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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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  1. Chris VR RE: cmstrong Oct 5, 2009 06:48 AM

    Which ones are you familiar with?

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      cmstrong RE: Chris VR Oct 5, 2009 06:56 AM

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

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        BobB RE: cmstrong 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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      Parsnipity RE: cmstrong 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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        cmstrong RE: Parsnipity 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. CocoDan RE: cmstrong 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.
        Enjoy,
        CocoDan

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          CheesusChrist RE: cmstrong 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.....

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