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Bzdhkap Dec 4, 2011 06:26 AM

What are your favorites at Pomegranate Supermarket?
Please include grocery items that would be hard to find anywhere else, recommendations - meat, dairy, and pareve - from their extensive take-out department (as well as those things to avoid), baked goods, salads, cheeses, etc., etc.
Thanks!

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    shaytmg Dec 5, 2011 07:38 AM

    I've only been to Pomegranate once and found to place to be over-hyped.

    Although, the sauteed liver in wine sauce they served at the kosher food and wine experience was amazing.

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      Hirscheys Dec 6, 2011 06:33 PM

      I try to get to Pom whenever I can, even though I live in Manhattan. Best kosher supermarket I have ever been to.

      My favorites:
      -the cheese selection
      -the homemade dips, such as olive tapenade, pesto, red peper did, etc
      -the pasta sauces (i've bought the alfredo and it tastes just as good as my homemade)
      -the olives from the barrels
      -the fresh salad, especially the fennel salad

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        EvanM Dec 9, 2011 06:23 AM

        People go to Pomegranate for the service, parking, helpful staff and completeness of selection all in 100% kosher, no second-rate hashgochos etc. It is not a super foodie place, but quality is good and number of things which other places just don't have. Enjoy the selection, and the items you saw in non-kosher places and wished you could eat!

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          shaytmg Dec 9, 2011 07:24 AM

          Ahh, true. Very good points. This type of stuff is typically lacking in kosher establishments.

          I guess its like Carlos and Gabbys. Pretty crappy Mexican food, but sure as hell the best kosher burrito you will get in the NY area. :)

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        sima Dec 10, 2011 03:23 PM

        I like their sushi & baguettes but Poms take out dept. I would not take out

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          koshergourmetmart Dec 12, 2011 05:26 PM

          we like the takeout salads already packaged. we had a fennel salad and roasted mushroom salad. both were yummy

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