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Anyone know where to buy Kennebec potatoes in LA?

Dylan Feb 5, 2010 06:11 PM

They're tricky to find at retail but they make good french fries. Any thoughts?

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    exspudition Feb 17, 2011 12:21 PM

    LA produce market in downtown LA, its where all the food trucks and restaurants pick up produce, if you not a reseller you have to go between midnight and 8 am

    1. DrBruin Feb 9, 2010 07:21 PM

      Try In and Out Hamburger... they come pre-fried. ;-)

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      1. re: DrBruin
        Dylan Feb 9, 2010 08:16 PM

        Ha! (on In-N-Out). Or Maybe I should go there and order french fries...really undercooked...actually RAW please?

        Seriously, when I make the fries they come out better than In-N-Out because I go through the proper twice frying steps which they skip...not that In-N-Out Fries aren't quite tasty.

        I actually know where to buy them in wholesale quantities (Restaurant Depot) but it's just so hard to use a 50 lb sack of potatoes!

        1. re: Dylan
          AAQjr Feb 9, 2010 10:04 PM

          Practice your tournes! ;-)

          1. re: AAQjr
            Dylan Feb 11, 2010 10:05 PM

            Indeed...Unfortunately even after "tourning" 50 lbs of potatoes, mine would look more like lava chunks than the requisite footballs....!

      2. orythedog Feb 9, 2010 10:48 AM

        You might call The Pig in Eaglerock and find out who their distributor is.

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        1. re: orythedog
          AAQjr Feb 9, 2010 01:46 PM

          http://www.freshpoint.com/ Located in the city of industry should have them. Fresh Point is a specialty produce company bought out by Sysco, but still run mostly separately .

          I don't know if that helps so much if you don't have a resellers licence...

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