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scallops in shells

lindapugphoto Dec 19, 2010 11:40 AM

i've had trouble finding a place where I can find scallops in its shell. anyone?

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  1. penthouse pup Dec 19, 2010 11:46 AM

    Citarella sometimes has them. A place in Chinatown on Centre Street (between Canal and Broome, on the east side--I can't recall the name) specializes in lobsters and usually has them. It is next to the Buddhist temple.

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    1. re: penthouse pup
      JungMann Dec 20, 2010 09:12 AM

      I believe you're talking about Centre Seafood, Inc. I haven't seen scallops there before, but I do occasionally find them at the fishmongers on Grand between Chrystie and the Bowery as well as the Union Square Farmers Market.

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      tartlet Dec 20, 2010 10:17 AM

      Eataly has them.

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      Eataly
      200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010

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        AdamD Dec 20, 2010 10:24 AM

        Wild edibles, and most upscale fishmongers will order them for you.

        1. lindapugphoto Dec 21, 2010 03:09 AM

          thanks everyone for your help. one more question for all of you.... i am planning a seafood feast for christmas eve and have not placed an order for fish. do you think i can just stroll into chinatown and get what i need or it will be too crazy?

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            small h Dec 21, 2010 03:18 AM

            Chinatown will not be any crazier than usual.

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              lindapugphoto Dec 23, 2010 04:40 AM

              thank you small h! much appreciated.

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