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Daniel G. Jul 3, 2002 10:30 AM

Hi,

I'm new to this board. Is there a kosher butcher in the city? I tried a search and didn't have any success. Many thanks in advance.

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    gomexico Jul 20, 2010 09:55 AM

    The Jewel at Howard & Kedzie ... in Evanston ... has a thriving Kosher butcher shop and fish store.

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      Aubergine Jul 13, 2002 11:33 AM

      I would think there would be some more on Devon Ave. Or you could ask at some of the other Kosher places(bakery, etc) on Devon, to find out where they recommend. I think Devon Ave. used to be all/mostly Jewish places - it was one of the old Jewish neighborhoods. Now it is very diverse and there are only a few. I have a friend from Pakistan who buys his "halal" meat on Devon.

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        Joe Penkrot Jul 3, 2002 03:03 PM

        The Roumanian Kosher shop on Clark and Touhy has the greatest garlic hot dogs in creation.

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          G Wiv Jul 3, 2002 11:39 AM

          I don’t often buy kosher meat, though when I do I use Main St Kosher in Skokie. Excellent poultry, especially the capons, and the kishka is quite delicious, almost like my grandmothers, and she is a great cook.

          Enjoy,
          Gary

          Main St Kosher Meat & Poultry
          4004 Main St
          Skokie, IL 60076
          847-677-5188

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            zim Jul 3, 2002 11:07 AM

            the attached list might help. I have no experience with any place on the list for meat

            Link: http://www.russianjews.org/chicago/Ko...

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              AndreaOK Jul 3, 2002 10:37 AM

              Welcome...I don't know what part of Chicago you are living in, but these are all all north...

              Good Morgan Fish
              2948 W. Devon
              Chicago, IL 60659
              (773) 764-8115
              Fish, also some salads

              Romanian Kosher Sausage Co.
              7200 N. Clark
              Chicago, IL 60626
              (773) 761-4141
              Butcher with some bakery & groceries

              Hungarian Kosher Grocery
              4020 W. Oakton
              Skokie, IL 60076
              (847) 674-8008
              Full service grocery with butcher

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                maddey65 Jul 19, 2010 11:14 PM

                Good Morgan is closed. I live 2 blocks from it & there is a green sign saying its closed,I think for good but i'm not sure.It looks like they lost there lease.

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                  nsxtasy Jul 20, 2010 08:56 AM

                  Thanks for the update.

                  You can try checking this list of kosher food stores in Chicago for others:
                  www.jewishchicago.com/directories/kos...

                  1. re: nsxtasy
                    weinstein5 Aug 3, 2010 10:33 AM

                    The definitive list of kosher in Chicago is from the CRC (Chicgao Rabbinic Council) - http://www.crcweb.org/guide_chicago.php

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