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Oct 23, 2013 07:04 AM

Ortiz Anchovies

Anyone know where I can get Ortiz anchovies in town?

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  1. Not exactly answering your question but you can order them from Amazon. Don't know how shipping charges work to Canada. Just a thought.

    1. Can't help but curious what in particular makes Ortiz anchovies better than other brands?

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        1. re: sophie.brunet

          My guess would be that the interest sprang from serious eats, they ran an anchovy taste test and Ortiz won. I have also been curious to find out where to buy them. I was thinking of going to the Atwater market tomorrow and will report back if I find some.

          1. re: Gloriaa

            Yes... maybe at Douceurs du Marché? Got some in NYC a while back and they were frankly amazing. Let us know if they have white anchovies and anchovies in salt as well! :-)

      1. L'Espagne à vos pieds (on St-Denis, corner Mont-Royal) mostly sells espadrilles, but they have a small collection of Spanish delicacies. I don't know whether their anchovies are Ortiz.

        L'Española on the Main: I don't see Ortiz Anchovies on their product list, but there are many more products at that shop than indicated on their site.

        ¡Buena suerte!

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        1. re: lagatta

          Surprisingly enough, Librería Española doesn't carry many Spanish canned fish and seafood products. Most of their stuff is Portuguese. It's a shame since Spanish canned food is so delicious, but I reckon there's not much demand.

          1. re: SnackHappy

            I'm thinking not many people want to pay primo prices for canned.

            1. re: SnackHappy

              Yes, I know they have more Portuguese than Spanish stuff, but thought it could be a possibility. L'Espagne à vos pieds is 100% Spanish, and has very high quality stuff, but only one wall of their shop is food - the rest is canvas shoes and cookware (mostly tapas dishes).

              I'm not aware of any other dedicated Spanish shops here. Many Latin American shops have some Spanish items, however I don't remember seeing Ortiz sardines at those near me.