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Source for Shaoxing wine in or near Thousand Oaks?

mvcv Jul 11, 2010 04:12 PM

I need a bottle of Shaoxing wine for a recipe and don't want to drive to the closest 99 Ranch market which is nearly an hour away. Anyone know a market near this area that carries Shaoxing Wine?

99 Ranch
17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA

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  1. ipsedixit RE: mvcv Jul 11, 2010 06:55 PM

    Your best bet in that area might be to use a substitute like dry sherry, or even a dry white wine. Barring that, if you don't want to drive 2 hours roundtrip is to order it online.

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    1. re: ipsedixit
      AAQjr RE: ipsedixit Jul 13, 2010 12:21 PM

      sherry really is a pretty close substitution. That's what I'd do and if you cant find sherry, well it's time to move! ;^)

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      smfoodie RE: mvcv Jul 12, 2010 03:10 PM

      Try the Asian section of Bristol Farms or Ralphs. I know the Ralphs in Santa Monica regularly carries it.

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      1. re: smfoodie
        LesThePress RE: smfoodie Jul 12, 2010 03:30 PM

        I've looked for it in the usual higher end markets (Whole Foods, Gelson's, etc.) and haven't found it up here. Best bet is a trip to chinatown for dim sum and pick up some! (Any excuse to go there for dim sum works for me!!)

        Or u can substitute the rice wine in the recipe for either rice vinegar or broth mixed with white vinegar.

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        Jerome RE: mvcv Jul 14, 2010 11:43 AM

        it takes an hour to get to sepulveda and victory in van nuys?
        i think it takes about half an hour if it's not rush hour. at least that's my experience.

        I don't know reseda well, but i think there are some east asian markets there that might carry it. But i'd go to the 99 ranch in van nuys and just stock up.

        good luck.

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