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Jan 8, 2009 06:11 AM

Where can I buy fresh pork bellies?

Any ideas - particularly on the North Side? Thanks!

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  1. I suspect Paulina Market could hook you up (or at the very least direct you to someone who can):

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    1. The Peoria Packing Company has fresh pork belly for about $1.29/lb. The pork belly at Paulina is frozen. Peoria Packing is located at 1300 W. Lake Chicago. The phone number is 312-738-1800.

      1. You could also try calling the butchers recommended in previous discussions of the best butchers in the Chicago area:

        1. Argyle St. grocery stores too.

          1. Grant Park Packing, 842 W. Lake. I've got two fresh pork bellies in my basement refrigerator that I bought their on Saturday for some pancetta I'm making. I don't think there's a pig part that they don't stock.

            Here's their website