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Lockdheart Feb 20, 2011 10:16 AM

looking for good artichokes in antelope valley area. Anyone know where? Please give store and location, don't just say "albertsons"

Thanks in advance

  1. Das Ubergeek Feb 20, 2011 08:36 PM

    It's not really artichoke season; there are some hothouse ones available but they're pretty woody and gross. Baby artichokes will be available in a month or two.

    1. c
      carter Feb 20, 2011 09:03 PM

      Yes, do not buy any for at least the next 30 days or so.
      Way too woody, and just downright tasteless - I know, I tried one last week, and that was the verdict.

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        loreeLB Feb 23, 2011 10:03 AM

        not sure if you have a henry's there but i just bought some on sunday and they were meaty and tasteful!

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          carter Feb 23, 2011 07:30 PM

          Henrys is Smart & Final, and they tend to have less than stellar produce. Beware of being too early for as sensitive a veggie as an artichoke. Waiting for a week or three will only make things better.

        2. b
          borax_lil Feb 8, 2012 05:56 AM

          When they're in season, try Ben's Corner on Avenue L (east of Costco). They generally have the best produce in the AV. I love their strawberries. Good luck!

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