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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 commented 6 days ago

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

by Gman 1 month 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 29 days ago

Where can I find Oxtail?

by typeogirl 6 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 1 month ago

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Looking for Korean meat market in West LA

by JJPlusPlus 1 month 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 4 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 1 month ago

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Smoked ham hocks in N Colorado

by FoodFan100 1 month ago

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

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Beef heart tartare

by akdad 1 month 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 1 month ago

Best Butcher for Charcuterie Meat?

by larrysteeze 2 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 2 months ago

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Duck Confit in Denver?

by Cowprintrabbit 3 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 commented 4 months ago

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

by mcw 4 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 4 months ago

Beef tenderloin for Christmas dinner

by mgebs 4 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 4 months ago

Danish flæskesteg?

by awinchester 4 months ago

Hi, all. I'm bringing my Danish boyfriend home to the US for Christmas, and want to make it special and "like home" f...

Karl S commented 4 months ago

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Half turkey pre made meals in North San Diego County

by josephs609 4 months ago

Hello anyone know if there are any stores or restaurants selling pre made half turkey meal? We would like something b...

Where to buy Skin-on Pork Loin?

by JDS1 1 year ago

Looking to find a source of skin-on pork loin or leg of pork. I am originally from the UK where this is very common a...


shaz01 commented 4 months ago

Beef Suet In NYC for Baking?

by jen kalb 4 months ago

I make mince pie for Thanksgiving each year but this year I wanted to make my mincemeat using a British recipe, that ...


shellybean27 commented 4 months ago

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Heritage Duroc St Louis Ribs @ The Butchery

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Last month I had a chance to taste Duroc heritage breed spareribs at the OC BBQ Festival and learned from the team wh...

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Crown Roast of Lamb Recipe & Tips

by JENNYBEEAY 5 months ago

I want to serve a crown Roast of lamb for Christmas. Anyone have a great recipe and tips? Butcher recommendation on t...