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ISO celtuce AKA asparagus lettuce or wosun

Anyone spotted it recently, either in a market or restaurant? I've only noticed it in a produce market on Stockton in Chinatown, and their selection wasn't healthy looking. I haven't had luck in some of the bigger Asian supermarkets in SF.

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  1. Not sure of the season but I got some at the Civic Center farmer's market a month or so ago.

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    1. re: bigwheel042

      Thanks! Before I realized it was something I'd eaten before outside the Bay Area, I had noticed it at a few more places. I hope the local season hasn't ended-- it's great stuff!

    2. You might email Commis and ask them who they buy it from.

      1. I saw it a few weeks ago in one of the smaller produce shops on Irving. Maybe around 22nd or 23rd Avenue.

        I have not seen it recently at the farmers markets recently, though I haven't been paying super close attention.

        1. Several months ago, maybe last year, we had it at South Legend Sichuan in Milpitas... Quite tasty.

          http://www.southlegend.com/4436.html

          1. It's perhaps too early for this, but has this ever been spotted at a restaurant this year?