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Jan 23, 2011 10:33 PM

Gigantic mate selection.

I usually buy mate from Camaguey Market on Venice. Yesterday I noticed that I could turn around and find another shelf of mate that I had been missing. It was great.

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    1. Thanks for the tip, love mate! It's a great South American market for sure, they also have a nice selection of Inca Cola-type sodas and the like.

      1. Thought this was going to be about a big & tall dating site ;-)

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        1. re: MacTAC

          Yeah - let's learn to add accents! As in "Maté" … I was wondering who would try to find a life partner on Chowhound, though I know some of us have!

          Back on topic: glad to hear of a South American market! There've been some Cuban ones mentioned, and some larger Latino-in-general markets have pan-American sections, but this might be worth at least a side trip.

          1. re: MacTAC

            And I just thought I'd have a tremendous number of future dates...

          2. Okay, let me break out my ignorance flag and raise it up the flagpole....

            What is mate?

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            1. re: lil mikey


              And thanks for the tip rcompton, I've been meaning to look for some.