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Fresh shiitake mushrooms in YYC?

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javelina Jul 15, 2011 07:36 AM

Anyone know where to pick some up? I can't recall seeing them at Superstore. Would T & T have some?

Thanks very much!

  1. cellophane_star Jul 15, 2011 07:39 AM

    I bought a package at Superstore on MacLeod Trail South last weekend. I bet they would be cheaper at T&T.

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      marcopolo Jul 15, 2011 10:26 AM

      Midtown Co-op usually has 'em along with oyster and the other more common types.

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        aktivistin Jul 15, 2011 01:15 PM

        I have bought fresh shiitakes from T&T. Very reasonable priced, don't remember exact cost. They are sold in pre-packaged clear plastic produce bags.

        I think I've seen them at Lambda and Tops from time to time as well, but have never bought them there.

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          Budca Jul 15, 2011 06:01 PM

          Yes , seen them safeway, t and t , costco.

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            clouie Jul 16, 2011 08:57 AM

            There is a Korean grocery store right next to Olive Chicken, which is located in the Beltline district - 1324 10 Ave SW Calgary,. I don't know the actual name of the grocery store, but it's the only one in the shopping centre. Cheap prices.

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              javelina Jul 16, 2011 01:22 PM

              Thanks for all the responses. I ended getting them at the NW Superstore (must have been blind not to have noticed them before). Pretty expensive: @$3/2.5 oz. Next time I'll pursue one of the more cost-effective options.

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                Budca Jul 19, 2011 05:20 PM

                Yes t and t is better price

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                girlfoody Jul 16, 2012 03:36 PM

                I bought some amazing ones at Souto Farms in the Calgary Farmer's Market this weekend. He had oyster, portabella, cremini, and button mushrooms, too. As a side note, he has the best cherries ANYWHERE! I think the shiitakes were $12/lb, but don't remember exactly. . .

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                  gardengorilla Jul 24, 2012 05:50 PM

                  I just bought a bunch of Shiitakes at T&T. The containers is twice the size the one you would get at Coop or Safeway and they were $2.99. I also got some nice King mushrooms and oysters as well. But, yes I agree the Souto farms mushrooms are AMAZING and fresh.

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