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Star fruit in Bucktown?

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JJ. Jan 7, 2009 05:35 PM

Where can I find star fruit in the Bucktown area? A friend brought some over recently and my kids have taken a great liking to it, therefore making this something I need to take advantage of.

I suspect some Argyle Street groceries carry it, but I would prefer a local spot if there is one.

Thanks.

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    citywayne Jan 7, 2009 05:53 PM

    LOL ... star fruit in Bucktown ... now that's funny. Yep, Arglyle street. Take the ride. Pick up some gauva and durian while you're up there too.

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      ferret Jan 7, 2009 05:54 PM

      Jewel. Starfruit ain't all that exotic.

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        ferret Jan 7, 2009 06:03 PM

        With the obvious caveat that starfruit is seasonal and the season may be ending. I was buying them at Jewel and Dominick's when my kids were in kindergarten (they're in their early 20's now) and they had to bring a "fruit break" snack every day. We tried to mix it up as much as possible from the traditional apple/orange/banana.

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          citywayne Jan 7, 2009 06:27 PM

          I guess I should pay more attention when I go shopping with my wife :-)

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