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CarmineCortez Jul 10, 2008 11:56 AM

What butcher has the best game meat in Toronto?

  1. grandgourmand Jul 10, 2008 12:39 PM

    Not sure if it's the best (haven't compared really), but whitehouse meats at SLM has a good selection.

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      MindGrinder Jul 10, 2008 01:27 PM

      There is also a game meat stall at the SLM North Market on Saturdays.

      Wild Boar bacon and Elk Jerky.....mmmmmmmmmm!

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      1. re: MindGrinder
        Googs Jul 11, 2008 10:21 AM

        Some of the game meat at Whitehouse is supplied by 2nd Wind Elk of the Famers' Market. I note that it's less expensive at 2nd Wind. However, Whitehouse cherry picks their selection and so offers the higher quality version of the same product. This is a very casual observation based on a small sampling. YMMV.

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        grilledcheese Jul 11, 2008 10:05 AM

        Springcreek Farm Produce on Roncey has some. (Elk, Bison) Mostly frozen but they could probably get you fresh to order.

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          tedwanzel Jul 11, 2008 10:10 AM

          This is the best I've had - check them out

          http://www.cumbraes.com/

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            Snarf Jul 11, 2008 02:33 PM

            There's a game guy at St. Lawrence north and sometimes Brickworks. I've had elk striploins for less than 8$ a pound. Very good.

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              singe Jul 11, 2008 05:36 PM

              Lady & Son just got a whole Bison in, but she's putting some age on it (dry), so it won't be ready for a couple of weeks. Well worth the wait, I'm sure.

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              1. re: singe
                torontovore Jul 12, 2008 05:28 PM

                Do you have any idea whether the bison was totally grass-fed, or had it been grain finished? Did they mention which farm they got it from?

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