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Where to buy poussins, preferably in Queens?

The Turtle Bay Dove Dec 27, 2008 06:21 AM

Anyone have suggestions for a butcher or market that might have poussins (little birds - smaller than Cornish Game Hens)? I tried calling Ottomanelli in Woodside and he said they're out and wouldn't be able to get more in before Wednesday, which is when I'll need them. I'm happy to call around, but not sure where to try.

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  1. EricMM RE: The Turtle Bay Dove Dec 27, 2008 08:25 AM

    Natural market, on Austin St (corner Ascan ave) in Forest Hills always has them.

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      The Turtle Bay Dove RE: EricMM Dec 29, 2008 06:44 AM

      Thanks, EricMM! I also discovered that Fresh Direct carries both fresh and frozen, so I've put in an order with them but if they don't come through, I'll give Natural Market a try. Much appreciated!

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        tynanch8 RE: The Turtle Bay Dove Jan 3, 2009 12:35 PM

        International Meat Market in Astoria (36-12 30th Avenue) always has them as well.

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