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Looking for burrata

sabroso Sep 3, 2010 02:20 PM

Anyone know where I can buy some?

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    small h Sep 3, 2010 02:42 PM

    Saxelby in Essex Market often has it on Thursdays. Call to make sure.


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      ossauiraty Sep 3, 2010 02:46 PM

      di Palo's has it (Grand St)

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        funniduck Sep 3, 2010 02:51 PM

        Murray's and Whole Foods have them too.

        1. LNG212 Sep 3, 2010 03:01 PM

          So does Fairway (UWS).

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            sebastianxx Sep 5, 2010 05:35 AM

            Best burrata I've found is at Buon Italia- The Italian Grocery in Chelsea Market. worth a trip for hard-to-find pastas, flours, spices and oils. And certainly less expensive/mobbed than Eataly : )

            Buon Italia
            75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

            200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010

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            1. re: sebastianxx
              LNG212 Sep 8, 2010 06:48 PM

              Thanks for that. I've been to Buon Italia many times but not purchased their burrata (I've only bought Fairway's). I was in Chelsea Market today to get some knives sharpened and figured I'd stop in to see if they had any. Bought a nice little package.

              Wow! It really is delicious. And I'm usually a Fairway booster; but Buon Italia's was a *lot* better.

              Buon Italia
              75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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              gutsofsteel Sep 5, 2010 07:01 PM

              Agata & Valentina

              Agata & Valentina
              1505 1st Ave, New York, NY 10021

              1. erica Sep 7, 2010 04:35 AM

                Just my own opinion, but you really need to inquire bout the age of this cheese. In Italy, it is eaten on the day of production. When it is shipped here and sits in a case for three days, the quality just is not the same. Before buying, find out if it is house made and when (I believe diPalo makes their own still) and if not, when it has arrived by air into NYC.

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                  fourunder Sep 7, 2010 04:54 AM

                  With regards to Di Palo's.....i would suggest you call first before trekking over. I usually get to the area of Little Italy/Chinatown every month or so in my travels....No less then six times have I walked over to Di Palo's trying to purchase their burrata, but each time they said they were out.

                  This is usually between 1:00-2:00 PM, just after lunchtime.

                  I have never been able to purchase burrata at Di Palo's, although I have tried.

                  From now on, I'll heed to my own advice.

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                    gutsofsteel Sep 7, 2010 09:52 AM

                    Call Agata & Valentina and ask which day the burrata comes in and then go there that afternoon/evening. They don't usually sell out of it before then. It's very good.

                    Agata & Valentina
                    1505 1st Ave, New York, NY 10021

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                    rogs Sep 9, 2010 06:35 PM

                    the italian shop in chelsea market has the best burrata ever, promise. go to the counter in the back for a fresh order from italy.

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