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food store tour help

Mr Bigglesworth | Dec 11, 2008 07:24 AM

Hello,

I've promised some friends that I would take them on a food tour and then cook up a storm. They live in the South End, so there is no need to include Las Ventas, Formaggio SE or the excellent middle eastern store next door.

I have no plans to include any of the Russian stores and won't hit Pensey's....

We live in Coolidge and plan on starting from my place.

I absolutely plan on including:

Russo's
Formaggio Cambridge (so much better than the SE location)
Savenor's (Kirkland)
Christina's
The New Deal Fish Market

I am debating between Reliable and the Asian market in the Porter Exchange and may roll into the Live Poultry Fresh Kill.

I also was thinking about a liquor stop. I could hit the wine & cheese cask - great small store... roll into Davis for Downtown or go up to the Provisions....

Am I missing anything? And if I do include one of the Armenian shops, Arax?

Also, any help structuring this trip in terms of geography (gas prices are down... but I still don't want to waste time / gas....) would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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