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Cafe Du Monde for Cà Phê Sữa đá in the district?

WestIndianArchie Sep 23, 2009 11:49 AM

I remember seeing it @ Ba Le by college park, but I was wondering if I could pick up Cafe Du Monde in the district?


  1. monkeyrotica Sep 24, 2009 04:28 AM

    Harris Teeter carries it, as well as some Safeways, but it's expensive. Usually $8-9 a can. It can be had at most Asian markets (Super Fresh, HMart) for half that price.

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    1. re: monkeyrotica
      WestIndianArchie Sep 24, 2009 01:41 PM

      I couldn't find it at Super H-Mart in Fairfax.

      1. re: WestIndianArchie
        hill food Sep 24, 2009 02:53 PM

        serious? even the little corner store in my hood usu. carries it.

        1. re: hill food
          monkeyrotica Sep 25, 2009 03:45 AM

          I've seen it at Super H-Mart in Fairfax right at the checkout. Big pallet. They even had decaf.

          1. re: monkeyrotica
            WestIndianArchie Sep 25, 2009 06:46 AM

            I must have missed it, I'll be back again this weekend.

    2. hill food Sep 23, 2009 10:02 PM

      most grocery stores have it. and it does have the needed bitter taste.

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      1. re: hill food
        WestIndianArchie Sep 24, 2009 01:42 PM

        I haven't seen it WF P Street or Giant on N or Shoppers in Potomac Yards.

        1. re: WestIndianArchie
          monkeyrotica Sep 25, 2009 03:44 AM

          That's odd. I'll check the Harris Teeter on Potomac Avenue.

          Have you considered French Market coffee? It also is blended with chicory and is more readily available than Cafe Du Monde. I usually get it when I run out of CDM. Similar taste; not quite as bitter but you can increase the dosage.

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        jennwenn Sep 23, 2009 05:43 PM

        Oh, is that always made with Cafe du Monde? That must be why Asian grocery stores always seem to have it! I never understood why New Orleans coffee was in Asian stores...Anyway Hmart in Merrifield have some. Probably the other branches do too.

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          dcandohio Sep 23, 2009 03:12 PM

          I think I saw it at Rodman's. Maybe World Market, too.

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