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Fresh Mexican Chorizo in SF

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mikeylikesit Jul 15, 2010 07:52 AM

Does anyone know where I can get some fresh mex chorizo made with ground pork or beef?
I dont like the kind you can get in the supermarket as they are made with salivary glands and lymph nodes and who knows what else.

  1. wolfe Jul 15, 2010 05:13 PM

    No chorizo thread would be complete without reference to rworange epic chorizo crawl series San Francisco and beyond.
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/3409...

    1. chefj Jul 15, 2010 05:03 PM

      La Palma Mexicatessen makes chorizo and so do most Mexican Carnicerías.

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      La Palma Mexicatessen
      2884 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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        mikeylikesit Jul 15, 2010 04:21 PM

        specifically im looking for the kind that is not incased in link form.

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        1. re: mikeylikesit
          bbulkow Jul 15, 2010 04:26 PM

          Every authentic mexican place I've seen keeps it in link form. Usually under a peculiar specialty made roof (indoors). Maybe you can talk them into setting some aside for you when they grind it?

          1. re: mikeylikesit
            farmersdaughter Jul 15, 2010 05:47 PM

            Fatted Calf's is loose, not in links.

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            Fatted Calf
            644-C First Street, Napa, CA 94559

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            boris_qd Jul 15, 2010 11:20 AM

            There's a largish mexican supermarket on the north side of 24th street (sorry don't remember the cross) that has chorizo from a variety of central american countries (including mexican). It's fresh and is higher quality then other supermarket stuff I've seen but I haven't investigated the ingredients. You might try asking them. They keep it behind the counter by the registers.

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              Calvinist Jul 15, 2010 11:32 AM

              Casa San Lucas?

            2. farmersdaughter Jul 15, 2010 09:45 AM

              Fatted Calf usually sells Mexican style chorizo at the Saturday Farmer's Market at the Ferry Building.

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              Fatted Calf
              644-C First Street, Napa, CA 94559

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