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where to buy or eat live sea urchin (uni)

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DOUBLESPECIALNICE Mar 17, 2009 04:00 PM

I want to find a place that serves sea urchin in the shell or a large seafood market that sells live sea urchin in Manhattan

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    thedairyshow RE: DOUBLESPECIALNICE Mar 22, 2009 11:43 AM

    Yesterday I was at the Lobster Place in the Chelsea Market and they had Live Sea Urchin.

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      mr_seabass RE: DOUBLESPECIALNICE Mar 23, 2009 09:46 AM

      Hi. I have not had sea urchin in the shell at Soto, but if you are an uni fan, you owe yourself a dinner at Soto! It is pricey but his use of uni in multiple dishes is sublime.

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        Daniel76 RE: DOUBLESPECIALNICE Mar 23, 2009 10:29 AM

        citarella usually has it. they have scallops in the shell as of yesterday and saturday

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          MMRuth RE: Daniel76 Mar 23, 2009 10:47 AM

          Yes - my husband occasionally gets sea urchin from there as well - worth calling ahead though.

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