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where to buy thai basil in the city?

sandf2007 Jul 27, 2008 10:25 AM

looking to cook a thai meal for dinner tonight but dont know where to pick up thai basil. any ideas? we live in murray hill so somewhere close by would be helpful. thanks!!!


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    dick980 RE: sandf2007 Jul 27, 2008 12:12 PM

    Won't help you today, but for future reference, the Greenmarket in Union Square usually has a couple of vendors that sell thai basil; Depends on the day you go though, I think Mondays and Fridays are your best bet.

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      kathryn RE: sandf2007 Jul 27, 2008 01:42 PM

      Whole Foods sometimes has it, but I'd call in advance.

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        cimui RE: sandf2007 Jul 27, 2008 02:16 PM

        sand, try all those teeny corner grocery stores that carry produce in your neighborhood, esp. the korean run ones. many of them carry thai basil. i've purchased it at the market on 3rd and 30th (something "farms").

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