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Smoked butt

by twodales2 4 days 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 10 days 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

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...

Where do you find Short plate ribs?

by beeflover1 22 days 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 7 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...

Livermore Butcher Shop (and deli)?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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...

Mayflower Retail Closing Aug. 27, 2021

by BostonLettuce 2 months ago


Wild Fish Sources, Grass Fed Butcher?

by DavyLeo 2 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...

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...

Famu Natural Meat/Bakery Nakamura

by jammy 3 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 3 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...

Meat out of vending machines at Applestone, Scarsdale...

by gutreactions 8 months ago

How about a bacon run at 3 a.m.? You can now satiate your meat cravings and shop for beef, pork & poultry at Applestone Meat Company's newest vending machine store in Eastchester/Scarsdale, next to...

British bangers in bay area?

by trueblu 6 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...

Eataly, Flatiron, busy as ever...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

We have been sitting on a gift card for Eataly, so on our weekend visit to Manhattan we stopped into the Flatiron market. The outdoor cafes were bustling, and when we entered on 23rd. St. it looked...

Gifted, frozen, quartered pig?

by terrylab 5 months ago

We've been gifted a total of 21# of new farmer first time pig meat. 2 smaller front legs, 2 larger hind legs, and a ?torso. We're predominantly vegetarian, but having a group of people come throu...

Anyone found USDA Prime Hanger Steaks?

by beeflover1 5 months ago

Has anyone actually bought USDA Prime Hanger steaks? I've reached out to a couple of butchers and most only carried USDA Choice plus. Then I ran into a butchershop that carried the supposely "USDA ...