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LIVE DUNGENESS CRAB LA

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DWB Nov 21, 2012 09:36 AM

The Dungeness crab season opened last week, and our SF board friends are feasting and posting about crab availability and prices up there.

Has anyone seen reasonably priced live crabs in the SGV or thereabouts, and could you tell us how lively and large they were? TIA

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  1. raytamsgv RE: DWB Nov 21, 2012 12:02 PM

    Define "reasonably priced".

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      DWB RE: raytamsgv Nov 21, 2012 02:57 PM

      "reasonably priced" In your opinion.

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        J.L. RE: DWB Nov 21, 2012 04:02 PM

        Some L.A. Hounds like to eat Gangnam-style, while some others don't. There's a whole spectrum of what constitutes "reasonably priced" in this town.

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          ns1 RE: J.L. Nov 21, 2012 08:01 PM

          Truth. Fish king reasonably priced or 626 reasonably priced?

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            trojans RE: ns1 Nov 22, 2012 07:37 AM

            The OP asked for reasonably priced in the SGV, do your price deducing from those clues. Its amazing that a simple question elicits four comments regarding pricing and not one on crabs. OP I have found them at Ranch 99 in the past.

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              DWB RE: trojans Nov 23, 2012 12:12 PM

              Thanks, I am really sorry I included "reasonably priced", the fact that I am trying to query prices might suggest that I am looking for bargains, ala "SGV", but answers seem hard to come by.

              I also usually buy at 99 ranch or Shun Fat, but have moved out of the SGV myself, so I can not track prices like when I shopped there regularly. I see Dungeys mentioned in the new Hmart ad, but can not read parts of ad not in english, and they do not seem to list a price.

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            DrBruin RE: J.L. Nov 24, 2012 11:11 PM

            "eat Gangnam-style"... hilarious

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        dreamcast18 RE: DWB Nov 24, 2012 10:56 AM

        $5.99/lb yesterday at Seafood Market (Rosemead)

        1. raytamsgv RE: DWB Nov 28, 2012 01:30 PM

          They are going for $3.99/lb at Ranch 99 in Arcadia with a limit of 2 crabs per person.

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            AskHo RE: DWB Dec 3, 2012 05:06 PM

            $4.99/lb at Shun Fat Rowland Heights. No limits.

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