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Pita Fresh in Yonkers or nearby?

Vielka Aug 7, 2013 05:38 AM


I'm making hummus for an event his weekend and would really love to have fresh wonderful pita or Syrian bread depending on where you are from. Any ideas of sources nearby? I know that there is a community near the Riverdale section of the Bronx, actually Yonkers, as many middle eastern restaurants have cropped up in recent years. Any ideas?

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    Maryld RE: Vielka Aug 7, 2013 07:00 AM

    Yaranush Middle Eastern Gourmet, 322 Central Ave
    White Plains, NY 10606 (www.yaranush.com) is the only place that I know of that sells a variety of pitas and breads.

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      roxlet RE: Maryld Aug 8, 2013 10:19 AM

      But they are unfortunately packaged. How about making the pita yourself. They are super simple to make.

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        Vielka RE: roxlet Aug 8, 2013 11:35 AM

        Thanks; I may try the white plains place for now.

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          chowdom RE: Vielka Aug 8, 2013 02:23 PM

          I think my favorite brand of pita available at Yaranush is packaged in a clear bag with blue trim and/or writing, I'm sorry I don't remember the name. Definitely better than your average pita. The owners husband is very nice and always makes good recommendations you can always consult him!

    2. jcmods RE: Vielka Sep 3, 2013 09:19 AM

      Ta'aim in Hastings probably has good bread. They also have the best pre-made hummous I have ever tasted (which I got once at the Bronxville Farmer's Market).

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        roxlet RE: jcmods Sep 3, 2013 10:49 AM

        They still go to the Bronxville Farmer's Market. I saw them there a couple of weeks ago. I'll have to try the hummous!

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          chowdom RE: jcmods Sep 3, 2013 04:05 PM

          We picked up their basil hummus and also the roasted tomato and garlic hummus a couple of weeks ago, expensive but fantastic.
          Regarding pita/nan bread if it's the same as when they opened and they still make it in house the nan from Shiraz in Elmsford is delicious.

          1. re: chowdom
            DGresh RE: chowdom Nov 16, 2013 12:07 PM

            I didn't see nan in Shiraz when I was there; is it frozen or fresh?

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              chowdom RE: DGresh Nov 16, 2013 01:16 PM

              What type of bread did they serve when you were there?

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                DGresh RE: chowdom Nov 16, 2013 01:50 PM

                I was talking about the market, not the restaurant, as I was assuming the OP was looking for bread she could get from a store

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                  chowdom RE: DGresh Nov 16, 2013 02:40 PM

                  Oh ok...thanks for clarifying. I thought at one point in the thread we discussed getting it fresh from a restaurant. I have not been there recently but they used to serve the most addictive house made lavash. I don't specifically remember what they carried in the market.

          2. re: jcmods
            jcmods RE: jcmods Nov 16, 2013 11:45 AM

            Just got back from the Bronxville Farmer's market and Ta'aim has a new Saffron Hummous. It's fantastic especially if you drizzle some spanish olive oil on it.

            They need to bring more bread though because they always run out by 1:00 or so.

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