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Food & Drink: Market for expired goods
« on: January 19, 2009, 09:40:36 PM »
Food & Drink: Market for expired goods

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There used to be a market for expired goods near Dostoevsky town, featuring all manner of canned, bottled and open goods such as smoked or dried meats.
A dried pig's head handing on a string comes to mind. Maybe if you boil it good you could offer it to a dog ...
It is an unofficial market existing by finding places nobody pays attention to and setting out tables.
These could be hazardous to your health, stick to legal groceries and stay alive!

As the Dostoevsky area has been largely renovated the expired market is said to be near the Ladoshkaya metro now. We don't recommend looking for it.

Avoid any food from the market. Many things look like they were pulled out of dumpsters behinds stores, others are said to be from customs spoils.

Most foods are dated in Russia and it is a good practice even in bigger grocery stores to check the dates. Shop managers do not seem too eager to pull post dated items from the shelf.

Pay Very little, if it seems too cheap -- it is...