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in search of orange flower water

Muhlyssa Mar 14, 2011 07:55 AM

Anyone seen orange flower water anywhere? I've checked BevMo, no luck.

  1. LaPomme Mar 14, 2011 08:01 AM

    I bought some at the Wine House in West Los Angeles.

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    Wine House
    2311 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA

    1. Servorg Mar 14, 2011 08:19 AM

      While this thread is from 2007 its information may well still be useful in your search for the elusive OF Water: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/469335 Hope you'll come back and report where you find it (and good to see you posting again as well).

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        Muhlyssa Mar 14, 2011 08:57 AM

        Thanks for that link. I did a search on "orange flower water" before I posted and nothing came up. Also, thanks for the welcome back. Reading that thread made me thing of checking C&K Imports since someone mentioned needing it for greek cookies.

      2. Das Ubergeek Mar 14, 2011 09:19 AM

        Any Persian market should have it. Wholesome Choice down here in OC, or any of the little groceries in West LA. Super King will have it for sure, and you might find it at Jons Markets too (though I don't know).

        Welcome back!!

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        Wholesome Choice
        18040 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

        Jons Market
        5315 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

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          chez cherie Mar 14, 2011 09:22 AM

          not sure where you are located. try super king markets--have seen it at the altadena one, but i'd call first if there is a drive involved.

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          Super King Market
          2716 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90065

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          1. re: chez cherie
            Servorg Mar 14, 2011 09:31 AM

            Her profile says she resides in the "Oaks of Sherman" so the SFV (and not in those old Hills of Beverly)... ;-D>

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              Muhlyssa Mar 18, 2011 09:22 AM

              Thanks everyone, I found it at my local Jons. Going to be making Gin Ramos Fizz for brunch and it calls for 2-3 drops. All that for 2-3 drops!

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                Servorg Mar 18, 2011 09:38 AM

                Thanks for reporting back. Hey, sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference! (and you'll have plenty left over for the next time too)

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                  Muhlyssa Mar 18, 2011 09:49 AM

                  Yes, the bottle is so large, I'm thinking of bathing with it.

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                    Servorg Mar 18, 2011 10:08 AM

                    Watch out for amorous honey bees... ;-D>

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                  bad nono Mar 19, 2011 09:55 PM

                  well, if you bake, it's fantastic in madeleines or any cake. I put some in my crêpes batter. Very good with citrus salads, too. And, with plain yogurt and a bit of honey.

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              sushigirlie Mar 14, 2011 09:40 AM

              You can buy this at most Middle Eastern stores and Indian stores. I've also seen it at Bay Cities in Santa Monica. And if I recall correctly, some Whole Foods carry it.

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              1. re: sushigirlie
                WildSwede Mar 14, 2011 02:29 PM

                Yes, I have seen it at Indian stores in Artesia.

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                bad nono Mar 14, 2011 10:04 AM

                I buy it all the time at Jons, some Ralph's carry it (the one on La Brea & 3rd does, in the "ethnic food section across from the kosher products) Surfas has it. Any Persian market
                Jon's the best place because it's the cheapest, Surfas is the most expensive. Super King has several kinds.
                While you're at it, pick up some rose water. Very good in a winter fruit salad with citrus, and some pistachios.

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                1. re: bad nono
                  rednyellow Mar 19, 2011 08:49 PM

                  I've seen it at Jons at La Brea and Fountain.

                2. OCEllen Mar 14, 2011 12:34 PM

                  Cost Plus stores carry it and rose water.

                  1. yinyangdi Mar 14, 2011 02:01 PM

                    Q Market (818) 345-4251
                    Has huge selection of flower/herb waters

                    17261 Vanowen St, Lake Balboa (Van Nuys) 91406
                    (corner of Vanowen/Louise)

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                      cindybkorn Mar 14, 2011 02:32 PM

                      i bought some at BevMo

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                        Muhlyssa Mar 14, 2011 09:05 PM

                        This just in, BevMo no longer carrying it.

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                        Pumpkin_Head Mar 14, 2011 02:36 PM

                        Vallarta markets as well carry it.

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                        Vallarta Restaurant
                        563 W Ventura St, Fillmore, CA 93015

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                          bulavinaka Mar 14, 2011 07:14 PM

                          I've gotten it or seen it at Bristol Farms and Whole Foods as well.

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