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chairbc Dec 30, 2010 05:51 AM

where to buy fresh sardines in San Francisco?

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  1. wolfe RE: chairbc Dec 30, 2010 06:15 AM

    Fish of a fin may school together, see if this fresh anchovy link is helpful.

    1. escargot3 RE: chairbc Dec 30, 2010 08:21 AM

      often find them in chinatown.
      whole foods sometimes carries them. best to call ahead.

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        dolcevita_sf RE: chairbc Dec 30, 2010 11:30 AM

        I often see them at Sun Fat Seafood. http://sunfatseafood.com/default.aspx

        1. BernalKC RE: chairbc Dec 30, 2010 04:28 PM

          In the Mission, I've seen both fresh anchovies and fresh sardines on occasion at Mission Market Fish and Poultry. Call ahead and Bob will try and find 'em good and fresh or tell you if he has them. They are more reliably available at Manila Oriental Market.

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            chairbc RE: BernalKC Dec 30, 2010 05:18 PM

            thanks all, I was thinking Sun Fat--good store years ago that's become spectacular....didn't realize they have a website (talk about working to a market)...got excellent crab at a good price there a couple weeks ago, will make a beeline after the first. trying Mark Bittman's recipe from this week....

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            wally RE: chairbc Jan 6, 2011 08:26 PM

            Not San Francisco. Seen today at Monterey Fish Market in Berkeley.

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