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Where can I buy napa cabbage and wonton wrappers in NW DC?

BEmama Dec 30, 2012 09:17 AM


  1. discojing Jan 4, 2013 10:08 AM

    Napa will definitely be at the new swanky Whole Foods in Rockville or Friendship heights. There's also an organic market in Rockville and one in Cleveland Park

    1. b
      BEmama Jan 1, 2013 06:20 PM

      BEmama here. Thanks all for responding. I found them at Bethesda Giant, but will check out WF and Georgetown Safeway the next time. As there are more Asian Americans in DC suburbs than DC proper, I wondered if I would be less likely to find in District. I do not cook a lot of Asian-infuenced dishes, so am less familiar with District options. Again, thanks all for responding.

      What about TOASTED sesame oil? Am having a really hard time finding that.

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      1. re: BEmama
        agarnett100 Jan 1, 2013 08:44 PM

        TOASTED sesame oil - I have this at Giant and Shoppers. I am sure H-Mart has it

        1. re: BEmama
          tcamp Jan 2, 2013 08:42 AM

          I've found it in regular supermarkets. WF will definitely have it. If you have access to a car, you might consider a field trip to a large asian market in NoVa or MD.

        2. k
          kristen3 Jan 1, 2013 06:02 PM

          I agree. Every Whole Foods certainly has both.

          1. hill food Dec 31, 2012 08:57 PM

            almost every grocer from Safeway to TJ to YES! to Whole Food will have the wrappers, sometimes in the vegetable section, sometimes in dairy, ask or look wherever tofu is found. Napa cabbage, well, you may have to hit a branch of a supermarket who's likely to find it in demand (they do tailor the product to the demographic) but then they'll have the wrappers too.

            best bet - any store that doesn't relegate soy sauce to an "ethnic food" aisle.

            1. l
              lcool Dec 31, 2012 11:27 AM

              I second Bacardi 1

              I am NW DC into Montgomery Co and I don't think there is a grocery store that doesn't carry both.

              1. Bacardi1 Dec 30, 2012 09:39 AM

                I'm about an hour south of DC, & honestly every single regular supermarket around here carries both those items - including Walmart. You really shouldn't have much difficulty finding them.

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