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Where to buy fresh, raw octopus, and abalone?

letsindulge Jan 4, 2013 12:26 PM

Haven't had either in a LONG time. Willing to pay almost anything.

  1. Glencora Jan 4, 2013 01:25 PM

    Tokyo Fish in Berkeley often has abalone -- but not in tanks (as implied in the old thread).

    1. Robert Lauriston Jan 4, 2013 12:30 PM

      For Octopus, Japanese and Korean markets. Koreana Plaza in Oakland usually has octopus and their prices are relatively low.


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      1. re: Robert Lauriston
        Mission Jan 4, 2013 07:25 PM

        I was at Koreana Plaza in Oakland last week and they had small frozen foreign sourced Abalone at reasonable prices.

        It depends on what you are going to do with it?

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