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Where to buy a Whole Roast Pig in South Bay?

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kuay_teow Oct 15, 2009 11:00 AM

Throwing a halloween/birthday party and I need to find a place that sells a whole roasted pig that is around 20-30lbs in the South Bay. It would be awesome if the place does it chinese style with a nice glistening crispy skin. I know there is lots of places up in SF or Oakland but I would like not to drive that far. Does anyone have suggestions for South Bay or even Peninsula or southern East Bay? Thanks!

  1. wolfe Oct 15, 2009 11:56 AM

    Try the catering department in the deli section at your local Ranch 99.

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      kuay_teow Oct 15, 2009 03:47 PM

      I will definitely check with 99 but I thought they require you to order a large pig (40-50lbs).

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        k
        kuay_teow Oct 17, 2009 11:13 PM

        Stop by 99 in Mt View. Only need one day notice and they have roast suckling, medium and large pig sizes. I think prices range from $138 - $195. The lady couldn't tell me how much each size weighs. Will call around at a few other places.

        1. re: kuay_teow
          Melanie Wong Oct 19, 2009 12:27 AM

          Thanks for sharing your research, helping out others with the same need.

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          Cheung Hing Restaurant
          245 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030

          Ongpin Noodles
          73 Camaritas Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080

    2. Melanie Wong Oct 15, 2009 11:57 AM

      The roast pig from Cheung Hing in Millbrae is excellent. We've ordered a 25-lb one before.

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        kuay_teow Oct 15, 2009 03:47 PM

        I have never been to Cheung Hing but I have heard alot about it. I will also check them out. Thanks!

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          yimster Oct 15, 2009 11:35 PM

          I will second Cheung HIng, a smaller operation so you will need to place your order early. On more plus is that there is parking lot right next door to it.

      2. myst Oct 15, 2009 04:08 PM

        I think the Filipino pigs are nice and crispy. I love the skin. Try Ong Ping they roast about 200 pigs a day. www.ongpin.com

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          mavic Oct 17, 2009 11:25 AM

          downtown san jose has an awesome chinese style pig cant remember the name but
          from www.chinesebbq.net

          Small Suckling 20lbs ...........................$150.00

          Small Roaster 28lbs ...........................$165.00

          Medium Roaster 35lbs ...........................$180.00

          Large Roaster 42lbs ...........................$195.00

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          1. re: mavic
            Melanie Wong Oct 19, 2009 12:23 AM

            I've had the roast pig from Ton Tho Tuong (the restaurant website you linked), and it's good but not nearly as tasty as Cheung Hing's. But it may be more convenient for the OP. Here's the post, http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/1940...

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            Ton Tho Tuong
            505 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112

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