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RE: Looking for Peruvian Food Products???

Pollo Dec 8, 2008 10:16 AM

After a visit to La Mar last week I'm looking for places (stores/markets) that have Peruvian food products in the Bay Area....any help is much appreciated....

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    Nancy Berry Dec 8, 2008 10:18 AM

    El Chico Produce Market on Mission at Brazil in SF has a small Peruvian grocery section.

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    El Chico Produce
    4600 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

    1. mariacarmen Dec 8, 2008 04:28 PM

      Evergreen Market on Mission between 21st and 22nd. Has a lot of South American products, and Peru in particular.
      Also, there is a mailbox place, not mail boxes etc., but something similar, that randomly has some peruvian products. It is located on 21st Street, between Valencia and Lexington, right next to Serrano's Pizza, across the Street from Bartlett parking lot.

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      1. re: mariacarmen
        Melanie Wong Dec 8, 2008 05:40 PM

        Now that's an interesting lead, would the mail box place be:

        Mail Carrier Etc
        3288 21st Street
        San Francisco, CA 94110
        (415) 648-4620

        and what type of products does it randomly sell?

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        Evergreen Market
        2539 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

        1. re: Melanie Wong
          mariacarmen Dec 8, 2008 07:22 PM

          Yes, that's it! Some canned goods, drink powder mixes . . . i think inka cola, that type of thing. Aji amarillo! very odd assortment, especially given the locale. Nice guy who runs the place.

          1. re: mariacarmen
            Melanie Wong Dec 8, 2008 07:27 PM

            Thanks, I'll add a link.

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            Azteca Produce
            3282 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

            Mail Carrier Etc
            3288 21st St, San Francisco, CA

      2. Candice Dec 8, 2008 05:56 PM

        Azteca Produce on Mission near 29th has some Peruvian products (frozen rocoto chiles, aji amarillo paste, etc).

        1. sosdiaz Dec 9, 2008 10:38 AM

          They also carry Peruvian products at Casa Lucas 2934 24th Street 415-826-4334

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          1. re: sosdiaz
            Pollo Dec 9, 2008 01:07 PM

            Thank you for all the tips....

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