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Crab Soup at El Tina Fish Market Corporation, Inwood

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wewwew Jul 8, 2012 12:09 PM

Right outside the 207 st subway attached to the market is the eating counter. The specialty here is fried fish done in what I take to be island fashion, a bit dry for my taste. Most of those seated are also having the great "power" soup, which on a lucky fluke I tried one day and got a wow. It is full of enough crab and fish to be a stew, I usually have a side of plantains to round out a lunch.

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    michelleats Jul 9, 2012 08:43 PM

    Thanks so much for the downlow on this place, wewwew. I've walked by a few times, never tried it. Very helpful report!

    Was the soup by any chance made with fresh crab? How fresh was the fried fish?

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      wewwew Jul 30, 2012 01:18 PM

      Sorry for the delay in responding, I was eating away from the computer, a misdemeanor in some areas. The crab I don't know. The fried fish depended on kind of fish I was told. It sure tasted fresh.
      Again, please try the soup.

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        squid kun Jul 30, 2012 10:30 PM

        >I was eating away from the computer, a misdemeanor in some areas.

        I don't make that a crime. Appreciate the rare uptown tip, which was picked up by Chow ... http://www.chow.com/digest/120482/sea...

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