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Dec 16, 2010 06:33 PM

Looking for Squid Ink in Philly

I am looking to purchase some squid ink for some fresh homemade pasta. Any places in center city, Reading Terminal, or the italian market carry it?


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  1. I am going to guess and say to try DiBruno's in CC, or Ippolito's in South Philly.

    1. I'm pretty sure I've seen it at Claudio's in the Italian market .

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      1. re: caganer

        A caution. Have you ever had this before? I have had it only once in my life, at a wonderful upscale place in N. Y. C.: JO Jo's. Developed a serious allergy, even though I had never been exposed to it before--a kind of creeping facial paralysis. Was delicious, but never again...

        1. re: Bashful3

          Way allergies work, you must have been exposed, thus an allergic response. Sorry about that, Jojo's was a great place.

          1. re: Delucacheesemonger

            Yes, Jo Jo's was a great place. I used the word 'allergy', because I wouldn't know what other word to use, but despite the way allergies do usually work, I had not been exposed. So, I sort of assume it was some sort of powerful neurological toxin for some people. Tasty though!

      2. DiBruno's CC doesn't regularly carry it.