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British bangers in bay area?

by trueblu 9 months ago

The variety of food and ingredients in the Bay area is truly incredible. But I still haven't come across the humble british banger in my sojourns. We're in the East bay, if that makes a differenc...

Goose in Toronto, Stratford, KW or London

by prima 28 days ago

Has anyone seen fresh or frozen goose for sale lately? Sanagan’s is sold out. Olliffe is charging $144 for a whole goose. It doesn’t seem to be carried by Mark’s Fine Meats, Chris’ Country...

Buffet stations open at new DeCicco & Sons, Eastchester...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Took a walk thru the new DeCicco & Sons Market in Eastchester on Sunday and the family and staff were there in full force directing customers. It has taken about a year. There was a fast moving lin...

Belcampo Meats Close-out Sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Two weeks ago Belcampo announced that its restaurants, shops and online store would be shutting down. Checking the website today, there's a close-out sale for online merchandise with substantial di...

Where to buy a half or quarter side of beef?

by cyssf 3 months ago

A friend just moved to SF from Seattle and she wants to know if there is anywhere she can buy a 1/2 or 1/4 side of beef like she did up there. I have no idea whatsoever since my freezer has always...

Livermore Butcher Shop (and deli)?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

The Livermore Butcher Shop opened in May 2020. One of the chefs I follow recently recommended it so now I'm curious. One of the interesting cuts available is the kan kan pork chop. https://www.inst...

A place to buy pig, cow intestines, ear, etc.

by mrxcol 13 years ago

Hi everyone. Please i would like to ask you for help for finding a place for buying some meat cut my wife and i would love to taste again. Please, excuse if i don't say the exact words. My nativ...

Jerome's Carmel Valley Market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Last year I'd posted that Jerome's in Carmel Valley was well-stocked with flour and other provisions that were in short supply elsewhere. https://www.chowhound.com/post/carmel-valley-chophouse-cork...

Wild Fish Sources, Grass Fed Butcher?

by DavyLeo 5 months ago

Hi All.. Was wondering if anyone knew of places that serve wild fish as opposed to farmed in Palm Springs, or even the surrounding areas? . Or places one can buy good quality fish? I have been to p...

Smoked butt

by twodales2 3 months ago

Is there a smoked butt shortage? I've checked about 5 shops and can't find it anywhere. Considering calling Rose's in Barrington to see if I can pick some up out there. Or maybe Paulina Market? I...


by 3MTA3 3 months ago

Outside of Frederick MD is Hemps Meat. They make sausage, sell country hams, sliced meat... also scrapple and pudding. While I'm familiar with scrapple, I bought a pound of pudding to try. One frie...

Fresh Goetta in Orange County

by chris 16 years ago

Probably a stretch, but the Cincinnati boy in me is really looking for some freshly made Goetta. Any german markets around that sell it or serve it? Thanks, Chris

Where do you find Short plate ribs?

by beeflover1 4 months ago

Have you guys seen short plate ribs? (Plate Short Ribs NAMP 123). The short plate ribs are from ribs 6-8 and are 3-bone ribs. I am not referring to the other type of beef ribs, chuck short ribs whi...

Any great Italian sausage (both hot and mild) in Tampa?

by soccermom13 10 months ago

Hi everyone, Minnesotan here, whose daughter has moved to Tampa and says she can't find good Italian sausage. Can anyone direct her to a store where she can purchase great Italian sausage? Tha...

Mayflower Retail Closing Aug. 27, 2021

by BostonLettuce 5 months ago


Famu Natural Meat/Bakery Nakamura

by jammy 6 months ago

Stopped in on a pantry milk run. My other half and I shared A5 Wagyu on rice with teriyaki sauce. It was the first time I'd had A5. A 100g portion of beef on rice was $26. Very tasty and VERY rich....

Beef Cheeks

by Querencia 6 months ago

Como se dice "beef cheeks" si tengo carnicero que no habla bien ingles? The online translation is "carrillos de ternero" but ternero is veal. Must the cheek meat come only from a calf? Is there may...