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Apr 13, 2008 04:22 PM

ISO Smoked Fish....

Sable, Herring, Chubs, Salmon, Trout, etc....
anyone seen any Really Good Stuff???

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  1. The Whole Foods River store has a lot of smoked fish now. They look good, but are out of my price range. Herrings, yum.

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    1. re: smtucker

      They actually smoke them right in the store, probably would do special orders too.

      1. There are some gorgeous examples of same at the Bazaar on Cambridge Street.

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        1. re: BarmyFotheringayPhipps

          And in that regard, go into any of the Russian markets - e.g., either Bazaar or Berezka - and you'll find a large assortment of smoked fish. If you know Russian, find help that speaks English or enlist a fellow shopper, you can do very well. The prices are quite reasonable. They also have truly massive selections of salamis and sausages.

          1. re: lergnom

            My experience at Bazaar is that you have about a 50/50 shot of finding someone who speaks English at the Cambridge Street Bazaar. (Never been in the Beacon Street location.) Those are pretty good odds.

            Yes, the salamis and sausages are great too. Huge selection of different honeys as well, including Allstonian's beloved (but surprisingly hard to find) linden honey.

            1. re: BarmyFotheringayPhipps

              thanks bunches. will be hitting up Bazaar and/or Berezka this weekend.


              1. re: BarmyFotheringayPhipps

                Mine is the reverse; most of the women at the Beacon location speak good English while those at the other speak a tiny little bit.

          2. If you're close to the Waban area of Newton, can highly recommend the smoked fish from Barry's. Wonderful sable, whitefish/chubs, many different lox cuts...

            1. I will echo other recs on Bazaar. I really like their chili salmon. It has nothing to do with peppers but instead refers to cold smoked vs. hot smoked. I buy a whole piece (sometimes a whole fish and slice it to order myself. It used to be ~$7.50 a pound and a bargain.