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The Meat Hook--Williamsburg

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The Meat Hook--Williamsburg

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smooshie | | Jan 21, 2010 10:18 AM

Has anyone shopped here?

I was really excited when they opened up in the neighborhood, but their meat prices are outrageous and I'm wondering what others think.

For example: Bone-in Pork Shoulder Roast--$2.99/lb., Whole Foods (Niman Ranch), $3.50/lb. Eight O'Clock Ranch (Upstate NY), $7.99/lb. The Meat Hook.

Can their meat really be almost 3x as good as Niman Ranch or Eight O'Clock Ranch? Why? Because Tom Mylan handles it? Marlow and Daughters (Mylan's old place) was worse at $9/lb!

I would really like to patronize local businesses and local food, but, even with my ample grocery budget, I can't see shelling out $30-40 for meat.

Thoughts?

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