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where to buy tri tip in DC

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  • dcgdc Jul 14, 2008 06:43 AM

Does anyone know where you can buy tri tip in DC?

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  1. Trader Joes usually has it.

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    1. re: cocoagirl

      Nice - will have to check it out - are they uncooked? I hope so. I've been wanting to try this cut of meat for a while...

      1. re: dcgdc

        Saw them at Trader Joe's this weekend and they were uncooked. Although, I think they came already marinated. Not sure if you can get them plain or not.

        1. re: dcskinsfan

          it looks like they are marinated. anyone know where one could get a unmarinated tri-tip? thank you.

          1. re: dcgdc

            Chapparel Market in Clarendon probably has it. Their location in Falls Church had it last week. (across from Banh Mi DC on Rte 50).

          2. re: dcskinsfan

            Trader Joe's has both plain and marinated tri-tip. Last Christmas I served their Santa Maria marinated tri-tip and it was fabulous.

            1. re: MikeR

              just got back from trader joes in foggy bottom - they had 2 different marinated tri-tips - no plain. plan on hitting the costco tomorrow.

      2. The Costco at Pentagon Row has it. But you'll need a membership, or know someone who does.

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        1. re: monkeyrotica

          excellent - thank you - hopefully will be grilling a tri tip sunday night

        2. I have found tri-tips at most Costco's....if not, any butcher should be able to cut it...it is also known as triangle roast...