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Kosher deli in Forest Hills from 1970s

by mrtzara 10 days ago

Looking for info about a kosher deli near Yellowstone Blvd that used to make specialty cold cuts in-house, e.g. veal hotdogs, stuffed bologna, etc. Does this ring a bell for anyone, and, if so, any...

Carmel Valley Chophouse, Corkscrew, Jerome's, Cachagua General Store & Los Laureles Lodge in Carmel Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

Talked to my friend in Carmel Valley about what food purveyors are open in her neck of the woods. She said she feels fortunate to have plenty of choices nearby, such as: Carmel Valley Chophouse ...

Ace Endico Marketplace does home delivery...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Ace Endico, based in Brewster, is a major wholesale food distributor in greater Westchester. Their retail arm, Ace Endico Marketplace, offers a wide variety of food items. The public can visit the ...

Heritage Pork by mail

by PSRaT 2 months ago

here in Sticksville, there's zilch heritage pork at retail - even the butcher shops don't carry it and decline to talk about it . . . most mail order sources offer stuff like "1/2 a hog" - which...

Daniel's Western Meat Packers open to the public

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Wholesale butcher, Daniel's Western Meat Packers, normally sells to restaurants and food service operations. During the Covid-19 crisis, it is opening its doors to the public. The list of goods ava...

Butcher/Meat Market in San Jose CA/Western US Mail order?

by was_bk 2 months ago

I'd like to send a gift of "quality" steaks to a friend in San Jose, CA. By "quality", I mean the flavor exceeds or at least matches the price point. Taste is paramount, grade, grass-fed, corn...

Jem Meats in Ossining does home delivery...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Jerry Loeb of wholesale meat supplier Jem Meats, 9 Park Drive, Ossining, has enhanced his delivery options to the public. They deliver all over greater Westchester. They claim no order is too big o...

Fischer & Miller Meats opens to public in White Plains...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Due to the coronavirus crisis, many food & supply wholesalers have seen a dramatic drop in business. Some are opening their doors to the public for the first time to bring in much needed cash flow....

Where to buy rare cut of steaks?

by beeflover1 4 months 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 6 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 5 months 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 8 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 8 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...