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Jul 31, 2009 04:14 AM

ISO Salt Packed Capers

I used to buy these all the time in the North End when I lived in Boston. I now live in the western suburbs. Any ideas where I can get them locally? (I'm looking for the large pantelleria capers).

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  1. Whole Foods in Fresh Pond has had them in their antipasto bar near the cheese section in the past.

    1. I used to buy them at Salem Food on Moody St. in Waltham. Call ahead to make sure they still carry them.

      Salem Food Store
      468 Moody St
      Waltham, MA 02453-0415
      (781) 893-9874


      1. My last batch came from Formaggio on Huron Avenue in Cambridge. Give them a call before going, just in case, but I am pretty sure they will have just what you need.

        My last trip there, I was looking for salt-packed anchovies. I used to get those in the NE but a trip there left me empty-handed. Sure enough, Formaggio had what I wanted, and I did not have to buy an entire can at a time!

        1. Capone Foods, Somerville in Union Square, Cambridge a bit past Porter Square going West

          1. Marty's on Washington St in Newton.