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Sushi-grade tuna in White Plains/ Westchester

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petezee Sep 15, 2006 07:54 PM

Looking for dependable fish for sashimi/ tar-tar. The stand-by used to be the flash-frozen sushi tuna at Whole Foods, but I went last week and they had no idea what I was talking about. They claimed their 'fresh' tuna was not suitable for sushi.

Except for the asian supermarket on Mamaroneck and Bloomingdale Rd. ($35.00/lb and it's not even toro!) does anyone know where I can find flash-frozen sushi grade tuna or extremely fresh, dependable sushi tuna?

  1. JMF Sep 15, 2006 09:11 PM

    Meiji-Ya (sp) on Central Ave just a few stores north of Hartsdale Ave and just south of Cafe Meze. They are a Japanese grocery and have many types of sashimi grade fish. Very, very good quality.

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      petezee Sep 15, 2006 09:35 PM

      I think I've stopped in there- next to a sushi store, right?-same problem as the Mamaroneck Ave grocery, though- $35 or so a pound, if I remember.

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      CTeater Sep 15, 2006 07:57 PM

      Scotts Corners Market, in Pound Ridge.

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        Dim Sum Diva Sep 15, 2006 07:57 PM

        Kam Sen Foods
        22 Barker Ave, White Plains, NY
        (914) 428-4500

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          petezee Sep 15, 2006 08:13 PM

          Have you tried it a lot? I've been to the store but I've been a little hesitant about the tuna.

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            JMF Sep 15, 2006 09:10 PM

            I shop at Kam Sen a lot but their fish is most definately not sashimi grade.

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