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Any Wagyu Beef in St. Louis?

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  • Brett Jan 4, 2007 06:03 PM
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Does anyone know of a butcher in St Louis that sells or Wagyu beef, or a restaurant that serves it?

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  1. O.K., I'll bite: what is Wagyu beef?
    Thanks, p.j.

    1. Wagyu is a breed of Japanese cattle. Kobe is a type of Wagyu beef. It is incredibly fatty, and therefore full of flavor.

      short form anyway...

      1. oh...and I've had Wagyu at Arthur Clay's, but I don't think it's a mainstay. I've had a difficult time trying to find even grass fed beef in St. Louis, and even when I found that, it had been frozen.

        booooooooooo

        1. The Royale on Kingshighway South said they were going to start serving Kobe beef. Maybe they can tell you their supplier.

          1. Some comp cook teams buy from these folks.

            Arrowhead Game Meats
            P.O. Box 439
            Kearney, Missouri 64060
            816-370-6328
            www.gamemeat.com

            Might check and ask who they market to in St. Louis

            Tom

            1. I just recalled that my buddy at Finale, Tony Dahl, served us a Kobe hamburger with a slice of foie on top. Not sure if that's a normal thing, and if they also have kobe steaks.

              1. Busch's Grove has wagyu beef or they did last time I was there.

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                1. re: 2chef4u

                  Straub's grocery store sells it.