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Dungeness season is on! Has anyone found great deals in LA markets?

dynamike Nov 21, 2010 07:26 PM

I've been looking for dungeness in local markets the past couple days. Anyone run into good prices per pound?

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    DWB RE: dynamike Nov 24, 2010 07:01 AM

    Want to Bump this thread, I know some CH's have been scouting the SGV, please share! And Happy Thanksgiving!

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      DWB RE: dynamike Nov 24, 2010 10:42 AM

      Another thing, sometimes communication can make determining origin of the crabs difficult in asian markets. Dungeys are available year round from Washington and Canada, but I know we are looking for live California crabs.

      1. Baron RE: dynamike Nov 24, 2010 12:00 PM

        I saw live dungeness crab at the 99 Ranch Market in Monterey Park for $3.95 a pound.

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        99 Ranch
        17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA

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          dietgrace RE: dynamike Nov 24, 2010 03:29 PM

          I think most of the local Korean markets in Koreatown have it on sale for $3.99/lb.

          I was at Woori Market (the old Mitsuwa in Little Tokyo) on Sunday and the tanks were full of crabs!

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            ns1 RE: dietgrace Nov 29, 2010 02:12 PM

            still 3.99 as of yesterday @ Woori

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            luckattack RE: dynamike Nov 28, 2010 08:30 AM

            2.99 at most places in the SGV (except 99 Ranch) The list below was all confirmed to have it right before Thanksgiving.
            San Gabriel Superstore
            Hawaii
            El Monte Superstore
            Cali Market in the Big 5 plaza in Alhambra

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            San Gabriel Superstore
            1635 S San Gabriel Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776

            99 Ranch
            17713 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA

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              saucequeen RE: dynamike Nov 29, 2010 10:01 AM

              $2.99/lb at galleria market on Western & 1st.. There was a whole tank of them and I grabbed 8 for $45.. Need I say, delicious??

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                DWB RE: dynamike Nov 30, 2010 07:49 AM

                Thanks for all the replies. I'll have to make a trip back to the SGV, I'm salivating as I type(not uncommon). Has anyone been to Seafood Paradise Market in Rosemead for crab, a place I have been wanting to try ever since reading about it on this board?

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                Seafood Paradise Market
                8955 Garvey Ave, Rosemead, CA

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                  TerriDawn RE: DWB Nov 30, 2010 01:20 PM

                  Just bought some Sunday from a little seafood market in Chinatown, on the east side of broadway, just north of Alpine, for $3.99/lb. Delicious!

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