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eatyourpeas Dec 1, 2007 11:50 AM

Just moved here from NYC. Wondering if there is somewhere to procure beef or veal cheeks, preferably from a grass raised animal. I started with Clancy's but they said they don't carry them because their supplier won't provide steer heads due to bacterial concerns. Any assistance would be greaty appreciated.

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    steve_in_stpaul RE: eatyourpeas Dec 27, 2007 03:30 PM

    Two places which come to mind are El Burrito Mercado in West St. Paul and Dragon Star Supermarket in St. Paul. However, I'd call before I visited either one. I haven't shopped for beef cheeks; I just know that both stores carry an above-average selection of "variety meats".

    1. autmommy RE: eatyourpeas Dec 28, 2007 09:10 AM

      My first thought was Husnik's Meat Company in South St. Paul. They are a wholesaler and were written up by Dara a while back as a good place to procure the less common cuts and offal.

      1. autmommy RE: eatyourpeas Dec 28, 2007 09:10 AM

        Place Link is not working for some reason. It is at 235 Concord Exchange South.
        651-457-7076
        www.husnikmeat.com

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