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Where to get white anchovies

lulatula Apr 14, 2008 01:00 PM

I had some great tasting white anchovies at Skipjacks in Natick.
Would anyone know where in the Framingham/Natick area I would be able to find some?

  1. galleygirl Apr 14, 2008 01:08 PM

    The Whole Foods in Framingham; I beieve they may even have them on the antipasto bar; if not,back across from seafood....

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      teezeetoo Apr 14, 2008 02:28 PM

      russos in watertown has them at good prices - whole foods charges way too much!

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      1. re: teezeetoo
        galleygirl Apr 14, 2008 02:35 PM

        Actually, Whole Foods used to charge way too much, $26.99 a pound...Now they're $14 or $15 a pound, just like everyone else's....

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        treb Apr 14, 2008 02:42 PM

        Here's the only place I'll get them. Ned's Groceria in Gloucester on Main St., check out their site. She has awesome stuff.


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          galleygirl Apr 14, 2008 03:01 PM

          Well, since everyone gets them from basically the same few places, hers are just about the same as all the others....All you want to check for is that they have beenunpacked from a wholesale package fairly recently....

          1. re: galleygirl
            treb Apr 14, 2008 03:06 PM

            Maybe, but I can tell if you never been to Ned's, which was until recently operated out of a box truck, you have to see what see offers, i.e. the website. I bet her price is better than WF's.

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              galleygirl Apr 14, 2008 03:22 PM

              Maybe, but the OP was looking in the Framingham/Natick area. Since these are perishable, they would have to be shipped overnight, which would add a hefty fee to the price of the anchovies....

              1. re: galleygirl
                treb Apr 14, 2008 03:57 PM

                Oh well.. there hope there are speciality places for seafood out there.

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          treb Apr 14, 2008 02:52 PM

          You gotta try them. Way...Way better and different than salt cured.

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          1. re: treb
            Cookiepants Apr 14, 2008 03:21 PM

            For sure I will look for them! I am an equal oppourtunity chowhound.

          2. l
            lulatula Apr 14, 2008 04:54 PM

            Thanks everyone. I do go to Russo's every so often and would make the trip knowing that they have the anchovies there. Maybe if get the urge I would even spend the 26.99 a pound and just go for a quarter which I am sure would be plenty.

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            1. re: lulatula
              galleygirl Apr 14, 2008 04:56 PM

              They will definitely be less that $26 at Russo's, don't worry! ;)
              What I might worry about is the turnover they have on them at Russo's...Tho I have seen them there, they were tucked up on a top shelf in the packaged cheese area, and looked a little tired....

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              Ralphie_in_Boston Apr 15, 2008 07:05 AM

              Marty's liquor store in Newton also has them.

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              1. re: Ralphie_in_Boston
                SSqwerty Apr 15, 2008 07:30 AM

                My husband got a package of them at Roche Bros. in Wellesley --the new store.

              2. C. Hamster Apr 15, 2008 09:41 AM

                They always have them at the South End Formaggio

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                  lulatula Apr 17, 2008 08:51 AM

                  Thanks again everyone.
                  I got some at Whole Foods in Framingham for 14.99 a pound just like galleygirl said.
                  They were already packaged in a small deli container and looked fresh.
                  I ate them today on a salad and they were delicious.

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