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Is there any stores in Buenos Aires where to get those unusual Indian and :cool: Central Asian spices? thanks

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Is there any stores in Buenos Aires where to get those unusual Indian and :cool:  Central Asian spices? thanks

El Gato Negro is the qintessential spice shop chain in Buenos Aires. Their main store is in Avenida Corrientes 1669. Also has a small restaurant.

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Thank you alejita is always nice to know but on the same subject

How are their prices?

Thanks

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Thank you alejita  is always nice to know but on the same subject

How are their prices?

Thanks

Yikes. I do not know; I don't LIVE in Buenos Aires, so I have no guide. I don't know of any other place, though. I'll ask around.

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LOL! neither do I but it will helpful if you could insert it in your personal profile

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There are several markets in the three block stretch of Chinatown (in Belgrano) that carry a wide range of spices, herbs, and mixtures from all over Asia, including Indian spices. The selection tends to vary as stuff is imported seemingly somewhat at random, but at least the major stuff tends to be available regularly. Prices are very inexpensive.

There are also many imported and (for here) exotic spices at Doña Clara - Av. Corrientes 2561, in Once. A little pricier, but really good quality, and not prepackaged, so you can choose how much you want of each. I like it more than El Gato Negro, which is only a few blocks away, and think they have both a better and fresher selection.


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Now, if only either of you lived here, it might actually be useful info!

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Ahhh, but I find it extremely useful :cool:


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