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Watermelon radishes

Where can I buy them, preferably in DC, inner SoMoCo, and inner NoNoVa? Thanks!

May 12, 2014
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Shrimp paste

Where can I buy in NW DC, inner NoVA, or super SoMoCo?

May 05, 2013
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO baby artichokes

Need some for a recipe. Where can I buy in NW DC or SoMoCo? None @ Trader Joe's in Foggy Bottom this AM. Thanks much.

Mar 30, 2013
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy napa cabbage and wonton wrappers in NW DC?

BEmama here. Thanks all for responding. I found them at Bethesda Giant, but will check out WF and Georgetown Safeway the next time. As there are more Asian Americans in DC suburbs than DC proper, I wondered if I would be less likely to find in District. I do not cook a lot of Asian-infuenced dishes, so am less familiar with District options. Again, thanks all for responding.

What about TOASTED sesame oil? Am having a really hard time finding that.

Jan 01, 2013
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy napa cabbage and wonton wrappers in NW DC?

Thanks!

Dec 30, 2012
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO of Asian food store

I live in DC and need to buy a few provisions at an Asian food store. Any suggestions?

May 03, 2011
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy pimenton?

Never used it before, but I am dying to make a recipe calling for pimenton. Prefer a store in DC/NoVA/SoMoCo.

Thanks!

May 03, 2011
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO brunch suggestions for South Asian guests

In a few weeks I will be hosting a few old classmates from India/Sri Lanka for brunch. Have not seen them for 15 years. Grateful for ideas. Would like to mix up some American + South Asian menus. Thanks!

Dec 02, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO great meatball sub in NW DC

Have a friend with a major craving for "the best meatball sub" in DC, preferably NW. Where should he go?

Nov 09, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy blood orange juice, preferably in SoMoCo, NoVa, or NWDC?

Whole Foods carries regular orange juice (fresh squeezed), but not blood orange fresh squeezed.

Nov 09, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy blood orange juice, preferably in SoMoCo, NoVa, or NWDC?

Regular juice, not the fizzy soda?

Nov 09, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy blood orange juice, preferably in SoMoCo, NoVa, or NWDC?

Oh my, I had the most wonderful drink recently and it was made with blood orange juice. Short of squeezing (finding!) blood oranges, where can I buy some already made. I'm salivating...thanks!

Nov 09, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO tropical or interesting ice creams to purchase by gallon

Great insights + tips - thanks!

Jul 09, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO tropical or interesting ice creams to purchase by gallon

We are entertaining and I want to serve some exotic ice creams to complement this tropical heat. Any suggestions of places around WDC or close-in MA or VA where I can purchase some fresh, fruity ice creams by quart, half and gallon sizes?

Thanks!

Jul 07, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Can you still find rhubard?

I still have a hankering for rhubarb. Any suggestions on where I can find some? Thanks.

Jun 20, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

If you have a weekend house in Rappahannock county...

where do you go for groceries? Are there any gourmet grocers? What is the best place for produce and meat? Or do you pack in?

Thanks!

Jun 20, 2010
BEmama in Mid-Atlantic

Where can I buy clotted cream in DC?

Thanks!

Mar 15, 2010
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Sufganiot (aka jelly donuts) in WDC?

Where is Pikesville?

Dec 03, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Sufganiot (aka jelly donuts) in WDC?

Where can I buy for Hanukkah? In a panic. Thanks!

Dec 03, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Catering - latkes and small sandwiches?

Sorry - this is WDC and does NOT need to be kosher. TIA!

Nov 28, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Catering - latkes and small sandwiches?

Where can I get good latkes and small sandwiches for a holiday party? I don't want to serve a big brisket sandwich - something small is preferable. Grateful for any and all suggestions!

Nov 27, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Cake Love: Opinions?

Actually, it is not ridiculous. Buttercream is best when served at room temperature. Worked in a bakery for six months and always instructed customers to take the kid out of the frig for at least fifteen minutes before serving.

Aug 23, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

ISO recs for Brazilian restaurants in DC with take-out

Or may agree to take-out for a special occasion. We have a guest arriving late and I would like to surprise with a Brazilian dish. Thanks!

Aug 23, 2009
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore

Recommendations for northern Michigan?

We'll be staying in the Traverse area for about a week and I am interested in restaurant suggestions in the greater area. Willing to drive up to 90 minutes for a good meal....Thanks!

Sep 17, 2007
BEmama in General Midwest Archive

HELP! Need Patak's relishes and my usual haunts have empty shelves

I've usually been able to pick up the Patak's mango and lime pickles at Whole Foods, but all of the ones in DC proper are out (and at least two of them have been out for weeks). Neither Dean & Deluca nor Balducci's carry the mango or lime pickles. I need suggestions fast and close as I can't travel to Virginia or Maryland for at least. I'm really jonesing.

Thanks!

Sep 17, 2007
BEmama in Washington DC & Baltimore