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Old 23.01.2011, 22:20
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A Variety of Olives

I am craving a good selection of Olives. I am getting bored with the selection at the Jelmoli and Globus and think I can make better on my own. I am struggling to find a good and varied selection of Olives. I have found great Kalamata's at ethnic grocery stores but wonder if there is a great spot to get a real diverse variety of olives. Green, Black, wrinkled, and everything in between.

Sorry, during the holidays I was spoiled at Whole Foods and think there must be some secret olive hideaway in Zurich... any suggestions?
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Old 23.01.2011, 22:30
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I am craving a good selection of Olives. I am getting bored with the selection at the Jelmoli and Globus and think I can make better on my own. I am struggling to find a good and varied selection of Olives. I have found great Kalamata's at ethnic grocery stores but wonder if there is a great spot to get a real diverse variety of olives. Green, Black, wrinkled, and everything in between.

Sorry, during the holidays I was spoiled at Whole Foods and think there must be some secret olive hideaway in Zurich... any suggestions?
I always buy mine at the market in Ponte Tresa, easily find a couple dozen varieties.

Of course, that's 15 minutes away for me!

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Old 23.01.2011, 22:33
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There is a great olive stall at the Zurich HB Wednesday market with a massive selection, I'm not a big olive fan myself but I have some friends who swear by this stall.
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Old 23.01.2011, 22:51
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Re: A Variety of Olives

Did you try the Portuguese black olives, in coop where they have the international section. For me the best olives.
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Old 23.01.2011, 23:23
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Re: A Variety of Olives

I usually go into France to buy mine, But here in Basel there are a lot of Ethnic shops which is where I usually get better selection and value for money too. I tend to stay away from shop jars of those things too.
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