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recommendation needed: best place to buy fresh fish in l.a. - pref in ktown, grove, hollywood area?

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    bad nono Sep 29, 2007 09:26 AM

    I go to the galleria Korean supermarket, in the basement of the shopping mall at Western and Olympic. They have monkfish, black cod, skate, mackerel, fish roe, etc. They gut and scale your fish if you ask. It's the best nearest mi Mid-City house. I know there are some even better fish markets in Koreatown but this one being the nearest so I haven't tried those other ones.

    They also sell frozen cod roe which is great to make tarama spread.

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      neobite Sep 29, 2007 11:12 AM

      Second this rec - their selection is great and really well priced.

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      Cubancoffee Sep 28, 2007 06:39 PM

      Seafood City, 138 S. Vermont. Very wide selection.

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        Sugar Jones Sep 26, 2007 04:58 PM

        Tusquellas Seafood - Farmer's Market.

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          guzelsu Sep 26, 2007 02:39 PM

          the nice woman with the fish truck at the Hollywood Farmer's Market on Sunday has good fish as well.

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            proko Sep 29, 2007 10:14 AM

            Second on the Hollywood Market lady's fish. I think they're based in San Pedro, & their fish is fresh, fresh, fresh. She's at the SE corner of Ivar & Yucca. Come early, as she sells out of a lot of stuff by 10:30.

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            wykkedwilly Sep 25, 2007 11:24 PM

            I don't know of any places in the areas you've stated, but Santa Monica Seafood on Colorado at 12th is great. In Little Tokyo go to Mitsuwa Market. There's also a place on Alameda St. south of downtown , close to the American Apparel building that's really good.

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