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Aug 28, 2012 10:53 AM

Laphet - fermented tea leaves

Are there any markets in Chinatown that sell laphet? Supposedly there was one on Mulberry St. once upon a time, but that doesn't really narrow it down. I know there were issues a while back with carcinogens in the dye in some brands....

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  1. Never seen it, but never looked for it either. Your best bet would probably be one of the SE Asian shops - either Asia Market Corp on Mulberry, or Bangkok Center Grocery on Mosco. The owners of BCG speak pretty decent English, too, and are very helpful if they're in.