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Cooked Tripe in the Triangle?

termite Aug 31, 2007 05:20 PM

According to my wonderful Hungarian cookbook (by Lang): "In almost every civilized country you can buy cooked tripe."

So, are we in the triangle civilized (despite not being a country)? Where can I get the stuff pre-cooked? I feel like a bit of a gastronomic adventure, but really don't want to make the entire house smell terrible by cooking a bunch of tripe for five hours....

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    blewgo RE: termite Aug 31, 2007 07:05 PM

    Look for menudo on the menu at your favorite taqueria. Fiesta Grill has it on weekends.


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      meatn3 RE: blewgo Aug 31, 2007 11:18 PM

      Los Cuates on Capital Blvd. has menudo,think just on weekends. Have not tried it though.

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      detlefchef RE: termite Sep 1, 2007 04:58 AM

      If you're looking for non-menudo tripe (not that there is anything at all wrong with that), I think Vin Rouge is known to make it from time to time. I would certainly call first, of course.

      1. termite RE: termite Sep 1, 2007 06:17 AM

        Actually, I'm looking for pre-cooked tripe for a recipe, rather than just to eat some. A variety of sources say I should be able to get it pre-cooked from a butcher.

        Detlittlechef: don't you ever sleep? Thanks for the meal last night, it was fantastic. Good to meet you.

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