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I am looking to buy a fresh rabbit. Can any of you experts suggest a shop where I can purchase one?

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  1. I picked up some delicious rabbit from Fiesta Farms two weeks back and made some "Lapin au Vin".

    Highly recommended...

    1. White House Meats usually has rabbit -- they're at St Lawrence Market and on Mount Pleasant near Millwood. Call first to make sure they have it available.

      White House
      95 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E, CA

      1. I've seen it in a few places in the SLM.

        1. Or, if you're more budget-minded, my NoFrills always has it.

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          1. re: Wahooty

            Fresh? I've seen it frozen at No Frills..

            And where exactly is "my No Frills" located? :)

            1. re: Bueno

              Just down the street from "my house." ;)

              Mine is at Sheppard and Kennedy. And yes, they're in the fresh meat case, not the freezer case - since they're most likely previously frozen, maybe I should refer to them as "fresh," as Charles Yu does. They generally look pretty nice - I'm sure there are better bunnies at SLM, but it's nice to have other options.

          2. I know that T&T carries it. However, I cannot attest to its quality when compared to SLM. Call ahead to confirm stock.


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            1. re: BokChoi

              I see them pretty much every time I'm at T&T on cherry st. Also, the loblaws around my place (on Broadview and on Leslie) tend to have it more often than not.

            2. Depending on how far north you live. I've seen tons of 'fresh' ones in 'Weston Produce', Richmond Hill ( Yonge/Weldrick).

              1. Anyone seen fresh hare? Somewhat larger, probably game caught. I remember a sublime experience at Sharrow Bay with their roast saddle of hare (not sure how you saddle up one of those).

                1. They often have it at Sun Valley near Danforth and Pape, but I'd call ahead to make sure.

                  1. Lady York on Dufferin always has rabbit.

                    1. thank you all for your response. pardon my ignorance, T+T??

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                        1. re: BokChoi

                          Is T&T's rabbit fresh, or frozen like the majority of groceries? I usually buy rabbit at the butcher, fresh...

                      1. Sun Valley on the Danforth used to sell rabbit. Eyeballs included.

                        ETA: sorry, foodydudey, I didn't see your post first.

                          1. I broke down and bought a frozen rabbit (pieces) at Pusateri's.

                            1. T & T have very good rabbits - from Abate packers (http://www.abatepackers.com/). Both fresh and frozen (I am stewing one right now in Belgian beer...)

                              1. I just ate a tourtiere with rabbit in it from Deliso's at St Lawrence Market. I couldn't tell you if it was previously frozen or not but I don't think it was. It was the full rabbit with inards, head and all. It was cleaned though.