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Where to buy skirt steak

Where can I find them? I've looked in Kensington and St Lawrence markets with no luck.

Thanks

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  1. Definitely at Whole Foods and Cumbrae.

      1. I know they have it at Royal Beef and at Nortown Foods.

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        1. re: embee

          I've never seen skirt steak at Nortown. Does it have to be specially ordered?

          1. re: FlavoursGal

            They usually have it at York Mills. I don't know about Eglinton. For many years, Nortown (and Donny's, a direct competitor, now defunct) were the only reliable sources of skirt steak in Toronto.

            It used to be sold as "pinwheels", which were skirt steaks rolled into a log and sliced into roughly 1" sections. Last week, they had normal (flat) skirt steaks in the freezer. My current regular source is Royal Beef at Danforth/Woodbine.

            1. re: embee

              Funny, you' d think they would have the same cuts at the York Mills and Eglinton locations. I'll have to ask next time I'm in there.

              In Montreal, the kosher butchers sold "lollipops" - pinwheels on a stick!

              1. re: FlavoursGal

                I think they have pretty much the same cuts now, but they didn't always. For many years, Eglinton carried only kosher cuts - long after they ceased actually being kosher - while York Mills stocked strip loins and very treif sausage products.

        2. "Skirt" is a popular Latino BBQ cut. Juan Meat Market, otherwise known as El Gaucho, has this cut and I understand has a good reputation in the Latino community
          40 Beverly Hills Rd
          416-248-2808
          Its in the plaza, west side.

          1. St James Town Steak and Chop (Parliament at Winchester) often has them in cryovacs of three.