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CMT Mar 15, 2009 05:08 PM

Hi all,
........any ideas on a quality italian products store in greater Van?...thoughts on Ravioli for fresh pasta on Commercial?

Thanks from Montreal visitor

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  1. Cancuk RE: CMT Mar 15, 2009 05:18 PM

    The Ravioli store on Commercial is great.

    Check out Bosa for Italian products.

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      fmed RE: Cancuk Mar 15, 2009 05:32 PM

      The Ravioli store on Commercial is called "First Ravioli" in case you need to look it up. Bosa over near Boundary Rd is a large Italian supermarket - excellent for all things cheese, salumi and pasta (and more)...

       
       
       
       
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        vandan RE: fmed Mar 15, 2009 06:15 PM

        i wholeheartedly second bosa, love that place

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          JEheartbreak RE: fmed Mar 16, 2009 06:36 AM

          And I second the Ravioli store. Best selection anywhere.

          La Grotta Fromaggio has some terrific Italian grocery items as well. Just down the block on Commerical.

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            CMT RE: JEheartbreak Mar 17, 2009 05:40 PM

            ...just back from Bosa......a real treat with quality & variety....prices seemed quite reasonable.....was disappointed with "First Ravioli".....but really enjoyed gelato at Dolce Amore...1588 Commercial...

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              CMT RE: CMT Mar 17, 2009 09:36 PM

              for clarificatiom...1st Ravioli is on Commercial & 3rd

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            twinkienic RE: fmed Mar 17, 2009 05:58 PM

            Is that Bosa affiliated with the Bosa on Victoria Drive?

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              grayelf RE: twinkienic Mar 17, 2009 07:20 PM

              I believe so, twinkie. I still haven't made it out to the big one 'cause the little one has everything I need and is so much closer but I need to make a special trip.

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                CMT RE: grayelf Mar 17, 2009 09:35 PM

                See web link.....answer is "Yes"
                http://www.bosafoods.com/

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                  fmed RE: grayelf Mar 18, 2009 12:07 AM

                  Do you remember that little butcher on the other corner of the old Bosa's building? That family is now working the meat counter at the new Bosa. I live right in the hood of the old Bosa and still go there for the odd thing (pasta, salumi, etc), but I do a stocking-up trip to the new Bosa every couple of weeks ...the selection for everything is just greater there.

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            Philx RE: CMT Mar 16, 2009 07:56 AM

            Cioffi's on E hastings is good - they have deli, grocery and a butcher shop - separate store two doors away from their grocery store.

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