2008 10:54 AM

      Thanks! Also found one (after searching) on tulane ave in new orleans. Will check out the International Market next time i'm out that way

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        Hungry Celeste RE: mcasemo Jul 18, 2008 01:50 PM

        I saw a latin grocery in Fat City while driving around today....it's between Severn & Division on 18th, I believe. Either at the corner of 18th and Arnoult, or 18th and Edenborn, I can't remember which one.

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      bronwen RE: mcasemo Jul 18, 2008 10:39 AM

      I've been gone for a couple of years but round the corner from me was El Palaceno (Marigny and Roayl) which might have reopened after Katrina, I don't know

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        jshushan RE: bronwen Jul 22, 2008 08:36 AM

        El Palaceno did not reopen. It was good. I miss their Cuban sandwiches.


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        Pastore Mickey RE: mcasemo Jul 22, 2008 01:47 PM

        Not sure if I would call it a "Grocery" but there is a small latin store that opened recently on Canal, in between Soloman and David (I think) near Carrollton...on the lake side of Carrollton that is. I haven't been in it, but drive by it every day going to and from work.

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          CheeburgerCheeburger RE: mcasemo Aug 4, 2008 01:28 PM

          I think there is one on Freret, between Napoleon and Jefferson. That area seems to be picking up, development-wise, lately.

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