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Where to buy pistachio nuts?

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Looking for store in Chicago, preferably north side, to buy wonderful pistachio nuts. I heard the nuts from Turkey are the best, and the ones from California aren't so great. What do you like and where can I get them?

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  1. Devon Avenue, Patel Brothers (Indian) supermarket, 2619 W Devon---I saw shelled pistachios there yesterday. If you want an array of specifically Middle Eastern products (you mentioned Turkish pistachios) try Al Khayam, 4738 N Kedzie.

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    1. re: Querencia

      Terrific reply! Thank you Querencia!

    2. I saw 2 or 3 kinds here yesterday although you could probably get a better deal on Devon.

      Pita Inn Market and Bakery
      3924 Dempster St.
      Skokie, IL 60076
      847-675-0025

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      1. Middle East Bakery on Foster just off Clark is another place to check Great eggplant pie and lots of other tasty items.