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chowfox Apr 26, 2014 12:59 PM

Has shad season started yet in CT? We'll be in the vicinity most of this week and would love a shad dinner.

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  1. Veggo RE: chowfox Apr 26, 2014 01:10 PM

    Number One Fish on State St. in Hamden had their first delivery of shad and shad roe yesterday, will have more on Monday. 203-624-6171. It is a superior fish market.

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      chowfox RE: Veggo Apr 26, 2014 09:16 PM

      Thanks, Veggo - will check it out, but looking specifically for a restaurant dinner.

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        Veggo RE: chowfox Apr 26, 2014 10:54 PM

        You could ask if they supply any restaurants. Hey, at least you know it's out there now!

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      rbailin RE: chowfox Apr 27, 2014 01:21 AM

      Call Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook to see if they have it on their menu yet. Last year they offered a choice of shad, shad roe, or a combo of both for dinner.

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        chowfox RE: rbailin Apr 30, 2014 09:28 AM

        Thanks, rbailin. I checked, and no dice. We'll just have to come back later in May or June and try again.

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