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Where to buy a whole duck in New Haven?

Emmmily Jan 13, 2010 08:45 AM

I found an intrigueing looking Szechuan duck recipe (Fuchsia Dunlop) that I want to try out for a dinner party this weekend, but I'm having trouble finding a duck in New Haven. No luck at Shaws on Whalley, Nica's, or Hong Kong Market. Any suggestions? (I will have access to a ride, so Hamden is within reach, though probably not further afield than that.) Thanks!

  1. Emmmily Jan 14, 2010 05:35 AM

    Thanks all! For future duck seekers, I made a few calls and they also carry ducks at Romeo & Cesare's, and (driving), Whole Foods and Big Y.

    1. All Dente Jan 13, 2010 01:28 PM

      AFAIK Bella Bella Gourmet has them and much more.
      Sells fresh chickens, rendered duck fat. ducks, foie gras from local farms farms in Sullivan County, NY.
      6 Hamden Park Dr
      New Haven, CT 06517
      (203) 230-2932

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        amby48 Jan 13, 2010 05:29 PM

        Bella Bella Gourmet is now @:
        35 Industry Dr.
        West Haven, CT 06516
        203.937.9389

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        FoodieJim Jan 13, 2010 11:33 AM

        Stop & Shop carries them frequently. If you don't find one, ask a butcher behind the glass. They will get one for you.

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          mmalmad Jan 13, 2010 11:18 AM

          Stop & Shop on Amity Rd usually has them. Ferraro's on Grand St has them frozen

          1. EastRocker Jan 13, 2010 09:12 AM

            these guys are also good, again give them a call, if they don't have it they will order it
            Amity Meat Center
            24 Lucy Street, Woodbridge, CT(203) 397-5060

            1. EastRocker Jan 13, 2010 09:09 AM

              Statewide Meats & Poultry Inc
              211 Food Terminal Plz, New Haven, CT(203) 777-6669
              they are technicaly a wholesalere , but they have hooked me up with hard to find stuff in the past, give them a call . If they can help you would be going into the office at the front of the warehouse.

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