I went out to buy a Hebrew National salami, which I've never thought of as a particularly hard-to-find item, but I've been stymied. Shaw's, which I know used to carry them, has nothing even close. Nor does Johnny's Foodmaster or even Savenor's. I also hit Fresh Pond Market and Trader Joe's in Cambridge, nada. I turned to the Hebrew National website and they have a store locator which tells me there's no HN salami within 30 miles of Boston. A friend tells me that he bought one at what he calls "the Israeli grocery'' on Harvard Street. I'll cross the river if I have to, but really, when did kosher salami turn into an exotic specialty food?
1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476
Fresh Pond Market
360 Huron Ave, B Cambridge, MA