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wjdevista Jul 31, 2008 04:30 PM

I have been looking for months for this particular cut of meat (beef). It is extremely popular in Southern California, where it is known as "arrachera". I found it at Restaurant Depot in Queens, but they only sell it in 10 to 11 pound packages (much too much for my grilling needs). Please let me know of any locations in the City (preferably Brooklyn) that sell this cut.

  1. ramen girl Jul 31, 2008 06:14 PM

    they have it at Costco in Sunset park. It's a great cut of meat.

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      wjdevista Aug 1, 2008 06:42 AM

      Great!! Thanks so much. It is my favorite for grilling.

      1. re: wjdevista
        EricMM Aug 1, 2008 09:10 AM

        What exactly is "flap meat"? How is it different from flank steak?, which looks pretty much like a flap to me....

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          wjdevista Aug 1, 2008 09:47 AM

          Bottom sirloin flap meat is much better for grilling than flank steak. I have made several attempts to research it online and have had little success. As the name indicates, it is part of the sirloin. Other than that, I just know that it tastes good!!

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            Astoria Lurker Aug 1, 2008 10:47 AM

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flap_steak

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        pulled pork Aug 17, 2008 03:20 PM

        Try International Meats on 30th ave by 36th street. I think they carry it on a regular basis. Phone: 718 626 6656.

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          Dalglish Aug 19, 2008 06:30 AM

          http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/27/mag...

          This piqued my interest. Anyone find it for sure?

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