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British Bacon and Sausages

by dtm323 1 year ago

Where can I order real traditional highest-quality British meat, especially bacon and sausages? Thanks in advance!


benbenberi commented 3 days ago

Question on buying meats from a butcher

by LuciusHayden 6 days ago

Hello all, I've been keen on trying out meat from butchers but have always wondered how the process works. Do you ...


sr44 commented 5 days ago

ISO reliable bison steak vendor that's noooooooooot Whitehouse

by Googs 1 month ago

The jerks at Whitehouse have been rude to me for the last time. That and their butchering is sloppy at best these da...


StevietheFish commented 23 days ago

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Where to buy foie gras in SF?

by michaeleats 1 month ago

What is the best place to either get full pieces of foie gras or foie gras tips/bits/ends in San Francisco? Either hi...

Lockeford sausages

by Joan Kureczka 12 years ago

On the way back into the Bay Area after spending Thanksgiving in Carson City, we stopped at the Lockeford Meat Compan...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Pig’s tails in San Francisco/Bay Area?

by sjaneleung 3 months ago

Where can I find pig’s tails in the Bay Area? I tried to acquire some at Ranch 99 in Daly City yesterday, but am quit...


sjaneleung commented 2 months ago

Guerra Quality Meats in San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Last week I had my first visit to Guerra Meats out on Taraval. My mission was to pick up corned beef for St. Patrick'...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Aux Co'pains gourmands on the Perche/Loire border in Centre – good bread and charcuterie.

by Gman 4 months ago

Spent New Year’s with some pals in Chapelle-Royale and got to sample some of the charcuterie of Cochonnailles du Haut...


tintinmilou commented 4 months ago

Where can I find Oxtail?

by typeogirl 9 months ago

Hi all, I am in Central Jersey.... 08831, and I am looking for a butcher that would sell oxtail, I saw something on B...


albinoni commented 4 months ago

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Looking for Korean meat market in West LA

by JJPlusPlus 4 months ago

Hey all! I live in Santa Monica and I'm looking for a market or store near me that sells meat (specifically the thinl...

Meat Quality: Costco, WF, Local Butcher, Supermarket

by khymari 7 months ago

We are only 2 in my household and to be honest, we only really cook on the weekends due to time constraints. I'v...


mikeycook commented 4 months ago

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Smoked ham hocks in N Colorado

by FoodFan100 4 months ago

Is there anywhere to buy smoked ham hocks in Loveland / Fort Collins area?

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Beef heart tartare

by akdad 4 months ago

Interested in making this or something similar but only have access to frozen beef heart. Anyone have experience tryi...

Has Anyone Ordered from Omaha Steaks?

by tomaneng 11 years ago

We have to get a food gift for a couple who are both homebodies and hardcore grillers. Is it worth it?


vpescado commented 4 months ago

Best Butcher for Charcuterie Meat?

by larrysteeze 5 months ago

I live in the Newton/Waltham (MA) area and have been looking for either a good butcher or a good farm in the area tha...


Madrid commented 5 months ago

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Duck Confit in Denver?

by Cowprintrabbit 6 months ago

Hi, I will be in Denver the first week of January and would like to cook for the family I am staying with. Is there a...

Good source for bones for Bone Broth

by chloe.speaks 3 years ago

Curious if anyone at all gets into making bone broth. Yeah, I know, it's sticky hot out there today in NYC but I just...

Peter Cuce

Peter Cuce commented 7 months ago

Where to buy the best sausage for lasagna in the East Bay?

by mcw 7 months ago

Hi chowhounds please share which butcher carries the best selection of high quality sausage in the East Bay to use in...


Dogboa commented 7 months ago

Beef tenderloin for Christmas dinner

by mgebs 7 months ago

Thought they wanted turkey but now the request is Beef Wellington. We will be in a VRBO so need to know the name of a...


andrewtree commented 7 months ago