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Feb 26, 2013 08:55 PM


Does anyone know where I can find surstromming in manhattan thank you

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  1. The question of course is why would you want to find any??

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    1. re: Peckhampam

      Hi Peckhampam I would like to find it because I ate it when I was little and I remember that I liked it, I think that I still like it (not so sure).

    2. I would ask at Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife (in the Essex Market) - I doubt they'd have it in stock but they might be able to get it for you.

      If they can't get it for you, I imagine no one can - the only other option is to have it shipped over from Scandinavia or an EU country that sells it.

      Butik Hemlängtan will ship it to the US, it's only about $10 a can... but the shipping would be around $35, give or take. Not sure if you'd want to spend that much:

      Or, of course, you could make it yourself if you've got a nice sterile room and about six months to stink it up. It's almost new herring season, perfect time to start a batch.

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      1. re: sgordon

        Thank you Sgordon please let me know if the have it

        1. re: Andypre

          Well, you'd need to go yourself and ask them. I can't really run your errands for you, Andypre.

          1. re: sgordon

            fwiw, i think andypre is not a native speaker of english, and i think when he read "i would ask at nordic preserves fish and wildlife" which you wrote, they took it to mean that you would ask for him. . .lol, of course i could be way wrong