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Where can I get Salt Cod?

heWho Sep 5, 2008 11:09 AM

I'm relatively new to the city, does anyone know a good spot to get Salt Cod? Preferably on the cheap?


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    Hurner RE: heWho Sep 5, 2008 11:16 AM

    Try the Lobster Place in the Chelsea Market. Also Citarella or Fairway Market on the upper west side.

    1. Ora RE: heWho Sep 5, 2008 11:49 AM

      I get mine at Fairway, usually. Sometimes I see it available at bodegas and korean groceries in areas with high hispanic/caribbean populations. For example, Associated on Amsterdam and 98th St, the Foodtown on 146 ST and Bway.

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        Wilfrid RE: Ora Sep 5, 2008 02:04 PM

        Just any chain supermarket in any area with a Latino population. No need to go to a specialist food store.

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          okaygo RE: Wilfrid Sep 5, 2008 02:43 PM

          I agree with Wilfrid and Ora. I've seen it at Whole Foods, but I'm sure it's much cheaper in supermarkets

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            financialdistrictresident RE: Wilfrid Sep 5, 2008 04:12 PM

            Wilfrid, Ora agree. The Essex Street Market on the LES always has it.

        2. Cheese Boy RE: heWho Sep 5, 2008 09:08 PM

          Bacalao, bacalla, salted cod. All the same thing. If you go into hispanic neighborhoods, yes, the salted fish is less expensive, but it usually ain't *cod*. Often times it will be pollock. In Manhattan, go to the the fish store on 9th Avenue opposite the Port Authority. * Sea Breeze. ... Call them first --> http://www.thecitycook.com/shopping/d...

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