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Best place online to buy imported Italian Foods?

Lemoncaper Apr 21, 2010 03:55 PM

Hi I am looking to buy imported Italian fods...risotto, truffles, balsamic oils etc etc..all the good stuff. Any suggestions? Thanks.

  1. Lemoncaper May 13, 2010 01:02 PM

    Thanks everyone.... I am looking at all the options

    1. shaogo May 12, 2010 03:47 PM

      Although their variety is somewhat limited, I love the quality of the products from Cento foods:

      http://www.cento.com/index.html

      Perhaps the folks at Cento can direct you to a good Italian store that's near you...

      Rao's sells an extremely expensive line of products on-line.

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        winedude May 12, 2010 03:42 PM

        Have you tried Zingermans? They have a very nice assortment.

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          aynrandgirl Apr 22, 2010 06:58 PM

          I quite like A.G. Ferrari.

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            Lemoncaper May 12, 2010 01:00 PM

            thanks Cheesemaestro

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            cheesemaestro Apr 22, 2010 08:03 AM

            Here's an earlier thread on this topic with lots of good links:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/415762

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              pasuga Apr 21, 2010 08:36 PM

              Google Salumeria Italiana Boston - and sign up for their monthly newsletter. I used to live in the neighborhood and still miss shopping there regularly. The owners make frequent buying trips to Italy and are very picky about the quality of their imports.

              My computer is acting up or I'd send you a link.

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                Lemoncaper Apr 21, 2010 09:09 PM

                thanks Pasuga !

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                  pasuga Apr 26, 2010 09:46 PM

                  Let me know if anything works out.

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                  tatamagouche May 12, 2010 04:49 PM

                  Ditto—used to live in the N. End, miss it enormously, esp. Salumeria Italiana. Sigh.

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