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▇▇▇ Looking for economical do-it-yourself sushi ingredient suppliers ▇▇▇

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ericdunn Aug 19, 2011 05:50 PM

Thank you for reading this post.

I'm planning to make sushi for my own consumption. I am looking for stores/individuals that sell sushi ingredients at a reasonable price. I find Taro's Fish's ingredients are pricier than Chinese supermarkets sell their final products. Does anyone know any store or individual supplier, preferable in the North York, Scarborough areas that you can recommend?

Thank you in advance!

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Taro's Fish
800 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, ON M2K, CA

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    tjr Aug 19, 2011 06:35 PM

    When you talk about "ingredients," are you referring to the fish, or the accoutrements?

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    1. re: tjr
      jayt90 Aug 19, 2011 07:19 PM

      The OP knows all the major stores from a previous thread, and even one about surimi.
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/783419

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        ericdunn Aug 19, 2011 08:32 PM

        I'm talking about everything: fish(ready-to-eat sashimi), fish roe, imitation crab meat, etc. Everything ready to serve, almost.

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          Kagemusha Aug 20, 2011 04:28 AM

          PAT is good for price/selection.

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            ericdunn Aug 20, 2011 12:32 PM

            I've been to the PAT's in Scarborough and they don't have fresh fish.

            Foody's Supermarket at Warden and Bamborough has a sushi counter. They have a guy who supplies them with ready-made stuff. All they have to do is make the rice and place the ingredients on top.

            This is what I'm looking for, ready-made sushi ingredients at a reasonable cost.

            Thanks!

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            Foody's
            534 Bayfield St, Barrie, ON L4M5A2, CA

            1. re: ericdunn
              Kagemusha Aug 20, 2011 01:18 PM

              Loblaws has fake crab...Try T&T.

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