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Elevatorguy Feb 22, 2014 05:45 AM

Does anyone know where to buy Jammie Dodgers in the Boston area? I know that Wegmans in Northboro has them, but are they available anywhere in the Boston area or Woonsocket RI area? Thanks in advance for any help.

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    devilham RE: Elevatorguy Feb 22, 2014 08:27 AM

    We get them for my Doctor Who obsessed 7 year old at Roche Bros in West Roxbury

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      Elevatorguy RE: devilham Feb 22, 2014 03:20 PM

      Thanks very much.

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        devilham RE: Elevatorguy Feb 22, 2014 05:05 PM

        I must know.....Doctor Who related?

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          Elevatorguy RE: devilham Feb 23, 2014 07:25 AM

          No, just intrigued by all I have read online about them.

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            devilham RE: devilham Feb 23, 2014 12:29 PM

            Ah well, thought he might have a kindered spirit, he's being the 1st doctor today, walking around in a string tie and calling the wife and I 'my dear' after stating things, as opposed to the 11th, who wielded a Jammie Dodger against his arch enemy the Darleks. Kid slays me.

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          Elevatorguy RE: devilham Feb 25, 2014 11:38 PM

          devilham are they in the regular cookie aisle? I checked another Roche Bros and they did not have them. Thanks.

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            Allstonian RE: Elevatorguy Feb 26, 2014 04:01 AM

            I'm betting they'd be in the International aisle, with Irish/British imports, if Roche Brothers has such a section.

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              Velda Mae RE: Allstonian Feb 26, 2014 04:32 AM

              The Wellesley Roche Bros has its Irish/British foods in the international aisle. Like so many markets, there are cookies in many different places in that store so if you don't see them, ask. The staff at Roche Bros are very helpful.

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                Elevatorguy RE: Velda Mae Feb 26, 2014 11:20 AM

                Thanks. I checked the international aisle but didn't see an Irish/English section at all. This was at the Millis store. The grocery manager was very helpful and said he would try to order them in for a future shipment.

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                  devilham RE: Elevatorguy Feb 26, 2014 11:27 AM

                  The West Roxbury Roche Bros. has a Brittish/Irish section, that's where my wife got them I believe.

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                    catsmeow RE: devilham Feb 26, 2014 01:38 PM

                    The Fenway Star Mkt has a British/Irish area too. There's also a small store with English and Irish foods called the Lucky Shamrock in Quincy on Beale St between Adams St and Newport Ave close to Wollaston. Centre. The whole store is imported food from "across the pond." My BFF was visiting from CA and is from England. She was in heaven. There were so many things she hadn't seen for years, Her relatives(also from England) go there frequently and had told us about it. I must have passed it 100 times and never realized what it was.

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                      catsmeow RE: catsmeow Feb 27, 2014 07:11 AM

                      I just stopped in the Lucky Shamrock grocer and they had Jammie Dodgers for $1.99. They also had several other cookies/biscuits made by the same company. Unfortunately, they didn't have the mini Weetabix that I'd only seen there.

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                        Jenny Ondioline RE: catsmeow Feb 27, 2014 10:16 AM

                        They stopped making mini Weetabix years ago, unfortunately.

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                          Allstonian RE: Jenny Ondioline Feb 27, 2014 11:12 AM

                          No, actually they seem to be making them again: http://www.weetabix.co.uk/brands/cere...

                          I'm dubious about the different flavors, but the Fruit and Nut version sounds good!

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                            Jenny Ondioline RE: Allstonian Feb 27, 2014 11:29 AM

                            This is excellent to know! I always liked the Minis more than regular-size Weetabix, and was fairly bummed when they stopped making them.

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                              Allstonian RE: Jenny Ondioline Feb 27, 2014 11:52 AM

                              Although the US distributor (Barbara's) still isn't carrying them, so we'd have to find them as imports. Will have to check out someplace like Kiki's in Brighton...

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                            catsmeow RE: Jenny Ondioline Feb 27, 2014 01:50 PM

                            I looked them up online and it said that last Spring, the company was forced to stop making some of its cereals(the plain mini that I like was one of them) because of a bad wheat crop in England. I am going to email them to see of they intend to start again. The last box I got was was around last March.

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                            Elevatorguy RE: catsmeow Feb 27, 2014 11:21 PM

                            Thanks very much catsmeow.

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              Jenny Ondioline RE: Elevatorguy Feb 22, 2014 03:41 PM

              I've seen them recently in the English/Irish department of the Packards Corner Star, but the cookies and candy bars there tend to come and go.

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                donlan RE: Elevatorguy Feb 22, 2014 05:11 PM

                Kiki's market and Fanieul Street Market, both in Brighton, are good bets. They each carry a good range of English/Irish groceries.

                1. Kat RE: Elevatorguy Feb 23, 2014 05:50 AM

                  British Delights in Westford, MA has them. Great store!! You can also order online www.britishdelights.com.

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                    Elevatorguy RE: Kat Feb 23, 2014 07:25 AM

                    Thanks very much for all the replies.

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