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Sep 30, 2009 08:09 AM

A question about lamb.

Various cuts of lamb were a family favorite when I was growing up. It had a special flavor that I loved. Lamb today lacks trhat flavor, sometimes having no real flavor at all. I have bought New Zealand and Australian lamb as well as American lamb, often from Greek purveyors. I am always disappointed. I am ready to quit buying it altogether. Does anyone know of a place that sells really good lamb? I would really appreciate it.
Joan C.

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  1. I've been buying local naturally raised lamb from Mint Creek Farm at the Green City Market. I don't know what that elusive flavor is that you are looking for, but I'm very happy with their product.

    1. FWIW, Chicago Magazine listed their pick of meat purveyors not long ago and singled out Wettstein's organic (309) 376-7291 and Halsted Packing (312) 421-5147 for lamb. Halsted sells whole or half lambs.