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Where to buy high-quality olive oil and other foodie gifts in Palermo?

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tjdnewyork May 20, 2011 10:28 PM

Pretty self-evident. Traveling to Spain next and need to bring some good gifts for friends. Any suggestions on where to find this stuff and what might be best to bring? Thanks for the help.

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  1. Bugsey34 RE: tjdnewyork May 21, 2011 07:54 AM

    I just came back from Palermo and visited "I Pecatucci di Mamma Andrea" http://www.mammaandrea.it/. I think there was some olive oil, but it focused on sweets, almond paste based cookies, many jams, marmalades, honeys and also interesting local liquers. There is also a nice wine shop next door, and that guy had more olive oil.

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      tjdnewyork RE: Bugsey34 May 23, 2011 04:32 AM

      Thanks Bugsey. I ended up shopping at a place called Cibus on E. Amari, which had a wide selection of stuff and good prices.

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