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Scallops in/on shell with roe

estone888 Jul 20, 2008 08:35 PM

Anyone know where to find them? When I used to live in Hong Kong they were one of my favorite things. I once found some frozen at Fish King. But I'd love to find fresh ones.

  1. Porthos Jul 21, 2008 12:05 AM

    I have seen entire fresh scallops, in the shell, with roe attached at 99 Ranch Markets in the past. However, if I am not mistaken, peak scallop roe season is over.

    It would be nice to find an itame serving scallop roe sushi in the LA area. It may be one of my favorite sushi items...definitely top 5.

    In general, it's a bit tough to find. Here's a Manhattan thread talking about scallop roe and how hard it is to come by these delicious gems (half-way down)


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    1. re: Porthos
      Jerome Jul 21, 2008 12:32 AM

      there are guys who come in from Carlsbad to the Wednesday Santa Monica market. Sometimes they have whole scallops in shell with roe.

      1. re: Jerome
        bad nono Jul 21, 2008 10:02 AM

        They also come to the Hollywood Farmer's Market and usually have whole scallops. They are a little bit on the small size though. You have to open them yourself.

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      andytseng Jul 21, 2008 01:53 PM

      I don't remember seeing any there, but if you get desperate, you could give Seafood Paradise a call.

      Seafood Paradise Market
      8955 Garvey Ave, Rosemead, CA

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        Jerome Jul 21, 2008 06:00 PM

        also call "quality seafood" in redondo beach.
        they might have some.

        1. j
          Jerome Jul 21, 2008 06:00 PM

          call quality seafood in redondo beach. they might have some.

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          1. re: Jerome
            JEN10 Jul 21, 2008 06:06 PM

            Quality does have a large selection, 310-316-8782

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