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Erin Bennett Nov 30, 2008 03:52 PM

Is there any place in San Francisco that sells J. LeBlanc oils? I'm particularly interested in their nut oils. Thanks!

  1. wolfe Nov 30, 2008 04:03 PM

    Anyone on this list near you?
    http://www.klkellerimports.com/Custom...

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      Erin Bennett Nov 30, 2008 04:44 PM

      Thanks. I did see that, but thought it might be inaccurate, as I went to Bi-Rite and asked if they ever carried the brand, and the person I spoke with said they never had. Was hoping someone had actually seen it somewhere.

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        nestorius Dec 1, 2008 12:18 PM

        I have seen it at Draeger's in Blackhawk. I assume the one in San Mateo would also carry it.

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          wolfe Dec 1, 2008 01:34 PM

          I just saw it at the 4th Street Pasta shop, good and bad news. They had hazelnut, roasted hazelnut, walnut, roasted peanut and pistachio. Prices ranged from about $15 to $48(pistachio) for an 8 oz bottle. Several, like the hazelnut were past the date stamp on the bottle although the pistachio is good until sometime next year.

      2. farmersdaughter Nov 30, 2008 06:51 PM

        The J. LeBlanc hazelnut oil is delicious. I love it on steamed green beans with toasted hazelnuts and lemon zest. I have seen their nut oils in the city, either at Whole Foods SoMa, Canyon Market in Glen Park or Falletti Foods. Unfortunately I can't remember which one - I'd call and see.

        (You also should be able to find them online.)

        1. wolfe Dec 2, 2008 07:04 PM

          Not your original request but I saw la Tourangelle nut oils at the Monterey Market including pistachio 8.75oz for $16. Almond oil and hazelnut also seen.

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            SteveG Dec 3, 2008 11:33 AM

            Huileries de Lapalisse walnut and hazelnut oils are available from Le Village french food importers, which is based locally in Brisbane and ships pretty quickly. $13-18 for 16.9 oz. They're pretty good, but they're also the first nut oils I've used in my cooking so I have no basis for comparison.

            1. wolfe Dec 4, 2008 04:55 PM

              J Leblanc hazelnut only at Cheese Plus 2001 Polk today.

              1. Robert Lauriston May 15, 2011 01:25 PM

                Anyone seen the roasted peanut recently?

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                  wolfe May 19, 2011 11:31 AM

                  La Tourangelle 16oz, $7.99 Monterey Market.

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                    Robert Lauriston May 19, 2011 11:33 AM

                    Yeah, that brand is easy to find (saw it at Rainbow and Berkeley Bowl this week), but I don't think it's as good.

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                      wolfe May 19, 2011 11:45 AM

                      I figured you would say that.

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