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Mar 1, 2012 09:53 AM

sushi grade fish in northern va??

Hi there!!

My friend and I are going to try and make our own sushi rolls tonight but we wanted to find a market in the northern VA area...specifically Alexandria area.

Anybody know where we can find some tonight? Worse case scenario...just a place we can find them any time? We can always move our sushi date. ;)

Please help guys!!!

We wanted to make raw salmon and tuna rolls.

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  1. Harris-Teeter used to call their tuna "sashimi grade" though I can't recall if they still do. Might be worth a call.

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    1. re: MikeR

      Buy tuna at HT only after careful inspection/consideration. I've had very aged pieces of it, that I was too dumb to question.

      1. re: MikeR

        thanks for the tip! I'm new to VA and so I've been at a loss to find this kind of stuff! In CA it seemed so easy!

        i'll check our harris teeter asap! :)

      2. h mart usually has sushi grade tuna and salmon

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        1. re: dining with doc

          I would only purchase the whole fish that has clear eyes if they are cloudy that means it is not that fresh. Try H-Mart or the Maine Street Wharf always purchase fish with heads on

        2. Any large Korean market.

          1. PS - I'd choose "fresh" over "fancy" any day.