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Where to buy fresh duck in NOVA and

nissenpa Dec 3, 2006 02:45 PM

what should I expect to pay for it.

Thinking of doing a duck for XMAs--first time.

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    Atlantis Dec 4, 2006 01:16 AM

    Check out any Harris Teeter store. They're hustling NOVA right now, trying to put the squeeze on Whole Foods, so they're bending over backwards to satisfy customers. I have no doubt that they'll get you exactly what you want.

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      Soup Dec 4, 2006 12:24 AM

      By fresh do you mean unfrozen when sold (i.e., could have been frozen at some point but you will never know), duck that is labeled never having been frozen, or a duck that is in a cage and you point and they dress it for you (ala chinatown in NY, Boston, SF)?

      For the first option, I've found unfrozen duck at chinese grocery store I go to (kam sam, great wall and also El Grande) and at magruders (magruder's not sure on availability: they have it time to time).

      2nd option and third option can't really help you much there.


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        dpan Dec 3, 2006 03:42 PM

        Wegmans has unfrozen duck in the refrigerated section by the deli.

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