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Where do you buy your beef?

roger simon | Jul 3, 2001 09:19 PM

The discussion about Costco below made me think about this. There's no question Costco has great buys on very good (not great) beef especially, for me, the ribeye, which is a tasty cut in general. I also have had good luck with their tri-tip, which is fine for barbecuing with a spicy marinade. I saw someone on here had the good fortune to find hangar/onglet steaks there, but I've never seen them (not in Glendale or Van Nuys anyway).

But what about the really good stuff? I used to buy what I thought was wonderful prime porterhouse at Chalet Gourmet before it turned into a squeezed-down Bristol Farms. They don't seem to have the same steaks anymore. I tried the place on top of Beverly Glen but it didn't really impress me. Maybe I should try again. And there's a butcher in Bev Hills that supposedly supplies the restaurants. Should I go there? Inquiring carnivores want to know (with a special thanks to the makers of statin drugs)!

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