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.


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

by beeflover1 2 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 2 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 3 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.

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

by gutreactions 10 months 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...

Guanciale in Oakland/berkeley

by craeg 5 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 5 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 months 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...

Where to buy Loong Kong Chicken

by Michael5029 11 months ago

My aunt loves this chicken, but she was unable to find any in the East bay area where she lives. I am going to San Francisco for a day or two and want to bring a few back to her. For the record I a...

Mutton in Louisville?

by Lady_Tenar 11 months ago

My boyfriend and I are going to be spending the weekend in Louisville and we are super curious about this mutton barbecue we keep hearing about in Western Kentucky. (We are in Chicago and have neve...

In Search of Wiesswurst (Bokwurst) and Knackwurst in Philly

by Amishchow 11 months ago

I have searched high and low for a butcher shop or super market that carries Bok and Knackwurst. Any suggestions fellow Philly Chowhounders? Go Eagles!!

Lamb neck fillet?

by hamiltonheights 11 months ago

I was planning on making the Ottolenghi hummus with lamb and lemon sauce recipe. But none of the butchers i've called have ever heard of lamb neck fillet. It must be a UK cut. Any advice on a good ...

Has Anyone Ordered from Omaha Steaks?

by tomaneng 12 years ago

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

Difference between pork knuckle and pork shank

by AngeloSc 12 months ago

Hi, I have been looking at some Italian recipes for pork shank (stinco di maiale), which looks like that: https://goo.gl/images/o6tUhs . However, the closest thing I found in a UK butcher is a ...

Where to buy raw Prime Rib in Colorado?

by Vamanda 12 months ago

I would like to attempt to make a Prime Rib this year for Christmas dinner. I wanted to do something special for my family and since it’s only 5 of us this year I figured a Prime Rib would be doabl...