Trader Joe's (265 Winston at 20th Ave.)Cost:
Rambutan.Calories per serving:
A fleshier, spikier, and all-around sassier cousin to lychee, rambutan is one of the scariest looking, yet sweetest tasting fruits around. Tasting notes:
Since the rambutan are freeze-dried, they end up tasting a bit dry and mealy. But there's something at least somewhat addicting about the crunch. Buy it again?
Only in a moment of weakness. Extra credit:
Try fresh rambutan at Berkeley Bowl (2020 Oregon St. at Adeline, Berkeley).