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Jan 27, 2014 07:31 AM

Thai Chiles?

I'm having a hard time finding thai chiles lately. Anyone know where I might find them? A few months ago I found a bag of red thai chiles at the Fresh Pond Whole Foods (at least I think that's where I got them). They were great and that would be my ideal to buy again. Fresh Pond had green ones last week, but they were pretty mucky looking. Thanks!

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    1. re: rebeccact

      Wait, where? I was just at Russo's a few weeks ago and didn't see them there. I ended up buying finger chiles instead in large part because they were so lovely, but they're not hot at all.

      Thanks to everyone for the tips! I guess I should've mentioned that I don't have a car, so places on the T are best. Still, nice to know all possibilities for the rare times that I do have access to a car...

      1. re: maillard

        Sorry haven't been in a couple weeks-- always see them there but possible that they haven't had them recently. Hope you have better luck with others' tips!

        1. re: maillard

          Russo's almost always has Thai Chiles in the main chile area near the cheese counter, next to the eggplant, but usually they only have the green ones. Sometimes you get lucky and they have the red ones, but there's no rhyme or reason to when. I'd call first if you are specifically looking for the red ones.

          1. re: VintageMolly

            Russo's definitely had them today. They are with all the other hot chiles, sort of near the mushrooms and the cheese counter. The finger peppers were on one of the larger counters with the other peppers.

            They had both red and green on separate trays.

            1. re: VintageMolly

              If time is not of the essence, you can store green Thai chilis and after a while they turn red. Really.

          1. Saw them in the Market Basket in Lowell two days ago. Maybe in other MBs?

            1. I've seen them at both Super 88 and H-Mart recently!

              1. i saw them at market basket in westford last week