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maggiej Jun 1, 2009 09:34 AM

Hi,
I'm looking to buy some great merguez in the city (ideally E or W village or chelsea) this week. Three Corner Field Farm won't be at union sq before I need it, unfortunately. Where is a good source? Thank you!

  1. guttergourmet Jun 1, 2009 06:50 PM

    The butcher at Les Halles.

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      cimui Jun 1, 2009 02:41 PM

      Like Ann900 said, Salumeria Biellese in Chelsea (8th and 29th) does have a very good merguez. It goes for around $11 / lb, if I remember correctly. Call ahead to make sure they have merguez, since they don't, always.

      (DeBragga & Spitler in the Meatpacking district carries Salumeria Biellese products, if you don't want to venture further uptown.)

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        Ann900 Jun 1, 2009 12:44 PM

        My go to for merguez is 3 Corner Field Farm - at the Union Square Greenmarket (not sure which days). It is the best merguez I've ever had. They're a small farm upstate that raises sheep. Also sensational lamb chops and sheep's milk cheese.

        I also like Salumeria Biellese in Chelsea on 8th Ave and 29th St, Thery make dozens of varieties of sausages- very high quality and reasonably prices.

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          prdct Jun 1, 2009 12:52 PM

          fyi, the OP specifically stated that "Three Corner Field Farm won't be at union sq before I need it, unfortunately." I agree though, their merguez is delicious.

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            Ann900 Jun 1, 2009 02:50 PM

            Which is why I suggested Salumeria Biellese.

        2. goodhealthgourmet Jun 1, 2009 09:56 AM

          Citarella should have it. you could also try Ottomanelli & Sons on Bleecker.

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          Citarella
          424 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011

          Ottomanelli and Sons
          285 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

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          1. re: goodhealthgourmet
            David A. Goldfarb Jun 1, 2009 10:16 AM

            Just one stop across the East River in Williamsburg, Marlow and Daughters has had it when I've been in there.

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            Marlow & Daughters
            95 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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