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MrsWheatie Apr 22, 2009 10:43 AM

Looking for recs for good produce sellers in DC/MoCo/HoCo, hate the beat up pods of green "gold" in Safeway. Also resturant recs are welcome.

Thanks!!!

p.s. happy earth day

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    cocoagirl RE: MrsWheatie Apr 22, 2009 10:56 AM

    chevy chase supermarket always has big beautiful expensive artichokes, also balducchis sometimes

    grilled artichokes where ever you can find them- Houstons has them but you have to ask

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      DanielK RE: cocoagirl Apr 22, 2009 11:24 AM

      I've gotten some nice chokes from H Mart in the last couple of weeks.

      Dino, in Cleveland Park, had some fried baby purple artichokes from CA on the menu last week; you might check to see if they're still there.

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      brianV RE: MrsWheatie Apr 22, 2009 06:15 PM

      I've been buying the boxes of baby artichokes at Whole Foods (the Glover Park one in my case). Nice flavor, and easy to clean.

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        MrsWheatie RE: MrsWheatie Apr 23, 2009 09:35 AM

        Thank you for all the suggestions!

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