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Fresh sardines?

mmontgomery Apr 20, 2010 07:39 PM

Is it possibe to buy fresh sardines in Los Angeles, and if so, where?

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    baloney RE: mmontgomery Apr 20, 2010 07:40 PM

    I've bought them at Quality Seafood in Redondo, they also have anchovies!

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      la2tokyo RE: mmontgomery Apr 20, 2010 08:06 PM

      Japanese markets often have them. Marukai in Gardena is the biggest and best of them all, and they usually have them.

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        FED RE: la2tokyo Apr 22, 2010 02:04 PM

        i think probably the mitsuwa in torrance is the biggest and best, but marukai is good, too. and they both usually have sardines ... about $3 a pound.

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        Jack Flash RE: mmontgomery Apr 21, 2010 12:04 AM

        I've seen them at Whole Foods (Arroyo), and also the seafood vendor (J&P West Coast Seafood) at the Saturday Pasadena farmers' market.

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          ozhead RE: mmontgomery Apr 21, 2010 02:23 PM

          Before Santa Monica Seafood moved from the Colorado St. location to Wilshire Bv., they used to have them on (very) rare occasion. Maybe they still do -- call and ask.

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            bulavinaka RE: mmontgomery Apr 21, 2010 02:28 PM

            It never hurts to try the bait shops and barges that cater to fishermen. They often carry live sardines and anchovies... :)

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              estone888 RE: mmontgomery Apr 21, 2010 03:04 PM

              Last time I was in McCall's Meat & Fish, the new butcher shop on Hillhurst in Los Feliz (next to Mexico City), they had them.

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              1. mmontgomery RE: mmontgomery Apr 22, 2010 03:47 PM

                Thanks to all of you!

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