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foodnmusic Dec 8, 2009 10:48 AM

Any particular butchers in the SFV, BH, Hollywood etc area known for their smoked hams? My parents live in Sacramento and get really great one's from a meat locker in Chico but, alas, they won't ship.
Any and all suggestions are appreciated!

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  1. Servorg RE: foodnmusic Dec 8, 2009 12:49 PM

    If you are referring to Chico Locker & Sausage Company on E 14th, they do indeed ship.

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      foodnmusic RE: Servorg Dec 8, 2009 12:59 PM

      Wow! You guys know everything. Yes, that is the place. I spoke to them and they said they don't ship much, but are shipping someone else one on the 14th and can do it then. That made me a little nervous. I also don't want it sitting around for a week and a half or have to freeze it so I figured I would see if you guys had any local resources.

    2. David Kahn RE: foodnmusic Dec 8, 2009 03:14 PM

      Not local, but the best city hams I've ever tasted are mail order Kurobuta hams from Snake River Farms: http://www.snakeriverfarms.com/ .

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        JudiAU RE: David Kahn Dec 8, 2009 04:07 PM

        David Kahn knows his meat. I concur.

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          foodnmusic RE: JudiAU Dec 8, 2009 05:10 PM

          Looks great! A little pricey but no different than if I was making a tenderloin, crown roast etc! Thanks for the tip.
          Still interested in something more local or "mom and pop" type if anyone has any ideas!

      2. Lola Sparklewhip RE: foodnmusic Dec 9, 2009 09:23 AM

        The meat locker in Chico is excellent, and they will ship. Just expensive.

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          stuffed RE: Lola Sparklewhip Dec 20, 2009 04:18 PM

          San Diego has the North Park Meat Co.
          http://northparkmeatco.com/index.php

          It is run by the same people as the Linkery Restaurant.

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