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Fresh Mozzarella Arthur Avenue

abu applesauce Feb 10, 2009 10:51 AM

Does anyone know the name and/or address of the fresh mozz place on Arthur Avenue? I might make a pilgrimage this weekend.
I went to Leo's/Mama's in Corona last week for the first time in months and decided I need to devote more of my free time to food!
Thanks

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    tnhayes0405 RE: abu applesauce Feb 10, 2009 11:07 AM

    That would be casa della mozzarella. It's on 187th street between Arthur Ave and Hughes Ave. It's so delicious, my mouth is watering just thinking about it.

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      abu applesauce RE: tnhayes0405 Feb 10, 2009 11:59 AM

      That's it--thanks!

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        janie RE: abu applesauce Feb 10, 2009 06:33 PM

        It's fantastic--another vote for Casa Della Mozzarella. But in Queens, Sorriso's in Astoria is fabulous, too.

    2. Chas RE: abu applesauce Feb 10, 2009 04:36 PM

      You also would want to try this place :Calandra Cheese Co.
      Italian cheese shop on Arthur Avenue that makes its own traditional ricotta, mozzarella, scamorza and caciocavello. The Mozzarella as I have had it from there is decent but the other cheeses are really great. . Ya may want to buy your Mozz at Casa della... and continue down to Calandras for the other types.

      1. Striver RE: abu applesauce Feb 11, 2009 08:34 AM

        Although I like Casa della Mozzarella's the best, you could actually pick up a few fresh examples (at Casa, Calandra's, Mike's Deli - and I think Tino's makes their own, too) and do a taste test. :)

        Had a fresh, warm lightly salted mozz from Casa just this weekend, and it was great - also picked up a chunk of a torta de gorgonzola and mascarpone from there (imported, I think), which was incredibly good.

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