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looking for dried figs in LA area

meesha Nov 12, 2009 09:08 PM

Hi all,

I always see tubs of dried figs (black mission and calimyrna) at Trader Joe's, and so I was planning to buy some tonight to make a recipe this weekend, but they didn't have any! The employees told me they've been out of them for a while. Does anyone know where else I can find dried figs in the LA area (preferably south bay part of LA)?

Thanks!

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  1. cinzia RE: meesha Nov 13, 2009 04:02 PM

    Let me know - I'm twitching w/out those black mission figs! But they did not say they were discontinued....that's important!

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      meesha RE: cinzia Nov 13, 2009 09:25 PM

      Ooo, I found organic dried figs at Whole Foods in El Segundo. They're in the bulk foods section, and they have both black mission and calimyrna. Yay, my recipe is saved!

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        JEN10 RE: meesha Nov 14, 2009 05:37 AM

        What are you making with the figs? I love figs, grew up with them fresh off the tree.

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          meesha RE: JEN10 Nov 19, 2009 08:41 PM

          Lucky you! I was making fig jam to serve with cheese. It turned out great!

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      ns1 RE: meesha Nov 14, 2009 07:13 AM

      Jon's Markets has dried figs in their mix nut packages, not sure if they have them straight up. Sorry don't know what kind.

      1. burp_excuzme RE: meesha Nov 14, 2009 10:18 PM

        I get mine at the Grand Central Market in downtown.

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        Grand Central Market
        317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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          meesha RE: burp_excuzme Nov 19, 2009 08:42 PM

          Thanks for the tips, ns1 and burp_excuzme!

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