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Stores with Quail Eggs in NYC?

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davismcp Mar 19, 2009 02:12 PM

Can anyone tell me where I will find Quail Eggs for sale in NYC? (I'm in midtown, but can travel).... Thanks!

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    small h Mar 19, 2009 02:36 PM

    Whole Foods Union Square - just saw them there the other day, in the produce department near the mushrooms. Also available: emu eggs and ostrich eggs. Please get those and tell me how they are. I can't afford them, but I'm very curious.

    1. goodhealthgourmet Mar 19, 2009 03:03 PM

      it's a pretty standard item at most Whole Foods Markets locations, but check with the one closest to you to make sure they have them in stock.

      1. DarthEater Mar 19, 2009 03:48 PM

        Chinatown grocery stores usually carry them.

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          cimui Mar 19, 2009 04:22 PM

          Yes. I was in Hong Kong Supermarket on Hester St. earlier this week and noticed them, there.

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            Eddie H. Mar 20, 2009 03:45 AM

            And they are MUCH less expensive in Chinatown than at the gourmet stores.

            http://culinarystudio.blogspot.com

          2. JungMann Mar 20, 2009 06:21 AM

            In Midtown, you can get them at any of the Japanese markets, such as Katagiri.

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              olympusnyc Mar 20, 2009 06:41 AM

              Agata and Valentina on 79th & 1st. They also sell yummy duck eggs. You also might find quail eggs at at Citerella. Also, maybe Union Sq Farmers Market?

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                MMRuth Mar 20, 2009 11:13 AM

                Citarella does have them. As another posted mentioned, however, they are indeed much cheaper in Chinatown - I plan to make a trip down there to get some, as well as some duck eggs, to blow out for Easter.

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                Stuffed Monkey Mar 20, 2009 07:27 AM

                I've seen them at Whole foods at Time Warner and at the Italian Store in the Chelsea Market.

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