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dbstraight Jan 13, 2011 12:02 PM

Does anyone know anything about the various latino supermarkets in New Orleans? Can anyone give a recommendation on a place where the employees speak some English that has a good selection and fresh products?

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    rouxdauphine Jan 13, 2011 01:46 PM

    Ideal on South Broad (200 block, I believe) would be a good bet.

    1. mimadeli Jan 14, 2011 08:55 AM

      The former Union Supermarket that was on S. Carrollton underneath Rock & Bowl moved out to Kenner - they have a good selection of items and they have daily lunch specials. Union Supermarket, 2105 W. Esplanade Ave. #A, Kenner, 504.469.1861.

      There is another Latino market on Florida Avenue in Kenner, Los Latinos Grocery (504) 443-1029 3521 Florida Ave Kenner, LA

      Here is a list of ethnic markets in New Orleans

      http://www.nola.com/food/index.ssf/20...

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        shanefink Jan 14, 2011 04:57 PM

        I've been shopping at the Ideal Market a lot lately. They have some geat stuff, especially in the meat and cheese departments. I wasn't crazy about their prepared foods though.

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          dbstraight Jan 20, 2011 03:57 AM

          I tried the Ideal on 18th near Severn and was quite pleased. Found everything I needed.

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          jenn2083 Jan 16, 2011 02:31 PM

          do any of the stores mentioned sell huitlacoche?

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            CharlieH Jan 18, 2011 06:15 AM

            Email Chris DeBarr, he is the only chef that I know of that uses. He may get it locally, don't know. Contact info on his blog. http://chefcdb.livejournal.com/

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