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Calf Fries

FulltimeFoodie Mar 3, 2009 11:11 PM

I'm looking for a restaurant that serves calf fries (mountain oysters). Or a butcher who sells them whole.

  1. dinaofdoom Mar 4, 2009 07:28 AM

    i'm not sure about local butchers.
    if you strike out on that front, i suggest calling some of the local beef producers, like bastrop cattle company.
    i am under the distinct impression that they have their steer processed locally, as well, so you would probably be able to get non-steak type things from them.

    it's worth a shot!

    1. r
      robbie6805 Mar 4, 2009 09:23 AM

      You can find them at fiestamart, la michoacana, and at some HEBs.

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      1. re: robbie6805
        FulltimeFoodie Mar 4, 2009 08:00 PM

        thanks for the info.

      2. s
        sqwertz Mar 14, 2009 07:03 AM

        I've seen the at Fiesta north, but never the south location. And never at any of the third-world HEB's. If La Micochana has them then they must be behind the counter out of view (or at he steam table).

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        1. re: sqwertz
          renz Mar 15, 2009 10:45 AM

          Third world HEB?

          1. re: renz
            NirvRush Mar 15, 2009 11:18 AM

            6th and pleasant valley?

            1. re: NirvRush
              sqwertz Mar 31, 2009 10:14 AM

              Third World HEB = Lamar and Rutland.

              7th and Pleasant Valley doesn't seem too bad. But I only go to that one at 6:30AM once a week or so - never during rush hours.


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          FulltimeFoodie Feb 25, 2011 07:51 AM

          I always ate these at NIOSA in SA. I would love a recipe to give a try at home if you know one.

          1. popvulture Feb 25, 2011 11:50 AM

            I can't remember if I posted this same question a while back or if I just read someone else talking about it, but one person talked about a steakhouse in Waco. I can't remember the name, though; sound familiar, anybody?

            Anyway, I didn't make the 1.5 hour drive for balls :P

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            1. re: popvulture
              pickychicky1979 Feb 25, 2011 03:30 PM

              Heitmiller's I think. it's a bit north of Waco in Elm Mott I think.

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