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No place in my area sells chicory (the lettuce)

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No place in my area sells chicory (the lettuce)

comestible | Aug 11, 2014 09:28 AM

I'm in a far-flung area of NYC but can't find a source (I want it for an exotic pesto dish). Not the supermarkets, not the farmer's market, not the local greengrocer. I find this kind of extraordinary. You can easily get escarole, Boston, romaine, iceberg, arugula, and the more exotic baby greens, but not chicory. Not even the Dean & Deluca on Broadway in NYC had it.

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