Find a butcher that's a cut above with help from expert Chowhounds. Talk about the best butcher shops near you, plus get tips from our community on what to ask for and different cuts of meat.

Get Your Hands on the $32 Knife This Butcher Swears by

Welcome to “Kitchen Essentials,” a new series from Chowhound where chefs and bartenders from around the country invite viewers into their kitchens and bars, unveiling the five tools that are simply...

Where to buy rare cut of steaks?

by beeflover1 21 days ago

I'm looking for specific cuts of beef that are considered rare or uncommonly sold and purchase in grocery stores. The specific cuts I'm looking for are flat iron steak, ribeye cap (Not from Costco ...

Venice Food Experiences, bakeries, pasta shops, etc (that are not dinner out)

by ciaodog 2 months ago

I will be spending Christmas week in Venice with extended family ages 2-75. We're all foodies but because of kids and Christmas holidays we're thinking about dinner at home most of the time. I am w...

Shoulder chops?

by mspaula80111 1 month ago

I bought the o-bone chops at Sprouts today in Colorado. They are from New Zealand. I'm going to braise them in Guinness. I think you are right; they are shoulder chops.

Source for relatively inexpensive lamb meat?

by schrott 2 months ago

Can someone please point me to an Oakland / East Bay source to buy lamb meat (various cuts) at prices lower than those available at stores such as Safeway, Lucky etc.?

Furnari Sausage Company | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The Furnari family lost their home in the Carr Fire. They donated Sicilian sausage to Operation BBQ Relief to feed first responders and evacuees last year. The sausage smelled really good in the ov...

Zio Brand Meats & Sausages | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In early April, the day's special at T&A Cafe, Swiss sausage sandwich, tipped me to the new butcher in town. https://www.chowhound.com/post/cafe-salinas-spreckels-historic-district-877806?commentId...

Costco $4.99 Rotisserie Chicken still a great deal...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Made a run thru our local Costco in New Rochelle, N.Y., and picked up a 3 lb. Seasoned Rotisserie Chicken. What a tender, meaty great deal. Wrapped a fresh salad and veggies around it, and it was a...

Lamb leg has cuts to bone - how to adjust cooking?

by Odette2611 2 months ago

I have previously prepared a leg of lamb by cooking it for four hours on low-ish heat. I planned to do it next week for Christmas day. The leg has arrived with three deep cuts through the meat, abo...

Where to find cow brains and other organs in Bay area/Silicon Valley?

by beeflover1 5 months ago

I am mainly looking for cow brains to cook for recipes but other organs are harder to find. If you know an asian supermarket that sells cheap cow and chicken organs, please do tell. I'm also lookin...

Farmer's Markets

by kySafran 5 months ago

I visited a farmer's market recently and as always bought far more than I'd planned to. It's a joy interacting with the vendors who have a passion for their high-grade produce. It inspires me to up...

Fresh duck breasts? Chapel Hill/Carrboro

by Rory 5 months ago

hounds I'm trying to be creative for Rosh Hashanah , so is there any place in the area that sells fresh duck breasts? Weaver St has frozen ones but am not keen.

Guanciale in Oakland/berkeley

by craeg 8 months ago

Does anyone know of a butcher/meat market which has guanciale in oakland or berkeley? Discussions on this are all > 5 years old and most locations suggested are long gone.

Avedano's Butcher Shop saved by a rich guy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

“I wanna show why what we do is different, and how supporting small farms is crucial,” Wilson says. “We’re in a fight for our food systems and Amazon is winning. And I wanna show why it’s important...

Where to buy online whole grass fed rib roast?

by jalam 10 months ago

I am having a hard time finding an online place to order grass fed rib roast that are reasonable priced. I used to order from "The Meat Share" for 10lbs rib roast for $125, that was great until it ...

ISO Goose Liver

by harrichael 10 months ago

I am in South Bay but am willing to drive to get goose liver. I know the force-fed stuff is illegal and am fine with the natural product. Thanks!

GTA (Scarborough to Brampton) ISO a few items

by itryalot 11 months ago

I'll be there for work mid/later this week and am looking for a few items: 1. Italian Sausages (Sorella's in the Junction is closed but were the authentic go to)...

Beef Brisket for St Patrick's Day

by gordon wing 12 months ago

SF Bay Area folks .... where will you be buying your Beef Brisket for curing? I'm looking for the Point Cut .... will I need to buy a whole one? Costco ? I live in Walnut Creek. Pink Salt o...

Market that sells Snake River Farms/Double R Ranch in Napa or Sonoma?

by MSK 12 months ago

Where can I find Snake River Farms/Double R Ranch in Napa or Sonoma? I first had it at Maui Prime Foods in Lahaina and now I'm hooked! I believe Woodlands In Marin has some of their products. A...

Butchers, Bakers in Dayton OH

by jdhemeco 1 year ago

Hi! My husband and I just moved to Dayton, OH from Washington, DC. We are looking for a good butcher and bakery! Any tips are greatly appreciated!! Thanks!

Butchers who will grind meat for you?

by BJorg 1 year ago

I like to make pate. I am looking for a butcher who will grind pork liver and pork fat together for me for my favourite pate. I live in the west end. I have been turned down by Nations at the St...