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Jul 22, 2008 08:32 AM

Belly Clams and Steamers

Where to get the best and of course clean. Thanks

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  1. Cooked or to cook?

    To cook, try new Wave Seafood behind Twin Rinks in Stamford for steamers...not sure about bellies, though.

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    1. re: ChefBoyAreMe

      NW has frozen bellies in the display case. Since they sell whole bellies on the take-out menu they must have them. Jfood would imagine if you asked they would have them on the wholesale side but you may be required to purchase more than even a real CH could eat in a sitting.

      1. re: ChefBoyAreMe

        Chef: I love that place but I have never cooked them but I love them, help! But where can I go to get them, fresh and yummy. Keep Cool, what did you cook today?

      2. I have had great luck at the Shoprite in Monticello NY for steamers. They have been superb for the last two weeks. I don't know about other Shoprite fish departments. BTW this same store has the best large lobsters and run sales at $6.99/lb at times.

        1. What about Westfair in Westport?

          Also, come to think of it - the fried clam dish I had at Osetra in So Norwalk was mostly bellies.