Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkEthnic Cuisine · 5 months ago

Where can you buy expensive foods?

Iberian ham, beluga caviar, moose cheese, sashimi, white truffles, oysters, foi gras, etc?

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  • 5 months ago

    go on line and see which stores in your area carry these items, or try whole foods.

  • Mark
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Phonecia, where I live.

  • denise
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Google 'speciality' grocers.

  • John
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I'm in San Francisco and I can buy any of those, in season, at one place or another. Moose cheese is only made in one place, it seems: https://www.atlasobscura.com/foods/moose-cheese

    If you DON'T live in a major city you will have to go internet.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Those aren't in constant production. Generally speaking there will be a boutique market in larger cities. Harrods in London comes to mind. I'm picturing a big market in Sweden with a butcher, baker, etc stalls. Even there, they only come up with the season. You have to know when who's likely to get their hands on it and give them a reason to call you.

    The very most expensive things often go at auction. Canned caviar might be at Christie's but an $80,000 tuna is at the fish market in Japan if one of that quality is caught that day. You go there and make your bid, then get out bid and do it again until you win or lose.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Any fancy grocery store, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, etc. Even Amazon. 

  • D'Artagnan https://www.dartagnan.com/ for foie gras and white truffles in season - which they are not

    Petrossian https://www.petrossian.com/caviar for caviar 

    Despana https://www.despanabrandfoods.com/ for your ham 

    You really want to buy sashimi and oysters from a local purveyor

    WTF is moose cheese?

    PS try Amazon - they probably have everything

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Depends on your location, but try the internet. Shipping might be expensive though.

  • Oysters, caviar (although probably not beluga), and foie grad can likely be found at a whole foods

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    I believe you must travel to Paris, France for such delicacies.

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