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sqwertz Feb 20, 2012 08:25 PM

I was at Ho Ho Chinese for the first time the other day and noticed they sell live scallops and razor clams by the pound for $15. Are razor clams worth it? And what percentage of the scallops should I except roe to be attached?

The only thing I got was the BBQ pork. I'm still undecided on that. It was the sweetest I've ever had, but lacked much beyond that flavorwise. And once it got to be room temp it got kinda hard. I still think I like First Chinese better. Been a while since I've been to Din Ho to compare.

  1. popvulture Feb 21, 2012 02:54 PM

    I can't say that I've had live razor clams or scallops in a chinese restaurant, but I've had both in other contexts and they're delicious.

    More than anything, I really wish I knew where they get them... obviously from a commercial vendor. I've never seen either at CM, WF or Quality Seafood. I've been dying to cook with razor clams!

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    1. re: popvulture
      rudeboy Feb 21, 2012 06:54 PM

      T&S used to regularly have razor clams - I think that they were live. Not sure if they'd sell them wholesale.

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