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Where to find cavatelli in SF?

lisaviviani Apr 5, 2009 11:39 AM

Does anyone know where to find fresh (frozen) cavatelli in SF? I can't find it anywhere, not even the usual Italian specialty shops. In NY this is a standard supermarket item - here, it doesn't seem to exist. Thanks for your help.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: lisaviviani Apr 5, 2009 12:08 PM

    I don't think I've ever seen frozen, only dried.

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      Concetta RE: lisaviviani Apr 5, 2009 04:20 PM

      I searched and searched for it years ago when I moved here from NJ. By some weird fluke, it briefly appeared (some brand from Brooklyn) in the frozen pasta section at various Safeways (2 in Mt. View and the one by Kokkari in SF) about 3 or so years ago. I bought up as much as I could. I called Safeway HQ to ask if it would be a regular item, but they said "no". We bought a Beebo cavatelli maker a few years ago and just it make it from scratch now.

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        lisaviviani RE: Concetta Apr 5, 2009 07:58 PM

        Can't believe they can't be found! Thanks for the info - I will look into the Beebo.

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