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White sardines/anchovies

LATrapp Aug 9, 2010 05:02 PM

Looking for two styles of white anchovies/sardines:

a. in olive oil. Hopefully take out/deli counter. I've recently had some from Malibu Kitchen which were good but I would love to find better. West hollywood/westside preferably.

b. in a restaurant. Anyone have some favorite dishes centered on white anchovies/sardines or using them as accompaniment? Lightly grilled, marinated, or even sushi-style?


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    AAQjr RE: LATrapp Aug 9, 2010 05:08 PM

    You can get them at bay cities, whole foods too.

    Sang at F.O.. has some on the menu. Yum.

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      bulavinaka RE: LATrapp Aug 9, 2010 07:24 PM

      The Sunday FM on Grand View in Mar Vista has them. The fresh seafood stand usually carries white anchovies and more recently sardines that are marinated in various incarnations. They're really good. We stock up on them just about every weekend, and just noticed this past Sunday that the pickins' got a little slim on both. I think I saw only two or three kinds of anchovies/sardines in their display.

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        paprkutr RE: LATrapp Aug 9, 2010 07:30 PM

        Try Santa MOnica Seafood on Wilshire

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          neobite RE: LATrapp Aug 9, 2010 07:44 PM

          Both Surfas and Monsieur Marcel carry them. I like the boquerones at Tasca - anchovies, boiled egg, tomato and aioli on toast. With a little lemon juice or other acid, they really liven up.

          Tasca Restaurant
          8108 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

          1. hnsbmg RE: LATrapp Aug 10, 2010 01:18 AM

            I've bought white anchovies at Whole Foods many times. I used to get them at Bristol Farms, but my local store, at least, doesn't carry them anymore.

            1. LATrapp RE: LATrapp Aug 10, 2010 12:22 PM

              Thanks for the help!

              Looking forward to trying the restaurant dishes and would love to hear of any others...

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