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High end grocery stores?

cmstrong Oct 5, 2009 06:47 AM

I am looking for high end grocery stores in MA or NH, for two reasons, shopping and working. I think that I am pretty familiar with most, any suggestions?

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    CheesusChrist Oct 6, 2009 07:08 PM

    If you are looking for a great store russo's selection and prices cant be beat...You will not be coddled like whole foods here..But the prices are that good and the selection is better then whole foods.....

    1. CocoDan Oct 5, 2009 10:58 AM

      Bo-Tes Imports, Norwell Center. Outstanding deli and grocery. Recently reviewed on TV Diner. Also has a very nice wine selection and knowledgeable owner.

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        Parsnipity Oct 5, 2009 10:35 AM

        Russo's and Wilson Farms might qualify. Some of the suggestions seem more like gourmet shops, rather than grocery stores. Are you looking for a place that will have staples and canned goods, or would a boutique or gourmet shop also qualify?

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        1. re: Parsnipity
          cmstrong Oct 6, 2009 06:28 AM

          Good point, I guess gourmet to high end grocery, leaning towards the gourmet end. Formaggio's and Dean & DeLuca are for me...

        2. Chris VR Oct 5, 2009 06:48 AM

          Which ones are you familiar with?

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          1. re: Chris VR
            cmstrong Oct 5, 2009 06:56 AM

            Whole Foods of course, Formaggio's, Philbrick's, Butter's...

            1. re: cmstrong
              BobB Oct 5, 2009 07:30 AM

              Add to that Savenor's, possibly the highest end of the bunch. A good source for kobe beef, fresh-rendered goose fat and the like.

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