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Cardamaro

Indirect Heat Apr 5, 2012 12:38 PM

Anyone know where I could pick up a bottle of Cardamaro? I'd prefer it be in the Cambridge/Arlington area, but willing to drive if I must.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. yarm RE: Indirect Heat Apr 5, 2012 12:42 PM

    Dave's Fresh Pasta in Davis Square.

    http://cocktailvirgin.blogspot.com/

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    1. re: yarm
      Indirect Heat RE: yarm Apr 6, 2012 02:08 PM

      Found it at Dave's. Thanks. Glad to have set foot in Dave's, it's a very cool little shop. Will be back for some cured Italian meats.

    2. Bob Dobalina RE: Indirect Heat Apr 6, 2012 04:21 AM

      I thought it was going to be a cardamom-based amaro, but it's made with cardone (or cardoon), which you can get in season at Russo's.

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      1. re: Bob Dobalina
        MC Slim JB RE: Bob Dobalina Apr 6, 2012 07:33 AM

        I made that exact assumption, too! Cardoon and blessed thistle, it turns out. Apparently just the thing if you're feeling a little touch of the Black Death. And it's wine-based, only 34 proof.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

      2. MC Slim JB RE: Indirect Heat Apr 6, 2012 07:32 AM

        It's getting increasingly easy to find around town. Definitely at Federal Wine & Spirits, likely at Cirace.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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