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Apr 20, 2009 03:47 PM

The Great Haleumi Search - Where Can You Find it in the Capital Region?

This weekend I tried to find some haleumi. Went to Roma, a few Price Choppers (bought it there once) and a Hannaford. Is it possible to find haleumi in the Capital Region? If yes, where do you buy it?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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  1. Honest Weight Food Coop for all your cheese needs, including Mount Vikos haloumi. Fantastic cheese department, lovingly overseen by Gustav and his minions.

    Honest Weight Food Co-Op
    484 Central Ave # 2, Albany, NY

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    1. re: PSZaas

      PSZaas, thanks so much (and for the correct spelling).

      1. re: financialdistrictresident

        De nada. What you REALLY should thank me for is tipping you off to the cheese counter at Honest Weight. A really professional crew, who really love cheese.

        1. re: PSZaas

          So it's Murray-ish but in Albany :)

          When I move we're starting a cooking club . . . .

          1. re: PSZaas

            strong second on that.
            Honest Weight has The Best cheese selection in the Albany area. They're super friendly and always are offering tastes.
            Only downside is that they pre-cut all their cheeses.

            1. re: NYchowcook

              They'll cut any cheese you want, on the spot. Quality control on the pre-cut wedges is pretty good, but I usually ask them for freshly-cut cheeses. Have they ever refused to cut a piece for you?

              1. re: PSZaas

                Honest Weight cheese people are the best in customer service. They have never refused to cut a fresh piece for me, if they have it.

      2. If you have a Whole Foods they sell it there!

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        1. re: lollypop

          Thanks, lollypop. Whole Foods and Trader Joe's are not in the Capital Region. I don't always know ahead of time, otherwise I buy harder to find items in the city and bring them with me.

          Roma Foods has harissa. Can't do without that either.