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MSP - fresh masa?

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petergray Jun 10, 2012 10:45 AM

does anyone know where to buy fresh masa (for making tortillas, sopes, etc.)? el burrito mercado? anywhere on lake street?

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    tdiana Jun 10, 2012 02:13 PM

    in a related question are there any tortilleria's in the area that sell fresh corn tortilla's?

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      petergray Jun 10, 2012 02:49 PM

      i'm not sure if la perla sells their own tortillas, but i have bought fresh (still warm and steaming in the bag) la perla tortillas at the cub on lake street (at hiawatha.)

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        mitch cumstein Jun 10, 2012 02:53 PM

        they sell blue and yellow corn, as well as flour...

      2. re: tdiana
        The Dairy Queen Jun 11, 2012 06:29 AM

        Get them for $1 a bag at La Perla in Mercado Central on Lake Street, Minneapolis. You can watch them make them in the background as you wait in line.

        ~TDQ

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          ibew292 Jun 11, 2012 08:01 AM

          They have restricted their making. I have only gotten warm ones once in the last 6 times I have been there. The price I think went up to a whopping $1.25 for 3 doz..They also sell Masa.

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            The Dairy Queen Jun 11, 2012 09:26 AM

            Oh, that's a bummer that you can't count on getting them warm anymore.

            ~TDQ

      3. mitch cumstein Jun 10, 2012 12:53 PM

        La Perla sells it in the mercado central on lake. They are next to the manny's torta's in the food court area.

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          petergray Jun 10, 2012 02:49 PM

          thanks for the info - i will check them out this week

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          KTFoley Jun 10, 2012 12:23 PM

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/760056

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