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Where to find squid?

Hello food fans

Does anybody know where to find squid? Not the rings but the bodies avec the tentacles.

I haven't seen it in supermarkets, unless it's in the frozen dept?

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Old 28.07.2011, 13:39
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Re: Where to find squid?

You could try one of the Asiatic grocery stores: there's one in the main station and a couple over towards Zuri West.

There are all kinds of unspeakable things in their freezers.
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Re: Where to find squid?

Main station you say?
Is it on your left when you come down the stairs/escalators at the entrance on Bahnhofstrasse?
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Re: Where to find squid?

The seafood dept in Globus had some but that was a couple of months ago.
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Main station you say?
Is it on your left when you come down the stairs/escalators at the entrance on Bahnhofstrasse?
It's at the end of the big underground corridor that joins platforms 51-54 to all the intercity platforms and Sihlquai, just past the escalators that lead down to platforms 21-24. If you're coming from Sihlquai entrance, it's just at the bottom of the stairs.

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Re: Where to find squid?

If you find one that is unwell, I have change for a tenner.
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Re: Where to find squid?

You can also by them in Portuguese stores. I know a couple but they are in Zürich Oberland, so I guess the Asian stores are nearer...
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Re: Where to find squid?

You could try Migros in the Glatt center, they have a lot of choice.
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Re: Where to find squid?

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It's at the end of the big underground corridor that joins platforms 51-54 to all the intercity platforms and Sihlquai, just past the escalators that lead down to platforms 21-24. If you're coming from Sihlquai entrance, it's just at the bottom of the stairs.

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Rats! I went to the station before I read this and couldn't find it. Thanks though, I'm sure that place will come in handy another time.

As it was I went to Globus, who I have to say have a really great fish counter compared to the usual supermarkets, and got some great looking cuttlefish instead.
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Re: Where to find squid?

I'm sure I saw some frozen squid (whole bodies) in a Coop last year. You can get frozen ones though in most of the asian food stores around Langstrasse. The fish shop in the Viadukt has pretty big ones in the freezer, 22 chufs a bag (a bit more than 1 Kg by the look of it)... no idea how that compares with Globus or the Asian stores.
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Re: Where to find squid?

Migros in Zurich-Altstetten has normally, so does the large one in the Tivoli Spreitenbach. I think Migro Limmatplatz should have them too.

You could also try one of the Frisch-Fisch Mercatos
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Re: Where to find squid?

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Migros in Zurich-Altstetten has normally, so does the large one in the Tivoli Spreitenbach. I think Migro Limmatplatz should have them too.

You could also try one of the Frisch-Fisch Mercatos
I can second Frisch-Fisch Mercatos, they specialise in fresh seafood & fish. Zürich Altstetten, easy to find and free parking.
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Re: Where to find squid?

Whilst we are on the subject, here is that six quid I owe you...


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Re: Where to find squid?

On my grill this evening!

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Re: Where to find squid?

I think they may also have it at New Asia Market, it is close to Kalkbereite tram stop...
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Re: Where to find squid?

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... The fish shop in the Viadukt has pretty big ones in the freezer, 22 chufs a bag (a bit more than 1 Kg by the look of it)... no idea how that compares with Globus or the Asian stores.
They had the fresh stuff at the weekend in the Viadukt. Give Braschler's seafood a call if you'd like to order; they speak Engrish.
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Re: Where to find squid?

Maybe you could try your squid like this-
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...mps-plate.html
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Re: Where to find squid?

Every Asian market I've been to here carries frozen squid of varying shapes and sizes. Many other ethnic stores carry it, too.

Large Migros and Coop stores carry it frozen, and sometimes fresh.

Globus and Jelmoli have had it fresh every time I've gone.
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Re: Where to find squid?

Squid is fine, and don't overcook it, but have you tried octopus, it has much more flavour.
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