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Aug 1, 2010 09:37 AM

What grocers sell spare ribs (not baby backs) in north or northwest suburbs?

Every where I go I see baby backs but no spare ribs. I'm sure the butcher shops have them but they are usually more expensive than the produce and ethnic grocers I usually shop at. Any recommendations?


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  1. I don't live in Chicago, but I find them at Costco near me. Good quality (though a huge package of them).

    1. I just came from Whole Foods in downtown Evanston. They have baby backs ($9.99/lb) and St. Louis spare ribs ($6.99/lb).

        1. Costco spare ribs $2.29, baby backs $2.99. Yes Liz the package is huge.

          They get people in with low meat prices and get you back on other stuff.