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Where to buy good foie gras pate in Northern VA?

eviemichael Dec 14, 2012 12:15 AM

I was going to order some online, but the shipping fee is as much as the product! Ridiculous.
Should I get some at Whole Foods? Or is there anywhere that sells it near Tysons Corner?

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    MikeR Dec 14, 2012 03:51 AM

    I wouldn't know good foie gras from chopped liver, but Arrowine in Arlington (Lee Highway and Lorcum Lane) has some reallly good sausages and cheeses (and wines, too), and a fairly extensive selection of pates.

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    1. re: MikeR
      eviemichael Dec 14, 2012 05:32 AM

      Thanks, thats a big help!

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        alkapal Dec 14, 2012 06:07 AM

        i'd second arrowine.

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          eviemichael Dec 14, 2012 07:37 AM

          Thanks guys! I'll toast to you both on new years when im stuffing my face full of pate. :-)

          1. re: eviemichael
            alkapal Dec 14, 2012 08:08 AM

            we like several of those pates there in the fridge case to the left of the charcuterie. i think you could buy them soon and still have them fine for NYE.

            arrowine's speck from olli salumeria is also terrific.

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              eviemichael Dec 14, 2012 12:08 PM

              good to know, thanks. :)

    2. MsDiPesto Dec 15, 2012 03:13 PM

      Wegmans has foie gras pate in their cheese section.

      1. twocents Dec 23, 2012 04:08 PM

        Not to hijack the thread, but is there anywhere that sells lobes of foie gras, either a or b grade?

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