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Readers quack for duck eggs

It seems hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalks these days — I wonder if that would work with nonstick cooking spray? — so it’s appropriate that today, we have eggs in the news.

For Jan George, Dedra Geran e-mailed that fresh duck eggs can be found at Seafood City Supermarket, 3890 S. Maryland Parkway. …

And for readers looking for fresh chicken eggs, Sharon Linsenbrandt e-mailed that she and her husband, Glenn, sell them at The Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive, on Saturday and Sunday mornings. For availability and more information, call 431-6000 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays. …

For Marv Unell, Mike Mas and Jan Visser said shrimp de jonghe is on the menu as an appetizer at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab at the Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, with Mas adding that it’s “just as buttery and garlicky as I remember the dish in Chicago ages ago.” …

For Anna McDade, Cobie Howard and T. Williams e-mailed that Alaga Syrup can be found at Mario’s Westside Market, 1960 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. …

More on bulk Italian beef: Mas said while it’s not in a tub, Smith’s carries Scala’s Italian Beef in its frozen-food section, with a bag of broth/gravy and a small container of giardinieri. And Sue Wright e-mailed that it’s available by the pound at Amore Pizza and Pasta, 3945 S. Durango Drive, adding, “while it’s not Portillo’s, it’s close.” …

More on Italian beef sandwiches with peppers, and also Chicago-style Polish sausage: Unell suggested Pie Town, 2833 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson; Joann R. Campo wrote to suggest Hot Dog Heaven, 89 E. Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson; J. Yanick and B. Wallace suggested Sammy’s Original Dog House, 4035 S. Decatur Blvd.; Ari Sobel suggested Bono’s, 310 E. Warm Springs Road; and Sharon Roybal suggested Omelet House at 2227 N. Rampart Blvd. (The other Omelet Houses in the valley also have them on their lunch menus.) And for the Polish sausage, Phil Mlynek suggested the Polish Deli, 5900 W. Charleston Blvd. …

More on soup: Vaetes Arnold and Dottie Douglas both said Andersen’s Pea Soup can be found at Albertsons stores. …

Reader requests: Geran is looking for Meadow Gold orange juice, which she used to get at Smith’s. …

Williams is looking for a market that sells fresh or frozen bass or sea bass. …

Carol Dwyer is looking for Poppy’s Pierogies, with potato, Swiss and Monterey Jack stuffing. …

Tomio Hashimoto is looking for Red Shell Japanese Salad Dressings, in miso, sesame and other flavors. …

Pat and Laura Thunhurst are looking for Anasazi beans. …

Jack Bona is looking for hot Italian sausage patties. …

Len Appel is looking for A.C. LaRocca Cheese and Garlic Pizza, which he used to get at Whole Foods Market. …

Chris Christiansen is looking for frozen Quahaug bake or stuffies, six to the package. …

And Betty Buehler is looking for Chock Full O’Nuts decaffeinated coffee, and an Italian cookie called guanti.

Readers?

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