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where to buy lobster or shellfish stock

rere99 Jun 6, 2008 09:08 AM

I don't have enough shells to make it and I didn't see any at Surfas to go with my Bomba rice (my new favorite thing - heinously expensive, but worth it). I know that Santa Monica Seafood doesn't have it. Any ideas?

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    potofood Jun 6, 2008 09:29 AM

    Maybe Bay Cities Deli on Linclon Blvd in Santa Monica.I'm surprised Surfas didn't have it.

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    1. re: potofood
      TerriDawn Jun 6, 2008 09:43 AM

      I have a jar in my fridge right now, which I purchased from Surfas. It's in the refrigerated section, against the west wall of the store. They have jars of every kind of base, from chicken to vegetable to crab to lobster...you name it. Perhaps you didn't look closely enough because it took me a little while to locate it, but they do have it. It costs about $18 - $20 for the jar.

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      Obessed Jun 6, 2008 11:13 AM

      Whole Foods sells fish stock in the frozen section - not sure if that is the same thing as shellfish stock.

      1. DanaB Jun 6, 2008 11:45 AM

        Call Fish King in Glendale and see if they have it in their freezer case.

        Fish King Seafood & Poultry Company
        (818) 244-2161
        722 N Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91206

        They also carry some nice frozen stocks at Julienne in San Merino. Not sure if they have lobster, but it's worth a call to see.


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        1. re: DanaB
          TerriDawn Jun 6, 2008 12:12 PM

          I just visited Surfas' web site, and they do show Lobster Base. If you conduct a search on their site for "lobster base", you'll see that they do have it available.


        2. Skunk2Racer Jun 6, 2008 04:38 PM

          Bristol Farms

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            bulavinaka Jun 6, 2008 10:23 PM

            I second Bristol Farms... Was in their Westchester store a week ago and I could swear I saw it in the freezer section along with other stocks in plastic containers...

            1. re: bulavinaka
              yinyangdi Jun 9, 2008 05:59 PM

              third Bristol Farms; SoPas location used to have in freezer section along w/many other kinds.

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