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Mar 29, 2010 08:45 AM

Lard at Berkeley Bowl West

Does anyone know if they sell it there? If so, what department would it be in?

Berkeley Bowl West
920 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA

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  1. don't know if it's at BBW, but I'm sure I've seen it just north at Mi Tierra on San Pablo near University.

    Mi Tierra
    2096 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

    1. ooh...on second thought, I may have seen it in the refrigerated cases across from the butcher counter--where the lox and sausage are displayed.

      1. Not sure about BBW but I got some at Verbrugge on College. You can call in advance so they can chop it for you and have it ready.

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        1. re: bgbc

          Lard isn't something you can chop. Not in English, anyway.

          1. re: Robert Lauriston

            This sounds like suet, not lard. Suet is the white solid fat from (preferably) around the kidney. Lard is made from melting fat.

        2. Yes, I see it there all the time, near the butter. It's the top left of the butter case.

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          1. re: milklady

            Thanks, that's exactly where it is, in a green box. Definitely very hardened and different from the lard I've seen in Mexican grocery stores.

            1. re: chezchristine

              Sounds like Armour. Check the label to make sure it's not hydrogenated.

              1. re: chezchristine

                Mi Tierra has the brown, rendered pork lard. Check butcher section

                Mi Tierra
                2096 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

            2. you can find it all the way to the left when you walk in the store on a refrigerated shelf around where the eggs are.