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doughgirl154 Nov 13, 2007 07:35 AM

Hello! I just moved to Boston and am preparing a small Thanksgiving Dinner (for 2). I live in Beacon Hill, any suggestions on where to get a small (uncooked) bird? I'd like a real turkey, not just a boneless breast, if that's even possible?? Thanks!!

  1. jgg13 Nov 13, 2007 07:36 AM

    The Whole Foods on Cambridge St should be close to you (I put an order in there yesterday). I'm sure you could get something at Savenors as well.

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      Sagoo Nov 13, 2007 07:56 AM

      I did an early Thanksgiving on Sunday with a turkey I got from Mayflower Poultry in Cambridge. The turkey was pretty tasty and was only $1.99/lb. The guys who work there were also very pleasant and helpful (he called on Friday to tell me the final weight of the bird...20.29 lbs).

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      Mayflower Poultry Company
      621 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

      1. Science Chick Nov 13, 2007 08:29 AM

        Are you looking for a farm fresh bird, or just any old small whole bird? If you are interested in a farm bird, there are a few nice poultry farms not that far out of the city where you can order a nice fresh bird. I've had great birds in the past from Owen's Poultry Farm in Needham:

        http://www.farmfresh.org/food/farm.ph...

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        Owen's Poultry Farm
        585 Central Ave, Needham, MA

        1. LovesFoieGras Nov 13, 2007 08:47 AM

          Give Russo's in Watertown, they have the little birds sometimes!

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            9lives Nov 14, 2007 06:11 AM

            In town, best options are Savenor's or Whole Foods. I also like to order a fresh killed from Sulmona in the North End. Savenor's and Sulmona are taking orders now..for pickup next week.

            We used Sulmona last year and were very happy..just ordered a 10 lber for this year. Sav's is quite a bit more pricey and I'm not convinced it's much better.

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