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Where to buy fresh rabbit to cook?

jcess7 Dec 21, 2009 09:04 AM

Will drive where ever.

  1. ecwashere7 Dec 22, 2009 07:05 AM

    Call the Butcher Shop in the South End. They can get something in a day or so and they quote the same price they pay. They don't charge you a handling fee. Their purveyors are top notch too.

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      cpingenot Dec 22, 2009 07:05 AM

      Savenors would almost certainly have it.
      Mayflower poultry generally has frozen and sometimes has fresh.
      I've seen it at Market basket in Somerville fresh, but I'm not sure if they always have them.

      1. Chris VR Dec 22, 2009 05:28 AM

        I saw it in the refrigerator case at J. Pace and Sons in Saugus the other day. It was cryovac packaged, so perhaps it's previously frozen, I don't know. Worth a call!

        1. Ali G Dec 21, 2009 07:03 PM

          I've been told by my in-laws that Stop & Shop in Watertown carries fresh rabbit on certain days. I'd call first. I think it goes fast. Nonna always cooks a couple of rabbits for Christmas.

          1. Eatin in Woostah Dec 21, 2009 06:24 PM

            I saw frozen rabbit at HMart in Burlington.

            1. trufflehound Dec 21, 2009 02:35 PM

              Tony's market in Roslindale has it sometimes. As we type, I am stewing a frozen wabbit from MB. The Consalves brand. Hunters style w bacon, shrooms, tomato, wine fresh thyme and rosemary.

              1. itaunas Dec 21, 2009 09:22 AM

                I think most of the places mentioned in this article are still relevant (the Super88 trying to become Hong Kong Market, but still in limbo, but I have seen rabbit at the Malden HK mkt).

                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/495767

                1. Science Chick Dec 21, 2009 09:17 AM

                  They usuually have them down in the North End. Don't know the name of the shop, but I've seen them hanging in the window down on Salem St, near Polcari's.

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                    9lives Dec 21, 2009 04:21 PM

                    D&R is on Salem and Sulmona is on Parmenter. Both less than 100 yards from Polcari's and 1 or both should have them.

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                      steinpilz Dec 21, 2009 06:36 PM

                      Count me as amazed that fresh rabbit is available in Boston. I've always only seen frozen.

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