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Apr 22, 2008 03:00 PM

Old Bay seasoning in Los Angeles - where to buy?

I'm trying to organiize a Maryland-style crab boil and wondering where I can pick up some Old Bay seasoning, preferably in or near Silver Lake. Didn't see it at Ralph's or Albertsons...


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  1. I just bought a large container of it at Costco in Alhambra. About 16 ounces, that is.

    1. Penzys is the best I've
      their store is on Hawthorne Blvd in Torrance....a schlep
      that's worth it! Old Bay is astounding on popcorn with
      a little olive oil, too.

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      1. re: DeePocketChopra

        "a schlep that's worth it!" Just for Old Bay? NO it's not! Sorry to get preachy and practical on you but it is Earth Day, gas is around $4/gal, OP can get Old Bay much closer, and Penzey's will ship for less cost (time & $).

        I do agree- Old Bay is and Penzey's (with an e) has good stuff.

        1. re: ilikefood

          it's a whole store of can get other stuff too, and sample things.
          they have their own blends that nobody else has done.
          it's kinda like an "experience" to go in there..quite different from looking at
          a computer monitor...or going in a Gelson's...totally worth it.

      2. Pretty sure I've seen it at Gelson's, but not sure if there's a Gelson's near Silver Lake.

        1. Gosh, I would say just about any supermarket; I've seen it just about everywhere I can think of. But near you, either Gelson's or Mayfair.

          Some stores keep it with the other spices and seasonings; others keep it near the fish counter. Be sure to look in both places.

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