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Jan 5, 2009 10:51 AM

Veal cheeks?

Had these in NYC this past weekend - braised, served with sauteed wild mushrooms and caramelized cipollito onions - and it was absolutely one of the best dishes I've tasted in years, incredibly rich and tender. Who does veal cheeks in Boston? And does anyone know a butcher who sells them so I can make my own?

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  1. I'm sure both Savenor's and John Dewars would be able to get them if you pre-ordered them.

    1. I'm going to give this one bump to see if anyone knows of a restaurant in Boston offering veal cheeks.

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      1. re: BobB

        iirc Aujourdhui in the Four Seasons serves them

      2. The Butcher Shop in the South End might also help, at predictably scary prices.

        1. I had them at sorellina and they were so tender and scrumptious.

          1. I actually just picked up some today at John Dewar's in Wellesley. I ordered them last week. Very expensive for what most people throw out, $18.99 a pound. 5 pound minimum. Hope this helps. If you are near Concord or Framingham, I'll split mine.