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Where can i buy Cotija cheese in Manhattan?

swms122456 Jul 31, 2012 01:24 PM

thanks chowhounders!

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    kathryn Jul 31, 2012 01:29 PM

    Via Serious Eats, here are some leads:

    Bravo Supermarket, multiple locations; Viva Fruit and Vegetable, 120 Essex Street, New York, NY, 212-353-0871 (map); Plaza Piaxtla Inc., 913 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 718-386-2626 (map); Marcelina's Mexican Food, 917 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 718-418-9515 (map).

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      knucklesandwich Jul 31, 2012 01:49 PM

      Fairway. 74th & Broadway.

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      1. re: knucklesandwich
        valerie Aug 1, 2012 05:27 PM

        +1 on Fairway.

      2. JungMann Aug 1, 2012 06:17 AM

        I am pretty sure you can get cotija cheese at Whole Foods on Bowery, otherwise you can definitely get it at the Essex Market a few blocks away. There is also a patch of mercados along Lexington off 103rd where I buy Mexican ingredients, including cheese.

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          swms122456 Aug 1, 2012 06:38 AM

          yes, Essex Street Market has it all! i had checked there and saw every other cheese besides that one...it was hiding! Thanks everyone!

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