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Prime butcher north of Boston?

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sillysully Dec 17, 2009 12:30 PM

Read about Savenor's and sounds great. Any prime butchers that I don't have to travel in to Boston for?

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  1. justbeingpolite RE: sillysully Dec 17, 2009 12:57 PM

    Not as boutiquey or specialized, but I've always heard good things about the meat from Butcher Boy in North Andover

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      ScubaSteve RE: justbeingpolite Dec 17, 2009 04:44 PM

      Butcher Boy is mostly Choice. they can get Prime and sometimes they have some left over from other special orders. best to call or visit ahead of your plans.

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        sinned61 RE: ScubaSteve Dec 17, 2009 05:24 PM

        The Olde Redding Butcher Shop in Reading had some Prime Beef there last week....looked great. Nice people too.
        They are on Haven St across from Reading Coop Bank.

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          sillysully RE: sinned61 Dec 18, 2009 03:35 PM

          I will check out Olde Redding. Hadn't thought of special ordering at Butcher Boy and I can check at local McKinnon's - just wanted a place I could go on impulse and get some prime beef to have at home for a special meal now and then.
          Thanks for the replies!

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        sillysully RE: justbeingpolite Dec 18, 2009 03:41 PM

        Just read that I can get Prime at Costco. Will check that out, too. THX

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