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Dec 21, 2009 07:07 AM

YYC Poussins

Anyone know where to get them in Calgary?


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    1. re: John Manzo

      Never been to Bite. I also for some reason that escapes me thought that it was a coffee shop/prepared food kind of place. Will go soon. Wish they had a website to do some recon.

    2. you could also try the frozen section of most bigger chinese grocers. they usually have all kinds of fowl; squab, duck, quail, goose; so they might have poussins too.

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      1. re: marcopolo

        The only bigger Chinese grocer I know of is T&T, where I have found a few things like fresh cornish game hens, though it is hit and miss on the fresh poultry, just have to be there on the right day.

        Any other Chinese grocers you would suggest?

        1. re: Scary Bill

          You could try Lambda or Jay's (i think that's what's called... centre st and 16th ave N). There's also another one on the south side of 17ave SE and 31st.

      2. the alternate word is cornish game hens and you can get them anywhere(wikipedia)

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        1. re: howlin

          Cornish Hens are the result of much cross breeding, including chickens.

          Poussins are very young chickens.

          1. re: Scary Bill

            um they may be cross bred but read the first paragraph of your own link and tell me
            im giving false statements to the op .

            1. re: howlin

              this can be another option for the op

              1. re: howlin

                howlin, therer are differences as I pointed out. And if you had ever tasted either, you would know they are different.

                The fact that some Americans don't know the difference really doesn't change the facts.

                1. re: Scary Bill

                  ive had both im just suggesting another option as i pointed out earlier .if you cant find poussins

                  1. re: howlin

                    oh by the way the ones i did find i got from t and t .if the franklin mall location doesnt have it harvest hills should.