KC Kansas: Snow's Meat Locker
hi there. i'm reading a collection of james villas' writings, and he mentions Snow's Meat Locker. i was wondering if this place still exists, it sounds great. any info appreciated.
aw shucks. thanks for the quick response, & letting me know, Zataar.
here's a little passage, from james villas' "stalking the green fairy":
" . . . If the perfect steak I once tasted indeed still existed, according to the history of the meat-processing business, it had to reside in the Midwest, more than likely in a small, privately owned processing plant that supplied superior beef only to a local area. . . The name of that market was Snow's Meat Locker, located on some offbeat side street in Kansas City, Kansas. . . As I hopefully anticipated, it was one of the few remaining family enterprises in the entire Midwest that still slaughtered, aged, processed, and sold its beef right on the premises."
villas went on to interview i. o. snow, who told him with pride that he'd been in the meat business 54 years and never sold a pound of meat outside of kansas city, or shipped anywhere. fantastic.