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Chorizo

I want to buy a great chorizo sausage. Where is the best?

I'm prefering dried, for slicing. But cooking with chorizo is also on my horizon, so fresh is great too.

I hate the chorizo, for example, at whole foods. Ew. (Yeah, I know, I know...)

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  1. Are you referring to Mexican style chorizo? If so, best places are local carnicerias that make it fresh, but Carmelita brand is OK. I recommend longaniza style chorizo which uses higher quality meat pieces than the standard chorizo type.

    1. try la espanola meats in harbor city.

      1. The best, as far as I know: IBERICO CHORIZO FROM SPAIN, now available in USA.
        http://www.tienda.com/food/chorizoibe...

        1. Stater Brothers has a respectable chorizo at the meat counter. It's inexpensive, leaner than the packaged stuff and won't contain the surprises you sometimes get at the Carnicerias (hard white things that break your teeth)

          1. I'd look around for Basque chorizo. It's generally the best.