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Spanish Chorizo - where to buy?

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Nancy B. Feb 26, 2010 01:27 PM

I'm having problems finding Spanish Chorizo in the Phoenix area. I live along the Camelback Corridor. Does anyone know where I can buy it? Hmmmm, I just thought of Lola's Tapas . . . maybe they would be a good resource. Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

  1. scaheld Feb 26, 2010 03:11 PM

    I would try AJ's Fine Foods. Either 44th St & Camelback or Central & Camelback.

    1. hohokam Feb 26, 2010 03:19 PM

      I *think* I've seen it next to the cheese counter at Whole Foods--I'd call before heading out, though. Also, you might try calling Petit Fromage to see if they have any.

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      Whole Foods Market
      10810 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028

      Petit Fromage
      5345 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

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      1. re: hohokam
        hohokam Feb 26, 2010 03:22 PM

        For some reason, the link for Petit Fromage didn't take. Trying again...

        OK. In case that didn't work either. Here's the contact info:

        5345 N 7th Ave
        Phoenix, AZ 85013
        [inside D'licious Dishes]
        602-363-1433
        http://www.fatcheese.com/

        Hours:
        Mon-Fri 11am-8pm
        Sat 11am-6pm

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        Petit Fromage
        5345 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

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          ziggylu Feb 26, 2010 04:55 PM

          I've bought it at the Whole Foods at Chandler. Though the last time I went in for some, about two months ago, the were out. I thikn it was a temporary thing, though I haven't looked since.

          I prefer the one that Whole Foods carries to that at AJ's though I can't remember the mark on either one.

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          Nancy B. Feb 26, 2010 06:49 PM

          Thank you for your help. I'm going to start with Petit Fromage because I've never been! After posting my question, I did a bit more research on spanish chorizo - i thought it was sold raw like mexican chorizo. I think that is what stumped me. I'm so looking forward to trying a recipe I saw in the NYTimes - Fried Chickpeas with Chorizo (spanish) and Spinach. Sounds fantastic. Thank you all again.

          1. ipsedixit Feb 26, 2010 08:18 PM

            Schreiner's
            http://www.schreinerssausage.com/

            1. fluffitude Mar 9, 2010 07:13 PM

              I saw chorizo at the Phoenix Public Market at the downtown farmers market last weekend.

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              1. re: fluffitude
                JK Grence the Cosmic Jester Mar 10, 2010 01:36 AM

                I'm pretty sure the chorizo at the downtown market is of the Mexican variety. Spanish chorizo is a completely different thing.

                And ipsedixit nailed it, Schreiner's makes Spanish chorizo. I haven't tried it, but everything else from Schreiner's that I've tasted is darn good stuff.

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