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manioc flour and other Brazilian goodies?

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digthevine Mar 22, 2011 12:23 PM

I'm having a Brazilian Birthday Bash and cooking the traditional feijoada for it. I'd love to find manioc flour and any other regional treats if they are to be had in the bay area!
Thanks :)

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  1. wolfe RE: digthevine Mar 22, 2011 12:42 PM

    Robert's busy fighting the Cyrus vs TFL battle so I will throw out his recent Manioc flour thread.
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/770113

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      digthevine RE: wolfe Mar 22, 2011 12:48 PM

      Sweet - thanks for jumping in there! Mi Tierra sounds perfect and on the way to/from Napa.

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        wolfe RE: digthevine Mar 22, 2011 12:53 PM

        Ignore the place link which I guess came from your post. Mi Tierra Market on San Pablo just south of University, Berkeley.

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        Mi Tierra
        2096 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

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          digthevine RE: wolfe Mar 22, 2011 01:05 PM

          Right - that's the one! Thanks :)

    2. Windy RE: digthevine Mar 22, 2011 01:06 PM

      There's also a Brazilian store in the city on Valencia near 23rd Street. They sell bikinis and flags but do have snacks and drinks.

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        digthevine RE: Windy Mar 22, 2011 01:10 PM

        Covered on the bikini front but will check out their drinks selection - I was hoping to get some liters of Brazilian beer . . . do they have alcohol?

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          Windy RE: digthevine Mar 22, 2011 03:30 PM

          I doubt it (can you get a license for bikinis and beer?) but honestly don't know.

          http://www.mercadobrasilsf.com/home/

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          1252 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA

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            Robert Lauriston RE: digthevine Mar 23, 2011 09:42 AM

            Bevmo has some Brazilian beers, though they may not be in the best shape.

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              digthevine RE: Robert Lauriston Mar 23, 2011 10:02 AM

              Any BevMo would have them or are you thinking of a specific location?

              @Windy - Beer and bikinis sounds like a great combo to me, almost a party in and of itself! :)

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