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Searching for a Chopping Block

Jalapeno52 Jun 30, 2010 09:29 PM

I live in Sacramento, and have been searching for a chopping block/cutting board that is made from a cross section of a tree. I thought Chinatown might have a store that carry them, but I'm not that familiar with San Francisco. Thank you. I apologize if I'm not on the right board.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 1, 2010 05:51 AM

    I saw one last year at Forest Restaurant Supply in SF (2010 Army, near Evans). It was surprisingly cheap.

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      srr RE: Robert Lauriston Jul 1, 2010 02:26 PM

      About how much?

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        Robert Lauriston RE: srr Jul 2, 2010 03:21 PM

        I don't remember but it seemed impossibly cheap. Maybe $40?

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      CYL RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 1, 2010 10:18 AM

      I believe this is exactly what you are looking for. Indeed, I got mine iin Chinatown, but that was years ago. This is what the people in the BBQ shops use to chop up their roast duck, pig, chicken, and spare ribs.

      1. PeterL RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 1, 2010 11:26 AM

        If you live in Sacramento have you tried any of the Chinese grocery stores in Sac?

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          alanbarnes RE: PeterL Jul 1, 2010 01:39 PM

          +1. Shun Fat Supermaket (65th and Stockton) has an impressive collection of kitchen stuff. If you end up looking in SF Chinatown, The Wok Shop on Grant might be your best bet.

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          Ericruo RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 1, 2010 04:00 PM

          This is the place you want for such things:

          If memory serves, the chopping blocks are downstairs.

          Ginn Wall Hardware
          1016 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA

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            PegS RE: Ericruo Jul 2, 2010 06:08 PM

            Ginn Wall is definitely the best place to go.

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            Grubbjunkie RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 2, 2010 02:35 PM

            Kamei on Clement in the Richmond District has what you are looking for - along with a whole bunch of other great stuff!

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              seiun RE: Jalapeno52 Jul 10, 2010 11:30 PM

              Just get something made out of wood. You don't need anything fancy. A hardware store will probably have what you need,


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