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Calgary: Chinese Meat Shop

pasaker May 26, 2009 04:23 PM

Hello Hello.

I am in a quest looking for a good Chinese meat shop where I can purchase pork bones for making soups and such. I used to go to the one that was in Lamba (?) Asian Supermarket on Centre St. But the service isn't pleasant, even for Asian standards I would say. The reason why I would go there instead of T&T is because they have pork marrow bones...that they sell separately. I was just wondering if anyone else had any suggestions to where I can purchase these bones or just another nice Chinese meat shop would be great. Thanks!

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    aktivistin May 27, 2009 08:21 AM

    Try the meat counter inside Tops (inside the Landmark Mall, at the corner of Centre and 16th NW).

    There is also a meat shop inside the small Chinatown mall on the SW corner of the Centre and 3rd intersection. I haven't shopped here in a while but it looks like they have a pretty deep selection. This is the same mall as Thai Tai, Delicious Country, and Han's.

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      taiphun May 27, 2009 11:37 AM

      Also try the one where "Try Again" bubble tea is, in the basement next to Diamond Bakery.

      There's also a butcher shop inside the mall that goes between 3rd and 2nd ave SW. Animage modelling store is in the same mall. There's also a popular pho resto there, can't remember the name. That butcher shop has awesome meat balls.

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      seemac70 May 26, 2009 05:21 PM

      You might try Lucky Fresh Meat at the Far East Shopping Centre. All manner of pork.

      130 3 Avenue SE

      Belly, (Mmmm,) bones, shoulder, beef flank too.

      More or less polite service.

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