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Mas o Menos Mar 17, 2013 12:24 PM

Looking for wild caught Mex shrimp - IQF - U15's, 4-5 Lb bags. Anywhere. Costco doesn't count - theirs are farmed in Vietnam.

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    Jack Flash RE: Mas o Menos Mar 17, 2013 12:30 PM

    I'm pretty sure I saw Mexican shrimp at Fish King (Glendale) last weekend. It was either there or Whole Foods, I just don't remember (I was in both places but not shopping for shrimp). Both places have phones.

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      MissBubbles RE: Jack Flash Apr 24, 2013 08:54 AM

      Even if Fish King doesn't have something they can usually get it for you when they go to the markets. You just need to give them a day or 2 notice. They know the markets pretty well and can even let you know if they show up at all or in what season.

    2. Servorg RE: Mas o Menos Mar 17, 2013 04:26 PM

      I see Santa Monica Seafood has wild Brown shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico but caught in US waters for sale: http://www.santamonicaseafood.com/con...

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        chez cherie RE: Mas o Menos Mar 17, 2013 07:29 PM

        try sprouts. i'm pretty firm on wild caught shrimp, myself, and that's where i find good shrimp at good prices most frequently.

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          Mas o Menos RE: Mas o Menos Mar 20, 2013 06:02 PM

          I guess not. Oh well, thanks anyway.

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            VenusCafe RE: Mas o Menos Apr 16, 2013 10:09 AM

            New England Lobster Company
            824 Cowan Road
            Burlingame, CA
            650-873-9000
            The best shrimp in CA: 16-20 lb peeled/deveined/tail on from the Sea of Cortez.
            2 lbs. 16-20 Ct. Large Wild Mexican White Shrimp - Raw Peeled & Deveined Tail-on $14.00/lb

            16 to 20 pieces per pound. 2 lb. package. Individually quick frozen portion use. Raw, peeled and de-veined, tail on. Wild caught in the Sea of Cortez,Mexico.

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              ns1 RE: VenusCafe Apr 24, 2013 12:28 AM

              20 shipping kills it :(

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              Papuli RE: Mas o Menos Apr 23, 2013 07:56 PM

              The seafood vendor at the Larchmont FM (and wherever else; I can't remember their name) has them.

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                feedme8 RE: Mas o Menos Apr 23, 2013 09:34 PM

                Vicente Foods in Brentwood has them. They looked good on Sunday.

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                  Mas o Menos RE: Mas o Menos Apr 24, 2013 03:06 PM

                  I finally found exactly what I was looking for. Indvidually quick frozen, 4-pound bags of U15 ct/lb, deveined, E-Z peel for ~$10/lb. At Costco after all, hidden in the freezer case in amongst all the Asian farmed shrimp. You just have to search carefully for them.

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                    Jack Flash RE: Mas o Menos Apr 24, 2013 05:32 PM

                    Thanks for the update. This is good information to have. Incidentally, which Costco filled your needs?

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                      Mas o Menos RE: Jack Flash Apr 24, 2013 09:13 PM

                      Culver City

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