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Where art thou, broccolini?

kobuta May 25, 2012 06:39 PM

I love broccolini and can eat the stuff by the boat-load. Surprisingly I have not seen this available in many of the supermarkets I frequent, but I found some at the local N Quincy Stop & Shop 2 weekends ago for the first time. Sadly, they only had a few left last week, and I strongly suspect it was the same product they had out the week before, as the one bunch I bought started to wilt after only a day in the fridge.

Where else have you seen broccolini for sale in the greater Boston area (preferably somewhere public transportation accessible)?

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    johndory May 25, 2012 06:47 PM

    It's dependably available at Russo's and Whole Foods.

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      lime_green May 26, 2012 09:49 AM

      I usually see it at Foodies in the South End. Also, I always to buy it at Trader Joe's over in Cambridge off Memorial Dr.

      1. galangatron May 29, 2012 10:06 AM

        saw it the other day at stop n shop in malden

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          devilham May 29, 2012 12:00 PM

          I have seen it most everytime I have gone at the Roche Bros in W. Roxbury, and I'm with you, it's one of my favorite veggies, it has the visual appeal of rabe, without the bitterness, just a great veg

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            bear May 29, 2012 01:38 PM

            It's awesome blanched then tossed in olive oil and grilled.

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