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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...

Ace Endico Marketplace does home delivery...

by gutreactions 1 year 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 ...

Cayucos Sausage Company

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

Somehow for as many times as I've passed through, stopped or eaten in Cayucos in the last 10 years, I'd never noticed Cayucos Sausage Company at its current location or past venue. I'm interest...

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

by gutreactions 1 month 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...

Shopping for passover?

by mamajew 12 years ago

I seem to have this issue every year... I never know where is best to go to get all my passover goods. Last year what with the run on matzo on the west coast I got all thrown off and ended up havin...

Portuguese Sausage

by luvwine4 20 days ago

Can anyone advise on where in the East Bay, I can buy Hawaiian style Portuguese sausage?

Boudin sausage in NYC

by lisaud 2 months ago

Anyone know of markets, butcher shops or restaurants selling good boudin anywhere in the city? It can be homemade or a good commercially packaged (IF such a thing exists) version. I know there are ...

Ferndale Meat Co.'s new landlord is . . . the Mayor of Flavortown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The publisher of the _Ferndale Enterprise_ created his own news when he texted Guy Fieri that the historic 1903 building housing Ferndale Meat Company was for sale. Fieri bought it the next day. ...

Belcampo Bone Broth Subscriptions | San Mateo & Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Belcampo's PR agency reached out with "Belcampo’s new 30-day and 90-day Bone Broth Subscriptions are making immune-supporting meals more accessible to residents in The Bay Area with how inexpensiv...


by nosey 3 months ago

We have a Lidl opening here next month, what are your must have's from Lidl?

Help! Can I cut a 7 rib standing roast into 2 smaller roasts?

by somervilleoldtimer 4 months ago

I was very enthusiastic and ordered a 7 rib roast, which is a giant chunk of meat, from our local butcher. Will I be able to divide it into a 3-rib roast and a 4-rib roast before I put it in the ...

Lamb Chops

by syrup09 4 months ago

This pandemic year instead of going out to dinner for my birthday my mom is giving me money to buy a nice dinner. Usually I get a Filet Mignon but this year I'm thinking of picking up lamb ch...

Lamb Belly in the South Bay Area

by walkie74 4 months ago

A friend told me I really had to try lamb belly, but I have no idea where to find it. Any suggestions?

Chicharrones from Los Piños in Cloverdale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

What is it about chicharrones that gets people so excited? For a 5 de Mayo weekend wine-tasting, I picked up some chicharrones and queso fresco from Los Piños market in Cloverdale for the occasion...

Guerra Quality Meats in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 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's Day. Three types here: point cut of brisket, flat or center cut of brisket, or...

In Need Of A Butcher In Greenwood Indiana

by SBeasley7734 5 months ago

I was wanting to make some blood sausage and I don't know anywhere in the Greenwood, Indiana area that would sell any fresh blood. Can anyone help me?

Where to buy ostrich meat in Manhattan?

by billrosenblatt 6 months ago

Anyone know of a butcher shop or supermarket that carries it? There is a vendor at the Union Square Greenmarket but she is always out of stock so I stopped bothering.

Toronto: Boudin noir?

by StevietheFish 6 months ago

Could anyone recommend a butcher where I can get good boudin noir? I know that I can get the Portuguese style with rice at O Talho Nosso, but I'm looking for the Lyonnaise style. Thanks, all.

Buffet stations open at new DeCicco & Sons, Eastchester...

by gutreactions 6 months 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...