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Dec 8, 2011 06:52 AM

best price for spanish ham or prosciutto downtown?

I'm doing some last minute shopping for a party today- any tips on where to buy well-priced spanish ham or prosciutto below 14th street? Thanks for any tips!

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  1. DiPalo, maybe, for the best price on prosciutto? I'm guessing Despana and Murray's will be pricier.

    Murray's Cheese
    254 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

    Di Palo's Fine Foods
    200 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

    408 Broome St, New York, NY 10013

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    1. re: kathryn

      Same question as OP. Any other ideas in the event DiPaolo's line is out the door? I go to Alleva for mozz but never got ham there, also what about places inside Essex Market?

      thanks for input

      Alleva Dairy
      188 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

    2. Russo's in the East Village, 12th St just off 1st, near Veniero's.

      Russo's Mozzarella and Pasta
      344 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003

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      1. re: visciole


        $22/lb for prosciutto de parma

        1. re: 2slices

          You're welcome. BTW I made a mistake: Russo's is on 11th Street. I like them, and they also have very good mozzarella.

      2. I wound up going to Whole Foods in the interest of time. It was $21.99 a lb for prosciutto di parma. Not bad.

        Whole Foods
        95 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002