The Goods: Local Bites We’re Digging This Month

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Photos by Scott M. Lacey

Jarred Sauces

Chef Phillip Tang’s bottled condiments—chili vinegar and sesame mustard, among others—are a great way to add zing to sandwiches, stir-fries, and salads this winter.

$7–$9 each, available at East by Northeast (call in advance).

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Gourmet Salts

Black-lava salt from Cyprus, rose salt from Bolivia, shallot- and chanterelle-laced blends—Woburn’s Beyond the Shaker produces just about every seasoning variety under the sun.

$13.50 each, Available at, Boston Cheese Cellar, and Pemberton Farms.

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South Boston chocolatier Jen Turner has made her name at Blue Tierra with elaborately decorated truffles and delicate buttercream-filled macarons. We’re especially into her “Global Collection” of bonbons, infused with bold flavors like poblano pepper, lemongrass, chai, and star anise.

Starting at $1.50 each, available exclusively at the new gourmet market Bees Knees.