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Aug 29, 2013 02:52 AM

Where to find Water Caltrop in San Francisco area?

In my hometown we cook it with meat to create wonderful meat soup.
Also sometimes just put some dried ginger in water with it and reboiling them about half hour. Then just eat water caltrop. The nature flavor is all out.

A little question:Ilive in San Francisco now. Does anyone know where to buy water caltrop?

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    1. re: wolfe

      We forgot to point out when we moved this thread, that it was originally posted on the Chowhound thread you linked. We're sorry for any confusion this might have caused!

    2. Not sure about currently, but I've spotted them at the Berkeley Bowl.

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      1. re: hyperbowler

        Yes, the first time I ever saw one was at Berkeley Bowl. Berkeley Bowl is easily accessible by BART: just a five-minute walk from the Ashby Station.

      2. 99 Ranch usually has it, or check May Wah on Clement.

        1. I often see it in Chinatown, though there seems to be some seasonality to its supply.