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Where to buy mussels

sf415 Jan 24, 2011 12:55 PM

Hello! I'm making mussels for dinner for the first time later this week. Suggestions on where to buy them in SF? Also, do I need to buy them day of?

Thanks in advance!

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    vulber Jan 24, 2011 01:10 PM

    Sun Fat.

    Will definitely be better if bought day of. Their hours (9:30-6) can be a little tricky though....

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      sf415 Jan 25, 2011 11:24 AM

      Thanks, Vulber! Does anyone have recommendations for Chinatown fish markets?

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      ellenbh Jan 25, 2011 05:31 PM

      I have used mussels from Bi-Rite a few times recently and they were delicious!

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        vulber Jan 25, 2011 11:17 PM

        Most stuff from Bi-Rite is delicious, but the question is if you can get stuff that's almost as delicious for far less; I feel that this is true in this situation with Sun Fat.

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        wano Mar 26, 2011 02:39 PM

        Costco. They are vacuumed sealed but still live (not sure how that works though) so can buy it a couple of days in advance.

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          lmcd Mar 26, 2011 03:09 PM

          Seafood Center on Clement Street has fresh seafood (mussels included) for a great price.

          Seafood Center
          831 Clement St, San Francisco, CA

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