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Where to buy fresh truffles?

Jay Holden Jul 1, 2010 10:08 AM

Can someone pls tell me where can a chef, restauranteur buy fresh truffles in or around LA?

Many Thanks!!

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    revets2 RE: Jay Holden Jul 1, 2010 10:48 AM

    Most get them from Michael and Marco (Truffle Bros.):

    Can also try Dirk @ www.lafunghi.com.

    Bring your own scale.

    1. jayspun RE: Jay Holden Dec 2, 2010 11:22 AM

      You can also get them at the farmers market in Studio City. Check out the one I got: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Fh-_2UkWs3w...

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        FranklinJefferson RE: jayspun Dec 2, 2012 04:51 PM

        Which Farmer/Stand at Studio City Market?
        Is it the Mushroom guys, 'cause I've never seen truffles there before..

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        sushigirlie RE: Jay Holden Dec 2, 2010 11:55 AM

        bay cities has white and black truffles.

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          gordo26 RE: sushigirlie Feb 24, 2012 03:35 PM

          Really? Where in the store? Never seen them there. Are they from Italy or these the variety from Oregon? How much? Thanks.

        2. perk RE: Jay Holden Dec 8, 2011 06:01 PM

          I just saw them at Wally's on Westwood...in the little food store, right be the wine store.

          1. mrshankly RE: Jay Holden Feb 24, 2012 02:35 PM

            Surfas will most likely have them... call ahead.

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              gjrubino RE: Jay Holden Dec 1, 2012 02:41 PM

              Can anyone share tips for a reliable and reputable internet resource for purchasing black or white truffles? Thank you.

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                maudies5 RE: gjrubino Dec 1, 2012 03:13 PM

                In the last week I have bought two beautiful white truffles from Surfas in Culver City. They seem to arrive on Thursday and sell out in 24 hours. Very fresh. Very delicious and aromatic.

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                  kevin RE: maudies5 Dec 1, 2012 07:16 PM

                  How much ? And where are those white suckers sourced from ?

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                    maudies5 RE: kevin Dec 2, 2012 07:56 AM

                    They were from Italy. I paid about $150 for each one. I don't remember the exact weight .

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                    gjrubino RE: maudies5 Dec 5, 2012 07:12 PM

                    Thanks for the info. I used to live in LA and shop at Surfas

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                      maudies5 RE: gjrubino Dec 6, 2012 08:56 PM

                      I know they got a shipment today and sold most within an hour of opening. Worth calling to see if any are still available.

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