Specific locations to find fresh rambutans/lychees/mangosteens?
I have been craving these for the longest time, and have only been able to find fresh longans in march on mulberry street, and fresh lychees at fairway in late may.
can anyone tell me when the season is to go searching for fresh rambutans or mangosteens in chinatown?
and please give me specific directions for certain fruit stands!
"look in chinatown" or "go to sunset park" is not very helpful
I don't think you'll get fresh mangosteens in Chinatown (they're frozen).
Two years ago, it seemed like the fancy restaurants and groceries (e.g. Agata and Valentia, Deal & DeLuca) got all the fresh stock. Hence, they were selling for $15 a pop. Last year, they could be had for about $6. Bangkok Center Grocery in Chinatown was supposed to get some, but I don't think they ever did. I decided to go to Thailand to get my fix for cheap.
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