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Gefilte Fish in Brooklyn?

rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 14, 2007 08:18 PM

Used to get it from Ratners. It was the best. Since the closing I've tried Russ and Daughters', Zabar's, and a few unmentionables.

Now I'm looking in Brooklyn. Any brilliant ideas in Boro Park, for instance?

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    abby11201 RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 16, 2007 02:28 AM

    Fish Tales in Cobble hill has it, but only at Passover.

    1. BMartin RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 16, 2007 03:01 AM

      There was and maybe still is a Jewish Deli that makes its own g-fish in Brighton under the El where all the Russian stores are. Anyone know the name, or whether it is stil there?

      1. missmasala RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 16, 2007 06:05 AM

        there's a place called mealmart on ave j (i think) in brooklyn that has it. however, it's the sweet kind, which i don't like.

        but there must be a good place somewhere in midwood or borough park. I'd like to find one, too, so i'll do some investigating.

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          j.ey2 RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 16, 2007 10:40 AM

          Years ago, the NYTImes ran an article on gefilte fish. THey recommended Raskins Fishmarket: 320 Kington Ave. @ President St in Crown Heights. They have many flavors, fresh and frozen. I have been buying the frozen logs, and serving them to people for years. They are amazing. I highly recommend. (worth the culture shock and being ignored by the hasidik men)

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            EIF1lady RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 16, 2007 11:05 AM

            Which one of the frozen logs do you like best? I usually like the A&B brand(the one with less sugar).

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              j.ey2 RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 17, 2007 02:30 PM

              I think I have always gotten the most traditional, which sounds like the one you get. How good is that stuff? I wait all year for Passover. I don't know why I don't get it any other time of the year.

              1. pitagirl RE: rootytootyfreshnfrooty Mar 17, 2007 08:35 PM

                you can buy the Raskin's frozen in most markets. There is a fish store on Avenue J in Brooklyn that makes the mix and you cook it yourself- they have many different varieties.

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