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Where to buy/order top-of-the-line prime rib roast for Christmas

Any ideas? I'm thinking Fox and Obel, Whole Foods or someplace like that, but I'm wondering if there might be some other placs offering similar quality for better value. Thanks!

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  1. I actually think you'd be better off at a butcher/meat market than at the places you mentioned, in terms of both quality and value. If you're in the city, Paulina Market and Gepperth's come to mind as places that both fit the bill (both have been mentioned in fairly recent posts, I believe). Here is a link to Gepperth's in Lincoln Park:

    http://www.gepperthsmarket.com/index.htm

    1. All Sam's Clubs offer very nice packinghouse "choice" grade cryovac packaged cuts of meat, the prime rib is definitely worth a look.

      1. There are great meat markets on Lake Street, just west of Halsted. I have purchased beautiful cuts of pork and beef at a fraction of the price in a grocery store.

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        1. re: donna5657

          There are great meat markets on Lake Street, just west of Halsted. I have purchased beautiful cuts of pork and beef at a fraction of the price in a grocery store.

          So Donna, which meat market? Lake street is full of wholesale places with really big trucks and guys in white coats. Which ones are worth our while?

        2. I got mine from Paulina Meat Market last time I did one, and it was very good and their service was very good also.

          3501 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
          (corner of Lincoln and Cornelia)
          Tel: (773) 248-6272

          1. Thanks for the suggestions!