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lliswerryboy Feb 10, 2010 09:12 AM

Does anyone know where I can buy lambs liver with 40 miles of Santa Rosa?

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  1. Melanie Wong Feb 10, 2010 09:20 AM

    You can order lamb parts from Healdsburg's CK Lamb by calling Big John's. I think the delivery day is Thursdays but not positive about this.

    Sal's in Rohnert Park is a halal butcher and has beautiful lamb, goat, and Fulton chickens in the butcher case. Selection is greatest on Fridays but best to call ahead and reserve. I like this stop in RP, as I can combine it with a visit to the Grocery Outlet, a block north.

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    Big John's Market
    1345 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448

    Sal's Halal Mediterranean Market
    6590 Commerce Blvd, A Rohnert Park, CA

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      lliswerryboy Feb 10, 2010 09:26 AM

      Thank you Melanie I know you'd come through :). I have been reading your responses for about 2 years

      1. re: lliswerryboy
        Melanie Wong Feb 10, 2010 09:29 AM

        Are you making haggis? (g)

        If you click on the blue links, you'll find more info about each place.

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          lliswerryboy Feb 10, 2010 09:39 AM

          I did live in Scotland for 12 years and I LOVE haggis I was in Edinburgh for 2 weeks past July and eat haggis 5 times. This time I just want to make liver and onions

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            Melanie Wong Feb 10, 2010 01:35 PM

            I hope you'll give Sal's a try. I stopped by there a couple weeks ago to buy some goat and was able to purchase tiny baby goat. I noticed that the store has reduced its square footage, releasing the adjoining space it used to have, so I hope that we can keep them alive. I prefer this halal butcher to the ones I've been to in Fremont and San Francisco. We're lucky to have this resource in Sonoma County.

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              lliswerryboy Feb 10, 2010 06:37 PM

              I will, I always support local shops. e.g. I always use Olivers as my supermarket. Try asking Safeway to source something from the old country

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        dlglidden Feb 10, 2010 01:17 PM

        OK Melanie. Here's a harder question: Where can I buy VEAL KIDNEYS in the East Bay? I spent the better part of a week last year trying to locate some but totally failed. They were readily available in the "good old days" but are not now. I heard of a wholesale place in Oakland but they're open only an hour or two a day, don't answer their phone, and I'm not even sure if they carry veal kidneys and if they would sell them to me if they did carry them.

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          Melanie Wong Feb 10, 2010 01:30 PM

          You would be better off starting a new topic with an appropriate title since you're asking for something completely different and in a different area than the OP, if you hope to attract a response. Most people just skim the subject headings on the board index and don't read every single post, so would never find your request buried here.

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